Con Los Años Que Me Quedan

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"Con los años que me quedan"
Single by Gloria Estefan
from the album Mi Tierra
Released September 1993 (U.S.)
Format CD Maxi Single
Recorded 1992–1993
Genre Bolero, Latin Pop
Length 04:18
Label Epic
Gloria Estefan singles chronology
"Mi Tierra"
"Con Los Años Que Me Quedan"
Alternative cover
Cover of the U.S. Promotional Single

"Con los años que me quedan" ("With The Years I Have Left") is a song by Gloria Estefan composed by Emilio Estefan Jr., released as her second single from her first Spanish album Mi Tierra.

Song history[edit]

A song inspired by the relationship between Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan Jr., became her second consecutive number 1 single in the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart. The track debuted at number 28 on September 28, 1993 and peaked at number 1 on November 13, 1993[1] spending 4 weeks in pole position. An English version was also recorded entitled "If We Were Lovers" and is included on the international pressiong of the maxi-single.

The English version of the song "If We Were Lovers" was released as a single in Europe, making it a moderate hit reaching the Top 40 chart at the UK, becoming the second single from this album to chart in the country.

Con los años que me quedan & If We Were Lovers[edit]

"Con Los Años Que Me Quedan" and "If We Were Lovers" share the same melody but were written as two separate songs. They are not meant to be translations of each other, rather songs celebrating two different aspects of love – one being the renewal for "eternal" love and the other being the inevitable sensual and passionate love affair.[2]

Formats and track listings[edit]

Formats and track listings of major single releases of "Con Los Años Que Me Quedan":

European CD Single (B000980YPO)[3]

  1. "If We Were Lovers" (Album Version)
  2. "Con los años que me quedan" (Album Version)
  3. "Tradición" (Album Version)


Chart (1993) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[4]
"If We Were Lovers/Con Los Años Que Me Quedan"
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[5] 1

Cover versions[edit]

The song was covered by Thalía featuring Leonel Garcia, Jesús Navarro and Samo in 2012 for Thalía's studio album Habítame Siempre.

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