Esencia

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Esencia
Esencia.jpg
Studio album by Gilberto Santa Rosa
Released November 15, 1996
Genre Salsa
Length 57:06
Label Sony Discos
Producer Gilberto Santa Rosa, José Lugo
Gilberto Santa Rosa chronology
En Vivo Desde El Carnegie Hall
(1995)
Esencia
(1996)
De Corazón
(1997)
Singles from Esencia
  1. "No Quiero Na' Regala'o"
    Released: December 1996
  2. "Yo No Te Pido"
    Released: February 1996
  3. "Esas Lágrimas"
    Released: June 1997
  4. "Peligro"
    Released: August 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Esencia is the tenth studio album recorded by Puerto Rican salsa singer Gilberto Santa Rosa released on November 15, 1996. It was nominated for Best Tropical/Salsa Album at the 9th Lo Nuestro Awards.[2]

Track listing[edit]

This information adapted from Allmusic.[3]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "No Quiero Na' Regala'o" Perin Vazquez 4:42
2. "Amándote" Rafy Monclova 4:41
3. "Esas Lágrimas" Omar Alfanno 4:48
4. "Yo No Te Pido" Jorge Luis Piloto 4:39
5. "Me Faltó" Manny Benito 4:52
6. "...Y Eso Duele" Rafy Monclova 4:27
7. "Para Vivir" Pablo Milanés, Joan Manuel Serrat 4:13
8. "Siempre Acabo Igual" Omar Alfanno 4:56
9. "No Ha Pasado Nada" Armando Manzanero 5:09
10. "Peligro" Rafy Monclova 4:53
11. "Dolía Menos" Omar Alfanno 4:55
12. "Yo No Quería Conocerte" Rafy Monclova 4:51

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996)[4] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums 12
U.S. Billboard Tropical Albums 1

Certification[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[5] Platinum (Latin) 100,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Premios a Lo Mejor De La Música Latina". El Tiempo (in Spanish). Casa Editorial El Tiempo S.A. April 8, 1997. Retrieved June 10, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Esencia – Gilberto Santa Rosa". Allmusic. Rovi. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Esencia - Gilberto Santa Rosa". 
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Santa Rosa, Gilberto – Esencia". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH