juli 11, 2015

Julio Iglesias - En El Olympia 2º Parte (Live) (1979)

Julio Iglesias (born Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva; September 23, 1943) is a Spanish singer and songwriter who has sold 120–300 million records worldwide in 14 languages and released more than 80 albums, and more than 2,600 gold and platinum records certified, making him one of the best selling artists of all time.

In 1968 he won the Benidorm International Song Festival, a songwriter's event in Spain, with the song "La vida sigue igual" (meaning "Life Goes On The Same") which was used in the film La vida sigue igual, about his own life.

After this event he signed a deal with Discos Columbia, the Spanish branch of the Columbia Records company. He represented Spain in the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in fourth place,behind Ireland's winning entry performed by Dana.

His entry was the song "Gwendolyne." Shortly after he had a number one hit in many European countries with "Un Canto A Galicia", sung in Galician, in honour of his father, who hailed from Galicia. That single sold 1 million copies in Germany.

In 1979 he moved to Miami, Florida, in the United States, signed a deal with CBS International, and started singing in different languages such as English, French, Portuguese, German and other languages to his music.

In 1979 he released in French the album  “En El Olympia 2º Parte”, Recorded live in Olympia theatre of Paris in 1976.

Side A
A1. Manuela  (3:15)
A2. Asi Nacemos  (6:30)
A3. Feelings  (3:10)
A4. Quiero  (3:05)

Side B
B1. Candilejas  (4:10)
B2. Quien  (4:05)
B3. La Mer (El Mar)  (3:37
B4. Minueto  (5:48)

Artist:  Julio Iglesias
Title:  En El Olympia 2º Parte (Live)
Release: 1979
Format:  LP
Label:  Oxford Records
Catalog#  OX/3153

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