Magneto (band)


Magneto (band)
Magneto
Origin Mexico
Genres Latin pop (Boy-band)
Years active 1983–1996[1]
Website [1] (unofficial fan site; Spanish)

Magneto was a popular Mexican boy band of the 1980s and 1990s. The band formed on February 14, 1983.[2] In 1986, Magneto was featured in "Siempre en Domingo," a Mexican entertainment show viewed across Latin America and parts of Europe. Mexican teen pop group Magneto emerged in 1983. Their first record, Dejalo Que Gire came in 1984, followed by Super 6 Magneto. Tha Latin pop outfit suffered several lineup changes before achieving their first gold record in 1986. Mostly playing dance-pop songs, the five-member ensemble started touring Central America after climbing charts with "Todo Esta Muy Bien," and "Soy Un Soñador." However, their breakthrough came after issuing a Spanish-language version of Desireless' "Voyage Voyage," a French pop hit from the '80s. In 1992 the boy band played the lead in their own movie called Cambiando el Destino. Nevertheless, the original Magneto disbanded in 1996 after a sold-out show at Mexico City's Auditorio Nacional.

Contents

Original members

  • Eddie
  • Xavier
  • Elías
  • Pepe
  • Juan Botella

Replacements

  • Alan
  • Armando
  • Enrique
  • Mauri
  • Marcos
  • Eduardo
  • Carlos
  • Danny
  • Alex
  • Charlie
  • Alan
  • Tono

Albums

  • Siempre (1996) (Always)
  • Tu Libertad (1994) (Your Freedom)
  • Más (1993) (More)
  • Cambiando el Destino (1992) (Changing Destiny)
  • Vuela, Vuela (1991) (a cover of Desireless's Voyage Voyage)
  • 40 Grados (1989) (40 Degrees)
  • Todo esta muy bien (1987) (Everything is very good)
  • Tremendo (1986) (Tremendous)
  • Super 6 Magneto (1984) (Magneto Super 6)
  • Dejalo que gire (1983) (Let it grow)

Singles

  • Una y Otra Vez (2001) (Once Again)

From the album Siempre (Always)

  • Para Siempre (Forever)
  • No Se Decir Adios (Don't Even Say Goodbye)
  • La Puerta del Colegio (The high school's door)
  • Corazon Perfecto (The Perfect Heart)

From the album Cambiando El Destino (Changing Destiny)

  • Amor A Mogollon (Mogollon Love)
  • Cambiando el Destino (Changing Destiny)

From the album Vuela, Vuela (Fly, Fly Away)

  • Dejame Estar a Tu Lado (Let Me Stay by Your Side)
  • Huy Que Llego Tarde (Ouch, I'm being late)
  • Oyeme (Hear Me Out)

From the album Tu Libertad (Your Freedom)

  • Eva María (Eva Maria)
  • Siempre Cerca de Mi (Always close to me)
  • Mentira Para Dos (A Lie for the Two of us)
  • Malherido (Deeply Hurt)
  • Señor, Señor (Listen)(Sir, Sir)
  • Tu Libertad (Your Freedom)

From the album Más (More)

  • Que Sensación (What a Feeling!)
  • Mi Amada (My Beloved One)
  • Como Pega el Son (How the Son/Sound Hits You)
  • Sugar, Sugar (cover song)

From the album X-Magneto

  • Vuela, Vuela (remix) (1992)
  • Vuela, Vuela (Fly away, Fly away) (1992)

From the album 40 grados (40 Degrees)

  • Obsesionado (1990) (Obsessed)
  • 40 grados (1989) (40 Degrees)
  • Tu mejor amigo (1989) (Literally: Your Best Friend)

From the album Tremendo (Tremendous)

  • Tremendo (Tremendous) (1986)
  • Adolescencia (The Teenage Years) (1986)

From the album Todo esta muy bien (Everything is Very Good)

  • Mi clase de amor (My Kind of Love) (1988)
  • Soy un soñador (I'm a Dreamer) (1988)
  • Todo esta muy bien (Everything Is Very Good) (1987)

Films

  • Cambiando el destino (Changing Destiny) (1992)

Awards

  • 42 gold albums (representing 4.5 million records)
  • 7 platinum albums
  • 1 diamond album
  • Eres award for:
    • Best Pop Group
    • Best Album
    • Best Video
    • Best Movie
    • Best Song
  • TVyNovelas Award for "Best Pop Group
  • Galardón a los Grandes de la Música award
  • Lo Nuestro Awards
  • La Antorcha at the Viña del Mar Festival

References

External links


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