Jon Secada (album)

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Jon Secada
Jon Secada cover.jpg
Studio album by Jon Secada
Released May 5, 1992
Recorded 1991–1992 at Crescent Moon Studios (Miami, FL), The Hit Factory (New York, NY)
Genre Pop, R&B, Latin pop
Length 53:51
Label SBK
Producer Emilio Estefan, Jr., Clay Ostwald, Jorge Casas
Jon Secada chronology
Jon Secada
(1992)
Otro Día Más Sin Verte
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Jon Secada is the self-titled English-language debut album by pop singer Jon Secada, released in 1992. It sold six million copies worldwide and was certified 3x Platinum by the RIAA.[2] The album peaked at #15 on the Billboard 200 album chart in March 1993.[3] It features four singles that reached the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 or the Top 10 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart.[4] At the 5th Lo Nuestro Awards, the album won the award for "Pop Album of the Year".[5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jon Secada and Miguel A. Morejon, except as noted.

  1. "Just Another Day" – (5:25)
  2. "Dreams That I Carry" – (4:46)
  3. "Angel" – (4:34)
  4. "Do You Believe in Us" – (3:58)
  5. "One of a Kind" – (4:02) (Secada)
  6. "Time Heals" – (4:24) (Willy Perez Feria)
  7. "Do You Really Want Me" – (4:04)
  8. "Misunderstood" – (4:22) (Secada, Scott Shapiro, Tom McWilliams, Jo Pat Cafaro)
  9. "Always Something" – (4:13) (Secada, Clay Ostwald, Jorge Casas)
  10. "I'm Free" – (4:01)
  11. "Otro Día Más Sin Verte" (Spanish version of Just Another Day) – (5:27) (Secada, Morejon, Gloria Estefan)
  12. "Angel" (Spanish Version) – (4:35) (Secada, Morejon, Estefan)

Personnel[edit]

  • Jorge Casas: producer
  • Lazaro Cuervo: make-up
  • Mark Dowdle: engineer
  • Charles Dye: engineer
  • Emilio Estefan, Jr.: producer
  • Bob Ludwig: mastering at Masterdisk (New York, NY)
  • Henry Marquez: art direction
  • John Patterson: engineer
  • Freddy Piñero, Jr: engineer
  • Clay Ostwald: producer, engineer
  • Phil Ramone: mixing (1, 3, 11, 12)
  • Alberto Tolot: cover photo
  • Tim White: other photography
  • Patrice Wilkinson Levinsohn: engineer
  • Paco: hair stylist
  • Mike Couzzi: engineer, mixing (2, 3, 4, 6, 9)
  • Ron Taylor: engineer
  • Carla Leighton: design
  • Eric Schilling: engineer, mixing (5, 7, 8, 10, 12)

Musicians[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1992 UK Albums Chart[6] 20
1993 US Billboard 200 15

Singles - Billboard (United States)

Year Single Chart Position
1992 "Just Another Day" US Billboard Hot 100 5
1992 "Just Another Day" Adult Contemporary 2
1992 "Otro Día Más Sin Verte" Hot Latin Tracks 1
1992 "Do You Believe in Us" US Billboard Hot 100 13
1992 "Do You Believe in Us" Adult Contemporary 3
1992 "Angel" Hot Latin Tracks 1
1993 "Angel" US Billboard Hot 100 18
1993 "Angel" Adult Contemporary 3
1993 "I'm Free" US Billboard Hot 100 27
1993 "I'm Free" Adult Contemporary 4

See also[edit]

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[2] 3× Platinum 3,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]