The title track was a cover of the Debby Boone smash hit "You Light Up My Life". In the same year, she obtained a role in the movie Milagro en el circo.Later that year she co-hosted with Cepillín on the TV show, En Familia con Chabelo.However, due to her age and the prospect of having their young daughter living in a foreign country her parents declined.A few years later, her mother in compensation allowed her to join a garage band in Veracruz called Yuri y La Manzana Eléctrica.The band played at fiestas and important festivals around the city of Veracruz; at one of these festivals she had the opportunity to sing with Celia Cruz.
Yuri decided to participate in Festival OTI for a third time and sang "Tiempos Mejores" by Sergio Andrade.
Once they arrived in Mexico City, her mother became her manager.
At first, they struggled economically until Yuri finally started recording her first album.
Born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico, she moved to Mexico City in 1977, for a career in entertainment.
Born to Carlos Humberto Valenzuela Priego (died 2007), a medical doctor, and Dulce Canseco, she was the youngest of three; one brother, Carlos Valenzuela Canseco, and sister, Yamili Valenzuela Canseco. During her childhood she studied ballet; at age nine she received a scholarship to study ballet at the famous Bolshoi in Moscow, Russia.