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Released25 July 2001
GenreRock, alternative rock
LabelPop Art
Babasónicos chronology
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Jessico is the sixth album by Argentine rock group Babasónicos.

The band embraced more traditional song structures in Jessico in comparison to their previous albums, sacrificing experimentation and psychedelia for a more direct style. This has brought criticism from certain circles, who think that this album lacks the originality that characterized Babasónicos from their previous output. It was considered a regular radio-friendly pop album by many. On the other hand, it was the band's ticket to success, who were for the first time raised from underground status into mainstream. Jessico was critically acclaimed by the media and journalists, most of which considered it their best work.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Los Calientes" (The Hot Ones)
  2. "Fizz"
  3. "Deléctrico" (Delectric)
  4. "Soy Rock" (I'm Rock)
  5. "Pendejo" (Dumbass)
  6. "El Loco" (The Madman)
  7. "La Fox"
  8. "Tóxica" (Toxic)
  9. "Yoli"
  10. "Rubí" (Ruby)
  11. "Camarín" (Dressing Room)
  12. "Atomicum"


  1. "Deléctrico"
  2. "El Loco"
  3. "Fizz"
  4. "Los Calientes"
  5. "Rubí"


  1. ^ Billboard - 21 Jan 2006 - Page 31 Vol. 118, No. 3 But Babasonicos really bloomed with "Jessico" and "Infame," the two albums issued by Argentine indie label Pop Art in 2001 and 2003, respectively. Those discs, featuring radio-friendly pop/rock, sold extremely well in Argentina and wer