Corazón (Santana album)

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Corazón
Studio album by Santana
Released May 6, 2014
Recorded Recorded at Odds On Studios at Las Vegas
The Bank at Burbank (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 12 only)
Cia. dos Técnicos Studio at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Spanish-language vocals of "Saidera")
ART House Studio at Miami (Spanish-language vocals of "Amor Correspondido")
Crescent Moon Studios at Miami ("Beijo de Longe")
Art Dealer Chic Studios at Los Angeles ("Indy")
Tarpan Studios at San Rafael (tracks 10 and 11 only)
Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood ("Iron Lion Zyon" only)
Mixed at Mirrorball Studios, North Hollywood, except "Beijo de Longe", mixed at Crescent Moon Studios; "Indy", mixed at Larrabee Studios, Universal City; and "I See Your Face", mixed at Odds On Studios
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York City
Genre Latin rock
Label RCA/Sony Latin Iberia
Producer Lester Mendez
Santana chronology
Shape Shifter
(2012)
Corazón
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Corazón is the twenty-second studio album (thirty-seventh album overall) by Santana, released on May 6, 2014.[2]

Produced by Lester Mendez,[3] the album features collaborations with various singers like Gloria Estefan, Ziggy Marley and Cindy Blackman.[4]

"La Flaca" featuring Juanes, the first single from the album was released in November 2013. The album was certified double platinum in the Latin by the RIAA for shipping over 120,000 copies in the United States;[5] furthermore, it has sold over 63,000 copies in the country according to Nielsen SoundScan.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition[edit]

No. Title Music Original artist Length
1. "Saideira (Spanish version)" (feat. Samuel Rosa) Samuel Rosa/Rodrigo F. Leão Skank 3:55
2. "La Flaca" (feat. Juanes) Pau Donés Jarabe de Palo 4:11
3. "Mal Bicho" (feat. Los Fabulosos Cadillacs) Flavio Oscar Cianciarulo Los Fabulosos Cadillacs 3:38
4. "Oye 2014" (feat. Pitbull, remastered version of Santana's cover of "Oye Como Va", released in their 1970 album Abraxas) Eernest "Tito" Puente, Niles Hollowell-Dhar, Amando Christian Perez Tito Puente 3:24
5. "Iron Lion Zion" (feat. Ziggy Marley & ChocQuibTown) Bob Marley Bob Marley 4:32
6. "Una Noche en Nápoles" (feat. Lila Downs, Niña Pastori & Soledad) Thomas Mack Lauderdale, China F. Forbes Pink Martini 4:30
7. "Besos de Lejos" (feat. Gloria Estefan)     4:17
8. "Margarita" (feat. Romeo Santos) Romeo Santos   4:01
9. "Indy" (feat. Miguel) Miguel Pimentel   3:26
10. "Feel it Coming Back" (feat. Diego Torres) Rafael Esparza-Ruiz, Yoel Henríquez   4:10
11. "Yo Soy La Luz" (feat. Wayne Shorter & Cindy Blackman) Carlos Santana   4:06
12. "I See Your Face"   Bola Sete Bola Sete 1:19

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Latin American edition[edit]

Personnel[10][edit]

  • Carlos Santana - lead guitar on all tracks except "Una Noche en Nápoles", in which he plays the twelve-string guitar and the nylon guitar; percussion on tracks 8, 10, 11; producing and mixing on tracks 10 and 11; arranger on tracks 2, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 12

Musicians[edit]

Technical staff[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[11] 5
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[12] 101
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[13] 42
Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[14] 12
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[15] 36
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[16] 20
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[17] 12
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[18] 11
Italian Albums (FIMI)[19] 13
Polish Albums (ZPAV)[20] 10
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[21] 39
UK Albums (OCC)[22] 58
US Billboard 200[23] 9
US Top Latin Albums (Billboard)[24] 1
US Latin Pop Albums (Billboard)[25] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[5] 2× Platinum (Latin) 63,000[6]

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Corazón - Santana | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Swanson, Dave (3 March 2014). "Santana Reveals Cover Art, Release Date for New Album". Ultimate Classic Rock. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Carlos Santana presents cover of "Corazon" album that will debut in May". GlobalPost. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Carlos Santana Unveils His 'Corazon' Album Cover, Collaborations (PHOTO)". The Huffington Post. 3 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "American album certifications – Santana – Corazon". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved August 14, 2014.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH
  6. ^ a b Mendizabal, Amaya (July 2, 2014). "Enrique Iglesias, Romeo Santos Dominate Mid-Year SoundScan Latin Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 
  7. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/coraz%C3%B3n-mw0002618166
  8. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Corazon-Deluxe-Edition-Amazon-Exclusive/dp/B00JAOK4N0
  9. ^ Corazón at iTunes
  10. ^ (2014). "Corazón liner notes". In Corazón [CD booklet]. New York: RCA/Sony.
  11. ^ "Santana - Corazón" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  12. ^ "Santana – Corazón" (in Dutch). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  13. ^ "Santana – Corazón" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  14. ^ "Santana – Corazón". Danishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  15. ^ "Santana – Corazón" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  16. ^ "Santana: Corazón" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  17. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
  18. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ – Magyar Hangfelvétel-kiadók Szövetsége". Mahasz.hu. LightMedia. Retrieved June 5, 2014.
  19. ^ "Artisti - Classifica settimanale WK 19 (dal 05-05-2014 al 11-05-2014)" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  20. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLIS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
  21. ^ "Santana – Corazón". Spanishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
  22. ^ "Santana | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  23. ^ "Santana Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Santana. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  24. ^ "Santana Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Latin Albums for Santana. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  25. ^ "Santana Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Latin Pop Albums for Santana. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 15, 2014.