Dejarte de Amar

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Dejarte de Amar
Studio album by Camila
Released February 9, 2010
Recorded 2009
Genre Latin pop, pop rock
Length 41:59
Label Sony Music Latin
Producer Mario Domm (also executive)
Camila chronology
Todo Cambió
(2006)
Dejarte de Amar
(2010)
Elypse
(2014)
Singles from Dejarte de Amar
  1. "Mientes"
    Released: November 17, 2009
  2. "Aléjate de Mi"
    Released: May 11, 2010
  3. "Bésame"
    Released: August 21, 2010
  4. "Entre Tus Alas"
    Released: February 5, 2011
  5. "De Mi"
    Released: July 4, 2011
  6. "¿De Que Me Sirve La Vida?"
    Released: December 20, 2011

Dejarte de Amar (Stop Loving You) is the second studio album by Mexican pop band Camila on February 9, 2010 by Sony Music Latin. Produced by band leader Mario Domm and mostly written by Domm and Monica Velez, the album became a success in the United States and Mexico. The album was certified Disco Platino in the United States by the RIAA and 4x Platinum in Mexico by AMPROFON. It was recorded in Mexico at Mamita Studio with theme about love, loneliness and lies. The album spawned three singles: "Mientes", "Aléjate de Mi", and "Bésame", all of which reached number-one on the Billboard Latin Pop Airplay chart. The album received generally positive reviews for its arrangements and compositions.

The album reached number-one on the Billboard Top Latin Albums and Latin Pop Albums in the United States and number-one on the Mexican Albums Chart. It received a Latin Grammy award for Best Pop Vocal Album by a Duo or Group and a nomination for Album of the Year. The lead single, "Mientes", received two Latin Grammy awards for Song of the Year and Record of the Year. The album is currently nominated a Lo Nuestro award for "Latin Pop Album of the Year". Mientes was featured in the novela Corazón Salvaje starring Eduardo Yáñez and Aracely Arámbula. Besame was also featured in the novela Triunfo del Amor.

Background[edit]

In 2006, the group released their debut album, Todo Cambió, which reached number-one on both the Billboard Latin Albums and Billboard Latin Pop Albums charts.[1] The album was certified Platinum (Latin) in the United States and 3x platinum in Mexico. For Dejarte de Amar, Mario Domm that "We worked very hard for this, the first album showed us the way, so we wanted to achieve something similar with the follow-up."[2] Allegedly, Domm wrote "Mientes" and "Bésame" for Mexican singer Yuridia.[3]

Commercial release[edit]

Album[edit]

In the United States, Dejarte de Amar debuted at number-one on the Billboard Top Latin Albums and Latin Pop Albums chart.,[4][5] On the Top Latin Albums chart, the album spent two weeks at number-one and eight nonconsecutive weeks at number-one at the Latin Pop Albums chart. The album also charted on the Billboard 200 where it peaked at number sixty-four.[6] The album certified "Disco Platino" for sales of 100,000 copies in the United States.[7] In Mexico the album has spent eight weeks at number-one and 82 weeks within the top ten.[8] The album was certified Diamond, 2x Platinum and Gold by AMPROFON for sales of 450,000 copies.[9] In Argentina, the album peaked at number-eight and number twenty-seven in Spain.,[10][11]

Singles[edit]

"Mientes" (You Lie) was the lead single from the album. Released two months before the album, the single peaked at number-four on the Top Latin Songs chart. The single became the group's song to reach number-one on the Latin Pop Airplay chart, where it spent ten weeks on top.[12] "Alejate de Mi" (Get Away from Me) was the second single from the album, released in May 2010; it reached number-three on Top Latin Songs. The song became their second number-one single on the Latin Pop Airplay where it spent six weeks on top.[13] The third single "Bésame" (Kiss Me), was released in August 2010 where it peaked at number-nine on the Top Latin Songs and number-one on the Latin Pop Airplay.[14] The music videos for "Mientes" and "Alejate de Mi" were directed by Mario Domm and filmed in the Hyperlab Studios. The fourth single, "Entre Tus Alas", debuted at number thirty-three on the Latin Pop Songs chart.[15]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[16]
Billboard (Favorable)[17]

