Balas y Chocolate

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Balas y Chocolate
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 24, 2015
GenreWorld music
LabelSony Music Latin, RCA Records
ProducerPaul Cohen, Aneiro Taño[1]
Lila Downs studio album chronology
Pecados y Milagros
''Balas y Chocolate''
Singles from Balas y Chocolate
  1. "Balas y Chocolate"
    Released: February 25, 2015[2]
  2. "Patria Madrina"
    Released: March 24, 2015

Balas y Chocolate (English: Bullets and Chocolate) is the eighth studio album by Mexican latin singer Lila Downs.[3] Released on March 24, 2015.[4] It was going to be much darker than her earlier material, though it became an upbeat electronic-folk inspired album.[5] The album features collaborations from Juan Gabriel and Juanes.[6] It reached the top of the charts in Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Spain and the United States. It also reached the top ten in other major markets.[7]

Track listing[change | change source]

No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Humito de Copal"  Lila Downs/Paul Cohen 3:52
2. "Mano Negra"  Lila Downs/Paul Cohen 4:32
3. "Balas y Chocolate"  Lila Downs/Paul Cohen 3:30
4. "Una Cruz de Madera"  Luis Méndez Almengor 3:09
5. "La Farsante (feat. Juan Gabriel)"  Alberto Aguilera Valadez 4:17
6. "La Burra"  Lila Downs/Paul Cohen 3:18
7. "Cuando Me Tocas Tú"  Lila Downs/Paul Cohen 4:35
8. "La Patria Madrina (feat. Juanes)"  Lila Downs/Paul Cohen 4:18
9. "Las Casas de Madera"  Jesús Rosas Marcano 4:09
10. "La Promesa"  Lila Downs/Paul Cohen 5:25
11. "Son de Difuntos"  Lila Downs/Paul Cohen 3:37
12. "Dulce Veneno"  Lila Downs/Paul Cohen 3:43
13. "Viene la Muerte Echando Rasero"  Asención Aguilar Galván 4:00

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lila Downs - Balas y Chocolate (credits)". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
  2. "Video: Balas y Chocolate". MTV. Archived from the original on 25 March 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
  3. "Lila Downs Presenta "Balas y Chocolate"". Archived from the original on 2015-03-07. Retrieved 2015-03-12.
  4. Ya puedes escuchar "Balas y chocolate", la nueva canción de Lila Downs y reservar el disco, de midmo título, en iTunes! Sony Music Spain
  5. "Lila Downs Highly-Anticipated New Album "Balas y Chocolate" Will Be Released On March 24". Sony Music. Sony Music Latin. Retrieved 19 March 2015.[permanent dead link]
  6. "Lila Downs - Presented by the Chan Centre". Archived from the original on 14 April 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2015.
  7. "Latin Albums". Billboard. 9 May 2015. Retrieved 11 October 2015.

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