La Chica de Ayer

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For the Spanish television series, see La Chica de Ayer (TV series).
"La Chica de Ayer"
Single by Enrique Iglesias
from the album Quizás
Released July 2002 (2002-07) (Spain)
Format CD promo single
Recorded 2002
Genre Latin pop
Length 3:58
Label Universal Music Latino
Writer(s) Antonio Vega
Producer(s) Rafael Pérez-Botija
Lester Mendez
Enrique Iglesias
Enrique Iglesias singles chronology
"La Chica de Ayer"

"La Chica de Ayer" (Eng.: Yesterday Girl) is a pop song written by Antonio Vega and recorded by Spanish rock band Nacha Pop and was included on their album Un Día Cualquiera.[1]

Enrique Iglesias version[edit]

Spanish singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias recorded a version of "La Chica de Ayer" for his album Quizás in 2002. The song was released as the first single from the album in Spain, and "Mentiroso" was released in Latin America to Latin radio in the United States. The single hit the number-one spot in Iglesias's native country along with the album.

Popular culture[edit]

The title of the song was used as the name of the Spanish television series La Chica de Ayer which was based on the British detective show Life on Mars, which was similarly named after a David Bowie song.The same title is also used as the name of a contemporary poetry book, written by Solange De-Ré (Imaginante Editorial).

Chart performance (Enrique Iglesias' version)[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
Spanish Top 20 1