Loco de Amor (album)

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Loco de Amor
Juanes - Loco de Amor (2014).jpg
Studio album by Juanes
Released March 11, 2014 (2014-03-11)
Label Universal Music Latino
Producer
Juanes chronology
Juanes MTV Unplugged
(2012)Juanes MTV Unplugged2012
Loco de Amor
(2014)
Tigo Music Sessions
(2014)Tigo Music Sessions2014
Singles from Juanes
  1. "La Luz"
    Released: December 16, 2013
  2. "Mil Pedazos"
    Released: March 7, 2014
  3. "Una Flor"
    Released: June 10, 2014

Loco de Amor (English: Crazy in Love) is the sixth studio album by Colombian recording artist Juanes, released on March 11, 2014 by Universal Music Latino. It is his first studio album since P.A.R.C.E. (2010). At the Latin Grammy Awards of 2014, the album received the award for Best Pop/Rock Album.[1] Loco de Amor was nominated for Lo Nuestro Award for Pop Album of the Year.[2] It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album in 2015.[3]

Background & release[edit]

In May 2012, Juanes released a live album Juanes: MTV Unplugged under the production of the Dominican musician Juan Luis Guerra, an album based in a compilation of all his hits but in acoustic version.[4] It garnered critical acclaim and was a commercial success internationally, compared to his last studio album P.A.R.C.E. (2010).

On January 30, Juanes revealed the title of the album the social networks with a short message: My feeling is reflected in three words Loco de Amor. It was additionally announced that the record would be released on March 11, 2014 worldwide.[5] Its cover artwork was revealed in his official webpage, and sees Juanes black dressed looking at the horizon, in the background is the sea and some mountains at sunset.[6] Later revealed that a Target-exclusive deluxe version of the record would be made available for pre-order on February 18.

Singles[edit]

"La Luz" was released as the lead single from Loco de Amor on December 16, 2013.[7] Its accompanying music video was directed by Jessy Terrero.

"Mil Pedazos" was released as the second single on March 7, 2014 in YouTube.

"Una Flor" was released on June 10, 2014 as the third single from the record.

Track listing[edit]

Loco de Amor — Standard edition[8]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Mil Pedazos"
  • Juanes
3:11
2."Loco de Amor"
  • Juanes
  • Raquel Borges
  • Juanes
3:20
3."La Luz"
  • Juanes
  • Juanes
2:57
4."La Verdad"
  • Juanes
  • Emmanuel del Real
  • Juanes
  • Fernando Tobón
3:03
5."Una Flor"
  • Juanes
  • Fernando Tobón
  • Juanes
3:47
6."Delirio"
  • Juanes
  • Juanes
4:11
7."Laberinto"
  • Juanes
  • Miguel Bosé
  • Juanes
  • Steve Wildey
3:24
8."Persiguiendo el Sol"
  • Juanes
  • Miguel Bosé
  • Juanes
3:43
9."Corazón Invisible"
  • Juanes
  • Miguel Bosé
  • Juanes
  • Steve Wildey
3:20
10."Me Enamoré de Ti"
  • Juanes
  • Miguel Bosé
  • Juanes
4:24
11."Radio Elvis"
  • Juanes
  • Juanes
3:12

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Colombia (ASINCOL)[14] 12× Platinum 120,000x
Ecuador (IFPI)[15] Gold 3,000x
Mexico (AMPROFON)[25] Gold 30,000^
Peru (IFPI)[26] Gold 3,000x
United States 22,000[27]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Country Date Version Format Label Ref.
Colombia March 11, 2014
  • Standard
  • Deluxe
Universal Music Latino [28]
Mexico [29]
United States [30]
Brazil [31]

Colombia [32]

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Premio Lo Nuestro 2015: La lista completa de nominados". People (in Spanish). Time Inc. December 2, 2014. Retrieved December 2, 2014.
  3. ^ "Grammys 2015 Preview: The Lowdown on the Best Latin Pop Album and Best Latin Rock, Urban, or Alternative Album Nominees". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. December 30, 2014. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
  4. ^ Cobo, Leila (6 December 2011). "Juanes to Tape 'MTV Unplugged,' Juan Luis Guerra as Musical Director". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  5. ^ Aristizábal, Juan Esteban (January 30, 2014). "Twitter / Mi sentimiento se traduce en tres palabras: 'LOCO DE AMOR'. Nuevo álbum: marzo 11. #LocoDeAmor" (in Spanish). Twitter. Retrieved February 26, 2013.
  6. ^ "Juanes - Loco de Amor ---> HAZ CLICK Y MUEVE EL MOUSE POR ENCIMA DE LA IMAGEN PARA REVELAR LA PORTADA DEL ALBUM" (in Spanish). juanes.net. 2014-02-11. Archived from the original on February 26, 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  7. ^ Cobo, Leila (16 December 2013). "Juanes Sees 'La Luz,' First Single Off 2014 Album". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 26 February 2014.
  8. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/loco-de-amor/id816643940
  9. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/loco-de-amor-deluxe/id826319958
  10. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/br/album/loco-de-amor/id818838798
  11. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/br/album/loco-de-amor-deluxe-edition/id818844801
  12. ^ http://www.target.com/p/juanes-loco-de-amor-cd-dvd-only-at-target/-/A-15182174#prodSlot=medium_1_2&term=juanes
  13. ^ "Juanes – Loco de Amor". Argentine Albums. CAPIF. On Fecha, select March 2013 to see the correspondent chart. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
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  17. ^ "Puesto #4 del #Top100MX del ..." (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Twitter. April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 2, 2014.
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  19. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Juanes – Loco de Amor". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 20, 2014.
  20. ^ "Juanes Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved March 20, 2014.
  21. ^ "Juanes Chart History (Top Latin Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved March 20, 2014.
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  24. ^ "Latin Pop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
  25. ^ "Certificaciones" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. April 11, 2014. Retrieved April 25, 2014. Type Juanes in the box under the ARTISTA column heading and Loco de Amor in the box under TÍTULO
  26. ^ "JUANES RECIBE DISCO DE PLATINO POR LAS VENTAS DE SU NUEVO ÁLBUM". Cromos. May 2014. Retrieved May 20, 2014.
  27. ^ Mendizabal, Amaya (July 2, 2014). "Enrique Iglesias, Romeo Santos Dominate Mid-Year SoundScan Latin Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 2, 2014.
  28. ^ "iTunes - Music - Loco de Amor by Juanes". iTunes Store Colombia.
  29. ^ "iTunes - Music - Loco de Amor (Deluxe Edition) by Juanes". iTunes Store Mexico.
  30. ^ "Juanes – Loco De Amor (CD/DVD)  – Only at Target". Target Corporation. March 11, 2014. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
  31. ^ "Juanes – Loco De Amor". iTunes. March 11, 2014. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
  32. ^ "Juanes – Loco De Amor". mega. Septiember 20, 2014. Check date values in: |date= (help)