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Cuco

Data updated on 2024-05-22 08:22:25 UTC
Cuco, a gifted artist hailing from Southern California, has carved a unique niche within the indie music scene with his melodic brew of dream pop, synth, and psychedelic elements, all underpinned by his evocative bilingual lyricism. Born Omar Banos in 1998, Cuco first gained attention with his heartfelt, lo-fi sound that resonates deeply with themes of love, heartbreak, and existential contemplation. His most notable track, "Lo Que Siento," released in 2017, exemplifies this, having amassed over 336 million streams on Spotify, contributing to a staggering total of more than 2.3 billion streams on the platform.

Over time, Cuco’s music has evolved, reflecting both his personal growth and his deepening musical expertise. His journey from making music in his bedroom to becoming a globally recognized artist is not just a testament to his talent, but also to his authentic connection with his audience. His discography bridges cultural and linguistic gaps, making his work particularly significant to young, bilingual audiences and providing representation that spans beyond mere language, touching the core of shared emotional experiences.

His second full-length studio album, "Fantasy Gateway," showcases a poignant chapter in Cuco’s artistic progression. Crafted amidst the global tumult of the pandemic, the album is a narrative of self-reflection and transformation. During a period marked by isolation, Cuco ventured into an introspective pilgrimage that led him to record the album in Mexico City—the homeland of his parents. This geographical and spiritual shift played a crucial role in the album's conception, as Cuco delved into the depths of his identity and experiences against a backdrop infused with cultural heritage and personal significance.

"Fantasy Gateway" is enriched by the collaborative spirit of a diverse group of producers. Among them are Manuel Lara, a noted Venezuelan producer known for his work with artists like Bad Bunny and Kali Uchis; Andres Rebellón; Julian Bernal; and Ian Fitchuk, renowned for his involvement with Kacey Musgraves. Together, this team helped flesh out the album's concept, embracing the blend of reality and imagination that Cuco finds so alluring. He describes the album as a journey through memories, both real and imagined, and views his music as a ‘fantasy gateway’—a conduit to a perfect place tinged with a sense of discomfort.

Cuco's approach to his music reveals a deep fondness for nostalgia, yet it is the kind that doesn’t merely look back, but sideways and forward, intertwining the past with potential futures. His songs are, in many ways, like memories of moments never lived, evoking a surreal and dreamlike quality that pulls listeners into his uniquely crafted sonic world.

As Cuco continues to evolve as an artist, his work retains the heartfelt sincerity that has won him a dedicated following. His music not only transcends genres but also challenges the listener to explore their own inner landscapes, making Cuco not just a musician but a modern-day bard whose tales are as timeless as they are contemporary. For fans and new listeners alike, Cuco represents more than just musical innovation; he embodies the voice of a generation navigating the complexities of modern identity and emotional connectivity.

Total plays

2.3 billion
Updated on 2024-05-22

Monthly listeners

5,471,445

Followers

2,807,152

Top Cities

  1. Mexico
    147,983 listeners
  2. United States
    120,387 listeners
  3. Peru
    Lima
    103,192 listeners
  4. Chile
    91,988 listeners
  5. Mexico
    92,214 listeners

