Tracción Acústica

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Tracción Acústica
AlbumTraccionAcustica.jpg
Live album by Enanitos Verdes
Released January 27, 1998 (1998-01-27)
Recorded 1997
Genre Rock en español
Label Universal Music
Producer Cachorro Lopez
Enanitos Verdes chronology
Planetario
(1997)Planetario1997
Tracción Acústica
(1998)
Nectar (album)
(1999)Nectar (album)1999

Tracción Acústica is the tenth album of Enanitos Verdes released on January 27, 1998. Tracción Acústica is a compilation of their greatest hit songs recorded live in high acoustic quality. It includes a tribute to the legendary Mexican rock band El Tri, performing their classic theme "Metro Balderas". The album also contains two unreleased tracks: "El Guerrero" and "Fiesta Jurásica".

The album was recorded live on October 28 and 29, 1997, in Mexico City. It was their first album with their new record label: PolyGram.
The performance was filmed by television networks for Telehit and was aired on February 1998. Guest artists included Jeff Baxter (Steely Dan - Doobie Brothers) on acoustic guitar and Julieta Venegas on accordion. Other guest artist included: Horacio Gomez on keyboards, Edgardo Pais guitar; Mark Muller at Pedal Steel, Lap Steel and mandolin; Armando Montiel, Leonardo Munoz and Graham Hawthorne in percussion, and Celsa Mel Gowland and Lorena Alvarez in choir.

Tracción Acústica was nominated for a Grammy for "Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album"

Track listing[edit]

  1. Por el resto
  2. Te vi en un tren
  3. El guerrero
  4. La muralla verde
  5. Sólo dame otra oportunidad
  6. Guitarras blancas
  7. Cada vez que digo adiós
  8. El extraño de pelo largo
  9. Tus viejas cartas
  10. No me verás / Metro balderas
  11. Aún sigo cantando
  12. Fiesta jurásica

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