Contra la Marea

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Contra la Marea is a compilation of Puerto Rican vocalist Manny Manuel's merengue hits. One of the most remarkable voices of the large generation of singers who came of age during the music's heyday in the 1990s, Manuel quickly distinguished himself from the pack with hits like "Rey de Corazones" off his debut album of the same name. Other tracks here, including "Estrellita," "Los Hombres No Deben Llorar," and "Mi Problema," are from that album as well. The rest of the tunes on the set range from throughout Manuel's career: "El Peor de Mis Fracasos," "Ya Te Olvidé," and the title cut are also featured. While it's true that the merengue is no longer the dance craze it once ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Contra la Marea is a compilation of Puerto Rican vocalist Manny Manuel's merengue hits. One of the most remarkable voices of the large generation of singers who came of age during the music's heyday in the 1990s, Manuel quickly distinguished himself from the pack with hits like "Rey de Corazones" off his debut album of the same name. Other tracks here, including "Estrellita," "Los Hombres No Deben Llorar," and "Mi Problema," are from that album as well. The rest of the tunes on the set range from throughout Manuel's career: "El Peor de Mis Fracasos," "Ya Te Olvidé," and the title cut are also featured. While it's true that the merengue is no longer the dance craze it once was, the music here, apart from those steps, stands on its own.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/13/2012
  • Label: Universal Latino
  • UPC: 827865435521
  • Catalog Number: 654355
  • Sales rank: 87,434

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Manny Manuel Primary Artist
Socky Torres Coros
Richard Marcell Piano, Keyboards, Arreglos, Coros, Bajos, Mezcla
Rafael Estrella Coros
Felix Rodriguez Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Ángel Rodríguez Conga
Melvin Garriga Trumpet
Roberto Santos Guira
Technical Credits
Pete Astudillo Composer
Roberto Livi Composer
Marco Antonio Solís Composer
Aníbal Pastor Composer
Richard Marcell Producer, Mastering, Etching
Luis Gómez Escolar Composer
Frantoni Santana Composer
A.B. Quintanilla III Composer
Mario Joao Zandomenighi Composer
Jose Ubaldo Avila Brito Composer
Diogo Mulero Palmeira Composer
Carlos Antonio Cardenas Segura Composer
Juan Zambrano Composer
Maria Saavedra Composer
José Del C. Peguero Bautista Composer
Honarario Herrero Araujo Composer
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