La Música No Se Toca

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La Música No Se Toca
La Música No Se Toca Cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 25, 2012 (2012-09-25)[1]
Recorded2011–2012
StudioEareye Studios
Mad Studio
Noisematch Studios
The Hit Factory-Critiera
(Miami, Florida)
Soundworks Recording Studio
(New York City)
GenreLatin pop · pop rock · Latin rock · Alternative rock
Length55:31
LanguageSpanish and English
LabelUniversal Music Latino · Universal Music Spain
ProducerAlejandro Sanz · Julio Reyes
Alejandro Sanz chronology
Colección Definitiva
(2011)
La Música No Se Toca
(2012)
Sirope
(2015)
Singles from La Música No Se Toca
  1. "No Me Compares"
    Released: June 25, 2012 (2012-06-25)[2]
  2. "Se Vende"
    Released: September 17, 2012 (2012-09-17)[3]
  3. "Mi Marciana"
    Released: November 12, 2012 (2012-11-12)
  4. "Irrepetível"
    Released: January 30, 2013 (2013-01-30)[4]
  5. "Camino De Rosas"
    Released: February 11, 2013 (2013-02-11)

La Música No Se Toca (English: The music is not played) is the tenth studio album recorded by Spanish singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz. It was produced by himself alongside Colombian Grammy award winner Julio C. Reyes. It was released by Universal Music Latino and Universal Music Spain on September 25, 2012.[1] This album is the follow-up to the Grammy Award winning album Paraíso Express (2009). It was nominated for Pop Album of the Year at the Premio Lo Nuestro 2013.[5]

Singles[edit]

  • "No Me Compares" was released as the album's lead single on June 25, 2012.[2] The song became a good hit on worldwide charts, becoming Sanz's first-ever number-one single with Universal Music Group. It stayed at number one[where?] for twelve consecutive weeks.[6] A Brazilian-Portuguese version, named "Não Me Compares", was released only in Brazil on December 1, 2012, featured the Brazilian singer Ivete Sangalo.[7] The music video was released on December 18.[8]
  • "Se Vende" was released as the album's second single on September 17, 2012.[3]
  • "Mi Marciana" was released as the album's third single on November 12, 2012. On December 21, he released a lyric video for the song.
  • "Irrepetível", featured Brazilian singer Ana Carolina, was released as fourth single on January 30, 2013 only in Brazil.[4][9]

Other songs[edit]

"La Música No Se Toca", first track of the album, entered the Spanish chart at number 42.[10]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."La Música No Se Toca"SanzSanz, Reyes4:51
2."Yo Te Traigo... 20 Años"SanzSanz, Reyes3:45
3."No Me Compares"SanzSanz, Reyes4:42
4."Llamando a la Mujer Acción"SanzSanz, Reyes3:50
5."Mi Marciana"SanzSanz, Reyes4:58
6."Camino de Rosas"SanzSanz, Reyes4:23
7."Se Vende"SanzSanz, Reyes3:55
8."Cómo Decir Sin Andar Diciendo"SanzSanz, Reyes4:28
9."Camino a Casa"SanzSanz, Reyes4:36
10."Nena"SanzSanz, Reyes4:17
11."Bailo Con Vos"SanzSanz, Reyes3:32
12."Me Sumerjo"SanzSanz, Reyes3:51
13."Para Decirle Adiós"Sanz, SchajrisSanz, Reyes5:13
14."Down" (featuring. Fat Joe/Arsenelli)SanzSanz, Reyes4:26
Brazilian bonus edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
15."Não Me Compares (No Me Compares)" (featuring Ivete Sangalo)SanzSanz, Reyes4:42
16."Irrepetivel" (featuring Ana Carolina)SanzSanz, Reyes3:40
17."Bailo Con Vos" (featuring Roberta Sá)SanzSanz, Reyes3:21

Charts and certifications[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Mexican Albums Chart[11] 1
Spanish Albums Chart[12] 1
US Billboard 200[13] 26
US Top Latin Albums[14] 1
US Billboard Latin Pop Albums[15] 1
Year-End Chart (2012) Peak
position
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[16] 3
Year-End Chart (2013) Peak
position
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[17] 3

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[18] 2× Platinum 80,000^
Mexico (AMPROFON)[19] 2× Platinum+Gold 150,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[20] 5× Platinum 200,000^
United States (RIAA)[21] Gold (Latin) 50,000^
Uruguay (CUD)[22] Gold 2,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Production credits[edit]

  • Producido por: Julio Reyes Copello y Alejandro Sanz
  • Ingenieros de Grabacion: Edgar Barrera, Julio Reyes Copello, Lee Levin, Alejandro Sanz, Javier Garza, Javier Limon, Rafa Sardina, Juan Pablo Vega, Alonso Arreola, Samuel Torres, Dan Warner, Kamilo Krate, Sebastian de Peyrecave.
  • Mezclado por: Sebastian Krys y Rafa Sardina.
  • Arreglos y Programacion: Julio Reyes Copello, Marcos Sanchez, Javier Limon, Juan Pablo Vega, Samuel Torres.
  • Programacion Adicional: Sebastian de Peyrecave
  • Arreglos de Metales: Samuel Torres, Julio Reyes Copello
  • Masterizado por: Antonio Baglio

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b *La Música No Se Toca date of release
  2. ^ a b *"No Me Compares" Amazon page
  3. ^ a b *Alejandro sanz releases se vende as the second single from his upcoming new album la musica no se toca
  4. ^ a b "Ana Carolina e Alejandro Sanz dançam em clipe de "Irrepetível"". UOL. Retrieved January 31, 2020.
  5. ^ "List of Nominees – Premio Lo Nuestro Latin Music Award 2013" (PDF). Univision (in Spanish). Univision Communications. 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 13, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
  6. ^ *"No Me Compares" chart performance
  7. ^ "Alejandro Sanz featuring Ivete Sangalo – No Me Compares". Discogs. Retrieved January 31, 2020.
  8. ^ "Alejandro Sanz lança clipe de "Não Me Compares", em parceria com Ivete Sangalo". Popline. Retrieved January 31, 2020.
  9. ^ "Ana Carolina participa de clipe de Alejandro Sanz". EGO. Retrieved January 31, 2020.
  10. ^ "spanishcharts.com – Alejandro Sanz – La música no se toca". spanishcharts.com. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
  11. ^ "Top 100 Albumes" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on January 10, 2013. Retrieved October 9, 2012.
  12. ^ "Top 100 Albumes" (PDF). Retrieved October 7, 2012.
  13. ^ "Alejandro Sanz". Archived from the original on November 10, 2013. Retrieved October 7, 2012.
  14. ^ "Alejandro Sanz". Retrieved October 7, 2012.
  15. ^ "Alejandro Sanz". Archived from the original on November 10, 2013. Retrieved October 7, 2012.
  16. ^ "Top 50 Albumes Anual 2012" (PDF). Promuiscae.es. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 27, 2013. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  17. ^ "Top 50 Albumes Anual 2013". Promuiscae.es. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
  18. ^ "Argentinian album certifications – Alejandro Sanz – La Musica No se Toca". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers.
  19. ^ "Top 100 Mexico" (PDF). Top 100 Mexico. AMPROFON. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 1, 2012.
  20. ^ "Spanish album certifications – Alejandro Sanz – La Música No Se Toca". El portal de Música. Productores de Música de España.
  21. ^ "American album certifications – Alejandro Sanz – La Musica No Se Toca". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH. 
  22. ^ "Premios – 2013" (in Spanish). Cámara Uruguaya del Disco.