A Corazón Abierto (album)

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A Corazón Abierto
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 7, 2004 (2004-09-07)
Recorded2004
GenreLatin pop
Length53:48
LabelColumbia
ProducerKike Santander · Áureo Baqueiro
Alejandro Fernández chronology
En Vivo: Juntos Por Ultima Vez
(2003)
A Corazón Abierto
(2004)
México - Madrid: En Directo Y Sin Escalas
(2005)
Singles from A Corazón Abierto
  1. "Me Dediqué A Perderte"
    Released: 2004
  2. "Canta Corazón"
    Released: 2005
  3. "Qué Lástima"
    Released: 2005
  4. "Que Voy a Hacer Con Mi Amor"
    Released: 2005

A Corazón Abierto is the eleventh studio album recorded by Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández that contains a selection of tracks that cross the rhythmic pop and the romantic ballad, this album shows the best of Alejandro, exploring melodies that go from the spiritual up to the sensual, reflecting his love and passion. This is a Contemporary Pop album with Mexican flavor produced by Kike Santander and Áureo Baqueiro with songs of big composers as: Gian Marco, Leonel García of Sin Bandera, Reyli Barba and Kike Santander. He shot videos for the songs "Me Dediqué A Perderte", "Qué Lástima" and "Canta Corazón". The first single went on to sell over 63,000 digital downloads in Mexico alone.[1]

Track listing[edit]

CD[edit]

Source: Official Website,[2] Last.fm[3]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Para Vivir"Kike Santander4:11
2."Me Dediqué A Perderte"Leonel García3:54
3."Canta Corazón"Gian Marco4:14
4."Qué Voy a Hacer Con Mi Amor"Luis Carlos Monroy, Raúl Ornelas4:08
5."Si Alguna Vez"Kike Santander4:15
6."Que Lástima"Jaime Flores4:23
7."Tengo Ganas"Gian Marco3:36
8."Se Va"Gustavo Santander, Kike Santander3:25
9."Lo Que Pudo Ser"Reyli Barba, Jaime Flores4:24
10."Me Iré"Christian Leuzzi, Kike Santander4:08
11."Dame Un Minuto"Gian Marco4:21
12."Muy Lejos De Ti"Bernardo Ossa, Omar Sánchez, Kike Santander4:20
13."Me Dediqué A Perderte" (versión salsa) (Hidden Track)Leonel García4:32

DVD[edit]

  1. Me Dediqué A Perderte (Video)
  2. Alejandro – De Gira
  3. Cronología
  4. Lucharé Por Tu Amor (Video)

Personnel[edit]

  • Pablo Alfaro – photography
  • Esteban Aristizabal – vocal engineer
  • Pablo Arraya – engineer, vocal engineer
  • Aureo Baqueiro – percussion, arranger, keyboards, programming, producer, engineer, fender rhodes, vocal arrangement, string arrangements, art direction, direction, A&R
  • Daniel Betancourt – arranger, keyboards, programming, producer
  • Gustavo Borner – mixing, string engineer
  • Richard Bravo – percussion
  • Rodrigo Cárdenas – bass
  • Jason Carder – trumpet
  • Luis Angel Cortez – assistant
  • Mike Couzzi – string engineer
  • Ian Cuttler – art direction, design
  • Pepe Damián – drums
  • Fernando de Santiago – vihuela
  • Beto Dominguez – percussion
  • Vicky Echeverri – chorus
  • Paul Forat – art direction, A&R
  • Luis Gil – drum engineering
  • Manny López – acoustic guitar
  • Bill Meyers – string arrangements
  • Miami Symphonic Strings – strings
  • Boris Milan – mixing
  • Sergio Minski – production coordination
  • José Antonio Molina – string arrangements
  • Marco Moreno – assistant, pro-tools
  • Novi Novag – viola, string arrangements
  • Alfredo Oliva – concert comedian
  • Daniel Ortega – electric guitar
  • Wendy Pederson – chorus
  • Richie Perez – engineer
  • Pancho Ruiz – electric bass
  • Milton Salcedo – piano, arranger, keyboards, programming, producer, fender rhodes, wind arrangements
  • Freddie Sandoval – engineer
  • Kike Santander – acoustic guitar, arranger, producer, Spanish guitar, wind arrangements
  • Marco Antonio Santiago – guitarron
  • Dana Teboe – trumpet
  • Ramiro Teran – chorus, engineer
  • Don C. Tyler – mastering
  • Juan Jose Virviescas – engineer

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Peak Weeks on Chart
2004 Billboard Latin Pop Albums 1 47
Billboard Top Latin Albums 2 50
Billboard The Billboard 200 125 5
Billboard Top Heatseekers 3 22
Billboard Top Heatseekers (Mountain) 3 2
Billboard Top Heatseekers (Pacific) 1 9
Billboard Top Heatseekers (South Atlantic) 5 6
Billboard Top Heatseekers (South Central) 3 5
Billboard Billboard Comprehensive Albums 131 4

Singles[edit]

Year Chart Track Peak Weeks on Chart
2004 Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles Me Dediqué A Perderte 6 15
Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 1 33
Billboard Latin Regional Mexican Airplay 10 12
Billboard Latin Pop Airplay 2 35
Billboard Latin Tropical Airplay 4 9
Billboard Hot Latin Tracks Qué Lástima 15 18
2005 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay 10 26
Billboard Hot Latin Songs Canta Corazón 24 11
Billboard Latin Pop Airplay 9 20

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[4] Gold 20,000^
Mexico (AMPROFON)[5] 3× Platinum+Gold 350,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mexican Certification". Archived from the original on 2011-07-25. Retrieved 24 March 2011.
  2. ^ "A Corazón Abierto at Alejandro Fernández website". Retrieved 24 March 2011.
  3. ^ "A Corazón Abierto". Last.fm. Retrieved 24 March 2011.
  4. ^ "Argentinian album certifications – Alejandro Fernadnez – A Corazon Abierto". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers.
  5. ^ "Certificaciones" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Type Alejandro Fernandez in the box under the ARTISTA column heading and A Corazon Abierto in the box under TÍTULO