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Sub-Optimal Credits

Track 1
Recorded and mixed at The Gentleman's Club Studio, Miami Beach, Florida
Production Coordinators: Brian Coleman, Iris Aponte

Track 2
Orchestra contractor: Don Hahn
Concertmaster: Assa Drori
Strings and horns arranged and conducted by Héctor Garrido
Strings recorded by Benny Faccone and Don Hahn at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, California
Production Coordinators: Brian Coleman, Iris Aponte
Recorded and mixed at The Gentleman's Club Studio, Miami Beach, Florida

Track 3
"Bouzouki" is spelled "bazooki" in the liner notes.
Olbin Burgos is credited as playing "Snare brushes."
Joe Chiccarelli only engineered the recordings of the orchestra.

Orchestra contractor: David Campbell
Concertmaster: Bruce Dukov
Orchestra recorded at Sound Chamber, Los Angeles, California
Produced for Estefan Enterprises, Inc.
Mixed at The Hit Factory, New York, New York
Recorded at Crescent Moon Studios, Miami, Florida
Editing and tracking at Right Track Recording Studios, New York, New York and HEaven Studios, Miami, Florida

Track 4
George Noriega is credited as playing "Organ bass vocoder."
Produced for Estefan Enterprises Inc.
Recorded at Crescent Moon Studios, Miami, Florida
Additional recording at The Gentleman's Club Studio, Miami Beach, Florida
Mixed at The Gentleman's Club Studio, Miami Beach, Florida
Mix supervisor: Desmond Child
Editing and tracking at Right Track Recording Studios, New York, New York; Heaven Studios, Miami, Florida and Tone King Studios, Los Angeles, California

Track 5
Mixed at The Enterprise Studios, Burbank, California
Strings conducted by Jorge Calandrelli
Project coordinators: Chris Apostle, Caresse Norman
Recorded at Guerilla Beach Studio, Los Angeles, California and The Enterprise Studio, Burbank, California

Track 6
Orchestra contractor: Juliet Haffner
Strings conducted by David Campbell
John Pace recorded strings at Right Track Recording, New York, New York
Production coordinators: Brian Coleman, Iris Aponte
Recorded and mixed at The Gentleman's Club Studio, Miami Beach, Florida

Track 7
Produced for Estefan Enterprises, Inc.
Mixed at Crescent Moon Studios, Miami, Florida
Recorded at Crescent Moon Studios, Miami, Florida

Track 8
Strings conducted by David Campbell
Recorded and mixed at The Gentleman's Club Studio, Miami Beach, Florida
Strings recorded by Rik Pekkonen at OceanWay Recording, Hollywood, California
Production coordinators: Brian Coleman, Iris Aponte

Track 9
Remix and additional production for Hits and Mixes Productions
Mixed at Crescent Moon Studios, Miami, Florida
Rhythm tracks arranged by Juan Vicente Zambrano

Track 10
Orchestra contractor: Juliet Haffner
Orchestra conducted by David Campbell
Recorded at The Gentleman's Club Studio, Miami Beach, Florida
Mixed at Barking Doctor Studios, Mount Kisco, New York
Orchestra recorded by John Pace at Clinton Recording Studios, New York, New York
Production coordinators: Brian Coleman, Iris Aponte

Track 11
Recorded and mixed at The Gentleman's Club Studio, Miami Beach, Florida
Production coordinators: Brian Coleman, Iris Aponte

Track 12
Rhythm programming: Walter Afanasieff
Recorded at Crescent Moon Studios, Miami, Florida; The Enterprise Studios, Burbank, California; and WallyWorld Studios, California

