Jon Secada (album)

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Jon Secada
Studio album by Jon Secada
Released May 5, 1992
Recorded 1991–1992
Genre Pop, R&B, Latin pop
Length 53:51
Label SBK
Producer Emilio Estefan, Jr.
Jon Secada chronology
Jon Secada
(1992)
Otro Día Más Sin Verte
(1992)

Jon Secada is the self-titled English-language debut album by pop singer Jon Secada, released in 1992. It sold six million copies worldwide and was certified 3x Platinum by the RIAA.[1] The album peaked at #15 on the Billboard 200 album chart in March 1993.[2] It features four singles that reached the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 or the Top 10 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart.[3] The album was given a Premio Lo Nuestro award for "Pop Album of the Year".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jon Secada and Miguel A. Morejon, except as noted.

  1. "Just Another Day" – (5:26)
  2. "Dreams That I Carry" – (4:45)
  3. "Angel" – (4:35)
  4. "Do You Believe in Us" – (3:58)
  5. "One of a Kind" – (4:03) (Secada)
  6. "Time Heals" – (4:24) (Willy Perez Feria)
  7. "Do You Really Want Me" – (4:03)
  8. "Misunderstood" – (4:21) (Secada, Scott Shapiro, Tom McWilliams, Jo Pat Cafaro)
  9. "Always Something" [Live] – (4:13) (Secada, Clay Ostwald, Jorge Casas)
  10. "I'm Free" – (4:00)
  11. "Otro Día Más Sin Verte" (Spanish version of Just Another Day) – (5:26) (Secada, Morejon, Gloria Estefan)
  12. "Angel" (Spanish Version) – (4:35) (Secada, Morejon, Estefan)

Personnel[edit]

  • Lee Anthony: Assistant Engineer
  • Lazaro Cuervo: Make-up
  • Charles Dye: Assistant Engineer, Engineer
  • Henry Marquez: Art Direction
  • Phil Ramone: Mixing
  • Jose Mendez: Assistant Engineer
  • Jose Menendez: Assistant Engineer
  • John Paterson: Engineer
  • Freddy Piñero, Jr: Engineer
  • Clay Ostwald: Engineer
  • Alberto Tolot: Photography, Cover Photo
  • Tim White: Photography
  • Patrice Wilkinson Levinsohn: Engineer
  • Paco: Hair Stylist
  • Mike Couzzi: Mixing, Engineer
  • Ron Taylor: Engineer
  • Carla Leighton: Design
  • Eric Schilling: Engineer, Mixing

Musicians[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (United States)

Year Chart Position
1993 The Billboard 200 15

Singles - Billboard (United States)

Year Single Chart Position
1992 "Just Another Day" The Billboard Hot 100 5
1992 "Just Another Day" Adult Contemporary 2
1992 "Otro Día Más Sin Verte" Hot Latin Tracks 1
1992 "Do You Believe in Us" The Billboard Hot 100 13
1992 "Do You Believe in Us" Adult Contemporary 3
1992 "Angel" Hot Latin Tracks 1
1993 "Angel" The Billboard Hot 100 18
1993 "Angel" Adult Contemporary 3
1993 "I'm Free" The Billboard Hot 100 27
1993 "I'm Free" Adult Contemporary 4

See also[edit]

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[1] 3× Platinum 3,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]