Color Esperanza

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"Color Esperanza"
Color Esperanza single cover.jpg
Single by Diego Torres
from the album Un Mundo Diferente
Released May 16, 2002 (US)[1]
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2001
Genre Latin pop, candombe, world
Length 4:27
Label Sony Latin
Writer(s) Cachorro López, Coti Sorokin, Diego Torres
Producer(s) Cachorro López, Diego Torres (co-producer)
Diego Torres singles chronology
"Dónde Van"
"Color Esperanza"

"Color Esperanza" (approximately in English: The "Hope" Color) is the lead single from Diego Torres's fifth studio album Un Mundo Diferente.

Lyrical content and background[edit]

The songs lyrics reflect on themes of hope and overcoming hard times in life and the song's uplifting beat reflects the lyrical themes. The song was written by Torres along with Cachorro López, the song's producer, Coti Sorokin and Spanish journalist Paco García Caridad. The song was performed on MTV Unplugged featuring group La Chilinguita.

Special performance for the Pope John Paul II[edit]

In 2003, the song was performed specially by Torres for the Pope John Paul II in Cuatro Vientos Airport in Madrid, Spain by the festival of the Youth, in order to welcome the Pope.[2]

Music video[edit]

Diego in the music video.

A music video for the song was directed by Nahuel Lerena and Eduardo Pinto with whom Torres has worked in previous videos.

With a simple plot, the video begins with Torres sleeping in a bed, where he later begins to dream and finds himself in a forest where the landscape is green with a beautiful lake where everything revolves around the song.

The music video was nominated for the video of the year on the MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamérica 2002.

Cover versions

  • In 2013 several Spanish female singers covered the song for the project Por ellas, an initiative against breast cancer. Their version of Color esperanza became a number one hit in Spain.


Chart (2002) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Songs[3] 48
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Songs[3] 26
U.S. Billboard Tropical Songs[3] 12
Chart (2008) Peak
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[4] 11

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