Most popular tracks

Track Plays Duration Release date
Lo Que Siento
Lo Que Siento
337,775,125 5:12 2017-05-25
Lover Is a Day
Lover Is a Day
315,135,691 7:36 2016-07-09
Bossa No Sé (feat. Jean Carter)
Bossa No Sé (feat. Jean Carter)
191,648,830 3:21 2019-07-26
Piel Canela
Piel Canela
156,437,844 1:42 2020-09-24
Dontmakemefallinlove
Dontmakemefallinlove
138,088,989 3:28 2018-05-04
Amor de Siempre
Amor de Siempre
123,285,547 5:22 2016-07-09
Summer Time High Time
Summer Time High Time
89,467,975 3:28 2018-05-04
Drown
Drown
80,785,185 3:54 2018-08-01
Hydrocodone
Hydrocodone
56,815,850 2:33 2019-04-02
One and Only
One and Only
42,623,035 3:26 2017-01-28
Keeping Tabs (feat. Suscat0)
Keeping Tabs (feat. Suscat0)
41,886,104 4:08 2019-07-26
Do Better
Do Better
40,785,892 3:31 2019-07-26
Lava Lamp
Lava Lamp
35,079,982 5:09 2017-01-28
We Had to End It
We Had to End It
27,611,258 5:50 2017-01-28
So Strange (feat. Cuco)
So Strange (feat. Cuco)
26,810,002 4:00 2018-10-12
Cupid's Quiver
Cupid's Quiver
25,344,964 4:20 2016-07-09
CR-V
CR-V
24,887,708 2:28 2018-04-06
Feelings
Feelings
24,177,812 3:10 2019-06-19
Winter's Ballad
Winter's Ballad
21,133,960 4:37 2017-01-28
Si Me Voy (with The Marías)
Si Me Voy (with The Marías)
19,380,221 3:23 2023-03-10
I Dance (with Duki, feat. Cuco)
I Dance (with Duki, feat. Cuco)
19,065,348 4:06 2022-09-29
Off The Goop
Off The Goop
18,919,300 2:40 2020-02-07
Best Friend
Best Friend
18,163,580 2:30 2019-07-26
Fix Me
Fix Me
16,469,588 3:02 2019-02-08
Lost / Heart
Lost / Heart
15,855,353 4:33 2017-01-28
SEARCH
SEARCH
15,564,313 3:27 2019-03-14
DameLove (feat. Cuco)
DameLove (feat. Cuco)
15,483,014 3:48 2019-05-02
777 (feat. Cuco & Kwe$t)
777 (feat. Cuco & Kwe$t)
14,525,003 2:52 2019-01-25
Under The Sun
Under The Sun
13,686,108 3:38 2021-09-16
Neon Baby
Neon Baby
13,608,546 3:54 2017-01-28
La Novela
La Novela
13,303,278 4:52 2022-02-11
Mi Infinita
Mi Infinita
13,020,160 4:32 2018-05-04
Forevermore
Forevermore
12,979,822 2:55 2021-05-07
Sitting In The Corner (feat. Adriel Favela & Kacey Musgraves)
Sitting In The Corner (feat. Adriel Favela & Kacey Musgraves)
12,708,873 3:52 2022-07-22
Mindwinder
Mindwinder
12,412,095 1:56 2016-07-09
Sunnyside
Sunnyside
11,729,373 4:13 2018-01-26
1Night
1Night
11,582,542 2:20 2016-07-09
Aura
Aura
11,494,447 3:27 2022-07-08
First Of The Year
First Of The Year
11,450,013 2:51 2022-12-29
Talk to Me Before I Die
Talk to Me Before I Die
10,412,026 2:31 2019-07-01
Lonelylife
Lonelylife
10,328,747 5:20 2016-07-09
Ego Death In Thailand
Ego Death In Thailand
9,640,170 3:14 2019-07-26
Lovetripper
Lovetripper
9,490,645 5:10 2019-07-26
Decir Adios (with DannyLux)
Decir Adios (with DannyLux)
9,101,475 4:40 2022-07-22
Pendant
Pendant
8,807,253 3:56 2022-12-09
Stay for a Bit
Stay for a Bit
8,786,251 4:05 2017-01-28
Far Away From Home
Far Away From Home
8,517,514 4:25 2019-07-26
Caution
Caution
7,858,935 2:57 2022-04-29
Garden
Garden
7,489,279 2:14 2018-11-09
Lucy
Lucy
7,123,170 4:47 2018-05-01
Amor de Siempre - Mariachi Version
Amor de Siempre - Mariachi Version
6,987,913 4:08 2018-09-19
Fin Del Mundo (with Bratty)
Fin Del Mundo (with Bratty)
6,961,563 2:54 2022-06-24
Rest Easy, I'll See You Again
Rest Easy, I'll See You Again
5,675,397 3:58 2017-01-28
Heartquake
Heartquake
5,632,522 3:38 2023-06-29
