Ahí vamos

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Ahí vamos
Studio album by Gustavo Cerati
Released April 4, 2006
Recorded October 2005
Unísono
Argentina Buenos Aires
Masterdisk
United States New York City, New York
Genre Alternative rock, power pop, pop rock, hard rock
Length 56:37
Language Spanish
Label Sony BMG
Producer Gustavo Cerati
Tweety González
Gustavo Cerati chronology
Siempre es hoy
(2002)
Ahí vamos
(2006)
Fuerza natural
(2009)
Singles from Ahí vamos
  1. "Crimen"
  2. "La Excepción"
  3. "Adiós"
  4. "Lago en el Cielo"
  5. "Me Quedo Aquí"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Ahí Vamos (Spanish for There We Go) is a 2006 studio album by Argentine rock musician Gustavo Cerati. The album was met with both positive reviews by critics and popularity, especially in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Mexico. The first single released from the album was "Crimen", which received airplay starting in April 2006 and gained huge popularity in Latin America and Spain. The second single, released in September was "La Excepción". The album was certified Platinum in Argentina with only pre-ordered sales, and attained Gold status in Mexico.

On November 2, 2006, the album received the Latin Grammy for Best Rock Solo Vocal Album and " Crimen" won the category for Best Rock Song. The album was also nominated for Album of the Year, but lost to Shakira's Fijación Oral Vol. 1.

The third single released from the album was "Adiós", which played on radio and TV stations in Latin America beginning in February 2007.

In 2008, Cerati released two more singles from the album, "Lago En El Cielo", the fourth song on the album, and "Me Quedo Aquí," the fifth.

Cerati toured Latin America, Spain and the USA to promote the album, and also performed for the very first time in London, playing at The Forum on October 12.

The name "Ahí Vamos" ("There We Go") was a phrase repeated many times during the recording sessions, which came to be a war cry for Cerati during the time.

On August 29, 2007, the album's second single "La Excepción" received two Latin Grammy nominations: Record of the Year and Best Rock Song, winning the later and beating argentinan band La Renga and Uruguayan band Cuarteto de nos, among others.

Tracklisting[edit]

  1. "Al Fin Sucede" (Gustavo Cerati) (It's Finally Happening)  – 3:38
  2. "La Excepción" (G. Cerati) (The Exception)  – 4:21
  3. "Uno entre 1000" (G. Cerati, Richard Coleman) (One in a Thousand)  – 4:10
  4. "Caravana" (G. Cerati, Coleman) (Caravan)  – 4:00
  5. "Adiós" (G. Cerati, Benito Cerati) (Goodbye)  – 3:55
  6. "Me Quedo Aquí" (G. Cerati) (I'm Staying Here)  – 3:40
  7. "Lago en el Cielo" (G. Cerati) (Lake in Heaven)  – 5:12
  8. "Dios Nos Libre" (G. Cerati, Coleman) (God Forbid Us)  – 4:35
  9. "Otra Piel" (G. Cerati) (Other Skin)  – 4:43
  10. "Médium" (G. Cerati) (Medium)  – 5:35
  11. "Bomba de Tiempo" (G. Cerati) (Time Bomb)  – 5:21
  12. "Crimen" (G. Cerati) (Crime)  – 3:55
  13. "Jugo de Luna" (G. Cerati, Coleman) (Moon Juice)  – 3:54

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[2] Platinum 40,000x

xunspecified figures based on certification alone


Personnel[edit]

Performing[edit]

Technical[edit]

Additional[edit]

  • Ezequiel de San Pablo – graphic design
  • Oscar Fernández – hair
  • Jazmín Calcarami – makeup
  • Santiago Contreras – photography, illustrations
  • Germán Saez – photography
  • Nora Lezano – photography
  • Sebastián Arpesella – photography
  • Gustavo Cerati – illustrations
  • Sofía Medrano – illustrations, wardrobe
  • Mayol – wardrobe

References[edit]