Fireproof - A prueba de fuego
|Studio album of Grupo Niche|
|Publication||June 17, 1997|
|Record label||Sony Music|
|Producer (s)||Jairo varela|
Grupo Niche Chronology
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 .
Song that describes the feeling of improvement that Jairo felt when he was imprisoned.
|1.||"You are"||Willy Garcia||4:29|
|4.||"Just A Sweetheart"||Willy Garcia||5:48|
|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|
- 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
- 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")
- Fireproof - Grupo Niche Filed on December 1, 2017 at the Wayback Machine . Official Niche discography. Retrieved 11/21/17.
- Time, Editorial House El. «The jail, one of the most difficult moments of Jairo Varela» . Weather . Retrieved October 4, 2020 .
- Fireproof. Information on Discogs. Retrieved November 21, 2017.