Revolución de Amor

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Revolución de Amor
Studio album by Maná
Released August 20, 2002
Recorded February–May 2002 at Jim Henson Studios Hollywood, Ca; Rumbo Recorders, Canoga Park, Ca; Forster Sound, Hollywood, Ca; Conway Studios in Los Angeles, Ca; Fantasy Sudios, Berkeley, Ca & Puerta Azul Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Genre Latin/Rock en Español
Length 59:57
Label WEA International
Producer Fher Olvera, Alex González
Maná chronology
Sólo Para Fanáticos
(2001)
Revolución de Amor
(2002)
100% Maná
(2002)
Europe cover
the album cover
Singles from Revolución de Amor
  1. "Ángel de Amor"
  2. "Eres Mi Religión"
  3. "Mariposa Traicionera"
  4. "Sábanas Frías (featuring Rubén Blades)"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Revolución de Amor (English: Revolution of Love) is the sixth studio album (sixteenth overall) by Latin American Mexican rock band Maná, released in 2002. Allmusic considers it one of their strongest and most consistent albums. Critics of the band deride it for being too slick and polished, with an "arena rock" aura, but others consider it to have some of their strongest writing. The album gave Maná its fourth Grammy.

The songs have various influences; from Mexican elements on "Mariposa Traicionera" to a salsa-influenced groove on "No Voy A Ser Tu Esclavo" and "Sabanas Frías." "Ay, Doctor" is infused with the sounds of African ska. Musical guests featured Carlos Santana, Rubén Blades and Asdrubal Sierra (vocalist from Ozomatli) performed on this record.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Justicia, Tierra y Libertad" (Justice, Earth & Freedom) (featuring Carlos Santana) Fher Olvera 5:16
2. "Ay, Doctor" (Oh, Doctor) Fher Olvera, Alex González 5:28
3. "Fe" (Faith) Alex González 4:40
4. "Sábanas Frías" (Cold Sheets) (featuring Rubén Blades) Fher Olvera 5:19
5. "Pobre Juan" (Poor Juan) Fher Olvera 5:12
6. "¿Por Qué Te Vas?" (Why Are You Leaving?) Sergio Vallín 4:42
7. "Mariposa Traicionera" (Treacherous Butterfly) Fher Olvera 4:22
8. "Sin Tu Cariño" (Without Your Care) Alex González 4:58
9. "Eres Mi Religión" (You're My Religion) Fher Olvera 5:28
10. "No Voy a Ser Tu Esclavo" (I'm Not Going To Be Your Slave) (featuring Asdrubal Sierra of Ozomatli) Fher Olvera, Sergio Vallin 4:25
11. "Ángel de Amor" (Angel of Love) Fher Olvera, Alex González 4:57
12. "Nada Que Perder" (Nothing to Lose) Alex González 5:10

Revolución de Amor: 2003 Tour Edition[edit]

Revolución de Amor: 2003 Tour Edition this is a special re-release of Revolución de Amor from the 2003 Revolución de Amor Tour in Spain, released on July 19, 2005. "Eres Mi Religión" features Italian rock singer Zucchero. The CD came bundled with a special DVD features that include music videos, a documentary of the Zucchero recording session, and promotion of the Germany and France tours.

DVD[edit]

  • "Ángel De Amor" music video
  • "Eres Mi Religión" music video
  • "Mariposa Traicionera" music video
  • Documentary of the Selva Negra foundation
  • Recording session "Eres Mi Religión" with Zucchero
  • Promotions of the Germany and France tour
  • Photos galler

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 [2] 22
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums[2] 1
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums[2] 1

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[3] 7× Platinum 280,000x
Brazil (ABPD)[4] Gold 50,000*
Mexico (AMPROFON)[5] 3× Platinum+Gold 525,000^
United States (RIAA)[6] Gold 500,000^

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

References[edit]

Preceded by
Una Lágrima No Basta by Los Temerarios
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums number-one album
September 7, 2002 - September 28, 2002
Succeeded by
Quizás by Enrique Iglesias