Abriendo Puertas (Gloria Estefan album)

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Abriendo Puertas
Studio album by Gloria Estefan
Released September 26, 1995 (1995-09-26)
(see Release history)
Recorded Crescent Moon Studios, Miami
Genre Latin pop
Length 39:54
Label Epic
Producer Emilio Estefan Jr.
Gloria Estefan chronology
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
(1994)
Abriendo Puertas
(1995)
Destiny
(1996)
Alternative cover
Australia Double Pack Edition
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B[2]

Abriendo Puertas (Spanish: Opening Doors) is a 1995 album released by Gloria Estefan. It is her sixth studio album as a soloist and second Spanish language album released.

Album history[edit]

Abriendo Puertas was the second Spanish language studio album released by Estefan after her successful Spanish debut album, Mi Tierra.

In contrast to Mi Tierra, an album primarily influenced by Cuban music, Abriendo Puertas draws on a wider variety of Latin American musical styles.[1] For instance, the title track is an example of vallenato, a Colombian music genre. Several of the songs refer to Christmas and the New Year.

Estefan's second Spanish album won Best Tropical Latin Performance at the 1996 Grammy Awards, her second Grammy Award. The album was also awarded "Tropical Album of the Year" at the Lo Nuestro Awards.[3] The album has sold 5 million copies worldwide.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Kike Santander

# Title Written by Time
1. "Abriendo Puertas" K. Santander 3:52
2. "Tres Deseos" K. Santander 3:32
3. "Más Allá" K. Santander 5:22
4. "Dulce Amor" K. Santander 3:44
5. "Farolito" K. Santander 4:40
6. "Nuevo Día" K. Santander 3:36
7. "La Parranda" K. Santander 4:20
8. "Milagro" K. Santander 3:38
9. "Lejos De Ti" K. Santander 3:50
10. "Felicidad" K. Santander 5:20

Japan bonus track[edit]

# Title Written by Time
11. "Abriendo Puertas" (Teri's Gettin' Hard Dub) K. Santander 5:13

Release history[edit]

Region Date
United States September 26, 1995 (1995-09-26)
Japan October 19, 1995 (1995-10-19)
World October 20, 1995 (1995-10-20)

Charts and certifications[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Show Award
1996 Grammy Award Best Tropical/Salsa Album

See also[edit]

References[edit]