Track 13
Orchestra contractor: David Campbell
Concertmaster: Bruce Dukov
Orchestra conductor: David Campbell
Orchestra engineer: Joe Chiccarelli
Produced for Estefan Enterprises, Inc.
Recorded at Crescent Moon Studios, Miami Beach, Florida
Mixed at Barking Doctor Studios, Mount Kisco, New York
Editing and tracking at Right Track Recording Studios, New York, New York; and Heaven Studios, Miami, Florida
Ricky Martin's vocals recorded at Westlake Studios, Los Angeles, California
Orchestra recorded at Sound Chamber, Los Angeles, California

Track 14
Remix and Additional Production for Hits and Mixes Productions
English lyrics by Deborah Castillero
Remixed at Crescent Moon Studios, Miami, Florida and New River Studios, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Edited at Ochoa Studios, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Luis Enrique appears courtesy of Universal Music Latino
Gyan appears courtesy of Deston Entertainment/Universal Records
Madonna appears courtesy of Maverick/Warner Bros.
Meja appears courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Sweden)
Robi Rosa appears courtesy of Sony Music International, a division of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Jon Secada appears courtesy of Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Desmond Child Special Thanks: Winston Simone, Curtis Shaw, Linda Compagnone, Joanna Ifrah, Gisela Rodriguez, Dave Frangioni, DigiDesign & Margarita Sande

Ricky Martin Special Thanks:
Desmond Child, Robi Rosa, Emilio Estefan, George Noriega, Randall Barlow, Juan Zambrano, Jon Secada, Walter Afanasieff, William Orbit, Angelo Medina, José Luis Vega, Ricardo Cordero, Iris Aponte, Tommy Mottola, Don Ienner, Bob Bowlin, Frank Welzer, Jerry Blair, Joanna Ifrah, Luana Pagani, Richard Ogden, Sara Silver, Andy Yavasis, Tomás Muñoz, Lisa Frank, Tracy Nurse, Osar Llord, Jorge Pino, Rocco Lanzilotta, Suki Pardesi, Chris Apostle, Madonna, Giorgio Armani, Wilfredo Rosado, Gaby Meirelles, Kim Jackwerth, Rob Prinz, Alison Winkler, Jonathan Anklin, Icaro & Titan, all his friends, the Himalayas, Swami Yogananda Giri, José del Cueto, God and Guru, his family, Flavia, Paola, Lissangeli, Angelissa

A&R Direction: Joanna Ifrah
Album Project Coordinators: Brian Coleman, Iris Aponte
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York, New York
Stylist: Frank Chevalier
Hair: Jonathan Antin
Make-up: Maital Sabban
Image: José Luis Vega
Management: Angelo Medina Enterprises

Annotation last modified on 2013-04-27 23:30 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Livin' la Vida Loca
Ricky Martin 4:03
2 Spanish Eyes
Ricky Martin 4:05
3 She's All I Ever Had
Ricky Martin 4:55
4 Shake Your Bon-Bon
Ricky Martin 3:12
5 Be Careful (Cuidado con mi corazón)
Ricky Martin feat. Madonna 4:05
6 I Am Made of You
Ricky Martin 4:39
7 Love You for a Day
Ricky Martin 3:47
8 Private Emotion
Ricky Martin feat. Meja 4:03
9 The Cup of Life (Spanglish radio edit)
Ricky Martin 4:39
10 You Stay With Me
Ricky Martin 4:13
11 Livin' la Vida Loca (Spanish version)
Ricky Martin 4:05
12 I Count the Minutes
Ricky Martin 4:18
13 Bella (She's All I Ever Had)
Ricky Martin 4:56
14 Maria (Spanglish radio edit)
Ricky Martin 4:33

