Soy Así

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Soy Así
Studio album by José José
Released 1987 (1987)
Recorded 1987
Genre Latin pop
Length 34:20
Label RCA
Producer Rafael Pérez Botija
José José chronology
Siempre Contigo
Soy Así
Sabor a Mí
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Soy Así (I am like this) is the title of a studio album released by Mexican performer José José in 1987. It was written and produced by Spanish producer Rafael Pérez Botija.[1] This album became the fourth number-one set on the Billboard Latin Pop Albums by the artist and at the Grammy Awards of 1988 was nominated for Best Latin Pop Performance and for Pop Album of the Year at the 1st Lo Nuestro Music Awards.[2][3]

Soy Así yielded four successful singles: the title track reached the number-one position in the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart,[4] while "Mi Hembra" peaked at number 5,[5] "Salúdamela Mucho" at number 22,[6] and "Vergüenza Me Da Quererte" reached number 8.[7]

Track listing[edit]

All the songs written, arranged and produced by Rafael Pérez-Botija.

  1. "Vergüenza Me Da Quererte"
  2. "Ni en un Millón de Años"
  3. "Cobarde"
  4. "Cinco Minutos"
  5. "Salúdamela Mucho"
  6. "Soy Así"
  7. "Si Te Parece Poco"
  8. "Quiero Morir En Tu Piel"
  9. "La Estrella"
  10. "Mi Hembra"

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987)[8] Peak
US Billboard Latin Pop Albums 1
Preceded by
Un Hombre Solo by Julio Iglesias
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums number-one albums
16 January 1988 – 7 May 1988
Succeeded by
Entre Lunas by Emmanuel


  1. ^ a b "Soy Así". Allmusic. Macrovision Corporation. Retrieved 2009-05-15. 
  2. ^ Coto, Juan Carlos (May 28, 1989), "Univision Launches Latin Music Awards", The Miami Herald 
  3. ^ "1988 Grammy Awards". Metro Lyrics. Retrieved 2009-05-15. 
  4. ^ "Soy Así – José José". Billboard. Nielsen Business, Inc. 28 November 1987. Retrieved 2009-06-05. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Mi Hembra – José José". Billboard. Nielsen Business, Inc. 19 March 1988. Retrieved 2009-06-05. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Salúdamela Mucho – José José". Billboard. Nielsen Business, Inc. 9 April 1988. Retrieved 2009-06-05. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Vergüenza Me Da Quererte – José José". Billboard. Nielsen Business, Inc. 25 June 1988. Retrieved 2009-06-05. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Latin Pop Albums 'Soy Así' – José José". Billboard. Nielsen Business, Inc. 30 January 1988. Retrieved 2008-05-15. [dead link]