"Pero Me Acuerdo de Ti" (English: "But I Remember You") is a song written and produced by Rudy Pérez. It was first recorded by Puerto Rican singer Lourdes Robles on her album Definitivamente (1991). In the ballad, the singer remembers her lover even when she tries to forget. Nine years later, American recording artist Christina Aguilera performed a cover version on her second studio album Mi Reflejo which Pérez also produced. It was released as the second single from the album in December 2000. The music video for Aguilera's version was directed by Kevin Bray.
In 1991, Puerto Rican recording artist Lourdes Robles released her second studio album Definitivamente which was arranged and produced by Cuban-American musician Rudy Pérez. Pérez wrote three songs for the album including "Pero Me Acuerdo de Ti". The song tells the story of a woman who cannot forget her lover. It was later included on Robles's greatest hits album Contradicciones y Sus Exitos (2007). In 2000, American recording artist Christina Aguilera covered "Pero Me Acuerdo de Ti" on her second studio album Mi Reflejo which was also produced by Pérez.
Other cover versions and use in popular culture
On Mexican TV Azteca's reality musical talent show La Academia, it had been performed several times by its participants. Duets have been performed by Eri & Carolina and Liz & Marin in the show and by single performances, contestants; Zeneth, Giovanna Nicole, Eri, Valeria and Renata have sung the song through the years in the show.La Voz... México competitor Alejandra Orozco covered the song for her team. In the Argentinian version of the same show, La Voz... Argentina, Eugenia Quevedo from team "El Puma" sang the song. In the Peruvian show Yo Soy contestant Katherine Vega covered the song personifying Aguilera. Mayra Goñi from Perú won the show Operación Triunfo covering it. The song was covered on the Argentinian show Tu minuto de gloria by 11 year old Marianela Ayelén Sarria. In the Mexican reality Reyes de la Canción, contestant Sheyla Osiris did a very acclaimed performance of the song, in a medley with "Mi Reflejo" and "Contigo en la Distancia". Mexican singer and actress Edith Márquez made a cover of the song in 2008 for her album Pasiones de cabaret. It was also performed live by American actor and singer Jencarlos Canela (who has also worked with Rudy Pérez) in the House of Blues, Orlando.