Some flamenco dancers have interpreted the Red Hot Chili Peppers and it's highly expressive

El Patio Sevillano dance troupe
(Image credit: El Patio Sevillano)

A troupe of flamenco dancers in Spain have added the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Aquatic Mouth Dance – a song featured on the band's recent Unlimited Love album – to their repertoire.  

The dancers are based at El Patio Sevillano in Seville – where daily flamenco shows have been taking place since 1952 – and have shared their interpretation of the song to celebrate the start of the Chili Peppers' world tour, which kicks off at the La Cartuja stadium in the city on Saturday.  

"We couldn't resist making a video of the song," say the dancers. "Welcome to Seville, it's an honour to be able to cover your song and do what we are best at."

"We have been offering the best flamenco show in Seville for over half a century together with the best artists nationwide," claims the El Patio website. "Are you going to miss it?"

Well, we might. According to testimonials on review site TripAdvisor, the dancers are "passionate and energetic in their movement" and "enjoyable and authentic", but the seating is "worse than a middle seat on a budget airline" and "the recorded music was unexpected and disappointing."

"Worst food we've had in Spain," adds one disgruntled customer, "but I highly recommend the show."

Unlimited Love is out now.

Red Hot Chili Peppers 2022 World Tour Dates

Jun 04: Seville Estadio La Cartuja De Sevilla, Spain     
Jun 07: Barcelona Estadi Olimpic, Spain
Jun 10: Nijmegen Goffertpark, Netherlands
Jun 12: Bratislava Lovestream Festival, Slovakia    
Jun 15: Budapest Puskas Stadium, Hungary   
Jun 18: Firenze Rocks, Italy
Jun 22: Manchester Emirates Old Trafford, UK
Jun 25: London Stadium, UK
Jun 26: London Stadium, UK
Jun 29: Dublin Marlay Park, Ireland
Jul 01: Glasgow Bellahouston Park, UK
Jul 03: Leuven Rock Werchter, Belgium
Jul 05: Cologne RheinEnergieStadium , Germany
Jul 08: Paris Stade de France, France
Jul 09: Paris Stade de France, France
Jul 12: Hamburg Volksparkstadion, Germany

Jul 23: Denver Empower Field at Mile High, CO
Jul 27: San Diego Petco Park, CA
Jul 29: Santa Clara Levi's Stadium, CA
Jul 31: Los Angeles SoFi Stadium, CA
Aug 03: Seattle T-Mobile Park, WA
Aug 06: Las Vegas Allegiant Stadium, NV
Aug 10: Atlanta Truist Park, GA
Aug 12: Nashville Nissan Stadium, TN
Aug 14: Detroit Comerica Park, MI
Aug 17: E. Rutherford Metlife Stadium, NJ
Aug 19: Chicago Soldier Field, IL
Aug 21: Toronto Rogers Centre, ON
Aug 30: Miami Hard Rock Stadium, FL
Sep 01: Charlotte Bank of America Stadium, NC
Sep 03: Philadelphia Citizens Bank Park, PA
Sep 08: Washington Nationals Park, DC
Sep 10: Boston Fenway Park, MA
Sep 15: Orlando Camping World Stadium, FL     
Sep 18: Arlington Globe Life Field, TX
Sep 25: Louisville Louder Than Life Festival, KY

Tickets are on sale now.

The band will also headline at this year's Austin City Limits festival in Texas, which takes place across two weekends in October, 7-9 and 14-16.  

Fraser Lewry

Online Editor at Louder/Classic Rock magazine since 2014. 38 years in music industry, online for 25. Also bylines for: Metal Hammer, Prog Magazine, The Word Magazine, The Guardian, The New Statesman, Saga, Music365. Former Head of Music at Xfm Radio, A&R at Fiction Records, early blogger, ex-roadie, published author. Once appeared in a Cure video dressed as a cowboy, and thinks any situation can be improved by the introduction of cats. Favourite Serbian trumpeter: Dejan Petrović.