Costumbres

"Costumbres" is a song written and produced by Juan Gabriel and performed by Spanish singer Rocío Dúrcal. It was recorded for her studio album Canta A Juan Gabriel Volumen 6. The song was released by Ariola Records in 1985, as a B-side to "Jamas Te Prometí un Jardin de Rosas".

"Costumbres"
Single by Rocío Dúrcal
from the album Canta A Juan Gabriel Volumen 6
A-side"Jamas Te Prometí un Jardin de Rosas"
Released1985
FormatPromo single
StudioBeto Albarrán Studios
GenreRanchera
LabelAriola
Songwriter(s)Juan Gabriel y Roció Dúrcal
Producer(s)Juan Gabriel
"Costumbres"
Selena Costumbres Single.jpg
Single by Selena
from the album Siempre Selena
ReleasedMarch 9, 1996
FormatCD single
RecordedSeptember 1989
GenreLatin
Length3:40
LabelEMI Latin
Songwriter(s)Juan Gabriel
Producer(s)AB Quintanilla III
Selena singles chronology
"No Quiero Saber"
(1996)
"Costumbres"
(1996)
"A Boy Like That"
(1997)
Alternative cover

Selena versionEdit

In 1988, Selena y los Dinos covered "Costumbres" in their album Dulce Amor. It was the third and final single released from the album. Selena re-recorded the song in 1990 for her album "16 Super Exitos Originales" , a compilation album looking back at her hits prior to signing a record deal with Capitol EMI Latin. It was then later included on Siempre Selena in a remix version. The track was released as a single in late 1996.

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1996) [1] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 15
U.S. Billboard Latin Regional Mexican Airplay 13

La India versionEdit

"Costumbres"
Single by La India
from the album Sobre el Fuego
Released1998
GenreSalsa
Length5:51
LabelRMM
Songwriter(s)Juan Gabriel
Producer(s)Isidro Infante
La India singles chronology
"I Love the Nightlife"
(1998)
"Costumbres"
(1998)
"Hielo"
(1999)

In 1997, Puerto Rican-American singer La India covered the song on her album, Sobre el Fuego as her third single from the album. La India's cover became a success, reaching on the Top Ten Hot Latin Tracks peaking on #8.

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1998) [2] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 8
U.S. Billboard Latin Tropical/Salsa Airplay 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandra Brennan. "Selena | Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-07-09.
  2. ^ "India | Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-07-09.

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