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Robi Draco Rosa (tracks 1, 11)
Dan Warner (producer, writer and studio guitarist) (track 4)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Tommy Anthony (tracks 3, 13)
violin:
Ethel Abelson (track 10)
Murray Adler (tracks 2–3, 13)
Martin Agee (track 6)
Lamar Alsop (track 6)
Richard Altenbach (track 5)
Jenny Bellusci (track 5)
Brian Benning (track 2)
Ruth Bruegger (tracks 3, 13)
Rebecca Bunnell (track 2)
Eve Butler (tracks 3, 13)
Darius Campo (track 5)
Susan Chatman (tracks 3, 13)
Robert Chausow (track 6)
Lily Ho Chen (track 5)
Joel Derouin (tracks 3, 8, 13)
Assa Drori (track 2)
Bruce Dukov (tracks 3, 5, 13)
Max Ellen (track 10)
David Ewart (track 5)
Henry Ferber (track 2)
Michael Ferril (track 2)
Virginia Frazier (tracks 3, 13)
Armen Garabedian (tracks 2, 5)
Berj Garabedian (track 5)
Harris Goldman (tracks 3, 13)
Endre Granat (tracks 3, 5, 13)
Henry Gronnier (track 2)
Alan Grunfeld (track 5)
Joyce Hammann (track 6)
Clayton Haslop (tracks 3, 13)
Amy Hershberger (track 2)
Gerardo Hilera (tracks 3, 13)
Tiffany Hu (track 2)
Regis Iandiorio (tracks 6, 10)
Lisa Johnson (Violinist) (track 2)
Pat Johnson (Violinist) (track 5)
Karen Karlsrud (track 6)
Igor Kiskachi (track 2)
Johana Krejci (track 2)
Aimee Kreston (track 2)
Edward Kuhn (track 10)
Razdan Kuyumjian (track 5)
Ann Leathers (track 6)
Brian Leonard (violinist) (track 5)
Elizabeth Lim (track 6)
Margaret Magill (tracks 6, 10)
Michael Markman (track 5)
Karen Milne (track 10)
Dennis Molchan (track 2)
Horia Moroaica (track 5)
Jennifer Munday (Violinist) (track 2)
Laura Oatts (track 6)
Bob Peterson (tracks 3, 13)
Barbra Porter (violinist, photographer) (track 5)
Anthony Posk (track 10)
Rachel Purkin (track 5)
Matthew Raimondi (track 10)
Todd Reynolds (track 10)
Michelle Richard (Violinist) (track 8)
Michele Richards (tracks 3, 13)
Gil Romero (track 5)
Anatoly Rosinsky (tracks 2–3, 13)
Elliot Rosoff (track 10)
Bob Sanov (tracks 2–3, 13)
Sheldon Sanov (track 5)
Laura Seaton (tracks 6, 10)
Kwihee Shamban (track 5)
Eve Sprecher (track 8)
Andy Stein (tracks 6, 10)
Dale Stuckenbruck (track 10)
Marti Sweet (track 10)
Gerald Tarack (tracks 6, 10)
Mari Tsumura (track 5)
渡辺實和子 (tracks 3, 13)
Elizabeth Wilson (violinist) (track 2)
John Wittenberg (tracks 3, 13)
Ming Yeh (tracks 6, 10)
Ken Yerke (tracks 3, 13)
Shari Zippert (Violinist) (track 2)
electric bass guitar programming:
Robi Draco Rosa (track 9)
cello:
Vage Ayrikyan (track 2)
Roberta Cooper (track 6)
Larry Corbett (tracks 3, 8, 13)
Steve Erdody (track 5)
Stefanie Fife (tracks 3, 13)
Todd French (track 2)
Erik Friedlander (track 10)
Maurice Grants (track 2)
Julie Green (Cellist) (track 10)
David Heiss (tracks 6, 10)
Dennis Karmazyn (track 5)
Suzie Katayama (tracks 3, 5, 8, 13)
Richard Locker (tracks 6, 10)
Caryl Paisner (track 6)
Steve Richards (cellist) (tracks 3, 13)
Mark Orrin Shuman (track 6)
Dan Smith (Cellist) (tracks 2–3, 13)
Rudy Stein (tracks 3, 13)
Richard Treat (track 2)
John Walz (track 2)
trumpet:
Randall Barlow (track 7)
bouzouki, keyboard, nylon guitar and sitar:
George Noriega (tracks 3, 13)
cornet, flugelhorn and trumpet:
Tony Concepción (track 9)
strings arranger:
Jorge Calandrelli (track 5)
David Campbell (US based Canadian violinist, composer, conductor and arranger) (tracks 6, 8)
