Kiruba, female pop music group from Ecuador, was formed in Quito in 2003, consisted of 5 members: María José Blum, Diana Rueda, Mariela Nazareno, Cecilia Calle, and Gabriela Villalba. Accounted for the greatest revolution in the music industry in its country and became the highest selling artists of Ecuador.
Quisiera (I Wish) the first single from the band took first place in the charts in Ecuador for nearly five weeks and the fifteenth in Latin America for a week, thereby establishing the group as an international band.
As quintet released two studio albums and five singles, selling over 10,000 copies of its records. They separated in 2004 due to differences between the members and promotion of the television channel that drove her careers.
Kiruba, debut album of the same name Ecuadorian pop group, released in May 2003. The first single, Quisiera (I Wish), released a month earlier, gained immediate acceptance from the public, not only nationally but also internationally. This album became one of the best selling in the history of Ecuador, with more than 15 thousand copies sold them earned double platinum disc for they label, granted, MTM Records.
The album was recorded in Audiovision Studios in Bogotá ( Colombia) for almost the entire month of February 2003 under the leadership of Javier Jara, who had also worked with Shakira, Carlos Vives and Colombian Popstars: Escarcha. Production was in charge of the Ecuadorians: Eduardo de Narvaez and Fredy Camelo, while authors of some singles of the disc.
The singles from this album were Quisiera (I Wish), Camina (Walk), Como Extraño Tu Luz (How I'm Missing Your Light), and Me Pierdo (Losing Myself). All of these reached the top on lists of Ecuador and Quisiera (I Wish) came to fifteenth in the counting top of TV channel of Latin music HTV.