Fireproof - A prueba de fuego

Fireproof
Studio album of Grupo Niche
Publication June 17, 1997
Genders) Salsa
Record label Sony Music
Producer (s) Jairo varela
Grupo Niche Chronology
Ethnicity
(1996)
Fireproof
(1997)
Smoke Signals
(1998)

A proof of fire is the fifteenth studio album by the Colombian salsa orchestra Niche , released on June 17, 1997 through the Sony Records label. The album was a commercial success, driven mainly by the popularity of the song "Eres", sung by Willie Garcia. [ 1 ] It is the first time that an album of the group contains 10 songs: 8 unreleased songs and 2 new versions of "Solo Un Cariño" and "Busca Por Inside".

Recording and composition

The composition of the entire album was marked by the experience of director Jairo Varela , who was imprisoned twice during 1995 to 1999, [ 2 ] for illicit enrichment and money laundering. For the arrangements and choice of voices, he was visited in jail by José Aguirre , Willy García, Javier Vásquez and Alberto Barros .

Fireproof

Song that describes the feeling of improvement that Jairo felt when he was imprisoned.

Songs list

All the songs were written by Jairo Varela . [ 3 ]

N.º Title Interpreter (s) Duration
1. "You are" Willy Garcia 4:29
2. «Cimarrón» Willy Garcia 5:13
3. "Mechanical" Willy Garcia 5:38
4. "Just A Sweetheart" Willy Garcia 5:48
5. "Fireproof" Willy Garcia 5:10
6. "Stupid" Javier Vasquez 4:50
7. "The jail" Beto Caicedo 5:31
8. "Only you know" Willy Garcia 4:45
9. «Only You Know» Willy Garcia 4:45
10. "Search Inside" Willy Garcia 5:33

Credits

Musicians

  • Bass: Daniel Silva
  • Bongo and timpani: Douglas Guevara
  • Singers: William «Willy» García, Javier Vásquez, Beto Caicedo
  • Congas: Douglas Guevara, Sammy García (guest on "Eres" and "Mecánico")
  • Choirs: Daniel Silva, William «Willy» García, Beto Caicedo, Adriana Chamorro (guest on «Cimarrón»)
  • Güiro: Carlos Guerrero, Diego Galé (guest on «Cimarrón»)
  • Maracas: Carlos Guerrero
  • Piano: Julio Abadía, Carlos Vivas
  • Trombone 1, 2 and 3: Alberto Barros
  • Trumpet 1 and 2: José Aguirre

Production

  • Arrangements: Jairo Varela , José Aguirre
  • Engineer: Guillermo Varela
  • Mix: Adolfo Levy, Jairo Varela
  • Transcription and harmonization: José Aguirre, Juan V. Zambrano (in "You are"), Ángel Fernández (in "Only You Know")

References

  1. Fireproof - Grupo Niche Filed on December 1, 2017 at the Wayback Machine . Official Niche discography. Retrieved 11/21/17.
  2. Time, Editorial House El. «The jail, one of the most difficult moments of Jairo Varela» . Weather . Retrieved October 4, 2020 .
  3. Fireproof. Information on Discogs. Retrieved November 21, 2017.