The Last

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All Music Guide - John Bush
Aventura didn't become the kings of bachata by deserting their large and devoted fan base to cater to the mainstream, and it's no different on The Last -- despite the fact that the album includes features for a parade of crossover suspects: Wyclef Jean and Ludacris on one track, plus Akon and Wisin y Yandel on another. No, the lead track on The Last -- the number one Latin hit "Por un Segundo" -- is straight bachata, rhythmic and sweet, and there happen to be plenty of tender ballads to follow it. Not only that, but the crossover features are held to the last half of the album, where Wyclef Jean produces his own surprisingly sugary "Spanish Fly," and Akon and Wisin y Yandel ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Aventura didn't become the kings of bachata by deserting their large and devoted fan base to cater to the mainstream, and it's no different on The Last -- despite the fact that the album includes features for a parade of crossover suspects: Wyclef Jean and Ludacris on one track, plus Akon and Wisin y Yandel on another. No, the lead track on The Last -- the number one Latin hit "Por un Segundo" -- is straight bachata, rhythmic and sweet, and there happen to be plenty of tender ballads to follow it. Not only that, but the crossover features are held to the last half of the album, where Wyclef Jean produces his own surprisingly sugary "Spanish Fly," and Akon and Wisin y Yandel appear on the Auto-Tuned reggaeton track "All Up 2 You." As usual, the band is anchored by Santos brothers Lenny and Max, along with longtime collaborator Eric "Bori" Rivera. Consolidating the quartet's power, The Last became Aventura's biggest album hit yet, reaching number five on the charts.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/9/2009
  • Label: Sony U.S. Latin
  • UPC: 171012080028
  • Catalog Number: 20800
  • Sales rank: 4,772

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Intro (The Last) (1:24)
  2. 2 Por un Segundo (4:15)
  3. 3 Yo Quisiera Amarla (5:06)
  4. 4 El Malo (3:58)
  5. 5 Dile al Amor (3:49)
  6. 6 Su Veneno (4:00)
  7. 7 Tu Jueguito (3:42)
  8. 8 Spanish Fly - Ludacris (3:57)
  9. 9 Peligro (4:38)
  10. 10 La Tormenta (4:35)
  11. 11 El Desprecio (4:35)
  12. 12 All Up 2 You - Yandel (3:38)
  13. 13 Skit (4:05)
  14. 14 La Curita (3:21)
  15. 15 Princesita (4:17)
  16. 16 Su Vida (4:34)
  17. 17 Soy Hombre (3:59)
  18. 18 Gracias (7:33)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Aventura Primary Artist
Arturo Sandoval Trumpet, Guest Appearance
Mitch Frohman Flute
Ozzie Melendez Trombone
Wyclef Jean Guest Appearance
Raul Agraz Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Guest Appearance
Ricky Gonzalez Synthesizer
Luisito Quintero Percussion, Bongos, Conga, Timbales
Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis Bass
Guillermo Frias Conga, Guest Appearance
Henry Santos Background Vocals
Joaquin Diaz Synthesizer, Piano
Carlos Henríquez Bass
Lenny Santos Guitar
Efrain "Junito" Davila Piano
Frank Mendez Guitar, Guest Appearance
David Gotay Cello, Guest Appearance
Leonardo Reyes Bongos, Guest Appearance
Max Santos Bass
Arden "Keyz" Altino Keyboards
Alberto Batista Guira
Eric "Bori" Rivera Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Background Vocals
Noah Nevé Vocals, Guest Appearance
Enrique Guira Guira, Guest Appearance
Technical Credits
Angel Fernandez Producer, Horn Arrangements
Tom Coyne Mastering
Anthony Santos Composer
Wyclef Jean Producer
Tom Brick Mastering
Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis Producer
Henry Santos Composer, Producer
Lenny Santos Producer
Franklin Romero Executive Producer
Lamont "Logic" Coleman Producer
Aliaune "Akon" Thiam Composer
Michael Robinson Art Direction
Mark "Exit" Goodchild Engineer
Juan Luis "Wisin" Morera Composer
Eric "Bori" Rivera Arranger
Llandel Veguilla Malave Composer
Marcos "Tainy" Masis Composer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    THE BEST OF AVENTURA

    AVENTURA HAS BREAK THE RULES WEN IT COMES TO BACHATA, I NEVER LIKET THIS MUSIC UNTIL I HEART ABOUT AVENTURA I LOVE EVERY SONG THEY FULL OF DEEP FEELINGS AND IS EASY TO RELATE TO THE PASION IN THER SONGS.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    The Best Ever!!!

    The Best Production They Have Ever Made!!! I Love It!!!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    great songs!

    this is one of the Aventura`s CD that is really good<Music is smooth<i recomend to the ventura`s fan go to the store and buy it< i m sure you will like all the songs.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    "The Last" Best Album

    This album is the best EVER!!!!

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