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Album Julieta Venegas Bueninvento cover.jpg
Studio album by Julieta Venegas
Released August 21, 2000
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre Rock in Spanish, alternative rock, trip hop
Length 55:09
Label RCA International
Producer Gustavo Santaolalla, Emmanuel del Real Díaz
Julieta Venegas chronology

Singles from Bueninvento
  1. "Sería feliz"
    Released: 2000
  2. "Hoy No Quiero"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Bueninvento ("Goodinvention") is an album released by Mexican singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Julieta Venegas in 2000. It received good reviews, "Sería Feliz" (translated as "I'd be happy") was the single released for this album, accompanied by a video that got rotation on music TV channels. The album was nominated for Latin Grammy Award for Best Rock Solo Vocal Album. In addition, the album was named the 4th best album of the 2000s decade by Latin music website Club Fonograma.[1]

Track listing[edit]

This album comprises 14 songs, all written by Venegas with the exception of the song "Siempre en Mi Mente" written by Juan Gabriel.

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Fe (Faith)" Venegas Joe Chiccarelli 3:39
2. "Hoy No Quiero (Today I Don't Want)" Venegas Del Real, Quique Rangel, Chiccarelli 3:13
3. "Casa Abandonada (Abandoned House)" Venegas Chiccarelli 4:07
4. "Enero y Abril (January and April)" Venegas Del Real, Rangel, Chiccarelli 3:34
5. "Voluntad (Volition)" Venegas Chiccarelli 4:28
6. "Salvavidas (Lifesaving)" Venegas Del Real, Rangel, Chiccarelli 3:43
7. "Siempre en Mi Mente (Always On My Mind)" Juan Gabriel Santaolalla, Anibal Kerpel^ 4:04
8. "Flor (Flower)" Venegas Del Real, Rangel, Chiccarelli 3:57
9. "Todos Inventamos (We All Invent)" Venegas Chiccarelli 3:08
10. "Bueninvento" Venegas Chiccarelli, Santaolalla 3:10
11. "Sería Feliz (I Would Be Happy)" Venegas Chiccarelli 3:25
12. "Otro Sol (Another Sun)" Venegas Antonio Hernandéz, Ricardo Haas, Chiccarelli 5:10
13. "Instantánea (Snapshot)" Venegas Chiccarelli 4:24
14. "Sueño de Sombras (Shadows Dream)" Venegas Chiccarelli 4:35

^ Associate producer




Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Title Result
Best Rock Solo Album Nominated



  1. ^ "best of the decade". club fonograma. Retrieved 2012-03-21.