Esta Es Mi Vida

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Esta Es Mi Vida
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Studio album by Jesse & Joy
Released August 22, 2006
Recorded 2005 - 2006
Genre Pop
Length 44:00
Label Warner Music Mexico
Producer Kiko Cibrián
Jesse & Joy chronology
Esta Es Mi Vida
(2006)
Esta Es Mi Vida Sesiones
(2007)
Singles from Esta Es Mi Vida
  1. "Espacio Sideral"
    Released: 2007
  2. "Ya No Quiero"
    Released: 2007
  3. "Volveré"
    Released: 2007
  4. "Llegaste Tú"
    Released: 2008
  5. "Somos Lo Que Fue"
    Released: 2008
Esta Es Mi Vida Sesiones
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Studio album by Jesse & Joy
Released March 27, 2007
Recorded 2007
Genre Pop
Length 50:29
Label Warner Music Mexico
Producer Kiko Cibrián
Jesse & Joy chronology
Esta Es Mi Vida
(2006)
Esta Es Mi Vida Sesiones
(2007)
Esto Es Lo Que Soy
(2008)
Jesse & Joy albums chronology
Esta Es Mi Vida
(2006)
Esta Es Mi Vida Sesiones
(2007)
Electricidad
(2009)

Esta Es Mi Vida (English: This Is My Life) is the debut album by duo Jesse & Joy, consisting of siblings Jesse and Joy Huerta. The album was released by Warner Music Mexico on August 22, 2006. The album debuted at number 22 on Mexican Top 100 Album Chart and peaked at number 7. The Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas (AMPROFON) certified the album as Platinum for selling more than 100,000 copies in Mexico. They promoted their album in Puerto Rico, Spain and Latin America.[1]

Five singles were released from the album: "Espacio Sideral", "Ya No Quiero", "Volveré", "Llegaste Tú" and "Somos Lo Que Fue". "Espacio Sideral" reached the number 35 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart,[1] and was certified as Gold in Mexico by the AMPROFON.[1] "Ya No Quiero" reached the number 40 in the Hot Latin Songs, while "Llegaste Tú" the number 32.[2] An acoustic "sessions" version was released in March 2007, titled Esta Es Mi Vida Sesiones. It includes songs by Jesse & Joy and a cover of "Ironic" (1995) by Alanis Morissette.[3] On August 29, 2007 the album received a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Pop Album by a Duo/Group with Vocals.[4] In 2008 an extended play, titled Esto Es Lo Que Soy, was released. It includes the singles released from Esta Es Mi Vida (excepting "Somos Lo Que Fue"), and a new single called "Esto Es Lo Que Soy".[5]

Usage in other media[edit]

"Llegaste Tú" was featured in the telenovela Tormenta en el paraíso and "Esto Es Lo Que Soy" served as the opening theme for the telenovela Las Tontas No Van al Cielo.

"Espacio Sideral" was featured 2017 Chilean film Condorito: La Película.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jesse & Joy, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Dulce Melodía" 3:46
2."Nadie Podrá" 3:46
3."Espacio Sideral" 3:42
4."Llegaste Tú" 4:05
5."Cielo Azul" 2:58
6."Ya No Quiero" 3:28
7."Mi Sol" 3:31
8."Quiero Conocerte" 4:03
9."Volveré" 3:50
10."Esta Es Mi Vida" 3:18
11."Somos Lo Que Fue" (featuring Noel Schajris)Jesse Huerta, Joy Huerta, Noel Schajris4:11
12."Ser o Estar (Si Tú No Estás)" (featuring Leonel García) 3:22
Total length:44:00

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from Esta Es Mi Vida album notes.[8]

  • Lead vocals: Joy Huerta
  • Chorus: Jesse Huerta, Joy Huerta
  • Guitar, bass and piano: Jesse Huerta
  • Bass in "Nadie Podrá": Kiko Cibrián
  • Additional guitar in "Espacio Sideral": James Harrat
  • Drums: Ilan Rubin
  • Hammond B3: Rob Whitlock
  • Piano and chorus in "Somos Lo Que Fue": Noel Schajris
  • Chorus in "Ser O Estar (Si Tú No Estás)": Leonel García
  • Recorded by: Kiko Cibrián, Ben Moore and Julian Tydelski

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006–07) Peak
position
Mexican Album Charts[9] 17
US Latin Pop Albums[2] 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ben-Yehuda, Ayala (February 4, 2008). "Jesse & Joy". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Billboard. "Esta Es Mi Vida". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Esta Es Mi Vída (Sesiónes)" (in Spanish). iTunes Store Mexico. Apple, Inc. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Lista completa de nominados al Latin Grammy" (in Spanish). Terra Networks Mexico. August 29, 2007. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Esto Es Lo Que Soy - EP" (in Spanish). iTunes Store Mexico. Apple, Inc. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Esta Es Mi Vída (Edicion Espacial)" (in Spanish). iTunes Store Mexico. Apple, Inc. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Esta Es Mi Vída (Sesiónes)" (in Spanish). iTunes Store Mexico. Apple, Inc. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Credits". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Esta Es Mi Vida". Ultratop. Archived from the original on November 25, 2010. Retrieved April 26, 2010.