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Corazón Espinado

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Released  June 13, 2000
Recorded  1999
Length  4:36
Format  CD single
Genre  Latin rock Latin pop
Label  BMG

"Corazón Espinado" (English: "Thorned Heart") is a song by Santana and the Latin rock group Maná. The song was written, produced and sung by Fher Olvera, and co-produced by Alex González. It was released on the Santana album Supernatural in 1999, and became a massive hit in Spanish-speaking countries. It won the "Record of the Year" and "Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group" at the 2000 Latin Grammy Awards. In addition, Santana and Maná performed the song at the Latin Grammys.

Mayré Martínez's Cover

In August 2006, Latin American Idol winner Mayré Martínez performed the song in the sixth concert, and it became one of her iconic performances, since it was the first time she showcased her whistle register on the show. In February 2007, her official website launched a poll for fans to decide which song they wanted to have as the next radio single from Mayre's debut album, Soy Mi Destino, the winner song was the studio-recorded cover of "Corazón Espinado". In the last few days of July 2007, the song gained heavy radio-airplay in all Latin America. Mayré performed the track in the third workshop episode of the second season of Latin American Idol, where she also presented her first album.


Corazón Espinado Wikipedia