viola:
Julien Barber (track 10)
Robert Berg (Violist) (track 2)
Alfred Brown (viola) (track 10)
Denyse Buffum (tracks 3, 8, 13)
Brian Dembow (track 5)
John Dexter (member of The Manhattan String Quartet) (track 10)
Thomas Diener (track 2)
Jerry Epstein (track 2)
Mary Helen Ewing (track 6)
Barry Finclair (track 6)
Matt Funes (tracks 3, 13)
Lynn Grants (Viola player) (track 2)
Juliet Haffner (tracks 6, 10)
John Hayhurst (track 2)
Janet Lakatos (track 5)
Victoria Miskolczy (track 5)
Jorge Moraga (track 5)
Dan Neufeld (track 5)
Sue Pray (track 10)
Karen Ritscher (track 6)
John Scanlon (tracks 2–3, 8, 13)
Debra Shufelt (track 10)
David Stenske (tracks 3, 13)
Mihail Zinovyev (track 5)
drums:
Kenny Aronoff (tracks 2–4, 13)
Lee Levin (tracks 8, 10)
Alex Saris (track 6)
drums programming:
Randall Barlow (tracks 3–4, 13)
organ:
Rob Hyman (track 8)
Clavinet:
David Siegel (track 4)
guitar:
Rusty Anderson (tracks 1, 11)
Eric Bazilian (track 6)
Manny López (tracks 2, 9–10)
Lázaro Rodríguez (track 9)
guitar and mandolin:
Eric Bazilian (track 8)
bass:
Hugh McDonald (bassist) (track 8)
Ricardo Suárez (tracks 2, 6)
bass programming:
Khris Kellow (track 10)
bass, organ and vocoder:
George Noriega (track 4)
double bass:
Jorge Casas (tracks 3, 13)
electric guitar:
Rusty Anderson (track 4)
Eric Bazilian (track 4)
Michael Landau (track 12)
Robi Draco Rosa (tracks 6–7)
brass and strings arranger:
Héctor Garrido (track 2)
brushes, shakers and snare drum:
Olbin Burgos (tracks 3, 13)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 12)
Daniel Lopez (US spanish language songwriter) (tracks 3, 7, 13)
Luis Enrique (track 8)
Archie Peña (track 9)
Rafael Solano (tracks 1, 6, 9–11)
keyboard:
Walter Afanasieff (track 12)
Randy Cantor (tracks 1–2, 6, 11)
piano:
alto flute:
Edward Salkin (track 10)
drum machine and drums programming:
Walter Afanasieff (track 12)
12 string guitar and electric guitar:
Eric Bazilian (tracks 3, 13)
horn:
Teddy Mulet (track 4)
horn arranger:
trombone:
John Kricker (track 9)
Dana Teboe (track 9)
guitars and keyboard:
William Orbit (track 5)
French horn:
Eric Kerley (track 9)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Tony Concepción (tracks 1, 11)
additional keyboard:
Damian LeGassick (track 5)
Randy Cantor (track 4)
Dan Shea (track 12)
additional arranger:
Randall Barlow (tracks 3–4, 13)
additional engineer:
Joe Chiccarelli (track 13)
David Gleeson (track 12)
Peter McCabe (track 4)
Jules Gondar (track 7)
additional mixer:
Desmond Child (track 4)
additional producer:
Walter Afanasieff (tracks 3, 13)
Iris Aponte (track 1)
Brian Coleman (Manager/production coordinator) (track 1)
Pablo Flores (tracks 9, 14)
Javier Garza (track 14)
additional programming:
Dan Shea (track 12)
additionally recorded by:
Nathan Malki (tracks 1–2, 8, 10–11)
Charles Dye (track 4)
Benny Faccone (track 2)
Jules Gondar (tracks 8, 10)
Don Hahn (engineer) (track 2)
Craig Lozowick (tracks 1–2, 6, 8, 11)
John Pace (tracks 6, 10)
Rik Pekkonen (track 8)
arranger:
Robi Draco Rosa (track 7)
Randall Barlow (track 7)
Randy Cantor (tracks 1–2, 6, 10–11)
assistant engineer:
Gustavo Bonnet (tracks 3–4, 7, 13)
Alfred Figueroa (track 12)
Jeff Gregory (track 5)
Nathan Malki (tracks 1–2, 8, 10–11)
Tony Mardini (tracks 3–4, 7, 13)
Mick Marshall (track 12)
Steve Menezes (track 9)
