Viva el Príncipe

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All Music Guide - David Jeffries
It's not often that tribute albums come with the full endorsement of the tributee, but that's the case with Cristian Castro's Viva el Príncipe, as it comes with the approval of José José. "The Prince of Song" makes two appearances on Castro's tribute, singing on the opening "Lo Pasado Pasado" and reciting the closing "Poema al Cantante." His spirit fills the rest of the album, thanks in part to production from longtime José José associate Rafael Pérez Botija, but Castro is fully responsible for the sense of tradition as he delivers this material with respect. That doesn't keep him from pouring his heart into the songs, and since mimicry isn't an issue in the least, Viva ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - David Jeffries
It's not often that tribute albums come with the full endorsement of the tributee, but that's the case with Cristian Castro's Viva el Príncipe, as it comes with the approval of José José. "The Prince of Song" makes two appearances on Castro's tribute, singing on the opening "Lo Pasado Pasado" and reciting the closing "Poema al Cantante." His spirit fills the rest of the album, thanks in part to production from longtime José José associate Rafael Pérez Botija, but Castro is fully responsible for the sense of tradition as he delivers this material with respect. That doesn't keep him from pouring his heart into the songs, and since mimicry isn't an issue in the least, Viva el Príncipe winds up a tribute that will please fans of either artist.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/30/2010
  • Label: Universal Latino
  • UPC: 602527537269
  • Catalog Number: 001501302
  • Sales rank: 147,409

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Lo Pasado Pasado (4:02)
  2. 2 La Nave Del Olvido (3:54)
  3. 3 Amor Amor (5:02)
  4. 4 Lo Que No Fué No Será (3:47)
  5. 5 Gavilán O Paloma (4:46)
  6. 6 Amar Y Querer (4:04)
  7. 7 Si Me Dejas Ahora (4:48)
  8. 8 Volcán (5:02)
  9. 9 Almohada (4:02)
  10. 10 El Triste (4:36)
  11. 11 Poema Al Cantante (0:54)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cristian Castro Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor
Greg Mathieson Piano, Arreglos
Aldo Matta Coros
Kevin Axt Bajos
Jorge Calandrelli Piano, Arreglos
Jim Cox Piano
Brian Fox Violin
Miguel Rivera Trombone
Jorge Diaz Trombone
Milton Sesenton Piano
Angel "Cucco" Peña Arreglos, Dirigida
Alfredo Oliva Violin, Concert Master
Yanira Torres Coros
John DiPuccio Violin
Rafael Perez Botija Dirigida
Felix Alvarado Coros
Huifang Chen Violin
Scott Flavin Violin
Jaime Mansilla Violin
Miami Symphonic Strings Cuerda
Deena Shapiro Viola
Dina Kostic Violin
Julio Reyes Copello Piano, Arreglos
Nahyra Pérez Coros
Chauncey Patterson Viola
Julio Hernández Bajos
Scott O'Donnell Viola
Rafi Torres Trombone
Evija Ozolins Violin
Charles Hardt Violin
Antony Seepersad Violin
Adam Diderrich Violin
Abymanuel Hernández Coros
Rebecca Diderrich Viola
Monica Cheversan Violin
Marcia Littley Violin
Karen Hebermehl Viola
Technical Credits
Roberto Cantoral Composer
José María Napoleón Composer
Juan Gabriel Composer
Dino Ramos Composer
Manuel Alejandro Composer
Rafael Perez Botija Composer
Camilo Blanes Composer
Ana Magdalena Composer
Gabriel Wallach Mastering
Jorge Adán Torres Composer
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