La Llave de Mi Corazón

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La Llave de Mi Corazón
Studio album by Juan Luis Guerra
Released March 20, 2007
October 2, 2007 (Special Edition)
Recorded 2006-2007
Genre Merengue, salsa, bachata
Length 44:53
Label EMI
Producer Juan Luis Guerra
Juan Luis Guerra chronology
Para Ti
(2004)
La Llave de mi Corazón
(2007)
A Son de Guerra
(2010)
Singles from La Llave de Mi Corazón
  1. "Que Me Des Tu Cariño"
    Released: 2007
  2. "La Llave de Mi Corazón"
    Released: 2007
  3. "La Travesia"
    Released: 2007
  4. "Como Yo"
    Released: 2008
  5. "Solo Tengo Ojos Para Ti"
    Released: 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

La Llave de Mi Corazón is a studio album by Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra and was released on March 20, 2007 by EMI Records. It peaked at number 77 on the Billboard 200. A special edition of the album was released on October 2, 2007. In 2007, the album won six Latin Grammy Awards. The album won a Grammy at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards on February 10, 2008 for Best Tropical Latin Album.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Juan Luis Guerra.

  1. "Medicine for My Soul" — 3:16
  2. "La Travesía" — 3:25
  3. "Te Contarán" — 4:05
  4. "Que Me Des Tu Cariño" — 3:28
  5. "Como Yo" — 3:25
  6. "Si Tú No Bailas Conmigo" — 2:42
  7. "Sólo Tengo Ojos Para Ti" — 3:20
  8. "Amores" — 3:25
  9. "Cancioncita de Amor" — 3:48
  10. "Sabia Manera" — 3:56
  11. "La Llave de Mi Corazón" — 3:15
  12. "Something Good" (featuring Chiara Civello)— 4:03
Bonus Tracks
  1. "A La Vera" — 2:50 (Standard edition bonus track)
  2. "Medicine For My Soul" (featuring Taboo from The Black Eyed Peas) (Special edition bonus track)
  3. "La Llave De Mi Corazón" (Portuguese edition of the album)

Singles[edit]

# Singles Date Note(s)
1. "La Llave de Mi Corazón" February 2007 Chart positions:
U.S. Hot Latin Tracks: #1
U.S. Latin Pop Airplay: #2
U.S. Regional Mexican Airplay: #33
U.S. Latin Tropical Airplay: #1
U.S. Latin Tropical Airplay: #1
2. "Que Me Des Tu Cariño" May 2007 Chart positions:
U.S. Hot Latin Tracks: #2[1]
U.S. Latin Pop Airplay: #2
U.S. Latin Tropical Tracks: #1
3. "La Travesía" August 2007 Chart positions:
U.S. Latin Tracks: #3
U.S. Latin Pop Airplay: #3
U.S. Latin Tropical Airplay: #1
4. "Como Yo" April 2008 Chart positions:
U.S. Latin Tracks: #21
U.S. Latin Pop Airplay: #19
U.S. Latin Tropical Airplay: #10

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2007)[2][3] Peak
position
Dutch Albums Chart 77
Mexico AMPROFON Albums Chart 63
Spain PROMUSICAE Albums Chart 12
U.S. Billboard 200 77
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Tropical Albums 1

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[4] Platinum 40,000x
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[5] Gold 40,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

Awards[edit]

Latin Grammy Awards[edit]

On November 8, 2007 the album won 6 Latin Grammy Awards:

Grammy Awards[edit]

The Album won a Grammy at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards on February 10, 2008.[6]

  • Best Tropical Latin Album: "La Llave de mi Corazón"

Credits and personnel[edit]

Performance Credits[edit]

  • Juan Luis Guerra — Primary Artist, Guitar, Coros
  • Ed Calle — Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
  • Prodigio — Accordion
  • Janina Rosado — Piano, Keyboards, Melodica, Bandoneon, Coros
  • Adalgisa Pantaleon — Coros
  • Roger Zayas — Coros
  • Jose Flete — Trombone
  • Sandy Gabriel — Tenor Saxophone
  • Rafael "Rafo" German — Guira
  • Luis del Rosario — Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
  • Luisa Payan — Steel Guitar
  • Rodheb Santos — Trumpet
  • Ramses Colón — Acoustic Bass
  • Chiara Civello — Guest Appearance
  • Jeremías King — Bajo Sexto
  • Abednego De Los Santos — Bajo Sexto
  • Juan "Chocolate" De La Cruz — Bongos, Conga, Maracas, Timbales, Tamboura, Guiro
  • Ezequiel Francisco — Drums

Technical Credits[edit]

  • Juan Luis Guerra — Arranger, Producer
  • Adam Ayan — Mastering

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hot Latin Songs. Billboard (Nielsen Business Media, Inc.). Retrieved on 25 February 2009
  2. ^ "La Llave de Mi Corazón". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2008-10-23. 
  3. ^ "La Llave de Mi Corazón". Mexican Charts. Les Charts. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  4. ^ "Argentinian album certifications – Juan Luis GUerra – La Llave de Mi Corazon". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers. 
  5. ^ "Spanish album certifications – Juan Luis Guerra – La Llave de Mi Corazon" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España.  Select the "Chart", enter ' in the field "Year". Select ' in the field "Semana". Click on "Search Charts"
  6. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r1026984