Best Disaster
Best Disaster
5,593,636 2:53 2023-02-17
Time Machine
Time Machine
5,494,765 3:40 2022-05-27
When We Meet
When We Meet
5,137,890 4:37 2016-07-09
Miel
Miel
4,568,872 3:37 2023-06-02
Coastin' (with Alemán)
Coastin' (with Alemán)
4,416,634 4:05 2023-08-25
Amore de Siempre - Audiotree Live Version
Amore de Siempre - Audiotree Live Version
4,152,826 5:13 2018-01-30
Paradise
Paradise
3,912,996 3:43 2021-04-09
Summertime Hightime - Audiotree Live Version
Summertime Hightime - Audiotree Live Version
3,858,937 2:17 2018-01-30
DECIR ADIOS "OYE NARRADOR" (with Cuco)
DECIR ADIOS "OYE NARRADOR" (with Cuco)
3,855,052 3:48 2023-08-17
Fix Me (Shakewell Rework)
Fix Me (Shakewell Rework)
3,764,553 3:01 2019-05-08
Medusa
Medusa
3,590,798 2:58 2023-04-12
Room Tone - Interlude
Room Tone - Interlude
3,485,048 1:11 2019-07-26
See Me With Her
See Me With Her
3,483,636 2:32 2020-07-09
Foolish
Foolish
3,239,879 3:39 2022-07-22
Perihelion - Interlude
Perihelion - Interlude
3,178,057 2:32 2019-07-26
Aura - Spanish Version
Aura - Spanish Version
3,140,312 3:28 2022-09-23
I've Left My Body and I Don't Want to Come Back
I've Left My Body and I Don't Want to Come Back
2,687,950 1:31 2017-01-28
Paraphonic
Paraphonic
2,400,140 3:25 2022-07-22
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
2,225,595 4:20 2022-07-22
Brokey The Pear - Interlude
Brokey The Pear - Interlude
2,137,936 1:24 2019-07-26
A24
A24
2,135,752 2:23 2020-05-01
Dime (with Conexión Divina)
Dime (with Conexión Divina)
2,048,787 3:52 2023-09-15
Mi Querido, Mi Viejo, Mi Amigo
Mi Querido, Mi Viejo, Mi Amigo
1,925,609 3:18 2023-06-09
el paso
el paso
1,894,732 3:06 2023-08-11
silence STArEs me down (feat. Cuco)
silence STArEs me down (feat. Cuco)
1,726,081 3:06 2024-01-26
Paloma
Paloma
1,656,971 3:35 2021-02-05
When The Day Comes To An End
When The Day Comes To An End
1,613,523 3:40 2022-07-22
Lo Que Siento - Audiotree Live Version
Lo Que Siento - Audiotree Live Version
1,577,481 4:15 2018-01-30
Lover Is a Day - Audiotree Live Version
Lover Is a Day - Audiotree Live Version
1,281,875 7:44 2018-01-30
Heaven Is Lucid Dreaming
Heaven Is Lucid Dreaming
1,127,464 1:11 2022-07-22
Sweet Dissociation
Sweet Dissociation
958,915 3:25 2022-07-22
We Had to End It - Audiotree Live Version
We Had to End It - Audiotree Live Version
771,991 5:06 2018-01-30
Lava Lamp - Audiotree Live Version
Lava Lamp - Audiotree Live Version
736,131 4:58 2018-01-30
Feeling Low
Feeling Low
633,112 3:42 2024-02-15
When The Day Comes To An End - DJ Sliink remix
When The Day Comes To An End - DJ Sliink remix
434,494 4:29 2023-12-29
Closer
Closer
410,205 3:30 2024-04-05
Heartquake - Picard Brothers Remix
Heartquake - Picard Brothers Remix
369,928 4:23 2023-11-28
Dream Team
Dream Team
140,462 3:04 2022-04-29
Intro (feat. Foos Gone Wild)
Intro (feat. Foos Gone Wild)
40,447 0:30 2019-07-26
O Outro Lado da Moeda
O Outro Lado da Moeda
23,138 3:43 2019-11-12
el paso - sped-up
el paso - sped-up
12,453 2:36 2023-09-08
Close
Close
10,243 5:07 2018-11-19
Pro Alto e Avante
Pro Alto e Avante
9,770 5:59 2006-05-21
Azucar - Club Mix
Azucar - Club Mix
8,283 7:28 2018-11-21
Shift Turn
Shift Turn
7,794 3:11 2015-01-22
Saturday September - Club Mix
Saturday September - Club Mix
7,685 6:24 2018-11-21
Where U from
Where U from
1,699 3:31 2020-05-08

