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Studio album by José José
Released 1983 (1983)
Recorded 1982-1983
Studio Sonoland Studios
(Madrid, Spain)
Genre Latin pop (80's)
Length 43:21
Label RCA Ariola
Producer Manuel Alejandro
José José chronology
Mi Vida
(1982)Mi Vida1982
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]

Secretos (Secrets) is 19th studio album recorded by Mexican performer José José, It was released by RCA Ariola in 1983 (see 1983 in music). It was written, produced and arranged by Manuel Alejandro. Secretos became the first collaboration of José José with Manuel Alejandro in a complete album, and became the most popular of Jose José’s career. The album gave him international recognition, selling 4 million copies by 1984 and over 7 million units to date. Secretos received 22 Platinum and Gold certifications worldwide. Secretos was nominated for Grammmy Awards for Best Latin Pop Performance in the 27th Annual Grammy Awards in 1985, losing to Always in My Heart (Siempre en mi Corazón) by Plácido Domingo.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Manuel Alejandro.

1."Lo Dudo"3:41
2."El Amor Acaba"4:20
3."Voy a Llenarte Toda"5:25
4."Cuando Vayas Conmigo"3:55
5."Entre Ella y Tu"3:35
7."He Renunciado a Ti"3:55
8."Quiero Perderme Contigo"4:54
9."Esta Noche te Voy a Estrenar"5:06
10."A esa"3:02

Secretos tracks sampled by other artists[edit]

"Lo Dudo"

In 1998 - U.S. rapper DMX sampled the intro of romantic ballad "Lo Dudo" in his song "Let Me Fly" of which was included in his debut release It's Dark and Hell Is Hot.

In 2005 - Los Angeles Latin Hip-Hop duo Akwid sample the same intro yet this time with vocal audio from the original recording of which was included on their album 'Los Aguacates De Jilquilpan' on the song "Anda Y Ve, Lo Dudo".

"Cuando Vayas Conmigo"

In 1998 - New York rapper Noreaga samples the intro of this romantic ballad in his titled song "It's Not a Game".