La Bomba (Ricky Martin song)

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"La Bomba"
La Bomba single by Ricky Martin.jpg
US 1998 maxi-single
Single by Ricky Martin
from the album Vuelve
Released June 16, 1998 (1998-06-16)
Format CD single
Recorded 1997
Genre Latin pop
Length 4:34
Label
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
Ricky Martin singles chronology
"The Cup of Life"
(1998)
"La Bomba"
(1998)
"Perdido Sin Ti"
(1998)
Music video
"La Bomba" on YouTube

"La Bomba" (English: "The Bomb") is the third single from Ricky Martin's 1998 album Vuelve. It was released on June 16, 1998. "La Bomba" was remixed by Pablo Flores.

Music video[edit]

The music video was shot by Wayne Isham in April 1998 in Miami.

Chart performance[edit]

The song reached number twenty-seven on the Hot Latin Songs in the United States and number five in Spain. In non Spanish-language countries, "La Bomba" peaked at number twenty-seven in Australia, number thirty-one in Sweden, number forty-five in France and number ninety in Germany.

Formats and track listings[edit]

Australian CD maxi-single

  1. "La Bomba" (Remix – Radio Edit) – 4:17
  2. "La Bomba" (Remix – Long Version) – 9:43
  3. "La Bomba" (Remix – Dub Mix) – 7:47
  4. "The Cup of Life" – 4:28

European CD single

  1. "La Bomba" – 4:34
  2. "Hagamos el Amor" – 3:12

European CD maxi-single

  1. "La Bomba" – 4:34
  2. "La Bomba" (Remix – Radio Edit) – 4:17
  3. "La Bomba" (Remix – Long Version) – 9:43

European 12" single

  1. "La Bomba" – 4:34
  2. "La Bomba" (Remix – Long Version) – 9:43
  3. "La Bomba" (Remix – Radio Edit) – 4:17
  4. "La Bomba" (Remix – Dub Mix) – 7:47

US CD maxi-single

  1. "La Bomba" (Spanglish Remix) – 3:50
  2. "La Bomba" (Remix – Radio Edit) – 4:17
  3. "La Bomba" (Remix – Dub Mix) – 7:47
  4. "La Bomba" (Remix – Long Version) – 9:43
  5. "La Bomba" – 4:34

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 27
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[2] 17
Europe (European Hot 100 Singles)[3] 69
Finland (Finnish Top 50 Hits)[4] 30
France (SNEP)[5] 45
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 90
Italy (Hit Parade Italia)[7] 22
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[8] 5
Spain (Top 40 Radio)[9] 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[10] 31
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[11] 27
US Latin Pop Songs (Billboard)[12] 11
US Tropical Airplay (Billboard)[13] 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Ricky Martin – La Bomba". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Ultratop.be – Ricky Martin – La Bomba" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  3. ^ "The Eurochart Hot 100 Singles". Music & Media. Archived from the original on March 11, 2005. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  4. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin – levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava. p. 205. ISBN 978-951-1-21053-5. 
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Ricky Martin – La Bomba" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  6. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Ricky Martin – La Bomba". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  7. ^ "Indice per Interprete: M". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved January 13, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Hits of the World" (PDF). Billboard. September 5, 1998. p. 91. Retrieved January 13, 2016. 
  9. ^ Fernando Salaverri (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  10. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Ricky Martin – La Bomba". Singles Top 100. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  11. ^ "Ricky Martin – Chart history" Billboard Hot Latin Songs for Ricky Martin. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  12. ^ "Ricky Martin – Chart history" Billboard Latin Pop Songs for Ricky Martin. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  13. ^ "Ricky Martin – Chart history" Billboard Tropical Airplay for Ricky Martin. Retrieved January 13, 2016.

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