Con Poder

Con Poder

by Salvador

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Overview

Con Poder

Salvador have made a name for themselves recording fiery Latin music with a Christian message, mostly in English but including an occasional Spanish-language song on their previous two releases. The eight-member Texas-based group has never recorded an all-Spanish album, until now. Con Poder isn't entirely a return to their Hispanic roots as the album's liner notes would have one believe -- Salvador never left their heritage behind. Instead, Salvador en español is much like the group's English incarnation: expert guitar work, pumped-up Latin rhythms, a full-fledged horn section, and the emotive vocals of lead singer Nic Gonzalez. All of it comes together to present a variety of Latin sounds, from salsa to Tejano to Ricky Martin-style Latin pop. Con Poder differs from its English-language predecessors in the glossier spin it puts on the typical Salvador sound: Where previous releases Into Motion and Salvador showcased a more forceful, rock edge, Con Poder is a bit more thoughtful. Still, there's plenty of punch, as shown on tracks like "Moñtana" and the stunning, get-on-your-feet-and-dance "Ante Tu Presencia." Salvador already has many fans this side of the border, but Con Poder is a nice introduction for the Latin world.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/12/2003
Label: Word Entertainment
UPC: 0080688624927
catalogNumber: 886249
Rank: 261655

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Salvador   Primary Artist
George Cocchini   Electric Guitar
Brad Evilsizer   Bateria
Jose Gonzales   Guitar,Bajo Sexto
Danny Levin   Cuerda
Stephen Zirkel   Keyboards,Bajo Sexto
Carlos Sosa   Saxophone
Tracy Davis   Keyboards
Charles "Razor" Rieser   Electric Guitar
Fernie "Maddog" Castillo   Trumpet
Carmen Torres   Percussion,Bajo Sexto
Robert Acuña   Percussion,Voices
Chris Bevins   Keyboards,Voices
Raúl Vallejo   Trombone
Elliot Torres   Percussion,Voices
Christian Fernández   Guitar
Nic Gonzales   Guitar,Vocals
Pablo Gabaldon   Voices
Billy Griego   Voices
David Pulkingham   Voices
David Martinez   Guitar

Technical Credits

Kris Kristofferson   Composer
Salvador   Arranger
Arturo Gonzales   Composer
Matt Shultz   Engineering
Carlos Sosa   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Engineering
Traditional   Composer
Carmen Torres   Arranger
Carmelo Louis Torres   Composer
Christian Fernández   Arranger
Nic Gonzales   Arranger,Composer
David Pulkingham   Composer,Introduction
Matthew West   Composer

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