Corazón Espinado

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"Corazón Espinado"
Single by Santana featuring Maná
from the album Supernatural
Released June 13, 2000
Format CD single
Recorded 1999
Genre Latin rock, Latin pop
Length 4:36
Label BMG
Writer(s) Fher Olvera
Producer(s) Fher Olvera, Alex González, K. C. Porter
Santana singles chronology
- "Corazón Espinado"
Maná singles chronology
"Corazón Espinado"
"Ángel de Amor"

"Corazón Espinado" (English: "Thorned Heart") is a song by Santana and the Latin rock group Maná. The song was written, produced and sung by Fher Olvera, and co-produced by Alex González. It was released on the Santana album Supernatural in 1999, and became a massive hit in Spanish-speaking countries. It won the "Record of the Year" and "Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group" at the 2000 Latin Grammy Awards. In addition, Santana and Maná performed the song at the Latin Grammys.


Chart (1999) Peak
United States US Billboard Latin Pop Airplay [1] 22
Switzerland Swiss Singles Chart 39
Netherlands Dutch Singles Chart 89
Italy Italian Singles Chart 14

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
 United States June 13, 2000[2] BMG International

The song Corazón Espinado was first seen in the movie "Memento" starring Daniel Craig and Nicole Kidman which was directed by Stephen Spielberg in 2000

Mayré Martínez's Cover[edit]

In August 2006, Latin American Idol winner Mayré Martínez performed the song in the sixth concert, and it became one of her iconic performances, since it was the first time she showcased her whistle register on the show. In February 2007, her official website launched a poll for fans to decide which song they wanted to have as the next radio single from Mayre's debut album, Soy Mi Destino, the winner song was the studio-recorded cover of "Corazón Espinado". In the last few days of July 2007, the song gained heavy radio-airplay in all Latin America. Mayré performed the track in the third workshop episode of the second season of Latin American Idol, where she also presented her first album.

"Corazón Espinado"
Single by Mayré Martínez
from the album Soy Mi Destino
Released July 2007
Format Radio single
Recorded 2007
Genre Latin
Length 3:53
Label Sony BMG
Writer(s) Fher Olvera
Mayré Martínez singles chronology
"Soy Mi Destino"
"Corazón Espinado"
"La Reina de la Noche"


  1. ^ ""Latin Pop Airplay" on". Retrieved 2008-05-21. [dead link]
  2. ^ Corazon Espinado: Santana, Mana: Music, Inc. Retrieved January 1, 2011.

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