Grandes Éxitos (Luis Miguel album)

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Grandes Éxitos
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Greatest hits album by Luis Miguel
Released 22 November 2005 (2005-11-22)
Recorded 1987–2005
Genre
Length 1:58:59
Language Spanish
Label Warner Music Latina
Producer Luis Miguel
Luis Miguel chronology
México en la Piel
(2004)México en la Piel2004
Grandes Éxitos
(2005)
Navidades
(2006)Navidades2006
Luis Miguel video chronology
Mexico en la Piel: Edición Diamante
(2005) Mexico en la Piel: Edición Diamante2005
Grandes Éxitos Videos
(2005) Grandes Éxitos Videos2005
Singles from Grandes Éxitos
  1. "Misterios del Amor"
    Released: 24 October 2005
  2. "Si Te Perdiera"
    Released: 17 January 2006

Grandes Éxitos is a greatest hits album by Mexican singer Luis Miguel. Released on 22 November 2005 by Warner Music Latina, the album features 24 previously-recorded songs from Miguel's career with his record label as well as two new songs: "Misterios del Amor" and "Si Te Perdiera". Both songs were released as singles from the album. A special edition of the record was also released and features six extra songs as well as a DVD containing music videos from Miguel's career. Grandes Éxitos received a favorable review by AllMusic critic Thom Jurek who commended Miguel's trajectory as an artist. Commercially, it reached number one in Mexico and the top ten in Argentina, Spain, Portugal, and the Bilboard Top Latin Albums chart in the United States. It was certified multi-platinum in Mexico and the United States (Latin) and platinum in Argentina and Spain.

Background and content[edit]

On 15 October 2005, Luis Miguel announced that he was releasing a greatest hits album on 22 November 2005.[1] The contains 24 previously-recorded songs from his music career, ranging from pop music, boleros from his Romance series, and mariachi. The set includes tracks he recorded under his label Warner Music Latina since 1987.[2] A special edition of the was also released on 22 November and features six more tracks as well as a DVD of his music videos.[1]

Two original songs were composed for Grandes Éxitos: "Misterios del Amor" and "Si Te Perdiera". "Misterios de Amor" was composed by Francisco Loyo and Alejandro Asensi while "Si Te Perdiera" was written by Manuel Alejandro;[3] both songs were produced by Miguel.[2] "Misterios del Amor" was released as the album's lead single on 24 October 2005 and peaked at number 29 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart in the United States.[4][5] "Si Te Perdiera" was released as the album's second single on 17 January 2006 and peaked at number 47 on the Hot Latin Songs chart.[4][6] "Si Te Perdiera" serves as the main theme for the Mexican telenovela La verdad oculta (2006).[7]

Reception[edit]

AllMusic critic Thom Jurek gave Grandes Éxitos four-out-of-five stars noting Miguel's maturity from a teen idol into crooner. He commented some of the songs sounds "dated" but remarked that Miguel's trajectory as "utterly engaging and worthwhile".[8] In the United States, Grandes Éxitos peaked at number eight on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart and was certified double platinum in the Latin field by the Recording Industry Association of America for shipping 200,000 copies.[9][10] In Mexico, the disc reached the top of the Top 100 Mexico albums chart and was certified triple platinum by the Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas (AMPROFON) for shipping 300,000 units.[11][12] The DVD was certified platinum and gold by AMPROFON as well for shipments of 30,000 units.[12] In Argentina, it peaked at number three on the albums chart and was certified platinum by the Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers (CAPIF).[13][14] The video album was also certified platinum by CAPIF.[14] In Europe, the record peaked at number five in Spain and was certified platinum by the Productores de Música de España and reached seven in Portugal.[15][16][17]

Track listing[edit]

Deluxe edition – Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Ahora Te Puedes Marchar" (from Soy Como Quiero Ser, 1987)
3:11
2. "Cuando Calienta El Sol" (from Soy Como Quiero Ser, 1987)
3:56
3. "Fría Como el Viento" (from Busca una Mujer, 1988) Juan Carlos Calderón 3:53
4. "Un Hombre Busca una Mujer" (from Busca una Mujer, 1988)
  • Calderón
  • Escolar
3:31
5. "La Incondicional" (from Busca una Mujer, 1988) Calderón 4:22
6. "Entrégate" (from 20 Años, 1990) Calderón 4:22
7. "Tengo Todo Excepto a Tí" (from 20 Años, 1990) Calderón 4:32
8. "Será Que No Me Amas" (from 20 Años, 1990)
4:06
9. "Inolvidable" (from Romance, 1991) Julio Gutiérrez 4:15
10. "No Sé Tú" (from Romance, 1991) Armando Manzanero 3:48
11. "América, América" (from América & En Vivo, 1992)
  • José Luis Armenteros
  • Pablo Herrero
4:34
12. "Hasta Que Me Olvides" (from Aries, 1993) Juan Luis Guerra 4:40
13. "Suave" (from Aries, 1993)
  • Orlando Castro
  • Ignacio "Kiko" Cibrián
4:47
14. "El Día Que Me Quieras" (from Segundo Romance, 1994) 3:58
15. "Somos Novios" (from Segundo Romance, 1994) Manzanero 3:10
16. "La Media Vuelta" (from Segundo Romance, 1994) José Alfredo Jiménez 2:41
Total length: 63:58
Deluxe edition – Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Si Nos Dejan" (from El Concierto, 1995) Jiménez 2:34
2. "Dame" (from Nada Es Igual..., 1996)
4:55
3. "Cómo Es Posible Que a Mi Lado" (from Nada Es Igual..., 1996)
  • Luis Miguel
  • Cibrián
  • Alejandro Asensi
4:13
4. "Por Debajo de la Mesa" (from Romances, 1997) Manzanero 3:03
5. "Amor, Amor, Amor" (from Mis Romances, 2001) 3:41
6. "O Tú o Ninguna" (from Amarte Es un Placer, 1999) Calderón 3:16
7. "Sol, Arena y Mar" (from Amarte Es un Placer, 1999)
  • Miguel
  • Francisco Loyo
  • Salo Loyo
  • Arturo Pérez
3:18
8. "Perfidia" (from Mis Romances, 2001) Alberto Domínguez 3:22
9. "Te Necesito" (from 33, 2003) Guerra 3:14
10. "Vuelve" (from 33, 2003)
  • Asensi
  • Edgar Cortázar
  • Miguel
  • F. Loyo
3:33
11. "Y" (from Vivo, 2000) Mario De Jesús Báez 2:42
12. "La Bikina" (from Vivo, 2000) Rubén Fuentes 2:57
13. "Que Seas Feliz" (from México en la Piel, 2004) Consuelo Velázquez 3:05
14. "Sabes una Cosa" (from México en la Piel, 2004)
  • Manuel Lozano
  • Fuentes
3:19
15. "Misterios del Amor" (Previously unreleased)
  • F. Loyo
  • Asensi
3:58
16. "Si Te Perdiera" (Previously unreleased) Manuel Alejandro 3:59
Total length: 55:20

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

References[edit]

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