For altid (album)

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For altid
Studio album by Medina
Released 19 September 2011
Recorded 2011
Genre Electropop, dance-pop
Length 46:35
Label Labelmade / A:larm / Universal Music
Producer Medina & Providers
Medina chronology
Welcome to Medina
(2010)
For altid
(2011)
Forever
(2012)
Singles from For altid
  1. "For altid"
    Released: May 30, 2011
  2. "Synd for dig"
    Released: September 19, 2011
  3. "Kl. 10"
    Released: October 31, 2011
  4. "12 dage"
    Released: March 26, 2012
  5. "Lyser i mørke"
    Released: July 12, 2012
  6. "Har du glemt"
    Released: October 29, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Berlingske Tidende [1] 4/6 stars
Dagbladet Information[2] (medium)
Ekstra Bladet [3] 2/6 stars
Gaffa [4] 2/6 stars
Jyllands-Posten[5] 4/6 stars
Politiken[6] 3/6 stars
Soundvenue[7] 2/6 stars

For altid (English: Forever) is the fourth studio album released by Danish-Chilean electropop singer Medina. It was released in Denmark on 19 September 2011 through Labelmade, A:larm and Universal Music, peaking at number 2 on the Danish Albums Chart. Three singles of this album have peaked at number 1 on the Danish Singles Chart, and the other singles were all in the top ten.

Singles[edit]

"For altid" was released on 30 May 2011 as the lead single from the album. It peaked on number 1 for five consecutive weeks on the Danish Singles Chart and was certified platinum. "Synd for dig" was released on 19 September 2011 as the second single from the album. It peaked on number 1 on the Danish Singles Chart and was also certified platinum. "Kl. 10" was released on 31 October 2011 as the third single from the album. It peaked on number 1 for five consecutive weeks on the Danish Singles Chart. "12 dage" was released as the fourth single on 26 March 2012. It peaked on number 8 on the Danish Singles Chart being the first single of the album to not reach number one. "Lyser i mørke" was released on 12 July 2012 as the fifth single from the album. The video for the song was filmed in early June 2012, and premiered the same day of the release of this single. It peaked on number 5 on the Danish Single Charts and was certified gold. "Har Du Glemt" was released as the first single of the re-release of "For Altid" and the sixth single overall. It peaked on number 4 on the Danish Single Charts.

Track listing[edit]

Standard listing
No. Title Length
1. "Synd for dig"   3:29
2. "For altid"   3:32
3. "Vend om"   3:50
4. "Kl. 10"   4:04
5. "Lyser i mørke"   3:47
6. "12 dage"   4:20
7. "Gode mennesker"   4:01
8. "Ejer hele verden"   3:25
9. "Har du det ligesom mig" (featuring Young) 4:56
10. "Lykkepille"   3:56

Special Edition[edit]

The album was re-released as a "Special Edition" on October 29, 2012. The release contains all tracks of the standard edition and additional 11 new tracks, four of them being new recorded songs, Lågsus a song by Danish hip-hop group Specktors in which Medina is featured, five remixes of the singles and a remix of "Jeg Venter".

Special Edition listing
No. Title Length
11. "Jeg venter"   3:48
12. "Har du glemt"   4:25
13. "Hvis bare" (featuring Skinz) 4:47
14. "En nat"   4:16
15. "Lågsus" (Spektors featuring Medina) 3:33
16. "For altid" (Svenstrup & Vendelboe Remix) 7:07
17. "Synd for dig" (ELOQ Remix featuring Kidd) 3:37
18. "Kl. 10" (Granity Remix) 4:03
19. "12 dage" (Eagerstunn Remix) 4:11
20. "Lyser i mørke" (The Ecclectic Moniker Remix) 3:35
21. "Jeg venter" (Odd Collection Remix) 3:18

Chart performance[edit]

The album entered the charts on September 23, 2011 at number 3. The next week it reached its peak-position on number 2, where it stayed for one week. After 54 consecutive weeks the album drop-off the charts. It re-entred the charts on November 9, 2012 after the release of the Special edition of "For Altid" on number 6.[8] As of December 21, 2012 the album sold more than 30,000 copies in Denmark, thus being certified platinum.

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format(s) Label Edition(s)
Denmark September 18, 2011[12] CD, digital download Labelmade / A:larm / Universal Music Standard
Germany June 1, 2012 (as part of "Forever (Special Edition)")[13] EMI Forever (Special Edition)
Denmark September 2, 2012 [14] Labelmade / A:larm / Universal Music For Altid (Special Edition)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Velkommen til Medina - igen - Musik // www.b.dk". Berlingske Tidende. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  2. ^ "Et menneske af kærlighed og bas // information.dk". Dagbladet Information. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  3. ^ "Ekstra Bladet - Medina på dåse". Ekstra Bladet. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  4. ^ "Medina: For Altid - Anmeldelse - GAFFA.dk". GAFFA. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  5. ^ "Medina: For altid". Jyllands-Posten. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  6. ^ "Medina - Medinas nye album smager lidt af light - Politiken.dk". Politiken. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  7. ^ "Medina – momentet der forsvandt". Soundvenue. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  8. ^ http://danishcharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Medina&titel=For+Altid&cat=a
  9. ^ "swedishcharts.com - Medina - For altid". Hung. 
  10. ^ "Album-Top 100". Hitlisten. IFPI Danmark& Nielsen Music Control. Archived from the original on 2012-01-23. 
  11. ^ "Danish album certifications – Medina – For Altid". IFPI Denmark. 
  12. ^ "For Altid by Medina". iTunes. 
  13. ^ "MEDINA // Forever" (in German). EMI. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  14. ^ "For Altid (Special Edition) by Medina". iTunes.