Thalía (English-language album)

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Thalía
Studio album by Thalía
Released 8 July 2003
Recorded 2002-2003
Genre Pop, Latin pop
Length 56:59
Language English and Spanish
Label Virgin Records
EMI Latin
Producer Davy Deluge,
Estéfano,
Martin Harrington,
Steve Morales,
Cory Rooney,
Ric Wake
Thalía chronology
Hits Remixed
(2003)
Thalía
(2003)
Greatest Hits
(2004)
Singles from Thalia (English album)
  1. "I Want You/Me Pones Sexy"
    Released: 6 July 2003
  2. "Baby, I'm in Love/Alguien Real"
    Released: 2 November 2003
  3. "Don't Look Back/Toda la Felicidad"
    Released: 2004
  4. "Closer to You/Cerca de Ti"
    Released: Fall 2003
  5. "Dance Dance (The Mexican)"
    Released: 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly C [2]

Thalía is the seventh studio album by Mexican recording artist Thalía, released on July 8, 2003 by Virgin Records and EMI Latin. It is her first English-language album, and shares a title with Thalía's 1990 and 2002 Spanish-language albums.[3]

Four singles were released from the album. In the United States, "I Want You" was the album's most popular song, peaking at number 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number seven in the Mainstream chart. It is her only song to date that has charted within the Billboard Hot 100. In Greece, the song peaked number twenty-six in Top 50 singles sales.[citation needed] The Spanish version of the song, "Me Pones Sexy" was released for the Spanish-languaged audience and also perform quite well on the Latin Charts, peaking within the top ten of the Hot Latin Tracks at number nine.[4] "Baby I'm in Love" was the second single, but performed poorly; the Spanish version "Alguien Real" did not appear on any of the Latin Charts. "Don't Look Back" was released as a remix single and did well on Billboard Dance Charts. The fourth single "Cerca de Ti" peaked at number one on the Hot Latin Tracks. "Closer to You", the English version of the song, was eventually cancelled, however it peaked at #4 on Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.[5]

The Japanese release, retitled "I Want You", was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of Japan.[6] In Mexico the album was certified Gold in November 17, 2003.[7] The album had modest success in the United States, selling 196,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.[8]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Want You" (featuring Fat Joe) Thalia Sodi/Brenda Russell/Corey Rooney/Davy Deluge/Gregory Bruno/Joseph Cartagena 3:51
2. "Baby, I'm In Love"   Guy Roche/Kara DioGuardi 3:54
3. "Misbehavin'"   Cathy Dennis/David Siegel/Steve Morales 3:38
4. "Don't Look Back"   Ash Howes/Martin Harrington/Rob Davies 3:15
5. "Another Girl"   C. Dennis/D. Siegel/S. Morales 3:46
6. "What's It Gonna Be Boy?"   C. Rooney/S. Morales 3:40
7. "Closer to You"   Thalia Sodi/D. Siegel/Di Marco/Gerina/S. Morales 3:56
8. "Save The Day"   Thalia Sodi/D. Siegel/K. DioGuardi/Lincoln Browder/S. Morales 3:45
9. "Tú y Yo" (English version) K. DioGuardi 3:43
10. "Dance Dance (The Mexican)" (Hex Hector Club Mix) Thalia Sodi/A. Shacklock/C. Rooney/Olivier J. C./S. Barnes 8:46
11. "Me Pones Sexy" ("I Want You") (featuring Fat Joe) Thalia Sodi/B. Russell/ C. Rooney/D. Deluge/G. Bruno/J. Cartagena 3:46
12. "Alguien Real" ("Baby, I'm in Love") G. Roche/K. DioGuardi 3:56
13. "Cerca de Ti" ("Closer to You") Thalia Sodi/D. Siegel/Di Marco/Gerina/S. Morales 3:57
14. "Toda la Felicidad" ("Don't Look Back") A. Howes/M. Harrington/R. Davies 3:17

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Date
United States July 8, 2003
Mexico July 8, 2003
Brazil February 2, 2004
Japan (New Editions) April 27, 2004

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnny Loftus (July 2003). "Allmusic Review: Thalía (2003)". Allmusic. Retrieved November 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ Neil Drumming (Aug 1, 2003). "Music Review: Thalía (2003)". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved November 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Thalía-Official Site". www.thalia.com. 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  4. ^ "Billboard:Thalía Biography". www.billboard.com. 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  5. ^ "Allmusic Awards (Billboard Charts): Thalía (2003)". Allmusic. 2003. Retrieved November 3, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Japanese certifications" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. 
  7. ^ "AMPOFRON (Thalia's Certifications)". AMPOFRON. 2003. Retrieved February 6, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Thalía's 'Sixth Sense'(Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com)". Billboard. July 9, 2005. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Thalía Charts: Allmusic". www.allmusic.com. May 2002. Retrieved October 22, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Japanese album certifications – Thalia – I Want You" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. 
  11. ^ "Certificaciones –" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas.