Enrique is the debut English album and fourth studio album by Enrique Iglesias recorded in English and released in November The album launched two No. S Billboard hot hits, " Bailamos " and then " Be with You ". After the success of his first English crossover single " Bailamos ", Iglesias signed a multi-album deal with Interscope and spent the next two months recording the first English album.
Knowing that Iglesias was a Bruce Springsteen fan, Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine recommended that Iglesias covered the Springsteen track "Sad Eyes" which had recently been released on Springsteen's collection of rare recordings Tracks. Iglesias recorded the song in Los Angeles and Houston in HamburgGermany with both of them singing with each other over the phone.
They did eventually meet when they re-recorded the track for the single release. The album Walkin Blues - Medicine Head - New Bottles Old Medicine included the crossover song " Bailamos " which had previously been on a special edition of Enrique's Cosas del Amor album and the Wild Wild West soundtrack.
The Old Fashioned Morphine - Jolie Holland - Escondida cover was photographed by Pepe Botella. The album debuted at 33 on Billboard albums chart and would go on to be certified Platinum in the United States for shipping 1, units. The album was a success in Canada too, where it became 5 times Platinum. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Enrique Iglesias. This section does not cite any sources.
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