Fobia (album)

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Fobia
Fobia ST1990.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 30, 1990
Recorded1990
GenreRock en español
LabelRCA International
Fobia chronology
Fobia
(1990)
Mundo Feliz
(1991)

Fobia is an album released by Mexican rock band Fobia. Their self-titled debut album was released in 1990; the songs are primarily themed around common phobias and anxieties, filled with dark humor and melodic music inspired by British bands like The Cure. Songs like Los muñecos and Las moscas deal with the fear of dolls and flies respectively. Other songs like Dios bendiga a los gusanos and El crucifijo deal with the anxieties of love. El microbito delivers humor and a quick change of pace towards the album's finale, it is worth noting that the songs listed above are all hits.

The band received critical and commercial success, added to the fact that Rock en español was going through a revival at the time and new bands seemed to come out of the woodwork.

The original lineup was:

  • Leonardo de Lozanne (voice)
  • Cha! (bass)
  • Francisco Huidobro (guitar)
  • Gabriel Kuri (drums)
  • Iñaki (keyboards)

Track listing[edit]

  1. Los muñecos (The Dolls)
  2. Dios bendiga a los gusanos (God bless the worms)
  3. Las moscas (Flies)
  4. El cumpleaños (The birthday)
  5. Corazón en caracol (Heart in snail)
  6. La iguana (The iguana)
  7. Pudriendo (Rotting)
  8. Puedo rascarme solo (I can scratch myself)
  9. El microbito (The little microbe)
  10. El crucifijo (The crucifix)