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Single by Rocío Dúrcal
from the album Canta A Juan Gabriel Volumen 6
A-side Jamas Te Prometí un Jardin de Rosas
Released 1985
Format Promo single
Genre Ranchera
Label Ariola
Writer(s) Juan Gabriel
Producer(s) Juan Gabriel
Single by Selena
from the album Siempre Selena
Released March 9, 1996
Format CD Promo single
Recorded September 1989
Genre Latin
Label EMI
Writer(s) Juan Gabriel

AB Quintanilla III

Mexico Single
Selena singles chronology
"No Quiero Saber"
"A Boy Like That"

"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
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 15
U.S. Billboard Latin Regional Mexican Airplay 13

La India version[edit]

Single by La India
from the album Sobre el Fuego
Released 1998
Genre Salsa
Length 5:51
Label RMM
Writer(s) Juan Gabriel
Producer(s) Isidro Infante
La India singles chronology
"I Love the Nightlife"

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
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 8
U.S. Billboard Latin Tropical/Salsa Airplay 4


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

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