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Let It Loose (album)

Let It Loose
Miami Sound Machine
Released June 1, 1987
Recorded Autumn 1986-Spring 1987, Critera Studios, Miami, Florida
Genre Pop
Length 38:09
Label Epic
Producer Emilio Estefan, Lawrence Dermer, Rafael Vigil (tracks 1-8 & 10), Jorge Casas & Clay Ostwald (track 9)
Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine chronology

Primitive Love
Let It Loose
Cuts Both Ways
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (B+)[2]

Let It Loose is the 10th studio album by Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine, released in 1987. The album was retitled Anything for You for its European and Australian release in 1988 with a different cover design. The album has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

Track listing

  • Arranged By Jorge Casas & Clay Ostwald.
  1. "Betcha Say That" (Joe Galdo, Lawrence Dermer, Rafael Vigil) 4:43
  2. "Let It Loose" (Dermer, Galdo, Vigil) 2:53
  3. "Can't Stay Away from You" (G. Estefan) 4:00
  4. "Give It Up" (G. Estefan, Enrique Garcia, Randall Barlow) 3:03
  5. "Surrender" (Galdo, Dermer, Vigil) 4:00
  6. "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You" (G. Estefan, E. Garcia) 3:59
  7. "Love Toy" (Dermer, Galdo, Vigil) 4:34
  8. "I Want You So Bad" (Dermer, Galdo, Vigil) 4:25
  9. "1-2-3" (G. Estefan, E. Garcia) 3:34
  10. "Anything for You" (G. Estefan) 3:42
  11. "Words Get in the Way" Australian bonus track
  12. "Falling in Love (Uh-Oh)" Australian bonus track
  13. "Bad Boy" Australian bonus track
  14. "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You (12" Version)" International CD bonus track
  15. "Betcha Say That (12" Version)" International CD bonus track


  • Produced By Emilio Estefan, Lawrence Dermer, & Rafael Vigil, except track 9 (produced by Jorge Casa & Clay Ostwald)
  • Engineered By John Haag & Teresa Verplanck
  • Mixed By Eric Schilling


  • Gloria Estefan: lead vocals
  • John De Faria: all guitars
  • Clay Ostwald, Jim Trompeter: keyboards
  • Jorge Casas, Will Lee: bass
  • Emilio Estefan, Rafael Padilla: percussion
  • Enrique Berro "Kiki" Garcia: drums
  • Randy Barlow, Teddy Mulett: trumpet
  • Clarence Clemons: sax solos on track 2
  • Ed Calle: Saxophone
  • Paquito Hechevarria: piano solos on tracks 5 & 7

Charts and certifications


External links

  • Discogs (list of releases)
Preceded by
A New Flame by Simply Red
UK number one album
March 25, 1989 – March 31, 1989
Succeeded by
Like a Prayer by Madonna
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