Viento a favor (Alejandro Fernández album)

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Viento A Favor
Studio album by Alejandro Fernández
Released

October 30, 2007 (2007-10-30) (CD)

June 26, 2007 (2007-06-26) (CD/DVD)
Recorded

2007 at Santito Studios
(Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Igloo Music Studios

(Los Angeles, California)
Genre Latin pop
Length 48:13
Label Sony Music
Producer Aureo Baqueiro
Alejandro Fernández chronology
México - Madrid: En Directo Y Sin Escalas
(2005)
Viento A Favor (2007) 15 Años De Éxitos
(2007)
Viento A Favor (CD/DVD)
Cover for the Limited Edition
Singles from Viento a Favor
  1. "Amor Gitano"
    Released: February 12, 2007 (2007-02-12)
  2. "Te Voy A Perder"
    Released: May 2007 (2007-05)
  3. "No Se Me Hace Fácil"
    Released: October 2007 (2007-10)
  4. "Eres"
    Released: February 2008 (2008-02)
  5. "Sin Consideracion"
    Released: 2008 (2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Viento A Favor is the twelfth studio album released by Mexican pop singer Alejandro Fernández.

Album information[edit]

Was produced by Aureo Baqueiro and the singer works again with the composers: Gian Marco, Reyli Barba and Leonel García. And this time, he invites Fonseca and the other half of Sin Bandera, Noel Schajris. The release date was set on June 26, 2007. For the press conference to introduce the album to the media, the singer gathered all the people involved in Tequila, Jalisco, to talk about the tracks and the production [1].

Recording[edit]

The album was recorded in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Los Angeles, California. Alejandro Fernández chose the 11 tracks (since "Amor Gitano" was previously recorded with Beyoncé), from 500 songs. Making the final cut the compositions from Gian Marco, Tres De Copas, Reyli Barba, Fonseca, Leonel and Noel (from the Mexican group Sin Bandera)[2].

Singles released[edit]

The video for the first single ("Te Voy A Perder") was shoot in Mexico City and Tampico, and directed by Simon Brand. On August 27, 2007 the video for the second single ("No Se Me Hace Facil") was shoot in Los Angeles, California and directed by Pablo Croce [3].

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Te voy a perder" (Aureo Baqueiro, Leonel García) - 4:10
  2. "A manos llenas" (Jaime Flores, Karen Juantorena) - 4:28
  3. "Tanto amar" (Leonel García) - 4:14
  4. "Amenaza de lluvia" (Raúl Ornelas) - 3:36
  5. "Eres" (Juan Fernando Fonseca) - 3:55
  6. "No se me hace fácil" (Gian Marco) - 3:46
  7. "Estabas ahi" (Reyli Barba) - 4:21
  8. "Sin consideración" (Leonel García) - 3:33
  9. "Solitario y solo" (Claudia Brant, Noel Schajris) - 4:23
  10. "Sueño contigo" (Gian Marco) - 4:25
  11. "Amor gitano (Feat. Beyoncé) (Beyoncé Knowles, Jaime Flores, Reyli Barba) - 3:50
  12. "Cuando estamos juntos" (Aureo Baqueiro) - 3:34

Chart performance[edit]

The album debuted at #77 on the Billboard 200 chart, #2 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums and #1 on Billboard Latin Pop Albums survey [4], on the July 14, 2007 issue [5]. As of July 11, 2007, the album has sold 16,295 copies in the US.

Album[edit]

Chart 2007 Peak
Mexico[2] 1 [6]
United States [3] 2 [7]
Spain[4] 2 [8]

Singles[edit]

Year Chart Track Peak Weeks on Chart
2007 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay Te Voy A Perder 2 [9] 36
Billboard Hot Latin Songs 9 [10] 20
Billboard Latin Pop Airplay No Se Me Hace Facil 6 [11] 12
Billboard Hot Latin Songs 17 [12] 11

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[5] Gold 20,000x
Mexico (AMPROFON)[6] 2× Platinum+Gold 250,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[7] Gold 40,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

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