Grupo Bronco Concert Films
Runtime: 1 hr 15 minPrimera Fila is the third live album of the Mexican group Bronco. It was recorded at Churubusco Studios in Mexico City and it marks the return of José Guadalupe Esparza and his group with the company Sony Music, under his memorable name: Bronco.
Grupo Bronco Top Tracks
Mis Planes Son Amarte
Runtime: 1 hrAn archeologist becomes obsessed with an inexplicable finding that shakes the world. He discovers the shape of a contemporary astronaut in an ancient archaeological site. His research now leads him to the photo of a beautiful native woman of a pre-Columbian civilization. The woman is the missing link between his studies and the answers he is looking for. The archeologist goes in search of this captivating woman and embarks on a journey that will take him through the beautiful and remote landscapes of Colombia, only to find out that she is now very old. Wise and loving but old. Through her, he will discover the true meaning of life.
The scientist then becomes an astronaut and goes on an intergalactic journey back in time to find the woman in her youth. With her, he finds the absolute truth about life and the universe, and learns that the only matrix and creative energy is LOVE.
En Primera Fila
Runtime: 1 hr 10 minCristian Castro on his live and historic “Cristian Castro En Primera Fila – Día 1”, performs some of the hits that have meant the most to his fans throughout his 20 year career, while adding four new songs and being accompanied by some of the top artists in Latin music today. His mother, the iconic actress and singer Verónica Castro, joins him on a medley of her hits “Aprendí a Llorar” and “Ven”. He also duets with the transcending Latin pop group, Reik, the incredibly talented female duo Ha-Ash and singer-songwriter Leonel García, former Sin Bandera. Cristian Castro reinvents some of his chart-toppers in this amazing new production, including the energetic “Azul” and seductive ballad “Agua Nueva”
Franco De Vita
Runtime: 1 hr 57 minTo be a successful artist in the music world means more than recording numerous albums, filling up stadiums and conquering radio. What it really means is to make art, to touch the hearts of millions of people, and to create music that transcends time. Precisely what Franco de Vita has achieved in his almost three-decade career. His hallmark is that of the poet who weaves songs with the filaments of his imagination and his talent for words. That’s how to best describe this singer and songwriter, born in Venezuela of Italian parents, and who has made Spain his home for many years. His position is secured both with the public that has known him from his early days as a rocker and who has seen him flourish in many other facets, as well as with the singers for whom he has written hits, from Ricky Martin to Chayanne. The truth is, simply, that Franco does not rest on his laurels. And that’s why this year, the singer/songwriter who has captivated generations with songs such as No Basta, Cálido y frío, Fuera de este mundo, Louis, and Ay Dios, is back with a musical production recorded entirely live at the Comtel studios in North Miami on January 20. Franco de Vita en Primera Fila is the pinnacle of a career. “I have been dreaming about this for many years and, well, finally, we’ve made the album,” says an enthusiastic Franco. “The idea behind this project comes after having presented three shows at the Centro de Bellas Artes of Puerto Rico (the island is one of his most important markets) a while back. But then, in the end, what we thought of doing did not happen. So, more records came along, more songs, more hits, thank God, and now, with Sony, it finally takes place. And here we are.” Under the direction of Diego Álvarez, of Plataforma TV; the production of Vicente Solís; and the collaboration of 15 musicians, Franco unleashed his innate talent in front of some 250 people. “Since I have never shown something that I am not, in this project I cannot do anything else but to continue showing who I am,” says Franco. “For me, what really matters is the musical part. Here, we try to present those same hits but in a different way. Songs have their own personalities, thus, they themselves tell you ‘hey, I am not feeling well in this genre. Get me out of here.’ We have a few people, a few musicians. It is another way of transmitting, of projecting, a song.” “It is imperative that we include the songs that were hits. And it has been mighty difficult because, which song do you take out? How many do we put in?”, “We had to limit ourselves to 20, including new songs.” Those new songs featured are Tan sólo tú, the first single, a duet with Mexican rock star Alejandra Guzmán, and Mira más allá. Although the duet begins as a tranquil ballad, it develops into a musical explosion perfect for the voice of the queen of rock. Meanwhile, the other “is a very particular song, like a return to those first days performing with groups, gathering in a room four or five musicians to do the track. It’s a bit reminiscent of the 70s and 80s.” Other duets included are Te veo venir soledad, with Puerto Rican salsa master Gilberto Santa Rosa; No se olvida, performed with Argentine singer Soledad; Si quieres decir adiós, with a promising new talent: Costa Rican American Debi Nova; and what is perhaps the biggest surprise in the album, his new version of Si la ves, for which he reunited his original colleagues, the Sin Bandera duo (Leonel García and Noel Schajris), dissolved in 2007. “I have brought them back together,” says the artist with a laugh. “Really, there have been a lot of people involved and, to tell the truth, I am super excited. It is a very strong point in the album, a song that I have performed with many new talents.” Franco de Vita en Primera Fila highlights once more his quality as a composer and an artist in this exclusive live production.
