|Single by Thalía|
|from the album En Éxtasis|
|Released||24 August 1995|
|Producer(s)||Emilio Estefan Jr.|
|Thalía singles chronology|
"Piel Morena" ("Brown Skin") is a song written by Kike Santander, produced by Emilio Estefan Jr. and recorded by Thalía. It was released as the lead single of her fourth studio album En éxtasis, which was her international debut. This is her first single under the label EMI. "Piel Morena" is considered one of her signature songs, reaching number one in over 25 countries.
The single becomes a huge Thalia's crossover hit, and also peaked at number seven on the Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks, and number one on The Latin America United Chart. This song opened the door of her international career in Latin America and Europe. It became a popularity phenomenon in the Latin market and intensified the comparisons of Thalia as the "Latina Madonna". "Piel morena" was remixed by The Hitmakers, and by Emilio Estefan Jr. "Piel Morena" earned a nomination for Pop Song of the Year at the Lo Nuestro Awards of 1996.
"Piel Morena" received attention of both critics and customers after heavy airplay. It became a number one hit in more than 25 countries and went platinum in over 20 countries, which was unprecedented for a Spanish-language single at the time.
Official versions and remixes
- Album Version
- Pablo Flores Remix (En Éxtasis)
- Hitmakers Edit (Por Amor)
- Hitmakers Club edit (Thalia's Hits Remixed)
- Banda Version (Con Banda: Grandes Éxitos)
- Emilio Mix ( Con Banda: Grandes Éxitos)
|US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)||7|
|US Latin Pop Songs (Billboard)||4|
|US Regional Mexican Airplay (Billboard)||11|
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- "Thalia – Chart history" Billboard Hot Latin Songs for Thalia. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
- "Thalia – Chart history" Billboard Latin Pop Songs for Thalia. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
- "Thalia – Chart history" Billboard Regional Mexican Songs for Thalia. Retrieved 2010-08-25.