|Single by Diego Torres|
|from the album Un Mundo Diferente|
|Released||May 16, 2002 (US)|
|Format||CD single, digital download|
|Genre||Latin pop, candombe, world|
|Writer(s)||Cachorro López, Coti Sorokin, Diego Torres|
|Producer(s)||Cachorro López, Diego Torres (co-producer)|
|Diego Torres singles chronology|
Lyrical content and background
The songs lyrics reflect on themes of hope and overcoming hard times in life and the song's uplifting beat reflects the lyrical themes. The song was written by Torres along with Cachorro López, the song's producer, Coti Sorokin and Spanish journalist Paco García Caridad. The song was performed on MTV Unplugged featuring group La Chilinguita.
Special performance for the Pope John Paul II
A music video for the song was directed by Nahuel Lerena and Eduardo Pinto with whom Torres has worked in previous videos.
With a simple plot, the video begins with Torres sleeping in a bed, where he later begins to dream and finds himself in a forest where the landscape is green with a beautiful lake where everything revolves around the song.
The music video was nominated for the video of the year on the MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamérica 2002.
- The song has been covered on several singing talent contests as are La Academia, Objetivo Fama, etc.
- Daniela Romo covered the song for her 2008 album Sueños de Cabaret.
- In 2013 several Spanish female singers covered the song for the project Por ellas, an initiative against breast cancer. Their version of Color esperanza became a number one hit in Spain.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Songs||48|
|U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Songs||26|
|U.S. Billboard Tropical Songs||12|
- "Color Esperanza" music video on YouTube
- Diego Torres's official website
- Full lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics