Eme 15 (album)

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Eme 15
Eme 15 album cover.jpg
Studio album by Eme 15
Released

June 26, 2012

November 13, 2012 (Re-release edition)
Recorded August 2011- early 2012
in Mexico City
Genre Pop, dance-pop, Latin pop, electropop
Length 43:37 (Standard edition)
45:59 (Includes iTunes bonus track)
Label Warner Music México
Producer Carlos Lara
Eme 15 chronology
Eme 15
(2012)
Wonderland-Zona Preferente
(2013)Wonderland-Zona Preferente2013
Singles from Eme 15
  1. ""Wonderland""
    Released: April 24, 2012
  2. ""Solamente Tú""
    Released: October 9, 2012
Singles from Eme 15 – (promotional singles)
  1. ""A Mis Quince (Miss XV)""
    Released: June 12, 2012
  2. ""Súper Loca""
    Released: June 19, 2012
  3. ""Desde Tu Adiós""
    Released: June 19, 2012

Eme 15 is the self-titled debut studio album by Mexican-Argentine pop band, Eme 15. The album was released in Mexico and Latin America on June 26, 2012 through Warner Music México, and features songs from the Nickelodeon Latin America and Televisa musical television series, Miss XV.

Background[edit]

Production[edit]

Eme 15 began recording their debut album in Mexico City in August 2011. The album includes 12 songs written by songwriters Carlos Lara, Lynda Thomas, and Pedro Muñoz.[1] A bonus track is included for purchase with iTunes download in Mexico and Latin America. The album was produced by Carlos Lara.[2]

Release[edit]

The album was released in Mexico on June 23, 2012 for special purchase as a physical release at MixUp store locations. On June 26, 2012, the album was available for purchase as a digital download throughout Latin America via iTunes. The album debuted at number 2 in Mexico on July 1, 2012.[3] It reached number one in Mexico on July 23, 2012, and was certified platinum in Mexico for sales of 60,000 or more units.[4]

Re-release[edit]

The group recorded four Christmas cover songs and two demos to be included on the re-edition version of their debut album. The re-edition album was released for digital download in Mexico on iTunes on November 13, 2012.[5] Within 10 days of its release on November 13, 2012, the band's Christmas re-release album was certified gold in Mexico for 30,000 sales or more.[6]

Promotion[edit]

Promotional singles[edit]

In order to promote the album, three promotional singles were released exclusively through iTunes in Latin America during June 2012.

  • A Mis Qunice (Miss XV) was the first promotional single, released on June 12, 2012. The song serves as the opening theme song to the television series, Miss XV, and features the vocals of Paulina Goto and Natasha Dupeyrón.
  • Súper Loca was announced as the second promotional single, and was released June 19, 2012 on iTunes. The song features the vocals of Eme 15's female members.
  • Desde Tu Adiós was the third and final promotional single, released on the same day as Súper Loca. The male members of Eme 15 sing the vocals for this song.

Singles[edit]

  • Wonderland was announced as the debut single from Eme 15's debut album. The band debuted their single for the first time at the Mexican Kids Choice Awards in Mexico City in September 2011.[7] Written by songwriters Carlos Lara and Pedro Muñoz, the song also serves as the closing theme for Miss XV.
  • Solamente Tú was confirmed as the second official single from Eme 15's debut album. In early October 2012, the band filmed a music video on the beach for their second single, "Solamente Tú" in Acapulco, Mexico. The video premiered exlcusively on MTV Latin America's website on October 29, 2012.[5] The single was available for digital download on iTunes for Mexico on October 9, 2012.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Wonderland" Carlos Lara and Pedro Muñoz 4:19
2. "Solamente Tú"   3:59
3. "Desde Tu Adiós"   3:36
4. "Súper Loca"   3:08
5. "La Mala Vida"   3:36
6. "A Mis Qunice (Miss XV)" Carlos Lara 3:43
7. "El Mapa de Mi Interior" Carlos Lara[8] 3:53
8. "La"   4:04
9. "Te Quiero Más"   4:01
10. "No Hay Manera"   3:43
11. "Detrás de Tu Mirada" Carlos Lara 3:50
12. "Ninguna Como Tú"   3:17

Notes

Chart and certifications[edit]

Album certification[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Mexico (AMPROFON)[12] Platinum 60,000^
Argentina (CAPIF)[13] Gold 20,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Position
Mexican Albums (MEX)[14] 17

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format(s)
Mexico June 26, 2012 & November 12, 2012 (re-release edition) Warner Music México CD & Digital download
Latin America June 26, 2012 Warner Music México Digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EME 15 promote debut album". Televisa.com. 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2012-06-27. 
  2. ^ ""Eme 15" volará". Oem.com.mx. Retrieved 2012-07-25. 
  3. ^ Top 100 Mexico. "25 June to 1 July Top 100 Album Chart" (PDF). webcitation.org. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 16, 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-07-16. Retrieved 2012-07-16.  Top 100 Albums Mexico 29 July 2012
  5. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-11. Retrieved 2012-11-12.  Re-release of Eme 15's debut album
  6. ^ http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/espectaculos/119075.html Eme 15 reciebe disco de Oro y Platino
  7. ^ "Sigue la transmisión de los Kid's Choice Awards México 2011 - Espectáculos". .esmas.com. 2011-09-03. Retrieved 2011-09-25. 
  8. ^ "Carlos Lara compone para Miss XV". Fansites.tv. Retrieved 2012-06-27. 
  9. ^ "Eme 15 iTunes". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  10. ^ "Eme 15 Edición Navideña iTunes". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 13 November 2012. [permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "Mexico Top 100" (PDF). Mexican Charts. AMPROFON. 2012-07-29. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-07-16. Retrieved 2012-08-09. 
  12. ^ "Mexican Certification" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-07-16. 
  13. ^ "EME15 prepara disco navideño" (in Spanish). Retrieved 7 February 2013. 
  14. ^ "2012 End of Year Charts: Albums" (PDF). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-01-24. Retrieved 2013-02-20. 

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