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Performer: Mecano
Genre: Electronic / Pop music
Title: Descanso Dominical
Released: 1988
Style: Synth-pop
FLAC version ZIP size: 1515 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1313 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1140 mb
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Descanso Dominical (English: Sunday Break) is an album by pop group Mecano. It was released in 1988. This was the album that reaffirmed their stardom as worldwide artists. It was their second release with Ariola Records. Before its release, this album was intended to be a 2-disc album due to the large amount of material, but that intent was cancelled. This album was well received by the critics in general; it was categorized as the best release from this group.

Descanso Dominical ‎ (LP, Album). Mecano - El cine 4:03. Mecano - No hay marcha en Nueva York 4:18. Mecano - Mujer contra mujer 4:08. Mecano - Los amantes 2:54. Mecano - La fuerza del destino 5:12. Mecano - Quédate en Madrid 2:20.

Released in 1988, Descanso Dominical is the second Ariola release from La Movida Madrileña trio Mecano.

Album Name Descanso Dominical. Released date 24 May 1998.

Descanso Dominical/Une Femme Avec Une Femme. Renews automatically. Sample this album Artist (Sample).

This 1988 album is highlighted by "Une femme avec une femme," a soaring orchestral ballad about a lesbian couple and the social challenges they faced. To get the message across, they recorded it in French, Italian, and Spanish. Another tender ballad, "‘Eungenio’ Salvador Dali," salutes the painter who was then nearing death. And "Heroes de la Antartida" proves they could also deliver an elegant dance track. Descanso Dominical, Une femme avec une femme Mecano. The pure, clear voice of Ana Torroja shines on the finest moment from Spain's leading synth-pop band. This 1988 album is highlighted by "Une femme avec une femme," a soaring orchestral ballad about a lesbian couple and the social challenges they faced.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Hijo De La Luna
Arranged By – MecanoWritten-By – J.-M. Cano*
A2 La Fuerza Del Destino 5:10
A3 El Blues Del Esclavo (Versión Tango) 4:36
A4 Los Amantes 2:51
A5 Mujer Contra Mujer 4:05
A6 Por La Cara 3:06
B1 Une Femme Avec Une Femme
Adapted By (Text) – P. Grosz*Written-By – J.-M. Cano*
B2 No Hay Marcha En Nueva York 4:16
B3 El Cine 4:00
B4 "Eungenio" Salvador Dalí 5:23
B5 Un Año Mas 4:29
B6 Quedate En Madrid 2:17

Companies, etc.

  • Marketed By – BMG Ariola
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Ariola France
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Ariola España
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Ariola München GmbH
  • Copyright (c) – BMG Ariola München GmbH
  • Published By – Ba-Ba Blaxi Music
  • Published By – Yogi Songs
  • Published By – BMG Music Publishing France
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Recorded At – R.G. Jones Studios
  • Recorded At – Estudios Eurosonic
  • Recorded At – Trak
  • Recorded At – Estudios Fairlight
  • Mixed At – R.G. Jones Studios
  • Mixed At – Estudios Fairlight
  • Mixed At – Estudios Eurosonic


  • Arranged By – Anne Dudley (tracks: A2, A4, A6, B3 to B5 ), Manel Santiesteban* (tracks: A3, A5, B2, B6)
  • Coordinator [Strings] – Jerry Butler
  • Design – Studio Gatti
  • Engineer, Recorded By – John Courlander*, Juan Ignacio Cuadrado, Tomás Dolby
  • Engineer, Recorded By, Mixed By – Juan Vinader, Luis Fernández Soria
  • Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Mixed By – José María Cano
  • Management – Rose Lagarrigue
  • Mixed By – José María Cano
  • Photography By – Alejandro Cabrera
  • Programmed By, Keyboards, Vocals, Mixed By – Ignacio Cano*
  • Vocals – Ana Torroja
  • Written-By, Arranged By – J.-M. Cano* (tracks: A3, A5, B2, B6), Ignacio Cano* (tracks: A2, A4, A6, B3 to B5 )


℗ 1988 BMG Ariola Espagne. ℗ 1990 BMG Ariola Espagne - Une Femme avec Une Femme (on Label Side B) ℗ 1990 BMG Ariola France - Une Femme avec Une Femme (on Inlay)
℗ & © BMG Ariola München GmbH (on Label Side A)
Made in Germany / Fabriqué en Allemagne (on Label Side B). Printed in Germany / Imprimé en Allemagne (on Inlay)

Duplicated on a Ferro Tape; Dolby System
Housed in a standard cristal Cassette plastic box, with a 12-page foldout booklet (Lyrics, Credits, Illustrations)

Clear plastic shell, with white characters on brown Labels

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 4 007194 111600
  • Rights Society: BIEM / GEMA
  • Other (Distribution Code for France): RC 470
  • Other (Side A, stamped in Shell): Ⓑ 900
  • Other (Side B, stamped in Shell): Ⓒ 900

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
5F 209192 Mecano Descanso Dominical ‎(LP, Album, Dou) Ariola, BMG Ariola España 5F 209192 Spain 1988
smk96811 Mecano Descanso Dominical ‎(CD, Album) Norte smk96811 US 2005
47291L Mecano Descanso Dominical ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) leo 47291L Poland Unknown
211 160-8 Mecano Descanso Dominical ‎(LP, Dou) Ariola, BMG Ariola France 211 160-8 France 1990
07863 58516 5 Mecano Descanso Dominical ‎(DCC, Album) Ariola, BMG Ariola España 07863 58516 5 Europe Unknown