Vivo (Luis Miguel album)

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Vivo
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Live album by Luis Miguel
Released October 3, 2000
Recorded Auditorio Coca-Cola
Monterrey, Nuevo León
(April 17, 2000)
Genre Latin pop, bolero, mariachi
Label Warner Music
Producer Luis Miguel
Luis Miguel chronology
Amarte Es Un Placer (1999) Vivo (2000) Mis Romances (2001)
DVD cover
Luis Miguel video chronology
Los Videos
(1996)
Vivo
(2000)
Mis Boleros Favoritos
(2002)
Singles from Vivo
  1. "Y"
    Released: 2000
  2. "La Bikina"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Vivo is the second live album recorded by singer Luis Miguel. It was released on 3 October 2000.

This concert was recorded on April 17, 2000 in Monterrey, Mexico during the last presentation of Luis Miguel's Amarte Es Un Placer Tour in Mexico. For this recording the artist received a Latin Grammy nomination on 2001 for Best Male Pop Vocal Album and also a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album on 43rd Grammy Awards.[2] It was nominated for Pop Album of the Year at the Lo Nuestro Awards 2001.[3] It includes two songs never recorded before by the artist: "Y" and "La Bikina", which were released as singles.

Together with the CD, it was released a music video (in format VHS and DVD) with the entire concert.

Track listing[edit]

CD track list
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Intro" Banda 1:41
2. "Quiero" Luis Miguel, Roland Kortbawi, Francisco Loyo. 4:04
3. "Tú, Sólo Tú" Luis Miguel, Arturo Pérez 3:35
4. "Romance" (No Me Platiques Más / No Sé Tú / La Puerta / La Barca / Inolvidable) Vicente Garrido, Armando Manzanero, Luis Demetrio, Roberto Cantoral, Julio Gutierrez 11:05
5. "Suave" Orlando Castro, Kiko Cibrian 5:32
6. "Segundo Romance" (El Día Que Me Quieras / Solamente Una Vez / Somos Novios / Todo Y Nada / Nosotros) Alfredo Le Pera, Carlos Gardel, Agustín Lara, Armando Manzanero, Vicente Garrido, Pedro Junco 10:53
7. "O Tú o Ninguna" Juan Carlos Calderón 3:14
8. "Sol, Arena y Mar" Luis Miguel, Francisco Loyo, Salo Loyo, Arturo Pérez 3:13
9. "Romances" (Voy A Apagar La Luz / Contigo Aprendí / Por Debajo De La Mesa / El Reloj / Sabor A Mí / La Gloria Eres Tú / Bésame Mucho) Armando Manzanero, Roberto Cantoral, Álvaro Carrillo, José Antonio Méndez, Consuelo Velázquez 14:43
10. "Y" Mario De Jesús Báez 2:38
11. "La Bikina" Rubén Fuentes 2:55
12. "Cómo Es Posible Que A Mi Lado" Luis Miguel, Alejandro Asensi, Kiko Cibrian 3:55
13. "Te Propongo Esta Noche" Luis Miguel, Juan Carlos Calderón, Arturo Pérez 5:02
Total length: 73:01
DVD track list
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Intro" Banda 2:34
2. "Quiero" Luis Miguel, R. Kortbawi, Francisco Loyo, Alejandro Asensi 4:01
3. "Tú, Sólo Tú" Luis Miguel, Arturo Pérez 3:33
4. "J.C. Calderón" (Entrégate / Tengo Todo Excepto A Tí / La Incondicional) Juan Carlos Calderón 7:30
5. "UpTempo" (Un Hombre Busca Una Mujer / Cuestión De Piel / Oro De Ley) Juan Carlos Calderón, Luis Gómez Escolar 5:38
6. "Romance" (No Me Platiques Más / No Sé Tú / La Puerta / La Barca / Inolvidable) Vicente Garrido, Armando Manzanero, Luis Demetrio, Roberto Cantoral, Julio Gutierrez 11:07
7. "Suave" Orlando Castro, Kiko Cibrian 5:31
8. "Segundo Romance" (El Día Que Me Quieras / Solamente Una Vez / Somos Novios / Todo Y Nada / Nosotros) Alfredo Le Pera, Carlos Gardel, Agustín Lara, Armando Manzanero, Vicente Garrido, Pedro Junco 11:54
9. "O Tú, O Ninguna" Juan Carlos Calderón 3:12
10. "Sol, Arena y Mar" Luis Miguel, Francisco Loyo, Salo Loyo, Arturo Pérez 3:14
11. "Romances" (Voy A Apagar La Luz / Contigo Aprendí / Por Debajo De La Mesa / El Reloj / Sabor A Mí / La Gloria Eres Tú / Bésame Mucho) Armando Manzanero, Roberto Cantoral, Álvaro Carrillo, José Antonio Méndez, Consuelo Velázquez 15:38
12. "Y" Mario De Jesús Báez 2:38
13. "La Bikina" Rubén Fuentes 2:55
14. "Cómo Es Posible Que A Mi Lado" Luis Miguel, Alejandro Asensi, Kiko Cibrian 3:53
15. "Será Que No Me Amas" George Jackson, John Jackson, Elmar Krohn, Juan Carlos Calderón 5:50
16. "Te Propongo Esta Noche" Luis Miguel, Juan Carlos Calderón, Arturo Pérez 5:01
Total length: 93:09

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Album Peak
2000 Billboard 200 Vivo 93
Billboard Top Latin Albums 2
Year Chart Single Peak
2000 Billboard Hot Latin Tracks La Bikina 3
2001 Y 2

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[4] 2× Platinum 120,000^
Argentina (CAPIF)[5]
For the DVD
Platinum 8,000^
Brazil (Pro-Música Brasil)[6]
For the DVD
Gold 25,000*
Mexico (AMPROFON)[7] 3× Platinum+Gold 525,000^
United States (RIAA)[8] 2× Platinum (Latin) 200,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Personnel[edit]

  • Producer: Luis Miguel
  • Executive producer: Alejandro Asensi
  • Recording: Rafa Sardina
  • Recording assistant: Carlos Castro, Tom Kline
  • Digital recording: Marco Gamboa
  • Photography: Ted and Debbie Photography
  • Design: Jeri Heiden and Barrie Goshko for Smog, LA.
  • Recording studio: Watersound, Studio City, CA and Record Plant, Hollywood, CA
  • Mixing: Record Plant, Hollywood, CA
  • Mastering: Capitol Mastering, Hollywood CA
  • Engineer: Ron McMaster

Musicians[edit]

  • Acoustic & electric guitar: Todd Robinson
  • Bass: Lalo Carrillo
  • Keyboards: Francisco Loyo, Arturo Pérez
  • Drums: Victor Loyo
  • Percussion: Tommy Aros
  • Trumpets: Francisco Abonce, Juan Arpero
  • Trombon: Alex Carballo
  • Sax: Jeff Nathanson
  • Backing vocals: Julie Bond, Naja Barnes, Carmel Cooper

Mariachi 2000

  • Arranger: Cutberto Pérez
  • Trumpets: Cutberto Pérez, Juan Guzmán Acevedo
  • Guitar: Juan Carlos Navarro, Mario Darío González
  • Violins: Hugo Santiago Ramírez, Mauricio Ramos, Pedro García, José Ignacio Vázquez, Petronilo Godinez, Benjamín Rosas, José Eloy Guerrero and Julio de Santiago.

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