Fuerza

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Fuerza
Studio album by Alejandra Guzmán
Released November 27, 2007
Genre Pop
Label EMI
Producer Loris Ceroni
Alejandra Guzmán chronology
Reina de Corazones
(2007)
Fuerza
(2007)
Único
(2009)

Fuerza (In English: Strength) is the Latin Grammy nominated thirteen studio album released by Mexican singer Alejandra Guzmán. It was released on November 26, 2007. The first single released was "Soy Solo Un Secreto".

Album History[edit]

According to bloggarte.com the album was supposed to be released on December 4, 2007 but it was ultimately changed for a November release. About the track "Hasta el Final" (Until the End) was written by the singer herself after a breast cancer operation, and is dedicated to her daughter Frida Sofia.

"I wrote it for my daughter at the hospital, its a very pretty song about hope, faith, not looking back, don't stop loving and the things I am feeling"

.[1]

In the album will be rock, ballad and guzmanism!!.[1] Some tracks included are: "Todo", "Por un Momento", "Bellísima", "Un Buen Día" and "Diosa Seducción".

The album is produced once again by Loris Ceroni (who produced before artists like Fey, Natalia Lafourcade and Laura Pausini. 13 tracks were selected including songs written by José Luis Pagán, Mario Domm and the singer herself. The album was released in Mexico and Latinamerica and later in the United States.[2]

On September 10, 2008 this album received a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, but lost to Cualquier Día by Kany García .

Track listing[edit]

  1. Por Un Momento (Mario Domm/Alejandra Guzmán)
  2. Soy Solo Un Secreto (Alejandra Guzmán/José Luis Pagán)
  3. Hasta el Final (Mario Domm/Alejandra Guzmán)
  4. Todo (Oscar Schwebel/Francesco de Bendetti/Davide Esposito/Maximiliano Corona)
  5. Nada es Como Es (Alejandra Guzmán/Cristian Zalles)
  6. Mírame (Salvador Rizzo/Jaime Ciero)
  7. Quiero Ser (Alejandra Guzmán/Karenka/Gianluigi Fazio)
  8. Un Buen Día (Reyli Barba/Rafael Esparza)
  9. Bellísima (Alejandra Guzmán/Oscar Schwebel)
  10. Diosa Seducción (Cocetta Constanzo)
  11. Siempre Tú (Dark Side of the Moon) (Linda Perry/Goapele Mohlabanne/Alejandra Guzmán/José Luis Pagán)
  12. Hasta el Final (Acustic) (Mario Domm/Alejandra Guzmán)

Chart performance[edit]

The album debuted at number 13 on the Mexican Top 100 by AMPROFON,[3] climbing to number 12 and later to number 8 in the week from December 10–16, 2007, and in United States debuted at number 53 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums and at number 37 on the Top Heatseekers survey.[4]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
Mexico Top 100[5] 8
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers[6] 37
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums[7] 53
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums[8] 16

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Mexico (AMPROFON)[9] Platinum 100,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Personnel[edit]

  • Producer: Loris Ceroni
  • Co-Producer: Alejandra Guzmán
  • Recorder and mixer: Loris Ceroni at Le Dune Recording Studio, Riolo Terme, Italy
  • Mastering: Mike Marsh at The Exchange Mastering, London
  • Photography: Enrique Covarrubias
  • Design: micro www.unmirador.com

Musicians[edit]

  • Drums: Cristiano Micalizzi and Diego Sapignoli
  • Percussion and bass: Loris Ceroni
  • Guitars and accordion: Dario Giovanini
  • Piano and string arrangements : Mario Neri
  • Background vocals: Emanuela Cortesi, Gigi Fazio, Conceta Constanzo

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