Más Allá

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"Más Allá"
Single by Gloria Estefan
from the album Abriendo Puertas
Released December 1995 (1995-12)
(see Release history)
Format CD Single
CD Maxi Single
Recorded 1994-1995
Genre Latin Pop
Length 05:22
Label Epic
Gloria Estefan singles chronology
"Abriendo Puertas"
(1995)
"Más Allá"
(1995/1996)
"Tres Deseos"
(1996)

"Más Allá" (en: Beyond) is a song by Gloria Estefan, released as the second single from her second Spanish album Abriendo Puertas.

Song history[edit]

The song has a religious background, and like several other songs on Abriendo Puertas, makes reference to Christmas. This theme is underscored by a church bell ringing throughout the song.

This song was also sung to Pope John Paul II on the celebration of his 50 years of Priesthood. This act made Estefan the first pop singer to be invited to sing to the Pope. She was asked several times earlier to perform for the Pope while he was in Cuba, but she declined the offer because she did not want to sing in a Cuba under Fidel Castro.

Formats and track listings[edit]

Original version

  1. Album Version — 5:22

Europe CD Maxi Single

  1. "Más Allá" (Album Version)
  2. "Abriendo Puertas" (Spanish Fly Club Mix)
  3. "Abriendo Puertas" (Teri's Twirlin' Dub Mix)

Release history[edit]

Region Date
United States December 1995 (1995-12)
Europe February 20, 1996 (1996-02-20)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Colombia Top 40 Singles Chart 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Pop Airplay 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tropical/Salsa Airplay 10
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Regional Mexican Airplay 12
Preceded by
"Si Tú Te Vas" by Enrique Iglesias
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks number-one single
January 6, 1996
Succeeded by
"Si Tú Te Vas" by Enrique Iglesias

See also[edit]

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