Galería Caribe

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Galería Caribe
Galeria Caribe.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 29, 2000 (2000-08-29)
Recorded1999–2000
StudioAltamar Music Studios
(San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Acurero Studios
(Caracas, Venezuela)
One Way Recording Studio
(Los Angeles, California)
Sono Dos Mil Estudios
Sony Music Studios
(Mexico City, Mexico)
South Beach Studios
(Miami Beach, Florida)
The War Room
War House
(Newark, New Jersey)
GenreLatin pop
Length77:13
LabelSony Music México
ProducerRicardo Arjona
Ricardo Arjona chronology
Vivo
(1999)
Galería Caribe
(2000)
Santo Pecado
(2002)

Galería Caribe (English: Caribbean Gallery) is the eighth studio album recorded by Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona, It was released by Sony Music México on August 29, 2000 (see 2000 in music). and became his first number-one album in the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart, peaking at the top of the chart in 2000 and 2001.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

The Allmusic review by Jason Birchmeier awarded the album 3 stars stating "All in all, Galería Caribe is a curious entry in Arjona's catalog that most fans can overlook without missing much."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Ricardo Arjona, except where noted.[2][3]

  1. "Carabelas" (Caravels) – 2:32
  2. "Mujer de Guanahani" (Woman From Guanahani) (Arjona, Angel "Cuco" Peña) – 3:42
  3. "Lo Poco Que Queda de Mi" (What Little is Left Of Me) – 4:56
  4. "Un Caribe en Nueva York" (A Caribbean in New York) – 5:24
  5. "Cuando" (When) – 4:34
  6. "Receta" (Prescription) – 4:52
  7. "Sólo Quería un Café" (I Just Wanted A Coffee) – 3:50
  8. "Mesias" (Messiah) – 4:41
  9. "Te Enamoraste de Ti" (You Fell in Love With You) – 4:27
  10. "Lo Poco Que Queda de Mi (Acoustic)" – 4:34
  11. "Si Usted la Viera (El Confesor)" (If You See Her (The Confessor)) (Eusebio Blasco, Jorge Luis Chacín) – 4:18
  12. "Receta (Acoustic)" – 4:23
  13. "Pensar en Ti" (Think of You) – 4:22
  14. "Pensar en Ti (Acoustic)" – 4:03
  15. "Cuando (Pop version)" – 4:19
  16. "Te Enamoraste de Ti (Acoustic)" – 4:09
  17. "Sólo Quería un Café (Acoustic)" – 3:26
  18. "Porque Hablamos (featuring Ednita Nazario)" (Because We Talk) – 4:41
  19. "A Cara O Cruz" (Face Or Cross) – 3:42 (Spain Bonus Track)

Personnel[edit]

Singles[edit]

  1. Cuando
  2. Lo Poco Que Queda de Mi
  3. Mesias
  4. A Cara O Cruz
  5. Porque Hablamos (featuring Ednita Nazario) (Spain only)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2000)[4] Peak
position
US Billboard Top Latin Albums 1
US Billboard Latin Pop Albums 1
US Billboard 200 136

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[5] Platinum 60,000^
Mexico (AMPROFON)[6] Platinum 150,000^
United States (RIAA)[7] 2× Platinum (Latin) 200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Birchmeier, J. Allmusic Review accessed September 4, 2011
  2. ^ ""Galería Caribe" on Billboard.com". Billboard.com. August 2, 2000. Retrieved August 23, 2008.[dead link]
  3. ^ ""Galería Caribe" on Allmusic.com". Billboard.com. February 2, 2000. Retrieved August 23, 2008.
  4. ^ Allmusic.com. ""Galería Caribe" on Allmusic.com". Retrieved August 25, 2008.
  5. ^ "Argentinian album certifications – Ricardo Arjona – Galeria Caribe". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers.
  6. ^ "Certificaciones" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Type Ricardo Arjona in the box under the ARTISTA column heading and Galeria Caribe in the box under TÍTULO
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Ricardo Arjona – Galeria Caribe". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH.