|Todo Tiene Su Hora
|Studio album by
|November 11, 2014
|Latin, Merengue, Bachata, Salsa
|Capitol Latin/Universal Music Latin Entertainment
|Juan Luis Guerra
|Juan Luis Guerra chronology
|Singles from Todo Tiene Su Hora
Todo Tiene Su Hora (Everything Has Its Time) is the 13th studio album by Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra and his band 4.40. It was released on November 11, 2014, by Capitol Latin and was produced by Juan Luis Guerra & Janina Rosado. Like his previous albums, The album is composed by variety of tropical music genres such as Bachata, Merengue, Salsa and Son but different instrumentation used normally in classical music such as strings, violins. Guerra described the album as "innovative" and explored lyrics raging from love and romance to social conscience and protest against political corruption. The record encompassed elements of funk and Jazz with merengue and classical music with bachata.
Todo Tiene Su Hora met with critical acclaim by the critics. It won three awards at the 16th Annual Latin Grammy Awards including Album of the Year and receive a nomination for Best Tropical Latin Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. In 2016, it was nominated for Album of the Year at the Lo Nuestro Awards 2016 and Tropical Album of the Year at the 2015 Latin Billboard Music Awards. The album was supported by three oficial singles: Tus Besos, Todo Tiene Su Hora and Muchachita Linda.
Todo Tiene Su Hora debut at the top of US Billboard Top Latin Albums and Tropical Albums. Also it debuted at number 65 of Billboard 200 and charted at the Top 20 in Spain and Argentina. It was certified platinum and gold in Colombia, Peru, Costa Rica, Spain and Central America. The album sold nearly half million of copies. To promote the album, Guerra embarked on the commercially successful world concert tour titled Todo Tiene Su Hora Tour.
On December 12, 2013, Guerra wrapped up his A Son de Guerra Tour in Zapopan, Mexico. In Early 2014, the recording sessions for the album began. On April 21, 2014, it was reveled to the press had a collaboration included at Luis Fonsi album 8.Eventually, the track titled "Llegaste tu" was released on August 30, 2014. On August 26, 2014, the first single "Tus Besos" was oficial released. Later, on September 6, 2014, the title was released to the press and social media. According to Guerra himself, it was the best album that he had recorded so far. On October 10, 2014, he revealed the cover of the album and at 14 of the same month the album set to be preordered on iTunes. Also, it was announced that Guerra had signed an exclusive contract with Universal Music Publishing Group. On October 15, 2014, Guerra revealed by surprise through social media, that he had recorded a song "Moca a Paris" with merengue legendary artist Jhonny Ventura.
In the United States, The album debuted at number 65 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and at number one on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart, selling 6,000 copies in its first week.In Spain, the album peaked at number 16 on the Spanish Albums Chart and received an album gold certification by the PROMISCAE. In Argentina, the album reached the top 20. It just two days of been released the album reached the top 10 on iTunes in 20 territories. It sold 400,000 copies worldwide.
AllMusic gave the album a positive review and wrote that "Todo Tiene Su Hora is as consistent as it is adventurous; it ranks easily among Guerra's finest recordings, and reveals that even after 30 years, he is able to break new ground while remaining readily accessible to longtime fans".
The following credits are from AllMusic and from the Todo Tiene Su Hora liner notes:
Juan Luis Guerra y 440
All tracks are written by Juan Luis Guerra.
|"Cookies & Cream"
|"Canto a Colombia"
|"Todo Tiene Su Hora"
|"Dime Nora Mía"
|"Para Que Sepas"
|"De Moca a París" (featuring Johnny Ventura)
|Central America (CFC)
Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.
Juan Luis Guerra Seijas is a Dominican musician, singer, composer, and record producer. He has sold 30 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling Latin music artists. Throughout his career, he has won numerous awards including 23 Latin Grammy Awards, three Grammy Awards, and one Latin Billboard Music Award. Guerra won 3 Latin Grammy Awards in 2010, including Album of the Year. In 2012, he won the Latin Grammy Award for Producer of the Year.
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La Llave de Mi Corazón is the 10th studio album recorded by Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra, It was released by EMI Televisa Music on March 20, 2007. It was Guerra's first album to contain a songs in english since his 1994 recording of Fogarate. The album contains fusions of mambo and tropical rhythms that Guerra himself defined as "Mambo merengue". Its production and musical structure of album is based on merengue, bachata and salsa and encompasses elements of Blues, Son, Jazz, Mambo and Bossa Nova. The album was written, arranged and produced by Juan Luis Guerra and according to the artist is his most romantic album. It is composed of four merengues, two bachatas, three romantic songs and two salsas.
