El Cantante (soundtrack)

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El Cantante
Soundtrack album by Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez
Released July 24, 2007
Recorded 2006
Genre Salsa
Length 46:47
Label Sony BMG
711824
Producer Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, Rubén Blades
Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez chronology
Como Ama una Mujer
(2007)
El Cantante
(2007)
Brave
(2007)
Singles from El Cantante
  1. "Mi Gente"
    Released: June 2007
  2. "Aguanilé"
    Released: October 2007
  3. "Escándalo"
    Released: September 2008

El Cantante (English: The Singer) is the soundtrack to the motion picture of the same name by American pop musicians Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez and was released on July 24, 2007 by Sony BMG. The entire album, with the exception of the last track "Toma de Mí", is a cover album of songs originally written and recorded by the famous Puerto Rican salsa icon Héctor Lavoe.

Track listing[change | change source]

  1. "El Cantante" (Rubén Blades) — 6:47
  2. "Mi Gente" (Johnny Pacheco) — 3:52
  3. "Escándalo" (Rafael Cárdenas Crespo; Rubén Fuentes) — 3:58
  4. "Aguanile" (Willie Colón; Héctor Lavoe) — 5:15
  5. "Che Che Colé" (Willie Colón) — 3:26
  6. "El Día de Mi Suerte" (Willie Colón; Héctor Lavoe) — 5:19
  7. "Qué Lío" (Willie Colón; Joe Cuba; Héctor Lavoe) — 4:24
  8. "Quítate Tú Pa' Ponerme Yo" (Johnny Pacheco; Bobby Valentín) — 4:24
  9. "Todo Tiene Su Final" (Willie Colón) — 4:56
  10. "Toma de Mí" (Performed by Jennifer Lopez) (Nelly Furtado; Julio Reyes Copello) — 4:29

Charts[change | change source]

Album charts
Chart (2007)[1][2] Peak
position
Spanish Album Chart 11
Swiss Album Chart 100
U.S. Billboard 200 31
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Latin Tropical Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Soundtracks 4
Year-end charts
Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums Year-End Charts[3] 11
U.S. Billboard Top Tropical Albums Year-End Charts[4] 2

Credits and personnel[change | change source]

Performance credits[change | change source]

  • Yomo ToroCuatro
  • Milton Cardona – Vocals, coro
  • Tito Allen – Vocals, Coro
  • Bobby Allende – Conga
  • Renaldo Jorge – Trombone
  • Myung Hi Kim – Violin
  • Ozzie Melendez – Trombone
  • Suzanne Ornstein – Violin
  • Ricardo Tiki Pasillas – Percussion
  • Marc Quiñones – Timbales
  • Laura Seaton – Violin
  • Gene Moye – Cello
  • Sergio George – Piano
  • Ray Colon – Bongos, bells
  • Raul Agraz – Trumpet
  • Luis Quintero – Percussion, timbales
  • William Castro – Arpa
  • William Duval – Vocals
  • Sarah Seiver – Cello
  • José Tabares – Bass
  • Peter Winograd – Violin
  • Ramon B. Sanchez – Conductor
  • Robert Rinehart – Viola
  • Daniel Panner – Viola
  • Elizabeth Dyson – Cello
  • Jenny Strenger – Violin
  • Wilson Cifuentes – Flute, gaita
  • Katherine Fong – Violin
  • Duoming Ba – Violin
  • Minyoung Chang – Violin
  • Sarah OBoyle – Violin
  • Wen Qian – Violin
  • Sein Ryu – Violin
  • Mario Guini – Electric guitar
  • Julio Reyes Copello – Piano
  • Jose Mangual – Vocals, Coro
  • Daniel Caro – Bandola
  • Oriol Caro – Tiple
  • Angélica Gámez – Violin
  • Laura Ospina – Cello
  • Urian Sarmiento – Percussion

Technical credits[change | change source]

  • Marc Anthony – Producer, executive producer
  • Sergio George – Producer
  • Héctor Ivan Rosa – Engineer
  • Jim Caruana – Engineer
  • Luisito Quintero – Percussion overdubs
  • David Kutch – Mastering
  • Vlado Meller – Mastering
  • Peter Wade Keusch – Engineer
  • Bigram Zayas – Producer
  • Alysia Oakley – Assistant music supervisor
  • Maria Paula Marulanda – Art direction
  • Matt Havron – Assistant Music supervisor
  • Julio Reyes Copello – Arranger, programming, producer

References[change | change source]

Preceded by
Agárrese by Grupo Montéz de Durango
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums number-one album
August 11, 2007 - September 15, 2007
Succeeded by
La Radiolina by Manu Chao

Other websites[change | change source]