Irrepetible

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Irrepetible
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Studio album by Gilberto Santa Rosa
Released June 29, 2010
Genre Salsa
Length 45:41
Label Sony Music Latin
Gilberto Santa Rosa chronology
Una Navidad Con Gilberto
(2008)Una Navidad Con Gilberto2008
Irrepetible
(2010)
Singles from Irrepetible
  1. "Vivir Sin Ti"
    Released: July 6, 2010
  2. "Me Cambiaron Las Preguntas (Ft. Rubén Blades)"
  3. "Y Tu Y Yo (Ft. Kany García)"

Irrepetible (English: Unrepeatable) is a studio album by Puerto Rican salsa music Gilberto Santa Rosa released on June 29, 2010. The album reached #1 on the Tropical Albums and the lead single "Vivir Sin Ti" reached #1 on Latin Tropical Airplay

Album information[edit]

According to Santa Rosa, his decision to name the album Irrepitible was he that "never made a bad disc".[1] The album contains guest stars including Latin pop singer Kany García, Johnny Ventura, and veteran salsa singer Rubén Blades.[2] Originally, the album was stated to be an all-duet album but time constraints had forced Santa Rosa to work with those who is close to him.[2] Irrepetible was announced on May 28, 2010.[3] The first single, "Vivir Sin Ti" (To Live Without You), was released on July 6, 2010 and reached #1 on the Latin Tropical Airplay chart.[4][5] The single did not perform well on the Top Latin Songs peaking at the bottom #50.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Vivir Sin Ti"   4:12
2. "La Ventana"   4:21
3. "¿Por Qué No Viene, Por Qué No Llama?"   4:45
4. "Y Tú y Yo (featuring Kany García) "   4:29
5. "Aunque Llueva" Juan José Hernandez 4:14
6. "Hay Que Dejarse de Vaina (featuring Johnny Ventura) " Gilberto Santa Rosa 4:18
7. "Me Cambiaron Las Preguntas (featuring Rubén Blades) " Gilberto Santa Rosa 6:25
8. "Vodka con Limon" Eddie Cruz 4:10
9. "Hoy, Por Siempre, y Para Siempre (featuring Pipe Pelaez) " Felipe Rodríguez 4:33
10. "Ella (featuring Guaco) " José Alfonso Quiñones 4:14
Total length: 45:41

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[6]

Phil Freeman of Allmusic gave the album a four out of five praising the arrangements as "polished".[6]

Chart performance[edit]

Irrepetible became a #1 debut on the Tropical Albums on the week of July 17, 2010.[7] For the Top Latin Albums chart, Irrepetible debuted and peaked on #3.[8]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Mexican Albums Chart[9] 71
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums[10] 3
U.S. Billboard Tropical Albums[10] 1
Preceded by
Asondeguerra by Juan Luis Guerra
U.S. Billboard Tropical Albums number-one album
July 17, 2010
Succeeded by
Asondeguerra by Juan Luis Guerra

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gilberto Santa Rosa y su disco Irrepetible
  2. ^ a b Salsero Gilberto Santa Rosa Branches Out With New Album Billboard
  3. ^ Gilberto Santa Rosa nos presenta “Irrepetible”/ Gilberto Santa Rosa presents “Irrepetible” SML Wordpress
  4. ^ Vivir Sin Ti - Singles iTunes
  5. ^ Tropical Songs - Week of July 31, 2010 Billboard
  6. ^ a b Irrepetible - Review Allmusic
  7. ^ Tropical Albums - Week of July 17, 2010 Billboard
  8. ^ Latin Albums - Week of July 17, 2010 Billboard
  9. ^ Gilberto Santa Rosa - Irrepetible AMPROFON
  10. ^ a b Gilberto Santa Rosa - Irrepetible Billboard