Bachata Rosa is the fifth studio album by Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra and his group 4.40. It was released on 11 December 1990, by Karen Records. It brought bachata music into the mainstream in the Dominican Republic and gave the genre an international audience. A Portuguese version of the record was released in 1992 under the title Romance Rosa; it was certified gold in Brazil. The album received a Grammy Award for Best Tropical Latin Album and two Lo Nuestro Awards for Tropical Album of the Year and Tropical Group of the Year.
Ojalá Que Llueva Café is the fourth studio album by Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra released in 1989 by Karen Records. It is considered one of his most emblematic and important albums. The album set the musical path for his later albums, re-formulating Dominican merengue and bachata music through the contemporary elements of pop, rock, salsa, or jazz. Incorporating socially conscious lyrics with danceable merengues and romantic-poetic bachatas, the album is considered one of the most important albums of his discography.
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Areíto is the sixth album by Juan Luis Guerra with his band 440, released on 8 December 1992, by Karem Records. The album, meant to be a tribute to the indigenous tribes of the Dominican Republic, is named after a dance that the aboriginal inhabitants of the Greater Antilles (Taínos) accompanied with songs during their festivals and religious rites. The album contains twelve tracks including "Cuando te Beso", interpret by Santo Domingo Philharmonic Orchestra. Congolese musician Diblo Dibala played guitar on the song "El Costo de la Vida", which was a Spanish cover of his own soukous song "Kimia Eve", while the last track on the album, "Naboria daca, mayanimacaná", is sung in Arawak, the language of the Taíno people. Areíto was originally set to be released in early April 1992, but was first delayed to the end of October 1992 and was finally released on 8 December 1992.
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"Mi PC" is a song by Dominican Republic singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra and his band 4-40 from his eighth studio album, Ni Es lo Mismo Ni Es Igual (1998). The song was released as the lead single from the album in November 1998 by Karen Records. The song was written and produced by Guerra. It is a pop merengue track in which Guerra uses computer terminology to narrate a love story. "Mi PC" was met with positive reactions from music critics who found the lyrics to be clever and its music catchy.
"Palomita Blanca" is a song by Dominican Republic singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra and his band 4-40 from his eighth studio album, Ni Es lo Mismo Ni Es Igual (1998). As with the rest of the album, the song was written and produced by Guerra. The song was released as the second single from the album in March 1999 by Karen Records. It is a bachata acoustic ballad about a man who is immensely in love with a woman and refuses to let her go.
"El Niágara en Bicicleta" is a song by Dominican Republic singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra and his band 4-40 from his eighth studio album, Ni Es lo Mismo Ni Es Igual (1998). The song was written and produced by Guerra. It was released as the third single from the album in 1999 by Karen Records. A merengue rap song, it sees the protagonist finding himself in a hospital that is in poor condition, based on Guerra's experience in one. The song received positive reactions from three music critics, who praised who praise its music and social conscious lyrics.
Grandes Éxitos de Juan Luis Guerra y 440 or simply Grandes Éxitos is a compilation album of Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra, and his band 440 released in July 1995 by Karem Records. It contained Guerra's fifteen biggest hits from 1988 to 1994 on the original version and from the albums Mudanza y Acarreo(1985) to Fogarate! (1994) on the international versions. The compilation receive positive reviews by the critics.
Colección Romántica is the compilation album of the famous Dominican songwriter and musician Juan Luis Guerra and 4.40. It was released in November 21, 2000 and February 6, 2001 in the United States by Karen Records.It is a dual album compilation including 20 of the group's classic songs remastered and re-recorded as ballads. The album also contained unaltered original versions of their softer songs, like acoustic ballads or bachatas. It would become Guerra's last album released under the Dominican independent music label Karen Records, as his later albums would be released under Vene Music and subsequently under EMI music and Capitol Latin.
"Tus Besos" is a song by Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra, it was released by Capitol Latin on August 25, 2014. Is the lead single from his twelfth studio album Todo Tiene Su Hora (2014). The music video was nominated for Video of the Year at the Lo Nuestro Awards of 2015.
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Todo Tiene Su Hora Tour is a world tour by Dominican singer Juan Luis Guerra, in support of the studio album Todo Tiene su hora.
La Cosquillita is the lead single of the seventh studio album Fogarate! by dominican superstar Juan Luis Guerra. It was released on June 21, 1994 by Karen Records. The rural merengue track was written and produced with the Dominican accordionist Francisco Ulloa and his band. About the success of the track, Guerra stated "With the `perico ripiao' we are doing the same thing that we did with the `bachata,' breaking down the barriers that prevent it from reaching all of Dominican society, and then exporting it". The song became Guerra's first number-one hit in his native Dominican Republic; and became a top-ten hit in Spain, Venezuela and the US Hot Latin Songs chart.