Viento a favor
|Viento A Favor|
|Studio album by Alejandro Fernández|
|Released||June 26, 2007
October 30, 2007 (CD/DVD)
(Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Igloo Music Studios
(Los Angeles, California)
(Mexico City, Mexico)
South Beach Studios
|Label||Sony BMG Norte|
|Alejandro Fernández chronology|
|Viento A Favor (CD/DVD)|
Cover for the Limited Edition
|Singles from Viento A Favor|
The album was produced by Mexican singer-songwriter Áureo Baqueiro and the singer works again with the composers: Gian Marco, Reyli Barba and Leonel García. And this time, he invites Fonseca and the other half of Sin Bandera, and Noel Schajris. The release date was set on June 26, 2007. For the press conference to introduce the album to the media, the singer gathered all the people involved in Tequila, Jalisco, to talk about the tracks and the production .
The album was recorded in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Los Angeles, California, Mexico City, Mexico and Miami, Florida. Alejandro Fernández chose the 11 tracks (since "Amor Gitano" was previously recorded with Beyoncé), from 500 songs. Making the final cut the compositions from Gian Marco, Tres De Copas, Reyli Barba, Fonseca, Leonel García and Noel Schajris (from the Mexican group Sin Bandera).
The video for the first single ("Te Voy A Perder") was shot in Mexico City and Tampico, and directed by Simon Brand. On August 27, 2007 the video for the second single ("No Se Me Hace Facil") was shot in Los Angeles, California and directed by Pablo Croce .
|1.||"Te Voy A Perder"||Áureo Baqueiro · Leonel García||4:10|
|2.||"A Manos Llenas"||Jaime Flores · Karen Juantorena||4:28|
|3.||"Tanto Amar"||Leonel García||4:14|
|4.||"Amenaza de Lluvia"||Raúl Ornelas||3:36|
|5.||"Eres"||Juan Fernando Fonseca||3:55|
|6.||"No Se Me Hace Fácil"||Gian Marco||3:46|
|7.||"Estabas Ahí"||Reyli Barba||4:21|
|8.||"Sin Cosideración"||Leonel García||3:33|
|9.||"Solitario y Solo"||Claudia Brant · Noel Schajris||4:23|
|10.||"Sueño Contigo"||Gian Marco||4:25|
|11.||"Amor Gitano" (feat. Beyoncé)||Beyoncé Knowles · Jaime Flores · Reyli Flores||3:50|
|12.||"Cuando Estemos Juntos"||Áureo Baqueiro||3:34|
The album debuted at #77 on the Billboard 200 chart, #2 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums and #1 on Billboard Latin Pop Albums survey , on the July 14, 2007 issue . As of July 11, 2007, the album has sold 16,295 copies in the US.
|United States ||2 |
|Year||Chart||Track||Peak||Weeks on Chart|
|2007||Billboard Latin Pop Airplay||Te Voy A Perder||2 ||36|
|Billboard Hot Latin Songs||9 ||20|
|Billboard Latin Pop Airplay||No Se Me Hace Facil||6 ||12|
|Billboard Hot Latin Songs||17 ||11|
La Mejor... Colección by Marco Antonio Solís
|U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums number-one album
July 14, 2007 - July 28, 2007
Todo Cambió by Camila
Sales and certifications
|Mexico (AMPROFON)||2× Platinum+Gold||250,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
- Allmusic review
- Viento a favor at Mexicancharts.com
- Billboard.com – Charts – Albums – Top Latin Albums
- Spain Album Chart
- "Argentinian album certifications – Alejandro Fernandez – Viento a Favor". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers.
- "Certificaciones – Vicente Fernandez" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas.
- "Spanish album certifications – Alejandro Fernandez – Viento a Favor" (PDF) (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Select the "Chart", enter ' in the field "Year". Select ' in the field "Semana". Click on "Search Charts"