Necesito de Ti

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"Necesito de Ti"
Single by Vicente Fernández
from the album Necesito de Ti
Released May 5, 2009
Format Promo single, Airplay
Genre Mariachi
Length 3:13
Label Norte
Writer(s) Manuel Toscano
Producer(s) Manuel Cázares
Vicente Fernández singles chronology
"El Último Beso"
(2008)
"Necesito de Ti"
(2009)

"Necesito de Ti" ("I Need You") is the title of a song written by Manuel Toscano, produced by Manuel Cázares, and performed by Mexican singer Vicente Fernández. It was released worldwide on May 5, 2009 as the first single from Fernández' 81st album, released on July 7, 2009.[1]

Background[edit]

Vicente Fernández, the biggest ranchera music performer, picked May 5th, 2009, a very special date for Mexican history, since its the Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, to release his new single, "Necesito de Ti".[2] After the success of his 79th studio album Para Siempre, which led to a Latin Grammy Award for Best Ranchero Album and three top ten hits in the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart ("Estos Celos", "La Derrota" and "Para Siempre"),[3] and the release of his live album Primera Fila, which included his first number-one hit in the Latin charts in United States, "El Último Beso",[4] Fernández recorded his new album, tentatively named Necesito de Ti, under the production of Manuel Cázares. This single is a ranchera ballad, written by Manuel Toscano, a Latin Grammy Award nominee in 2001 for his song "Piérdeme el Respeto" performed by Paquita la del Barrio. Toscano has written songs for several singers and groups, including El Chapo de Sinaloa, Rayito Colombiano, Alejandro Fernández, Ana Gabriel, Ramón Ayala, Lucía Méndez, Grupo Pesado, Jenni Rivera and Los Tigres del Norte.[5] It is not the first time that Toscano and Fernández work together. Fernández previously recorded songs written by Toscano, including "El Ayudante", "La Casa Chica", "La Peor de Mis Locuras", "La Tienda", "Los Grandes Amantes", "Se Pelearon Nuestras Mentes", "Señora de Mis Respetos" and "Sublime Mujer".[5] With "Necesito de Ti", Fernández celebrates 44 years of singing career.[2][6]

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted on the Billboard Latin Regional Mexican Airplay chart in the chart dated on June 20, 2009 at number 30, peaking at number 16.[7] In the Hot Latin Tracks chart, the song debuted at number 45 and peaked at number 27.[7]


Chart (2009) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Songs[7] 27
U.S. Billboard Latin Regional Mexican Airplay[7] 16

Personnel[edit]

The following people contributed to the song "Necesito de Ti".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Vicente Fernández lanza nuevo sencillo". Terra (in Spanish). Terra Networks México, S.A. de C.V. Retrieved 2009-05-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Chente necesita de ti". Univision (in Spanish). Univision Communications, Inc. 2009-05-08. Retrieved 2009-05-12. 
  3. ^ "Para Siempre - Vicente Fernández / Charts and Awards". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  4. ^ "Primera Fila - Vicente Fernández / Charts and Awards". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  5. ^ a b "Manuel Eduardo Toscano - Songs composed by". Allmusic. Macromedia Corporation. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  6. ^ "'Necesito de ti', lo nuevo de Vicente Fernández". Radio 103.1 El Gato (in Spanish). 2009-05-06. Retrieved 2009-05-12. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Necesito de Ti – Vicente Fernández". Billboard. August 15, 2009. Retrieved December 22, 2010.