A Corazón Abierto (album)

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A Corazón Abierto
Studio album by Alejandro Fernández
Released September 7, 2004 (2004-09-07)
Recorded 2004
Genre Latin pop
Length 53:48
Label Columbia
Producer Kike Santander, Aureo Baqueiro
Alejandro Fernández chronology
En Vivo: Juntos Por Ultima Vez (2003) A Corazón Abierto
(2004)
México - Madrid: En Directo Y Sin Escalas
(2005)
Singles from A Corazón Abierto
  1. "Me Dediqué A Perderte"
    Released: 2004 (2004)
  2. "Canta Corazón"
    Released: 2005 (2005)
  3. "Qué Lástima"
    Released: 2005 (2005)
  4. "Que Voy a Hacer Con Mi Amor"
    Released: 2005 (2005)

A Corazón Abierto is the eleventh studio album recorded by Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández that contains a selection of tracks that cross the rhythmic pop and the romantic ballad, this album shows the best of Alejandro, exploring melodies that go from the spiritual up to the sensual, reflecting his love and passion. This is a Contemporary Pop album with Mexican flavor produced by Kike Santander and Áureo Baqueiro, with songs of big composers as: Gian Marco, Tres De Copas, Leonel García of Sin Bandera, Reyli Barba and Kike Santander. He shot videos for the songs "Me Dediqué A Perderte", "Qué Lástima" and "Canta Corazón". The first single went on to sell over 63,000 digital downloads in Mexico alone.[1]

Track listing[edit]

CD[edit]

Source: Official Website,[2] Last.fm[3]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Para Vivir"   Kike Santander 4:11
2. "Me Dediqué A Perderte"   Leonel García 3:54
3. "Canta Corazón"   Gian Marco 4:14
4. "Qué Voy a Hacer Con Mi Amor"   Luis Carlos Monroy, Raúl Ornelas 4:08
5. "Si Alguna Vez"   Kike Santander 4:15
6. "Que Lástima"   Jaime Flores 4:23
7. "Tengo Ganas"   Gian Marco 3:36
8. "Se Va"   Gustavo Santander, Kike Santander 3:25
9. "Lo Que Pudo Ser"   Reyli Barba, Jaime Flores 4:24
10. "Me Iré"   Christian Leuzzi, Kike Santander 4:08
11. "Dame Un Minuto"   Gian Marco 4:21
12. "Muy Lejos De Ti"   Bernardo Ossa, Omar Sánchez, Kike Santander 4:20
13. "Me Dediqué A Perderte" (versión salsa) (Hidden Track) Leonel García 4:32

DVD[edit]

  1. Me Dediqué A Perderte (Video)
  2. Alejandro – De Gira
  3. Cronología
  4. Lucharé Por Tu Amor (Video)

Personnel[edit]

  • Pablo Alfaro – photography
  • Esteban Aristizabal – vocal engineer
  • Pablo Arraya – engineer, vocal engineer
  • Aureo Baqueiro – percussion, arranger, keyboards, programming, producer, engineer, fender rhodes, vocal arrangement, string arrangements, art direction, direction, A&R
  • Daniel Betancourt – arranger, keyboards, programming, producer
  • Gustavo Borner – mixing, string engineer
  • Richard Bravo – percussion
  • Rodrigo Cárdenas – bass
  • Jason Carder – trumpet
  • Luis Angel Cortez – assistant
  • Mike Couzzi – string engineer
  • Ian Cuttler – art direction, design
  • Pepe Damián – drums
  • Fernando de Santiago – vihuela
  • Beto Dominguez – percussion
  • Vicky Echeverri – chorus
  • Paul Forat – art direction, A&R
  • Luis Gil – drum engineering
  • Manny López – acoustic guitar
  • Bill Meyers – string arrangements
  • Miami Symphonic Strings – strings
  • Boris Milan – mixing
  • Sergio Minski – production coordination
  • José Antonio Molina – string arrangements
  • Marco Moreno – assistant, pro-tools
  • Novi Novag – viola, string arrangements
  • Alfredo Oliva – concert comedienne
  • Daniel Ortega – electric guitar
  • Wendy Pederson – chorus
  • Richie Perez – engineer
  • Pancho Ruiz – electric bass
  • Milton Salcedo – piano, arranger, keyboards, programming, producer, fender rhodes, wind arrangements
  • Freddie Sandoval – engineer
  • Kike Santander – acoustic guitar, arranger, producer, Spanish guitar, wind arrangements
  • Marco Antonio Santiago – guitarron
  • Dana Teboe – trumpet
  • Ramiro Teran – chorus, engineer
  • Don C. Tyler – mastering
  • Juan Jose Virviescas – engineer

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Peak Weeks on Chart
2004 Billboard Latin Pop Albums 1 47
Billboard Top Latin Albums 2 50
Billboard The Billboard 200 125 5
Billboard Top Heatseekers 3 22
Billboard Top Heatseekers (Mountain) 3 2
Billboard Top Heatseekers (Pacific) 1 9
Billboard Top Heatseekers (South Atlantic) 5 6
Billboard Top Heatseekers (South Central) 3 5
Billboard Billboard Comprehensive Albums 131 4

Singles[edit]

Year Chart Track Peak Weeks on Chart
2004 Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles Me Dediqué A Perderte 6 15
Billboard Hot Latin Songs 1 33
Billboard Latin Regional Mexican Airplay 10 12
Billboard Latin Pop Airplay 2 35
Billboard Latin Tropical Airplay 4 9
Billboard Hot Latin Songs Qué Lástima 15 18
2005 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay 10 26
Billboard Hot Latin Songs Canta Corazón 24 11
Billboard Latin Pop Airplay 9 20

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[4] Gold 20,000x
Mexico (AMPROFON)[5] 3× Platinum+Gold 350,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

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