Costumbres

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"Costumbres"
Single by Rocío Dúrcal
from the album Canta A Juan Gabriel Volumen 6
A-side"Jamas Te Prometí un Jardin de Rosas"
Released1985
FormatPromo single
StudioBeto Albarrán Studios
GenreRanchera
LabelAriola
Songwriter(s)Juan Gabriel y Roció Dúrcal
Producer(s)Juan Gabriel
"Costumbres"
Selena Costumbres Single.jpg
Single by Selena
from the album Siempre Selena
ReleasedMarch 9, 1996
FormatCD single
RecordedSeptember 1989
GenreLatin
Length3:40
LabelEMI Latin
Songwriter(s)Juan Gabriel
Producer(s)AB Quintanilla III
Selena singles chronology
"No Quiero Saber"
(1996)
"Costumbres"
(1996)
"A Boy Like That"
(1997)
Alternative cover

"Costumbres" is a song written and produced by Juan Gabriel and performed by Spanish singer Rocío Dúrcal. It was recorded for her studio album Canta A Juan Gabriel Volumen 6. The song was released by Ariola Records in 1985, as a B-side to "Jamas Te Prometí un Jardin de Rosas".

Selena version[edit]

In 1988, Selena y los Dinos covered "Costumbres" in their album Dulce Amor. It was the third and final single released from the album. Selena re-recorded the song in 1990 for her album "16 Super Exitos Originales" , a compilation album looking back at her hits prior to signing a record deal with Capitol EMI Latin. It was then later included on Siempre Selena in a remix version. The track was released as a single in late 1996.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996) [1] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 15
U.S. Billboard Latin Regional Mexican Airplay 13

La India version[edit]

"Costumbres"
Single by La India
from the album Sobre el Fuego
Released1998
GenreSalsa
Length5:51
LabelRMM
Songwriter(s)Juan Gabriel
Producer(s)Isidro Infante
La India singles chronology
"I Love the Nightlife"
(1998)
"Costumbres"
(1998)
"Hielo"
(1999)

In 1997, Puerto Rican-American singer La India covered the song on her album, Sobre el Fuego as her third single from the album. La India's cover became a success, reaching on the Top Ten Hot Latin Tracks peaking on #8.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1998) [2] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 8
U.S. Billboard Latin Tropical/Salsa Airplay 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandra Brennan. "Selena | Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-07-09.
  2. ^ "India | Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-07-09.

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