This article is about Thalía's third eponymous album, released in 2003. For her eponymous debut album, released in 1990, see Thalía (1990 album). For her second eponymous album, released in 2002, see Thalía (2002 album).
Thalía is the eighth studio album and third eponymous album by Mexican recording artist Thalía, released on July 8, 2003 by Virgin Records and EMI Latin. It is her first English-language album, and shares a title with Thalía's 1990 and 2002 Spanish-language albums.
The Japanese release, retitled "I Want You", was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of Japan. In Mexico the album was certified Gold in November 17, 2003. The album had modest success in the United States, selling 196,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
"I Want You": In the United States, it was the album's most popular song, peaking at number 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number seven in the Mainstream chart. It is her only song to date that has charted within the Billboard Hot 100. In Greece, the song peaked number twenty-five in Top 50 singles sales. The Spanish version of the song, "Me Pones Sexy" was released for the Spanish-languaged audience and also perform quite well on the Latin Charts, peaking within the top ten of the Hot Latin Tracks at number nine.
"Baby I'm in Love" was the second single, but performed poorly peaking only #46 in Greece. The remixed version "The Boris & Beck, Norty Cotto Mixes" peaked at #12 in the Dance Music/Club Play Singles chart. "Alguien Real", the Spanish version of the song, did not appear on any of the Latin Charts. The music video (of both English and Spanish version) was directed by Antti Jokinen, and it was shot at CBGB's on the Bowery on July 23, being published on September 20, 2003. In it, Thalía has fun with her friends, going out at night and playing the song in a club, representing the spirit of punk.
"Don't Look Back": It was released as a remixed single and the "N. Cotto & J. Nevins Mixes" version, did well on Billboard Dance Charts, peaking at #9.
"Cerca de Ti": The fourth single of the album, peaked at number one on the Hot Latin Tracks. "Closer to You", the English version of the song, was eventually cancelled, however it peaked at #4 on Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.