Forever (Medina album)

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Forever
Studio album by Medina
Released June 1, 2012
Recorded 2011-12
Genre Electropop
Length 49:25
Label EMI
Producer Providers, DEEKAY
Medina chronology
For altid
(2011)
Forever
(2012)
Tæt På - Live
(2014)
Singles from Forever
  1. "Forever"
    Released: April 13, 2012
  2. "Happening"
    Released: September 14, 2012
  3. "Boring (It's Too Late)"
    Released: February 22, 2013
  4. "Waiting for Love"
    Released: May 23, 2013[1]
  5. "Junkie"
    Released: August 20, 2013

Forever is the second English-language album by Danish singer Medina. It was released on June 1, 2012 through EMI. The album consists of ten original songs and three translated songs from her third Danish album, For altid (2011): "Forever", "Happening" and "Black Lights". "Forever" was released as the album's lead single on April 13, 2012.

Singles[edit]

The album's title track, "Forever" was released as the album's lead single on April 13, 2012. "Happening" was released as the second single on September 14, 2012. "Boring" was released as the album's first promotional single on May 11, 2012 through iTunes Store and was released as the album's third single under its new title "Boring (It's Too Late)" on February 22, 2013.[2][3] "Waiting for Love" was released as the third promotional single on May 25, 2012 and was released as the fourth single on May 23, 2013. "Junkie" was released as the fifth single on August 20, 2013.

Promotional singles[edit]

"Keep Me Hangin'" was released as the second promotional single on May 18, 2012.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Forever"   Medina Valbak, Rasmus Stabell, Jeppe Federspiel, Nazerine Henderson, Engelina Andrina Providers 3:32
2. "Butterflies"   Valbak, Stabell, Federspiel, Michelle Bell Providers 3:42
3. "Scars"   Valbak, Alexander James, Stabell, Federspiel Providers 3:39
4. "Happening"   Valbak, Stabell, Federspiel, Ross Golan Providers 4:03
5. "Boring"   Valbak, James, Stabell, Federspiel Providers 4:03
6. "Hotels"   Valbak, Stabell, Federspiel, Bell Providers 3:30
7. "Good to You"   Valbak, Stabell, Federspiel, Bell, Theis Andersen Providers 4:02
8. "Close to Nothing"   Valbak, Stabell, Federspiel Providers 3:52
9. "Keep Me Hangin'"   Tim McEwan, Valbak DEEKAY 3:20
10. "Black Lights"   Valbak, Stabell, Federspiel, Henderson, Andrina Providers 3:45
11. "Waiting for Love"   McEwan, Johannes Jørgensen, Lesley Roy DEEKAY 4:00
12. "Like You Hurt Me"   McEwan, Valbak DEEKAY 3:41
13. "Threesome"   Valbak, Stabell, Federspiel Providers 3:41

Special Edition[edit]

  • The second disc includes all ten tracks from Medina's third Danish studio album, For altid.[5]

Forever 2.0[edit]

  • On October 9, 2012 Medina posted on her official Facebook page that she was working on an English version of "Synd for dig".[6] The re-release will contain five new tracks: "Fool (I Feel Bad for You)", which is the English version of "Synd for dig", "I'm Waiting", "Perfect Drug" and two collaborations, one being "Junkie" a collaboration with Danish producer duo Svenstrup & Vendelboe and a remix of the previous released single "Happening" which features American R&B recording artist Lloyd.[7]

US Version[edit]

  • On December 10, 2013 Forever was released in the US by Ultra Records.[10] This release contains fourteen tracks of the album Forever 2.0 and a new track "Afraid", which is the English version of the song "Har du glemt".
Notes
  • "Forever" is the English version of "For altid".
  • "Happening" is the English version of "Kl. 10".
  • "Black Lights" is the English version of "Lyser i mørke".
  • "Fool (I Feel Bad for You)" is the English version of "Synd for dig".
  • "I'm Waiting" is the English version of "Jeg venter".
  • "Perfect Drug" is the English version of "Lykkepille".
  • "Afraid" is the English version of "Har du glemt".

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Austrian Albums Chart[11] 39
Danish Albums Chart[12] 5
German Albums Chart[13] 8
Swiss Albums Chart[14] 13

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format(s) Label Edition(s)
Austria June 1, 2012[5][15] CD, digital download EMI Standard, Special Edition
Denmark Labelmade
Germany EMI
Switzerland
Austria December 7, 2012[7][8] Forever 2.0 (re-release)
Germany
Switzerland
Denmark January 7, 2013 Labelmade
United Kingdom December 10, 2013 Digital download
United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jensen, Jacob Heinel (25 April 2013). "Medina: Stopper trafikken". Se og Hør (in Danish). Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.musicload.de/medina/boring-it-s-too-late/musik/maxi/15396924_2
  3. ^ http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B00B9ZCZNA
  4. ^ "iTunes - Musik – "Forever" von Medina" (in German). iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "MEDINA // Forever (Gold Edition)" (in German). EMI. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Instagram Photos". Medina. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "MEDINA // Forever 2.0" (in German). EMI. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Forever 2.0: Medina: Amazon.de: MP3-Downloads" (in German). EMI. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  9. ^ "Forever 2.0 – Medina - Télécharger et écouter l'album" (in French). Qobuz.com. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  10. ^ a b "iTunes - Music - Forever by Medina". Medina. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  11. ^ "Medina - Forever - austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-06-13. 
  12. ^ "danishcharts.com - Medina - Forever". Hitlisten. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-06-11. 
  13. ^ ""Phantom Antichrist" wandert durch Album-Charts" (in German). Media Control Charts. 2012-06-13. Retrieved 2012-06-13. 
  14. ^ "Medina - Forever - hitparade.ch" (in German). Swiss Music Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-06-13. 
  15. ^ "MEDINA // Forever" (in German). EMI. Retrieved 11 May 2012.