Even with the astonishing success of Colombian rock star Shakira's 1996 breakthrough Pies Descalzos, the release of this remix set merely a year later seems premature. Still, it is notable for a few reasons. Shakira's edgy, pleading delivery on the tracks "Estoy Aqui," "Un Poco de Amor," and "Donde Estas Corazon" translates well for the dance market. Remixers Meme, Pablo Flores, and Javier Garza surround the singer with pulsing glitter-ball rhythms that play up the desperate lovelorn lyrics. The Remixes also includes Portuguese versions of a few songs to appease Shakira's ever-expanding global audience; she handles the translations well. This is a nice gem for ardent fans and club bunnies, but it would have been smarter to wait until after the release of Shakira's second full-length, Donde Estan Los Ladrones, to allow for a wider selection of material. --Joey Guerra
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Go shakira go!
Raí De Lira | ARACAJU- BRAZIL | 07/06/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)
"BRAZIL 1997- nobody believe that shakira will last for long years.
BRAZIL 2005- 8 years later, watch this beautiful woman conquer the whole world with carism,talent and a very special latin music.
this album is such INCRIDIBLE!!!!you can not lost this one!!shakira -the remixes ,was originaly made for brazilian market, in 1997. Shakira is the most sucessful singer here. her album *pies descalços* sold more than 2.500.000 copies and this selling record never was broken!!this one was release for her fans like a ¨stand by¨ until the release of *donde estan los ladrones*.
1.shakira dj memêgamix 8/10--remixed for memê, a brazilian DJ,is a cool start, but not the best
2.estoy aqui extended remix 7/10--i think -the original version is better
3.donde estan los ladrones dance remix 10/10--is more catchy than original version
4.un poco de amor extended dancehal 12''6/10--to much extended for my taste!
5.pies descalços meme's club mix 10/10-- remixed for the most sucessful DJ in BRAZIL, my favorite one!!!!
6,7,8,9 no make diference at all!!!
good,good,good dance album!!"