Un Nuevo Despertar

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Un Nuevo Despertar
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Studio album by
LabelRodven Records
Lalo Rodríguez chronology
Una Voz Para Escuchar
Un Nuevo Despertar

Un nuevo despertar (A New Awakening) is a studio album by Lalo Rodríguez released in 1988. Continuing the tradition of the salsa romántica, Rodríguez also added in sexual songs known as salsa erótica which was short-lived.


The album produced three singles that charted on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks.

  • "Ven, devórame otra vez" ("Come, Devour Me Again") was the first single released from the album. The song displays an example of the salsa erotica-style songs. The song charted #10 on the Hot Latin Tracks.[1]
  • "Sí, te mentí" ("Yes, I Lied to You") was the second single released from the album and charted #12 on the Hot Latin Tracks.[1]
  • "Voy a escarbar tu cuerpo" ("I Will Dig Through Your Body") was the third single released from the album and charted #23 on the Hot Latin Tracks.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Ven, devórame otra vez (5:11)
  2. Si, te mentí (4:55)
  3. Voy a escarbar tu cuerpo (3:55)
  4. Te estoy pidiendo (4:35)
  5. Tú ni te piensas (4:32)
  6. Despues de hacer el amor (4:33)
  7. Tú iluminas (4:24)
  8. No te voy a defraudar (4:52)

Chart position[edit]


Year Chart Album Peak
1988 U.S. Billboard Tropical/Salsa Un nuevo despertar 1


Un nuevo despertar was given the first Premio Lo Nuestro award for "Tropical Album of the Year" in 1989.[3]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

José A. Estévez Jr. of Allmusic gave the album a mixed his efforts on the album a "lackluster production" despite its commercial success.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Lalo Rodriguez > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  2. ^ a b Un Nuevo Despertar at AllMusic
  3. ^ "Premio 1989 - Historia de Premio lo Nuestro". Univisión. Archived from the original on 2011-08-05. Retrieved 2012-03-12.