Limón y Sal ("Lemon and Salt") is the title of the fourth studio album released by Mexican singer-songwriter Julieta Venegas. It was recorded in Buenos Aires, Argentina and first released in Mexico on May 30, 2006 and in the United States on June 6, 2006. To date the album has sold over 4.5 millon copies worldwide.
The album's overall themes deal with the general ups and downs of life and relationships. All the songs were composed by Venegas, with the exception of three songs, where she had the help of Coti Sorokin and Cachorro López. Some notable songs are "Primer Día" and its reggae rhythm, sung in a duet with Dante Spinetta. In "De Qué Me Sirve" she plays the accordion in a tango and "bolero" fashion. "Eres Para Mí" is a duet with Chilean singer Anita Tijoux.
"Me Voy", the first single, is widely considered Venegas's most successful song ever, reaching top positions in the U.S. BillboardHot Latin Tracks #1, Latin Pop Airplay #8, Spain #1, Italy #3, and other parts of Europe. The song topped the Swiss charts at #12. The second single "Limón y Sal" reached the #24 position in the U.S. Latin Pop Airplay charts, and the #2 position in Spain and Mexico. "Eres Para Mí", a duet with Chilean Anita Tijoux, was the third single released and had great success in 2007 reaching the US Latin Pop Airplay #1, Hot Latin Tracks and Latin Tropical Airplay #5, Mexico #1, Spain #2 and Latin America #1. The fourth single was "Primer Día", featuring the rapper Dante Spinetta and having success on the music charts in Mexico and reaching #13 in Spain. The fifth single, "De Que Me Sirve", was released in Europe only.