Canción Animal

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Canción Animal
Studio album by Soda Stereo
Released December 20, 1990
Recorded Jun/Jul 1990 at Criteria Studios, Miami, FL
Genre Hard rock, alternative rock
Length 41:18
Producer Gustavo Cerati and Zeta Bosio
Soda Stereo chronology
Canción Animal
Rex Mix
U.S. cover version
Singles from Canción Animal
  1. "De Música Ligera"
    Released: 1990
  2. "Un millón de años luz"
    Released: 1990
  3. "Canción animal"
    Released: 1990
  4. "Hombre al agua"
    Released: 1991
  5. "Té para tres"
    Released: 1991
  6. "Cae el sol"
    Released: 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

Canción Animal (Spanish for Animal Song) is the fifth album released by the Argentine rock band Soda Stereo, released in December, 1990 (see 1990 in music). Many of the songs on the album are among the band's most popular, such as one of their biggest hits "De Música Ligera", the last song played in Soda Stereo's last concert in 1997, "Cae el Sol", "Un Millón de Años Luz", and others. Is considered one of the best and most influential albums in the history of Latin America, for many people it is simply the best album ever to come out of South America, because of its sheer quality and influence, which left a mark on the history of Latin American rock music.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Gustavo Cerati, except where noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "(En) el Séptimo Día" ("(On) the Seventh Day")   4:23
2. "Un Millón de Años Luz" ("A Million Light Years") Bosio, Cerati, Ficicchia 5:03
3. "Canción Animal" ("Animal Song")   4:06
4. "1990"   Bosio, Cerati 3:39
5. "Sueles Dejarme Solo" ("You Tend To Leave Me Alone")   3:46
6. "De Música Ligera" ("Of Fast Music")   3:32
7. "Hombre al Agua" ("Man Overboard") Bosio, Cerati 5:53
8. "Entre Caníbales" ("Among Cannibals") Cerati, Ficicchia 4:06
9. "Té para Tres" ("Tea For Three")   2:26
10. "Cae el Sol" ("The Sun Goes Down")   4:24


Soda Stereo
Additional personnel
  • Alfredo Lois – art direction
  • Mariano Lopez – engineer / mixing
  • Pedro Aznar – vocal arrangement
  • Daniel Melero - Keyboards
  • Tweety González - Keyboards
  • Andrea Álvarez - Percussion
  • Peter Baleani – production coordination
  • Roger Hughes – assistant engineer

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