Drama y Luz

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Drama y Luz
Studio album by Maná
Released April 12, 2011
Recorded Chamán Music Studios Guadalajara, Mx; Ocean Studios Burbank, Ca; Hit Factory Criteria Miami, Fl; Casa Dos Cisnes Puerto Vallarta, Mx; Henson Recording Studios Los Angeles, Ca; NRG Recording Studios Los Angeles, CA; Ocean Way Studios Los Angeles, Ca; Conway Studios Los Angeles, Ca; Steak House Studios Los Angeles, Ca; Oigo Studios Guadalajara, Mx; Junk/OM Studio Brazil
Genre Latin rock
Pop rock
Length 56:46
Label WEA Latina
Producer Fher Olvera & Alex González
Maná chronology
Arde el Cielo
(2008)
Drama Y Luz
(2011)
Exiliados en la Bahía: Lo Mejor de Maná
(2012)
Alternative covers
Deluxe Edition CD/DVD cover
Singles from Drama y Luz
  1. "Lluvia al Corazón"
    Released: March 14, 2011
  2. "Amor Clandestino"
    Released: June 6, 2011
  3. "El Verdadero Amor Perdona"
    Released: September 6, 2011
  4. "Mi Reina del Dolor"
    Released: TBA

Drama y Luz (English: "Drama and Light") is the eighth studio album released by the Mexican Latin pop/Rock en Español band Maná. This album was released in three formats CD, CD with DVD, and 12" LP vinyl record. The album was released on April 12, 2011, after a long wait of 5 years since their last studio album Amar es Combatir. The first single off the album is "Lluvia al Corazón", released on March 14, 2011.[1] The song debuted at number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks.[2] and the album made its debut at number 5 in the Billboard 200 selling 47,000 copies during its first week [3]

Tracklisting[edit]

CD & LP vinyl record
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Lluvia al Corazón"   Sergio Vallin, Fher Olvera 4:09
2. "Amor Clandestino"   Fher Olvera 4:52
3. "Mi Reina del Dolor"   Sergio Vallin, Fher Olvera 4:06
4. "El Espejo (The Mirror)"   Fher Olvera 5:23
5. "Sor María (Sister María)"   Sergio Vallin, Fher Olvera 5:03
6. "Vuela Libre Paloma (Fly Free Pigeon)"   Fher Olvera 5:25
7. "No te rindas (Don't Give Up)"   Fher Olvera 5:04
8. "Latinoamérica (Latinamerica)"   Alex González 5:31
9. "El Dragón (The Dragon)"   Sergio Vallin, Fher Olvera 4:47
10. "El Verdadero Amor Perdona (The Real Love Forgives)"   Fher Olvera 4:41
11. "Envenéname (Poison Me)"   Fher Olvera, Alex González 3:37
12. "No Te Rindas (Versión Alternativa) [Don't Give Up] {Alternative Version}"   Fher Olvera 4:14

DVD[edit]

The CD/DVD edition is produced by Time Bender, produced by "Toiz" Rodriguez and directed by Iván López Barba and Rubén R. Bañuelos.

CD/DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Menu"   0:59
2. "The Making of the album"   4:32
3. "El espejo"   5:10
4. "El dragón"   2:39
5. "Amor clandestino"   4:14
6. "Lluvia al corazón"   3:27
7. "Vuela libre paloma"   5:41
8. "No te rindas"   9:06
9. "Latinoamérica"   5:49
10. "Sor María"   6:27
11. "Credits"   5:07
Deluxe Edition CD/DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Lluvia al corazón Music Video"    
2. "Amor clandestino Music Video"    
3. "Making El Tour"    
4. "EPK Drama y Luz"    

Personnel (band)[edit]

  • Fher Olvera – main vocals, acoustic guitar, coros, programming,
  • Alex González – drums, vocals, coros, programming, keyboards
  • Sergio Vallín – acoustic & electric guitars, coros, orchestral arrangements, string arrangements, keyboards, programming
  • Juan Diego Calleros – bass

Additional personnel[edit]

  • GusOrozco – guitar & bass arrangements, programming, keyboards
  • Fernando "Psycho" Vallín – low arrangements, electric bass
  • Fernando "El Bueno" Quintana – guitar & bass arrangements, string arrangements, coros, keyboards

Charts[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Chart [7] Peak
position
2011 Mexican Album Charts[8] 1
Spain Album Charts[9] 1
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Rock Albums 3
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums 14
U.S. Billboard 200 5

Singles[edit]

Year Song Chart [10] Peak
position
2011 "Lluvia al Corazón" Spain PROMUSICAE Top 50 Singles 13
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 1
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Airplay 1
U.S. Billboard Tropical Songs 4
"Amor Clandestino" U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 1
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Airplay 1
U.S. Billboard Tropical Songs 1
"El Verdadero Amor Perdona" U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 1
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Airplay 1
U.S. Billboard Tropical Songs 1

Album certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Mexico (AMPROFON)[11] Platinum+Gold 90,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[12] Gold 30,000^
United States (RIAA)[13] 2× Platinum (Latin) 200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Awards[edit]

Latin Grammy Award

  • 2011: Best Rock Album
  • 2011: Best Engineered Album

Grammy Awards

Los Premios Telehit

  • Los Premios Telehit 2011: Best Mexican Band International

See also[edit]

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