"Reik" is a Mexican band from Mexicali, Baja California formed by Jesús Alberto Navarro Rosas (lead vocals), Julio Ramírez Eguía (guitar, backing vocals), and Gilberto Marín Espinoza "Bibi" (backing guitar, backing vocals).
In 2003, producer Abelardo Vázquez Ramos invited Jesús and Julio to his then-nascent musical project, tentatively called ''Reik''. They started to record their first demos, which were then released through the the mexican club underground. Two of the most successful demos — "Levemente" and "Ahora Sin Ti" — produced more widespread coverage across Mexico. In early 2004 Reik invited Gilberto to join the band.
By mid-2004 Reik started to get the attention of various major record companies, including Sony Music which eventually signed the band. In February of 2005 Reik released their self-titled ''Reik'' debut album, produced by Abelardo Vázquez and Kiko Cibrian. The first single "Yo Quisiera" got heavy rotation on Mexican pop radio stations and soon became a Top 10 hit. Their second single "Que Vida La Mia" also charted.
Reik's debut album went Gold in Mexico on May 6th, 2005 after selling 50,000 copies. In June 2005 Reik travele...
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