Papito (album)

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Papito
Studio album by Miguel Bosé
Released March 20, 2007
Genre Pop, new wave, rock, dance-pop
Label Warner Music
Producer Miguel Bosé, Andrés Levin, Carlos Jean, Sandy McLelland, Nicolas Sorín
Miguel Bosé chronology
Velvetina
(2005)
Papito
(2007)
Papitour
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Papito ("Daddy") is an album released by Spanish pop singer Miguel Bosé to celebrate his 30 years in the Music industry. The album includes 14 tracks of previously known hit songs by the artist, in reworked versions in collaboration with many artists including Juanes, Shakira, Amaia Montero, Ricky Martin, Laura Pausini, Paulina Rubio, Alaska, Julieta Venegas, Ivete Sangalo, and Italian legend Mina.

Recording[edit]

According to the album booklet, this is the biggest music project ever completed in Spain. To make this album, the recording sessions lasted 10 months, Mr. Bosé had to travel 80,000 km by plane whilst his crew traveled even more: 130,000 km. They used 80 plane tickets, 152 hotel rooms and 38 rental cars, 15,000 phone calls were made and 10,000 e-mails were sent to make this project.

2,977 digital tracks were recorded during 2,234 hours in 19 different studios in eight cities, seven producers were involved, 14 sound engineers, 25 assistants and 87 musicians.

Packaging[edit]

There are two versions of Papito: the standard edition with 15 tracks, and the special edition with another CD containing 15 previously recorded duets with same number of artists.

Awards[edit]

On August 29, 2007 this album received four Latin Grammy nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year for "Nena" (his collaboration with Paulina Rubio), Best Pop Vocal Album, Male and Carlos Jean got a nod for his work producing this album, winning none.

Also, on December 6, 2007, Papito was nominated in the Best Latin Pop Album field at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards.

This album also won the Oye award in Mexico for Album of the Year [1].

Track listing[edit]

Disc One

  1. “Morena Mía” featuring Julieta Venegas
  2. Si Tu No Vuelves” featuring Shakira
  3. “Bambú” featuring Ricky Martin
  4. "Nada particular" featuring Juanes
  5. “Amante Bandido” featuring Alaska (singer)
  6. “Sevilla” featuring Amaia Montero former member of La Oreja de Van Gogh
  7. Nena” featuring Paulina Rubio
  8. “Te amaré” featuring Laura Pausini
  9. “Los chicos no lloran” featuring David Summers
  10. Como un Lobo” featuring Bimba Bosé
  11. “Olvídame tú” featuring Ivete Sangalo
  12. “Este mundo va” featuring Leonor Watling 4:50
  13. “No Encuentro Un Momento Pa' Olvidar” featuring Sasha Sokol
  14. “Hay días” featuring Alejandro Sanz
  15. “Lo que hay es lo que ves” featuring Michael Stipe

The special edition of Papito includes the songs from above and also:

Disc Two

  1. Si Puedo Volverte a Ver (featuring Benny Ibarra)
  2. Encadenados (featuring Chavela Vargas)
  3. Agua y Sal (featuring Mina)
  4. El Sitio de mi Recreo (featuring Antonio Vega)
  5. La Vida es Bella (featuring Noa)
  6. El Verano más Triste (featuring Carlos Berlanga)
  7. Mía (featuring Armando Manzanero)
  8. Habana (featuring Alejandro Fernández)
  9. Corazones (featuring Ana Torroja)
  10. Hojas Secas (featuring Mikel Erentxun)
  11. Manos Vacías (featuring Rafa Sánchez)
  12. Cada Día (featuring Hotel Persona)
  13. Carla (featuring David Ascanio)
  14. Donde Alcance el Sol (featuring Pedro Andrea)
  15. Si Todos Fuesen Iguales a Tí (featuring Rosa León)

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Italian Albums Chart[2] 1
Mexican Albums Chart[3] 1
Spanish Albums Chart[4] 1
US Billboard 200[5] 160
US Latin Albums[5] 6
US Latin Pop Albums[5] 2

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[6] Gold 20,000x
Chile 38,524[7]
Italy (FIMI)[8] 2× Platinum 160,000*
Mexico (AMPROFON)[9] 4× Platinum 400,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[10] 5× Platinum 400,000^
United States (RIAA)[11] Platinum (Latin) 100,000^

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

Personnel[edit]

  • Produced by: Miguel Bosé, Andrés Levin, Carlos Jean, Sandy McLelland and Nicolas Sorín
  • Executive producer: José Luis de la Peña
  • Additional production : Goodandevil ("Morena Mia", "Nada Particular", "Este Mundo Va", "Los Chicos No Lloran", and "Lo Que Hay es lo que Ves".
  • Recorded at: PKO Studios (Madrid), La Cuadra (Madrid), Estudio Jean (Madrid) Estudio Jean Roche (Cádiz), The River (London), Fun Machine (NY), Stratosphere Sound (NY), Sony Music Studios (NY), Goodandevil (NY), Elias Arts (NY), The Sound Lab (NY), Sony Music Studios (NY), Carl Thiel Music (Austin, Texas), Gamson’s Place (LA), El Coraje (Miami), Criteria-The Hit Factory (Miami) and Dreams Factory Studios (Panama).
  • Recorded by: Pepo Sherman, Sandy McLelland, Andres Levin, Carlos Alvarez, Bori Alarcon, Gustavo Celis, Jose Luis Crespo, Goodandevil, Geof Sanoff, Phil Mezzetti, Carl Thiel, Dan Dzula, Robert A. Moses, Carlos Hernández y Miguel Bustamante.
  • Mixed at: PKO Studios by Andy Bradfeld, Carlos Hernández and Melisa Nanni.
  • Backing vocals: Helen de Quiroga (“Te Amaré”), Tommy Dena (“Los Chicos No Lloran”) and Bosé (all tracks).
  • Design: Daviddelfin/GrandeGraphix
  • Graphic design and illustrations: GrandeGraphix

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Italian Charts - Miguel Bosé - Papito (album)". Hung Medien. Italiancharts.com. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mexican Charts - Miguel Bosé - Papito (album)". Hung Medien. Mexicancharts.com. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Spanish Charts - Miguel Bosé - Papito (album)". Hung Medien. Spanishcharts.com. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c "Papito - Miguel Bosé (2007)". Billboard. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Discos de Oro y Platino - 2007" (in Spanish). Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Archived from the original on 14 October 2007. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  7. ^ Claudio Vergara (12 September 2010). "Ventas de discos en Chile alcanzan las cifras más bajas en diez años". La Tercera (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  8. ^ Maria Teresa Veneziani (1 December 2007). "Miguel tra le stelle". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). p. 15. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  9. ^ "Top 100 Album 2008" (PDF) (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "Spanish album certifications – Miguel Bosé – Papito" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. 
  11. ^ "American album certifications – Bosé, Miguel – Papito". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH

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