Myra is the second and major-label debut album by Mexican-American pop singer Myra in the Pop Music Market, released by Buena Vista Records on June 26, 2001. Myra saw two single releases, “Miracles Happen (When You Believe)” and a cover of Martha and the Vandellas‘ “Dancing in the Street” which were both title tracks for two major motion picture soundtracks released by Disney within the same year.
On April 24, 2002, the album was rereleased in Japan with a new album cover . It contained the same track listing as the American release, but included three additional bonus dance remixes of “Lie, Lie, Lie”, which was released as a single exclusively in Japan.
On August 22, 2002, Myra’s album was rereleased for a second time in Japan with yet another album cover. The release was retitled “Myra+more,” and included the three bonus dance remixes of “Lie, Lie, Lie” and two additional tracks. Those were “Step Into The Light” and “You’re the Dream.” “Step Into The Light” was featured on the Japanese commercial for Lux Super Rich which featured the Spanish actress, Penélope Cruz. “Step Into the Light” was remixed by Love to Infinity and included on a house music compilation released by Avex Trax.
Though there was no official single release, the track “Hanging Up On You” was featured on Radio Disney‘s ‘Mighty Music CD’ included in McDonald’sMighty Kids Meal packages. The track, “Like A Girl In Love” was also met with promotional release as the third track on Pillsburry/Hollywood Records EP release, “Strudelpalooza: 2002 Event” to promote an event.
According to the album credits included on the US release of Myra, it was mixed and recorded at Angel Recording Studios, World Tree Studios, Bananaboat Studios, Next Faze Studios, Signet Soundelux, Beachhouse Studios, Image Recorders, orange studios, Westlake Audio, Studio D Studios, Larrabee West, and Igloo Studios. It was mastered by Eddy Screyer at Oasis Mastering.