Germán Ortiz (tracks 1, 6, 8, 11)
Charlie Paakkari (track 2)
Jim Porto (Engineer) (track 10)
Cem Sarihan (track 2)
Robert Valdez (track 8)
Chris Wiggins (track 9)
Ed Williams (Engineer) (tracks 4, 7, 12)
Wassim Zreik (track 5)
Craig Lozowick (tracks 1–2, 6, 8, 10–11)
background vocals:
Robi Draco Rosa (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 9–11)
Jon Secada (tracks 3, 13)
Donna Allen (track 4)
Sue Ann Carwell (track 10)
Gyan (track 8)
Skyler Jett (track 12)
Conesha Owens (track 12)
Rita Quintero (track 4)
Angie Rosa (track 9)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Ricky Martin (tracks 9, 12)
co-producer:
Ian Blake (Robi Rosa) (track 14)
Robi Draco Rosa (tracks 1–4, 6–8, 10–11, 13)
composer:
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (tracks 10, 12)
conductor:
Jorge Calandrelli (track 5)
David Campbell (US based Canadian violinist, composer, conductor and arranger) (tracks 3, 6, 8, 10, 13)
Héctor Garrido (track 2)
engineer:
Rob Chiarelli (US mixer) (track 5)
Joe Chiccarelli (track 3)
Mark Endert (track 5)
Pat McCarthy (track 5)
Sebastián Krys (track 7)
executive producer:
Emilio Estefan, Jr. (tracks 3–4, 7, 13)
guest vocals:
Madonna (track 5)
Meja (track 8)
lyricist:
Jon Secada (track 3)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (tracks 10, 12)
mixer:
Javier Garza (track 9)
Mick Guzauski (tracks 3, 10, 13)
Pat McCarthy (track 5)
Tom McWilliams (track 4)
Charles Dye (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8, 11)
Sebastián Krys (track 7)
orchestrator:
David Campbell (US based Canadian violinist, composer, conductor and arranger) (track 10)
performer:
Madonna (track 5)
Ricky Martin (tracks 5, 8)
producer:
Walter Afanasieff (track 12)
Desmond Child (tracks 1–2, 6, 8–11)
Madonna (track 5)
George Noriega (tracks 3–4, 13)
William Orbit (track 5)
K.C. Porter (track 14)
Robi Draco Rosa (track 9)
Jon Secada (tracks 3, 13)
Randall Barlow (track 7)
programming:
Damian LeGassick (track 5)
Randall Barlow (track 7)
Greg Bleck (track 12)
Randy Cantor (tracks 1–2, 6, 11)
Lester Mendez (track 9)
recorded by:
Javier Garza (tracks 3–4, 12–13)
Nathan Malki (track 6)
Randall Barlow (tracks 3–4, 13)
Scott Canto (tracks 3, 13)
Charles Dye (tracks 1–4, 6, 8, 10–11, 13)
Marcelo Añez Fontana (tracks 3, 13)
Dave Frazier (track 12)
Jules Gondar (tracks 2, 6)
Sebastián Krys (tracks 3–4, 13)
Freddy Piñero, Jr. (tracks 3–4, 13)
David Reitzas (track 12)
Elliot Scheiner (tracks 2–4, 13)
remixer:
Pablo Flores (tracks 9, 14)
Javier Garza (track 14)
solo trumpet:
Tony Concepción (track 9)
translator:
Luis Gómez Escolar (tracks 9, 11, 13)
Deborah Castillero (track 14)
writer:
Eric Bazilian (track 8)
Ian Blake (Robi Rosa) (track 14)
Desmond Child (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 9, 9, 11)
Luis Gómez Escolar (track 14)
Rob Hyman (track 8)
Madonna (track 5)
George Noriega (tracks 3–4, 13)
William Orbit (track 5)
K.C. Porter (track 14)
Robi Draco Rosa (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9, 9, 11, 13)
Jon Secada (track 13)
Randall Barlow (track 7)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (track 9)
Deston Songs LLC (track 9)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 9)
Draco Cornelius Music (1995 –) (track 14)
Mundo Nuevo Music (1995 –) (track 14)
Música Calaca S.L. (1995 –) (track 14)
