"Mañana, Mañana" (English: "Tomorrow, Tomorrow") is a song written by Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel. It was first performed by Gabriel and Estela Nuñez on Gabriel's album, in (1980). The song describes the departure of a lost love who will never return. In 1994, Mexican singer Ella Cristian Castro covered the song on his album as "Mañana", where it was released as the lead single from the album by El Camino del Alma Fonovisa. Castro's cover peaked at number-two on the chart and became the first number-one single on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. A year later, the song received an Billboard Latin Pop Songs American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers award for Pop/Contemporary Song.
Background and lyrics [ edit ]
"Mañana, Mañana" was written and performed by Mexican singer-songwriter
Juan Gabriel for his album (1980). Ella The recording features fellow Mexican singer Estela Núñez. Lyrically, it tells of the departure of a love who leaves tomorrow and will never come back again. [1 ] In 1994, Mexican recording artist [2 ] Cristian Castro covered the song on his third studio album, , under the title "Mañana". El Camino del Alma According to Gabriel, Castro had approached him to request recording the song for the album during Gabriel's hiatus from singing. [3 ] Castro's version of the song was produced by Alejandro Zepeda and was released as the lead single from the album by [4 ] Fonovisa. The music video for the song draws inspirations from the film, [5 ] . Dracula In 2013, Castro re-recorded the song for his live album [6 ] En Primera Fila: Día 1. [7 ]
Reception [ edit ]
"Mañana" debuted at number 26 on the
on the week of August 27, 1994. Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart The song climbed to the top ten on the week of September 10, 1994 and peaked at number two nine weeks later with the number-one spot being held by [8 ] Selena's song " Bidi Bidi Bom Bom". [9 ] It ended 1994 as the sixteenth best-performing Latin song of the year. [10 ] On the [11 ] chart, the song holds the distinction of being the first number-one song on the chart. Billboard Latin Pop Songs It was succeeded by [12 ] Luis Miguel's cover of " El Día Que Me Quieras" the following week. The song reached number three on the ballad [13 ] hit parade chart in Mexico City. In 1995, "Mañana" was nominated " [14 ] Pop Song of the Year" at the 1995 Lo Nuestro Awards, but lost to "Pero Que Necesidad" by Juan Gabriel. [15 ] In the same year, Gabriel earned the [16 ] American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers award for Pop/Contemporary Song for "Mañana". [17 ]
Weekly charts [ edit ]
Year-end charts [ edit ]
US Latin Songs (
Billboard) [11 ] 16
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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^ "Letra de Mañana - Cristian Castro" (in Spanish). Coveralia . Retrieved . 2012-12-30
^ "El Camino del Alma — Cristian Castro: Credits". AllMusic.
^ Lannert, John (1999-10-02). "Juan Gabriel: The Billboard Interview". ( Billboard Prometheus Global Media) 111 (40): 68 . Retrieved . 2012-12-30
^ "El Camino del Alma — Cristian Castro: Overview". AllMusic.
^ "Nunca Voy a Olvidarte... los Exitos (DVD) — Cristian Castro: Overview". AllMusic . Retrieved . 2012-09-16
^ "Cristian Castro lanza "Mañana, mañana" de su Primera Fila" (in Spanish). Grupo Milenio. 2013-03-19 . Retrieved . 2013-04-11
^ "Mañana — Week of August 27, 1994". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994-08-27.
^ "Mañana — Week of September 10, 1994". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994-09-10.
^ "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom — Week of November 12, 1994". Billboard (Nielsen Business Media, Inc.) 106 (46): 37. 1994-11-12.
^ a b "The Year in Music 1994". Billboard (Nielsen Business Media, Inc.) 106 (52): YE–82. 1994-12-24.
^ "Latin Pop Songs — Week of October 8, 1994". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994-10-08.
^ "Latin Pop Songs — Week of October 15, 1994". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994-10-08.
^ "El elepé de Vilo". El Siglo de Torreón (in Spanish). 1992-09-12. p. 48.
^ Burr, Ramiro (1995-05-07). "Tejano artists in line for national honors". ( San Antonio Express-News Hearst Corporation). (subscription required (. help))
^ "Lo Nuestro 1995 – Historia". (in Spanish). Univision Univision Communications. 1995 . Retrieved . 2013-09-26
^ "The Third Annual El Premio ASCAP". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media) 107 (38): 16. 1995-09-23 . Retrieved . 2013-01-27
^ "Cristian Castro Album & Song Chart History" for Cristian Castro. Retrieved 2012-12-30. Billboard Hot Latin Songs
^ "Cristian Castro Album & Song Chart History" for Cristian Castro. Retrieved 2012-12-30. Billboard Latin Pop Songs