Galería Caribe

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Galería Caribe
Galeria Caribe.jpg
Studio album by Ricardo Arjona
Released October 24, 2000 (2000-10-24)
Recorded 1999-00
Genre Latin pop
Length 77:13
Label Sony Music Mexico
Producer Ricardo Arjona
Ricardo Arjona chronology
Vivo
(1999)Vivo1999
Galería Caribe
(2000)
Santo Pecado
(2002)Santo Pecado2002

Galería Caribe (English: Caribbean Gallery) is the eighth studio album released on October 24, 2000 by Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona 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
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 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

Preceded by
Son By Four by Son By Four
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums number-one album
first run

November 18, 2000
Succeeded by
Son By Four by Son By Four
Preceded by
Embrace the Chaos by Ozomatli
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums number-one album
second run

October 13, 2001
Succeeded by
En El Idioma del Amor by Grupo Bryndis

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Birchmeier, J. Allmusic Review accessed September 4, 2011
  2. ^ ""Galería Caribe" on Billboard.com". Billboard.com. 2000-08-29. Retrieved 2008-08-23. [dead link]
  3. ^ ""Galería Caribe" on Allmusic.com". Billboard.com. 2000-02-29. Retrieved 2008-08-23. 
  4. ^ Allmusic.com. ""Galería Caribe" on Allmusic.com". Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
  5. ^ "Argentinian album certifications – Ricardo Arjona – Galeria Caribe". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers. 
  6. ^ "Certificaciones – Ricardo Arjona" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. 
  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