Olinga Music (1995 –) (track 14)
Para-sac Music Corporation (1995 –) (track 14)
Sony/ATV Latin Music Publishing (1995 –) (track 14)
A Phantom Vox Publishing (1998 –) (tracks 9, 9)
Desmophobia (1998 –) (tracks 9, 9)
Música Calaca S.L. (1998 –) (track 9)
PolyGram Music Publishing (1998 – ????) (track 9)
PolyGram Music Publishing (1998 –) (track 9)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (1998 –) (tracks 9, 9)
A Phantom Vox Publishing (1999 –) (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 11, 13)
Desmophobia (1999 –) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 11)
Dub Notes Music (1999 –) (track 8)
Estefan Music Publishing International (1999 –) (tracks 3, 13)
F.I.P.P. International (1999 –) (tracks 7, 13)
Foreign Imported Productions & Publishing, Inc. (1999 –) (tracks 3–4, 13)
Human Boy Music (1999 –) (track 8)
Música Calaca S.L. (1999 –) (track 11)
PolyGram Music Publishing (1999 –) (tracks 1, 4, 6–7, 11)
Realsongs (1999 –) (tracks 10, 12)
Rondor Music Publishing (1999 –) (track 5)
WB Music Corp. (1999 –) (tracks 5, 8)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (1999 –) (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 11, 13)
Webo Girl Publishing, Inc. (1999 –) (track 5)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 9)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 9)
mash-ups:
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Bella (track 3)
Livin’ La Vida Loca (Spanish version) (track 1)
The Cup of Life (track 9)
partial recording of:
La copa de la vida (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 9)
The Cup of Life (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 9)
recording of:
Be Careful (Cuidado con mi corazón) (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 5)
Bella (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 13)
I Am Made of You (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 6)
I Count the Minutes (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 12)
Livin’ La Vida Loca (Spanish version) (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 11)
Livin’ la Vida Loca (English Version) (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 1)
Love You for a Day (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 7)
María (Spanglish Version) (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 14)
Private Emotion (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 8)
Shake Your Bon-Bon (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 4)
She's All I Ever Had (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 3)
Spanish Eyes (Ricky Martin) (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 2)
You Stay with Me (1998-10 – 1999-03) (track 10)
translated version of:
La copa de la vida (track 9)
Livin’ la Vida Loca (English Version) (track 11)
María (track 14)

Release

art direction: Erwin Gorostiza
executive producer: Angelo Medina
graphic design: Erwin Gorostiza
mastering: Ted Jensen (American mastering engineer)
photography: Diego Uchitel
ASIN: US: B00000IX6H [info]
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/release/mr0000102101 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/443980 [info]
other databases: http://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/ricky_martin/ricky_martin.p/ [info]