Fresh!

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Fresh!
Studio album by Gina G
Released 4 March 1997 (U.S.)
Recorded 1996/1997
Genre Eurodance, Dance-pop
Length 49:42
Label Eternal Records, Warner Music
Producer Steve Allen (executive)
Gina G chronology
Fresh!
(1996)
Get Up & Dance
(2005)
Singles from Fresh!
  1. "Ooh Aah... Just a Little Bit"
    Released: 25 March 1996
  2. "I Belong to You"
    Released: 28 October 1996
  3. "Fresh!"
    Released: 10 March 1997
  4. "Ti Amo"
    Released: 26 May 1997
  5. "Gimme Some Love"
    Released: 25 August 1997
  6. "Every Time I Fall"
    Released: 3 November 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Fresh! is the debut album from Australian dance-pop singer/songwriter Gina G. The album peaked at No. 12 on the UK Albums Chart and No. 27 on the U.S. Billboard Heatseekers chart.[2][3] The album is certified Silver (marking sales of 60,000) in the United Kingdom.[4]

The lead single "Ooh Aah... Just a Little Bit", written by Simon Tauber and Steve Rodway, was first released in March 1996 in the UK. It was the selected as the UK's entry for the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest. Despite placing 8th, the song went on to achieve worldwide success, peaking at No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart and No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 the following year. It is one of very few Eurovision entries to chart in the US market. The album went on feature five additional singles, four of which were co-written by Gina G. "I Belong To You" and "Fresh!" (both peaked at No. 6 in the UK), "Ti Amo" (No. 11), "Gimme Some Love" (No. 25) and the final single "Every Time I Fall", the first ballad to be released from the album, (No. 52).

The album artwork features Gina G covered in chocolate icing, and was shot by famed photographer David LaChappelle.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Ooh Aah...Just a Little Bit" (Motiv8 Radio Edit)
  • Rodway
3:23
2. "Fresh!"  
  • Metro
3:45
3. "Ti Amo"  
  • Gardiner
  • Barry
  • Taylor
  • Metro
2:54
4. "Every Time I Fall"  
  • Phil Harding
  • Ian Curnow
  • Bagge
  • Julian Gallagher (assistant)
4:02
5. "Follow the Light"  
  • Rodway
  • Tauber
Rodway 4:17
6. "Gimme Some Love"  
  • Gardiner
  • Collins
  • Taylor
  • Robert Wainwright
  • Richard Burton
Metro 3:32
7. "Rhythm of My Life"   Rodway Rodway 3:43
8. "Missin' You Like Crazy"  
  • Ray Ruffin
  • Rueben Martin
4:46
9. "I Belong to You" (Radio Edit)
  • Gardiner
  • William Colbourne
Metro 3:21
10. "Higher Than Love"  
  • Rodway
  • Tauber
Rodway 3:46
11. "It Doesn't Mean Goodbye"   Rodway Rodway 5:27
12. "Ooh Aah... Just a Little Bit" (Motiv8 Vintage Honey Mix)
  • Tauber
  • Rodway
Rodway 6:46
Total length:
49:42

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart 12
U.S. Billboard Heatseekers 27

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format Catalogue number
United States 4 March 1997 Eternal/Warner Bros. CD 9 46517-2
United Kingdom 24 March 1997 Eternal/Warner Music UK CD 0630-17840-2

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