El Espíritu del Vino

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El Espíritu del Vino
Studio album by Heroes Del Silencio
Recorded Gallery studio, Chertsey
Genre Rock en español, hard rock
Length 71:47
Label EMI
Producer Phil Manzanera
Heroes Del Silencio chronology
Senda ´91
1991
El Espíritu del Vino
1993
Avalancha
1995
Japanese Edition Cover

El Espíritu del Vino (Spanish for "The Spirit of Wine") is the third studio album by the Spanish rock band Héroes del Silencio, released in 1993. A double disc special edition was released in December 2006 on EMI.[1]

History[edit]

Recorded in 1993, the album contains hard rock songs and the lyrics were written by Enrique Bunbury.

The album had five singles: "Nuestros Nombres", "Los Placeres de la Pobreza", "Flor De Loto", "Sirena Varada" and "La Herida".[1] It was certified Gold in Spain[citation needed] and was a success in Germany, Italy, France and other European and Latin American countries. In August 1993, 150,000 copies had been sold on the Spanish market.[2] Due to their success in Germany, the band released one of their festival performances on DVD. The song "Nuestros Nombres" got to first position in the Spanish charts[3] and was a success in other countries as well.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Enrique Bunbury, Joaquin Cardiel, Juan Valdivia, Pedro Andreu

Original release
No. Title Length
1. "Nuestros nombres" (Our names) 5:57
2. "Tesoro" (Treasure) 2:19
3. "Los placeres de la pobreza" (The pleasures of poverty) 4:59
4. "La herida" (The wound) 6:54
5. "La Sirena varada" (The Siren run aground) 4:15
6. "La apariencia no es sincera" (The appearance is not sincere) 7:03
7. "Z"   0:51
8. "Culpable" (Guilty) 6:04
9. "El camino del exceso" (The road of excess) 5:36
10. "Flor de loto" (Lotus flower) 6:15
11. "El refugio interior" (The internal shelter) 1:34
12. "Sangre hirviendo" (Boiling blood) 5:12
13. "Tumbas de sal" (Salt tombs) 4:33
14. "Bendecida 2" (Blessed 2) 0:36
15. "Bendecida" (Blessed) 5:59
16. "La alacena" (The cupboard) 3:40
Total length:
71:47
Special Edition Bonus Disc
No. Title Length
1. "El camino del exceso" (Live) 5:54
2. "Sirena varada" (Live) 4:26
3. "Nuestros nombres" (Live) 7:06
4. "Flor de Loto" (Live) 6:19
5. "La herida" (Live) 4:32
6. "Apuesta por el Rock´n´Roll"   3:51
7. "Acústica"   3:00
8. "Nuestros nombres" (Noel Harris Mix) 9:00
9. "La herida" (Edit) 4:39
10. "Tesoro" (New Mix) 2:21
11. "Flor de loto" (Edit) 4:27
12. "Nuestros nombres" (Edit) 4:01
13. "El camino del exceso" (New Mix) 4:23
14. "Nuestros nombres" (Live version 1995) 8:04
Total length:
72:03

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Peak position
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[2] 1
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[4] 14
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[5] 9
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[6] 5

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "El Espíritu del Vino Bonus Disc". allmusic.com. Retrieved 6 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Llewellyn, Howell (August 14, 1993). "Royal Family Rolls Out Red Carpet For Spain's Conquering Heroes". Billboard: 42. 
  3. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  4. ^ "austriancharts.at - Austria Top 40". Hung Medien. austriancharts.at. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH.
  6. ^ "Die Offizielle Schweizer Hitparade und Music Community". Hung Medien. hitparade.ch. Retrieved November 17, 2010. 
Preceded by
Lo Mejor del Soul
Spanish PROMUSICAE Albums chart number-one album
14 June 1993 – 27 June 1993
Succeeded by
Lo Mejor del Soul