El Encuentro (Mijares album)

El Encuentro (English: The Encounter) is a live album by Mexican pop singer Mijares. This album was released on 21 November 1995. Sometimes is called "Akustic". This album was produced by Oscar López. It's a live collection of his old hits and some new songs. Recorded live at Televisa's San Angel Studios, Mexico City, Mexico on 9 August 1995.[1]

El Encuentro/ Akustic
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Live album by
Released21 November 1995 (1995-11-21) (Mexico)
RecordedTelevisa's San Angel Studios, Mexico City, Mexico , August 9, 1995 (1995-08-09)
GenrePop
Concert
Length71:58
LabelEMI Televisa Music
DirectorMario Ruiz
Oscar López
Mijares chronology
Vive en mí
(1994)
El Encuentro/ Akustic
(1995)
Querido Amigo
(1996)

HistoryEdit

This concert was recorded for the Mexican television, when Televisa pretended to make some musical programs called "Akustic" alike the concept of MTV Unplugged. For this concert he had some special guests like: Lucero, Barrio Boyzz and the Argentinean Patricia Sosa where they sang the Spanish version of the Italian song "Ti lascerò" which was originally recorded by Anna Oxa and Fausto Leali. It has 2 new songs (apart from the duets): "Mi única droga eres tú" (My only drug is you) and "El corazón sigue aferrado" (The heart is still grappled).

Track listingEdit

Tracks:[2]

  1. Volverás
  2. No Se Murió el Amor
  3. Tan solo
  4. Mi Única Droga Eres Tú
  5. Medley (Para Amarnos Mas / Me Acordare De Ti / Que Nada Nos Separe / Para Amarnos Mas
  6. Tarde O Temprano (Duet with Barrio Boyzz)
  7. Palabras de Mujer/ Perfidia
  8. El Corazón Sigue Aferrado
  9. El Breve Espacio en Que No Estás
  10. Te dejaré (Ti Lascero) (Duet with Patricia Sosa)
  11. Corazón Salvaje
  12. Soldado del Amor
  13. Cuatro Veces Amor (Duet with Lucero)
  14. Bella
  15. No Hace Falta
  16. Uno Entre Mil
  17. Medley 2 (Bonita / A Pedir Su Mano / Para Nene Para / Bonita)

SinglesEdit

  • Cuatro veces amor
  • Tarde o Temprano
  • Tan Solo

Lucero DuetEdit

"Hasta que se me hizo Manuelito..." (It means something like "Finally my dream has been come true, Manuelito..."); this is the phrase which Lucero is heard at the beginning of the song "4 Veces Amor" (4 Times Love) their first duet ever, the song was a gigantic success that helped the sales of the album.

Single ChartsEdit

# Title Mexico United States Lat. Airplay El Salvador Costa Rica Panama Guatemala Chile Nicaragua
1. "Cuatro veces amor" #1 #5[3] #1 #6 #1 #1 #1 #1

CreditsEdit

Special GuestsEdit

  • Lucero
  • Barrio Boyzz
  • Patricia Sosa

Background VocalsEdit

  • Amaury López
  • Doris Eugenio

PercussionEdit

  • Armando Espinoza
  • Sammy Figueroa
  • Graham Hawthorne

GuitarsEdit

  • Kevin Reed
  • Ira Siegel

WindsEdit

  • Bobby Martinez (Saxophone)
  • Isidro Martínez (Trumpet)

Arranger & KeyboardsEdit

  • Didi Gutman (also organ)
  • Amaury Lopez

OthersEdit

Mastering:

  • Don Grossinger

Mixing

  • David Dachinger

Set Up:

  • Adolfo Pérez Butro (Photography)
  • Luis Miguel Menendez (Photography)
  • Jose Luis Mijares (Graphic Design, Illustrations)

Executive Producer:

  • Mario Ruiz

Reference listEdit