Runtime: 50 minIn an intimate live performance, Kinky joins forces with MTV for their first-ever 'Unplugged' album, featuring a superstar line-up of guests and new versions of their classic hits. Hosted by Diego Luna, the Unplugged album features collaborations with an international crew of stars including Carla Morrison, La Mala Rodríguez, Banda Los Recoditos, Voz de Mando and Beto Zapata (Grupo Pesado). The first single, “A Donde Van Los Muertos?” featuring Carla Morrison debuted #1 upon its release in Mexico. Kinky originally formed in the musically diverse and culturally rich scene of Monterrey, Mexico. More than 10 years ago, Kinky submitted a demo to the LAMC, where they ended up winning the conference's prestigious "LAMC Discovery Contest." The band has received multiple Latin Grammy nominations for their unique and innovative blend of electronic and alternative rock and has been established as a global touring band. Kinky's self-titled debut album received rave reviews from both international and national press. The album featured massive hit songs and much-synched classics such as "Mas" and "Soun Tha Mi Primer Amor.” Kinky’s music has been featured in numerous soundtracks (Man on Fire, Thirteen), TV shows (Gossip Girl, Dexter, Weeds, NCIS, Alias), TV commercials (Motorola, Taco Bell, Smirnoff Ice, Nissan, Honda), and video games like EA Sports' FIFA and Tiger Woods' PGA Tour. Their popular live shows have allowed the band to constantly tour around the world, performing at festivals such as Coachella, Bumbershoot, Outside Lands and many more. “Kinky’s songs ride funk and rock riffs that hark back to the dance-rock of the early 1980s, with a rough edge on keyboards and guitar — but punctuated, every so often, by accordion lines out of Mexican border music. Meanwhile its lyrics fling images of consumerism as brainwashing and distraction, and of partying toward self-destruction, none of which stopped fans from dancing.” – The New York Times
Runtime: 1 hr 37 minInternational superstar Alejandro Fernandez is back with his new studio album, Confidencias . The album includes 11 timeless Latin American standards all recorded with Alejandro s incomparable unique style, under the production of the late legendary producer and musical prodigy Phil Ramone (Billy Joel, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Rod Stewart and Elton John among many others). Confidencias also features internationally renowned recording artists including Christina Aguilera on the album s lead single Hoy Tengo Ganas de Ti , Rod Stewart on a bilingual (Spanish and English) version of Jimmy Cox s Nobody Knows You When You re Down and Out and Alejandro s father, legendary Mexican music superstar Vicente Fernandez, in an epic take of Julio Iglesias classic Me Olvide De Vivir.
Una Noche De Luna
Marco Antonio Solís
Runtime: 1 hr 4 minLegendary songwriter, multi-generational music icon, sought-after producer and renowned Mexican singer Marco Antonio Solís presents an unprecedented, palpable and intimate journey through his own musical memories with the production “Una noche de luna”. With more than 25 million albums sold over 30 years of countless hits, multiple awards and honors, the singer is not only recognised for his professional prowess and ability to generate lyrics that resonate with people across borders and generations, but also for his disarming humility and heartfelt humanity. One of the most prolific singer/songwriters in Latin America with over 300 titles penned, he is the recipient of multiple Latin Grammy, Billboard Latin, ASCAP and Premio Lo Nuestro awards, and was named Latin Artist of the Decade in 2010 by Billboard Magazine. He is also among a handful of artists who remains faithful to his own genre and musical style, an example of lyrical quality, fun and creativity, with catchy tunes that evoke romance, playfulness and passion. The singer, whose unstoppable trajectory includes a best-selling US tour in 2012 co-headlining with Marc Anthony and Chayanne, was honored with a star in the Hollywood walk of Fame in 2010, cementing his name as one of the best representatives of Latin music in the world today. Success continues for Marco Antonio Solis, who now offers “Una noche de luna”, a live recording of some of the international idol’s classic hits including “Mi Eterno Amor Secreto”, “Tú Me Vuelves Loco”, “Más Que Tu Amigo” and more, performed over seven consecutive nights in front of over 50,000 fans at the historical Luna park Stadium in Buenos Aires, which was part of the ‘En Total Plenitud’ tour across 15 cities in Argentina with more than 250,000 fans altogether. An unforgettable musical experience produced by Javier Sepulveda, directed by Hector H Kron, and now presented by Fonovisa Records for all to enjoy worldwide.
Mis 40 en Bellas Artes
Runtime: 2 hr 8 minThe legendary Mexican musician and composer Juan Gabriel presents his amazing live performance Mis 40 En Bellas Artes. This production was recorded at the emblematic Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, accompanied by an impressive production comprised of Mariachi, Orchestra and choirs that emphasize the excellence in his 40 year trajectory.
Drama y Luz
Runtime: 48 minThis mini-documentary takes fans behind the scenes as Mana records their highly anticipated new release. The film includes never-before-seen footage plus interviews from the band members as they record and produce their first studio album in almost five years. After two decades of breaking all types of sales and concert attendance records, the super group from Guadalajara, Mexico prepare themselves to present their first studio album in almost five years, Drama Y Luz. Without a doubt, this is the most anticipated album to hit the Latin marketplace in years. Twelve new recordings are available on this production and all songs were written by the band members themselves.
On this production, Mana has made sure they satisfy their diverse group of fans while not making much of a change to their formula and style of writing that has kept them the as the top Latin act over the past couple of decades. Mana deliver the raunchy, rock sound of their earlier days in songs like "Mi Reina De Dolor" and at the same time, deliver beautiful, heartfelt ballads such as "Vuela Libre Paloma" and "Amor Clandestino." Drama Y Luz will become another amazing collection for all Latin music fans as it delivers a production that took more than a year to create in recording studios throughout the world, and the end result is Mana at their best.
The Last Concert: Live From The Astrodome
Runtime: 54 minRecorded live on February 26, 1995. All tracks have been digitally remastered. Selena Quintanilla, the late queen of Tejano music, is caught here in her final performance in Houston, Texas. More a cultural than a solely musical phenomenon, Selena provided American Latinos and Latinas with a bona fide pop star, and unfortunately their first bona fide pop casualty. Here she works her magic on a medley of '70s Anglo disco classics before slipping into more familiar Tejano territory with her biggest hit, "Amor Prohibido" and a slew of crowd-pleasing classics. Her band is tight and adept (her brother plays bass); the crowd goes predictably wild at every opportunity. As a document of Selena's undeniable live appeal, LIVE THE LAST CONCERT is invaluable, and essential for all true Selena fans.