Pau-Latina

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Pau-Latina
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Studio album by Paulina Rubio
Released February 10, 2004 (2004-02-10)
Recorded April—December 2003
Genre Latin pop
Length 54:09
Label Universal Music Mexico
Producer Chris Rodríguez, Marzello Acevedo, Emilio Estefan, Toy Hernández, Sasha Triujeque, Sergio George, Marteen, Richard Vission
Paulina Rubio chronology
Border Girl
(2002)Border Girl2002
Pau-Latina
(2004)
Ananda
(2006)Ananda2006
Singles from Pau-Latina
  1. "Te Quise Tanto"
    Released: January 16, 2004
  2. "Algo Tienes"
    Released: May 17, 2004
  3. "Dame Otro Tequila"
    Released: August 23, 2004
  4. "Mia"
    Released: April 1, 2005

Pau-Latina is the seventh studio album by Mexican recording artist Paulina Rubio, released on February 10, 2004 by Universal Music Mexico. The album sold more than 1 million copies worldwide.[1]

Background[edit]

Pau-Latina marks Paulina's return to the Spanish-language market after her English debut album. For the production of the album, Paulina collaborated with songwriters and producers Chris Rodríguez, M. Benito, Andrés Levin, Ileana Padrón, Coti, Andahí, Adrian Schinoff, T. Méndez, E. Pérez, José de Jesús, Marco Antonio Solís, Jorge Villamizar, Xandra Uribe, Emilio Estefan, Ricardo Gaitán, Alberto Gaitán, Nicolás Tovar, Tony Mardini, Tom McWilliams, Juan Carlos Pérez-Soto, Reyli, Angie Chirino, Tim Mitchell, Clay Ostwald, C. Brant, Richard Vission, G. Brown, and A. Cee. Also, this is the second time since Planeta Paulina that Paulina participates as a songwriter in three of the album’s tracks: “My Friend, Mi Amigo”, “Baila Que Baila” y “Dame Tu Amor”.

The album was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2004 for Best Female Pop Vocal Album and a Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album in 2005. With this album, Rubio became one of the few female Latin singers to achieve four top ten singles from a single album on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart: "Te Quise Tanto" (#1), "Algo Tienes" (#4), "Dame Otro Tequila" (#1) and "Mía" (#8). Also, Pau-Latina was number one in sales in Mexico as well as the U.S. on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart.

Tour[edit]

Rubio started her first solo concert tour named "Pau-lenques" in support of this album.

Singles[edit]

Pau-Latina spawned four official singles, giving Paulina her first two number one hits on Latin radio in the U.S.: “Te Quise Tanto” and “Dame Otro Tequila”. With this album, Paulina became one of the few artists to have four Top 10 singles from the same album on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart.

"Te Quise Tanto" is Rubio's most successful single to date, which spent six non-consecutive weeks at #1 and earned several music awards. The album's third single, "Dame Otro Tequila", also climbed to #1 in December 2004. Although "Algo Tienes" and "Mía" were the only other two singles released by Rubio's record label, that did not prevent tracks like "My Friend, Mi Amigo", "Perros", "Alma En Libertad", and "Volverás" from gaining airplay with no promotion on behalf of Paulina's record label.

Official (with music video)[edit]

  1. "Te Quise Tanto" #1*
  2. "Algo Tienes" #4*
  3. "Dame Otro Tequila" #1*
  4. "Mia" #8*

Radial[edit]

These songs charted as well.

  • "My Friend, Mi Amigo"
  • "Perros"
  • "Alma en Libertad"
  • "Volverás"

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Algo Tienes"Chris Rodríguez, M. Benito3:07
2."My Friend, Mi Amigo"Paulina Rubio, Andrés Levin, Ileana Padrón3:31
3."Te Quise Tanto"Coti, Andahí, Adrian Schinoff4:05
4."Baila Que Baila"T. Méndez, E. Pérez, José de Jesús, Paulina Rubio, Tea Time3:36
5."Ojalá"Marco Antonio Solís3:28
6."Perros"Jorge Villamizar, Xandra Uribe3:49
7."Quiero Cambiarme"Emilio Estefan, Ricardo Gaitán, Alberto Gaitán, Nicolás Tovar2:20
8."Mía"Emilio Estefan, Ricardo Gaitán, Alberto Gaitán, Tony Mardini, Tom McWilliams3:33
9."Alma En Libertad"Jorge Villamizar, Juan Carlos Pérez-Soto3:54
10."Adiosito Corazón"Jorge Villamizar3:12
11."Amor Secreto"Reyli4:12
12."Volverás"Angie Chirino, Tim Mitchell, Clay Ostwald5:06
13."Dame Otro Tequila"Emilio Estefan, Ricardo Gaitán, Alberto Gaitán, Tony Mardini, Tom McWilliams2:48
14."Dame Tu Amor"Paulina Rubio, C. Brant, Richard Vission, G. Brown, A. Cee3:52
15."Algo Tienes" (Instrumental, hidden track)Chris Rodríguez, M. Benito7:28

Personnel[edit]

Gaitán Bros Ricardo Gaitán & Alberto Gaitán — producer, arranger, programming, background vocals, engineers & composers
Archie Peña — producer
Sebastian Krys — mixing
Sergio George — keyboards, drum programming, producer
Marteen — producer
Tom Coyne — mastering
Javier Garza — engineer
Marcello Azevedo — guitar, bajo sexto, arranger, producer, keyboards
Jorge González — engineer
Alfred Figueroa — engineer, mixing
Bob "Bassy" Bob Brackmann — mixing
Toy Hernández — producer, engineer
Tony Mardini — engineer, mixing
Felipe Tichauer — engineer
Tea Time — rap
Mike Weitman — mixing assistant
Max Kolibe — engineer
Sacha Triujeque — producer, engineer
Chris Rodríguez — arranger, producer, programming
Frank Maddocks — graphic design, art direction
Javier Carrión — engineer
Steven Sunset — engineer
Richard McLaren — photography
Tata Bigorra — coros
Jake R. Tañer — engineer
Danita Ruiz — management
Caresse Henry — management
MC Wave — rap
César Nieto — DJ
Paulina Rubio — executive producer
Carlos Alvarez — engineer
Hal Batt — engineer
Scott Canto — engineer
Emilio Estefandidgeridoo, producer

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mexicana Paulina Rubio dice que no está lista para casarse" (in Spanish). Montevideo: Terra Networks. 20 February 2001. Archived from the original on 26 May 2004. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  3. ^ "Paulina Rubio Chart History (Top Latin Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  4. ^ "Paulina Rubio Chart History (Latin Pop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  5. ^ "Paulina Rubio Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  6. ^ "Certificaciones" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas.  Type Paulina Rubio in the box under the ARTISTA column heading.
  7. ^ "Paulina Rubio es la cantante latina más exitosa del momento". La Gaceta (in Spanish). Argentina: Alberto García Hamilton III. 28 April 2005. Archived from the original on 24 February 2016. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  8. ^ "American album certifications – Paulina Rubio – Pau-Latina". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH

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