Alone (Modern Talking album)

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Alone
Studio album by Modern Talking
Released 19 February 1999
Genre Pop
Label BMG, Hansa
Modern Talking chronology
Back for Good
(1998)
Alone
(1999)
Year of the Dragon
(2000)

Alone is the eighth studio album released by Modern Talking, and their second after their 1998 reunion. It was released on 19 February 1999 by Hansa Records, BMG. Two singles were released off this album "You Are Not Alone" and "Sexy Sexy Lover", first one of which peaked at No. 7 and the second at No. 15 in Germany.[1] The album Alone entered the German album chart at No. 1 on March 8, 1999 and spent four consecutive weeks at the top.[2] After spending total of 27 weeks on the album chart, Alone eventually went platinum, shipping more than 500,000 units in Germany.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "You Are Not Alone" (Dieter Bohlen) 3:41
2. "Sexy, Sexy Lover" (Dieter Bohlen) 3:33
3. "I Can't Give You More" (Dieter Bohlen) 3:41
4. "Just Close Your Eyes" (Dieter Bohlen) 4:17
5. "Don't Let Me Go" (Dieter Bohlen) 3:20
6. "I'm So Much in Love" (Dieter Bohlen) 3:53
7. "Rouge et noir" (Dieter Bohlen) 3:14
8. "All I Have" (Dieter Bohlen) 4:20
9. "Can't Get Enough" (Dieter Bohlen) 3:35
10. "Love Is Like a Rainbow" (Thomas Anders) 3:58
11. "How You Mend a Broken Heart" (Dieter Bohlen) 4:14
12. "It Hurts So Good" (Dieter Bohlen and Thomas Anders) 3:22
13. "I'll Never Give You Up" (Dieter Bohlen and Thomas Anders) 3:26
14. "Don't Let Me Down" (Dieter Bohlen) 3:57
15. "Taxi Girl" (Dieter Bohlen) 3:09
16. "For Always and Ever" (Thomas Anders) 3:22
17. "Space Mix" (feat. Eric Singleton) (Dieter Bohlen) 17:14

Album Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Austria (IFPI Austria)[4] Gold 25,000x
Finland (Musiikkituottajat)[5] Gold 35,676[5]
Germany (BVMI)[3] Platinum 500,000^
Poland (ZPAV)[6] Platinum 100,000*
Sweden (GLF)[7] Platinum 80,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[8] Platinum 50,000x
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[9] Platinum 1,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak Position
Germany 1[10]
Hungary 1[11]
Finland 4[12]
Sweden 5[12]
Norway 9[12]
Switzerland 3[12]
Austria 2[12]
France 11[12]

Reception[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chartverfolgung/MODERN TALKING/Single". Musicline.com. Retrieved 2009-11-21. 
  2. ^ "CHARTS-DEUTSCHLAND Album Top 100 (March 8, 1999)" (in German). charts.de. Retrieved 2011-02-16. 
  3. ^ a b "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Modern Talking; 'Alone')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. 
  4. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Modern Talking – Alone" (in German). IFPI Austria.  Enter Modern Talking in the field Interpret. Enter Alone in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen
  5. ^ a b The first web page presents the sales figures, the second presents the certification limits:
  6. ^ "Polish album certifications – Modern Talking – Alone" (in Polish). Polish Producers of Audio and Video (ZPAV). 
  7. ^ "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 1999" (PDF) (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. 
  8. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Modern Talking; 'Alone')". Hung Medien. 
  9. ^ "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards – 1999". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. 
  10. ^ "Chartverfolgung/MODERN TALKING/Longplay". Musicline.com. Retrieved 2009-11-21. 
  11. ^ "Hungarian Albums Chart". Mahasz.hu. Retrieved 2009-12-03. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f "Modern Talking: Alone". Swisscharts.com. Retrieved 2009-11-21. 
  13. ^ "Alone". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-11-21. 

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