David Jeffries of Allmusic gave the album a three-half out of five stars who felt the that album arrangements were improved in comparison to the previous album. Jeffries also commented that the "heart-wrenching songs have evolved from a Maroon 5 size to a larger -- and arguably better -- sound that’s Coldplay big, filling the speakers with layers of strings, rock guitars, and full-bodied piano." [16] Leila Cobo of Billboard gave the album a positive who felt it "continues the path that Camila crafted on its 2006 self-titled debut, but multiplied".[17] At the 11th Latin Grammy Awards, the album received an award for "Best Pop Album by a Duo or Group" as well as a nomination for "Album of the Year which it lost to Juan Luis Guerra's A Son de Guerra. The single, "Mientes", received two Latin Grammies for "Record of the Year and Latin Grammy Award for Song of the Year.[18] Domm responded by saying that "we wanted people to know that our first Latin Grammy wasn't an accident. We wanted them to know we're three people who give a lot of harmony to the universe; harmony that contrasts with the chaos of the world."[19] Domm also thanked his mother for "putting up with so much noise" while the band recorded the album.[20] In Mexico, the album won two "Oye! award for "Album of the Year" and "Album of the Year by Group".[21] The album is currently a Lo Nuestro nominee for "Pop Album of the Year".[22]

Accolades[edit]

Year Ceremony Award Nominated Result
2010 Latin Grammy Record of the Year "Mientes" Won
Song of the Year Won
Album of the Year Dejarte de Amar Nominated
Best Pop Album by a Duo or Group Won
Premios Oye! Album of the Year Won
Album of the Year by Group Won
2011 Premios Juventud Best Ballad "Aléjate de Mi" Won
"Bésame" Nominated
Premio Lo Nuestro Album of the Year Dejarte de Amar Won
Song of the Year "Mientes" Won

Tracklisting[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Mientes"   Mario Domm, Monica Velez 3:25
2. "Entre Tus Alas"   Mario Domm, Paulyna Carraz 4:06
3. "Bésame"   Mario Domm, Monica Velez 4:13
4. "Maya"   Mario Domm, Monica Velez 2:57
5. "Dejarte de Amar"   Mario Domm, Monica Velez, Xuan Long 3:36
6. "Aléjate de Mí"   Mario Domm 4:18
7. "Me Voy"   Pablo Hurtado 3:39
8. "Nada"   Mario Domm, Monica Velez 2:56
9. "¿De Qué Me Sirve La Vida?"   Samo 4:08
10. "Restos de Abril"   Mario Domm, Monica Velez 3:58
11. "De Mí"   Mario Domm 4:40

Credits and personnel[edit]

The following credits are from Allmusic.[23]

Performance credits[edit]

Technical credits[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

See also[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
United States February 9, 2010[27] Sony Music Latin

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Va por otro milloncito". La Tarde (in Spanish). Editora Argos. July 1, 2010. Retrieved December 27, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Mario Domm reconoce en twitter amor por Yuridia" (in Spanish). Grupo Fórmula. December 1, 2010. Retrieved December 27, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Top Latin Albums – Week of February 2, 2010". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 2011-02-27. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
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  10. ^ a b "Dejarte de Amar". CAPIF. Retrieved April 25, 2010. 
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  12. ^ "Mientes – Camila". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 2010-02-27. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  13. ^ "Alejate de Mi – Camila". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 2010-09-25. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  14. ^ "Bésame – Camila". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 2011-01-22. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  15. ^ Chart Highlights: Dance/Club Play, Country Songs & More Billboard.com
  16. ^ a b Jeffries, David. "Dejarte de Amar > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-09-07. 
  17. ^ a b Cobo, Leila (2010-02-12). "Camila, "Dejarte de Amar"". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-01-22. 
  18. ^ Maite, Junco (2010-11-12). "Latin Grammys 2010: Pop group Camila, Merengue star Juan Luis Guerra win three awards each". NY Daily. Retrieved 2011-01-22. 
  19. ^ Cobo, Leila (November 12, 2010). "2010 Latin Grammys: 10 Things You Didn't See on TV". Billboard. Retrieved December 27, 2010. 
  20. ^ Silva, Cristina (November 12, 2010). "Vegas spectacle, cross-genre duos at Latin Grammys". Yahoo! Inc. Retrieved December 27, 2010. 
  21. ^ "Premios Oye! Ganadores" (in Spanish). 2010-11-04. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  22. ^ "Nominados de Premio Lo Nuestro 2011". Univision (in Spanish). 2010-12-03. Retrieved 2011-01-22. 
  23. ^ "Contra La Corriente – Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved June 5, 2010. 
  24. ^ a b c "Dejarte de Amar". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved 2010-04-22. 
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  26. ^ "American album certifications – Camila – Dejarte de Amar". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH
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