Azul (Cristian Castro album)

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Azul
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Studio album by Cristian Castro
Released June 5, 2001 (2001-06-05)
Recorded October 2000 - March 2001
Moon Red Music Studios
(Miami, Florida)
Genre Latin pop · Bolero
Length 54:43
Label BMG U.S. Latin
Producer Kike Santander
Cristian Castro chronology
Remixes
(2000)
Azul
(2001)
Grandes Hits
(2002)
Singles from Azul
  1. "Azul"
    Released: April 23, 2001 (2001-04-23)
  2. "Yo Quería"
    Released: August 20, 2001 (2001-08-20)
  3. "Con Ella"
    Released: October 22, 2001 (2001-10-22)
  4. "Llorar Por Dentro"
    Released: November 12, 2001 (2001-11-12)
  5. "Lloviendo Estrellas"
    Released: January 21, 2002 (2002-01-21)
  6. "Nuestro Amor"
    Released: February 11, 2002 (2002-02-11)
  7. "Sólo"
    Released: April 15, 2002 (2002-04-15)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Azul is the seventh studio album recorded by Mexican singer-songwriter Cristian Castro. It was released by BMG U.S. Latin on June 5, 2001 (see 2001 in music). It was produced again by Colombian songwriter and record producer Kike Santander working last album Cristian's Mi Vida Sin Tu Amor (1999). It was nominated Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album in the 44th Annual Grammy Awards on February 27, 2002.[2] The title track, "Azul", topped the Latin charts.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Yo Quería" Toto Cutugno 4:18
2. "Nuestro Amor" Kike Santander 3:51
3. "Lloviendo Estrellas" Alejandro Montalbán · Eduardo Reyes 4:17
4. "Sólo" Kike Santander · Gustavo Santander 4:44
5. "Con Ella" Omar Sánchez · Kike Santander 4:55
6. "Dos Amantes" Kike Santander 4:58
7. "Azul" Kike Santander · Gustavo Santander 4:24
8. "Gil Amori/Los Amores" Toto Cutugno 4:37
9. "Llorar Por Dentro" Arturo Castro 4:27
10. "Amantes de Ocasión" Adriana Muñóz 4:45
11. "Cupido" Juan Pablo Manzanero · Kike Santander 4:28
12. "Si Pudiera" José Antonio Molina 5:04
Total length: 54:43

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Spanish Albums Chart[3] 75
U.S. Billboard 200 [4] 193
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums[4] 3
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums[4] 7

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[5] Platinum 40,000^
Mexico (AMPROFON)[6] Platinum 150,000^
United States (RIAA)[7] 2× Platinum (Latin) 200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

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