New releases

Closer
Closer
2024-04-05
[Lovely Day Music, Inc]
Feeling Low
Feeling Low
2024-02-15
[Lara Project, LLC]
silence STArEs me down (feat. Cuco)
silence STArEs me down (feat. Cuco)
2024-01-26
[88rising Music]
When The Day Comes To An End (DJ Sliink remix)
When The Day Comes To An End (DJ Sliink remix)
2023-12-29
[Walk The Trail, Inc under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Dime (with Conexión Divina)
Dime (with Conexión Divina)
2023-09-15
[Walk The Trail, Inc, under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Coastin' (with Alemán)
Coastin' (with Alemán)
2023-08-25
[Walk The Trail, Inc, under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
DECIR ADIOS "OYE NARRADOR" (with Cuco)
DECIR ADIOS "OYE NARRADOR" (with Cuco)
2023-08-17
[WEA Latina]
el paso (with Cuco)
el paso (with Cuco)
2023-08-11
[Nice Life Recording Company]
Heartquake
Heartquake
2023-06-29
[microqlima]
Mi Querido, Mi Viejo, Mi Amigo
Mi Querido, Mi Viejo, Mi Amigo
2023-06-09
[Walk The Trail, Inc under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Miel
Miel
2023-06-02
[WEA Latina]
Medusa
Medusa
2023-04-12
[Universal Music Mexico]
Si Me Voy (with The Marías)
Si Me Voy (with The Marías)
2023-03-10
[Walk The Trail, Inc under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Best Disaster
Best Disaster
2023-02-17
[Walk The Trail, Inc, under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
First Of The Year
First Of The Year
2022-12-29
[Walk The Trail, Inc, under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Pendant
Pendant
2022-12-09
[Walk The Trail, Inc, under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Aura (Spanish Version)
Aura (Spanish Version)
2022-09-23
[Walk The Trail, Inc under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Fantasy Gateway
Fantasy Gateway
2022-07-22
[Walk The Trail, Inc under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Aura
Aura
2022-07-08
[Walk The Trail, Inc under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Fin Del Mundo (with Bratty)
Fin Del Mundo (with Bratty)
2022-06-24
[Walk The Trail, Inc under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Time Machine
Time Machine
2022-05-27
[Walk The Trail, Inc under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Caution
Caution
2022-04-29
[Cuco LLC, under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
La Novela
La Novela
2022-02-11
[777 Music]
Under The Sun
Under The Sun
2021-09-16
[Cuco LLC, under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Forevermore
Forevermore
2021-05-07
[Cuco LLC, under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Paradise
Paradise
2021-04-09
[Cuco LLC, under exclusive license to Interscope Records]
Piel Canela
Piel Canela
2020-09-24
[Cuco / Interscope PS]
See Me With Her
See Me With Her
2020-07-09
[Above The Law Records]
A24
A24
2020-05-01
[Def Jam Recordings]
A24
A24
2020-05-01
[Def Jam Recordings]
Para Mi
Para Mi
2019-07-26
[Cuco / Interscope PS]
Feelings
Feelings
2019-06-19
[Cuco / Interscope PS]
Hydrocodone
Hydrocodone
2019-04-02
[Cuco / Interscope PS]
SEARCH
SEARCH
2019-03-14
[Nastyboy Records]
Fix Me
Fix Me
2019-02-08
[IDGAFOS / mTheory]
Amor de Siempre (Mariachi Version)
Amor de Siempre (Mariachi Version)
2018-09-19
[Cuco]
Drown
Drown
2018-08-01
[Cuco]
Chiquito
Chiquito
2018-05-04
[Cuco]
Lucy
Lucy
2018-05-01
[Cuco]
CR-V
CR-V
2018-04-06
[Cuco]
Cuco on Audiotree Live
Cuco on Audiotree Live
2018-01-30
[Audiotree Music]
Sunnyside
Sunnyside
2018-01-26
[Cuco]
Lo Que Siento
Lo Que Siento
2017-05-25
[Cuco]
Songs4u
Songs4u
2017-01-28
[Cuco]
wannabewithu
wannabewithu
2016-07-09
[Cuco]