|Studio album by Caifanes|
|Recorded||December 1987-February 1988|
|Genre||Rock en Español
|Label||RCA International, Sony Music|
|Producer||Oscar Lopez, Caifanes|
Caifanes is the debut album by Caifanes, a Rock en español band from Mexico. It was released in 1988 after the success of their first singles, "Matenme porque me muero" and "La bestia humana". The original release of the album did not contain the songs "La negra Tomasa" and "Perdí mi ojo de venado", which were released in 1989 as singles and later incorporated into the album when it was re-released on Compact disc in 1993. It is undergoing a re-pressing process as of March 2011.
The LP is also referred to as Volumen 1 or Matenme Porque Me Muero.
CD Track listing
All songs written and composed by Saul Hernandez, except where noted.
|No.||Title||Translation of title||Length|
|1.||"Mátenme porque me muero"||Kill Me Because I'm Dying||3:31|
|2.||"Te estoy mirando"||I'm Watching You||3:44|
|3.||"La negra Tomasa" (Guillermo Rodriguez Fiffe)||The Black Woman Tomasa||7:55|
|4.||"Cuéntame tu vida"||Tell Me Your Life||4:22|
|5.||"Será por eso"||That's Why||3:34|
|7.||"Nunca me voy a transformar en ti"||I'm Never Going to Turn Into You||3:05|
|8.||"Perdí mi ojo de venado"||I Lost My Deer's Eye[notes 1]||4:33|
|9.||"Amanece" (Diego Herrera)||Dawn||3:12|
|10.||"La bestia humana"||The Human Beast||3:19|
|11.||"Nada" (Diego Herrera)||Nothing||4:44|
- Saul Hernandez - vocals, guitar (except on "La bestia humana")
- Alfonso Andre - drums, miscellaneous percussion
- Sabo Romo - bass
- Diego Herrera - keyboards, saxophone
- Gustavo Cerati - guitar on "La bestia humana"
- Cachorro Lopez - stick on "Nada"
- An "ojo de venado", literally "deer's eye", is a seed that in Mexico is used as a charm to protect against evil and tragedy.
|This 1980s rock album-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|