Various Artists

Esencial de Super éxitos, Vol. 2

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A mainstay on the AMPROFON Top 100 Mexico chart for over six months, Esencial de Super Éxitos, Vol. 2 is the follow-up to the first hugely successful EDT Records compilation, gathering 48 of the country's biggest Latin and international hits from 2009-2010. The first two discs focus almost entirely on the home-grown scene, with singles from former Timbiriche vocalist Erik Rubin ("No Para de Llover"), pop icon Alejandro Fernández ("No Se Me Hace Facil"), and Grammy Award winner Alejandra Guzmán ("Por Que No Estas Aqui") nestling alongside tracks from number one albums by singer/songwriter Thalía (Primera Fila's "Equivocada"), former Soda Stereo guitarist Gustavo Cerati (Fuerza Natural's "Deja Vu"), and La Academia runner-up Yuridia (Nada Es de Color Rosa's "Me Olvidaras") and Spanish-sung hits from Catalonian vocalist Monica Naranjo ("Europa"), Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Calle 13 ("Electro Movimiento"), and Italian crossover singer Filippa Giordano ("Perfidia"). Disc three compiles 16 English-language hits, most of which were just as successful on the Billboard charts, covering R&B (Alicia Keys' "Doesn't Mean Anything," Beyoncé's "Single Ladies"), electro-pop (Kesha's "Tik Tok," Britney Spears' "3"), pop/rock (Kelly Clarkson's "My Life Would Suck Without You," P!nk's "Please Don't Leave Me"), dance (DJ Tiësto's "Escape Me," the Gossip's "Love Long Distance"), and nods to the global impact of Glee ("Don't Stop Believin'") and the death of Michael Jackson (the Thriller megamix). With three discs packed full of chart hits, this 2010 compilation is perhaps one of the most essential albums for anyone wanting to discover or relive the delights of the Mexican pop scene.

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 4:10
2 3:58
3 3:20
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5 3:14
6 3:53
7 5:12
8 4:33
9 3:04
10 4:20
11 4:29
12 3:54
13 3:52
14 4:25
15 3:38
16 4:11

Track Listing - Disc 4

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