Haddaway (album)

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Haddaway
Studio album by Haddaway
Released November 23, 1993 (1993-11-23)
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre Dance, electropop, house, eurodance
Length 54:57
Label Arista
Coconut 74321 16393 2
Razor & Tie (2011)
Producer Walter Bee, Haddaway, Dee Dee Halligan, Junior Torello, Alex Trime
Haddaway chronology
Haddaway
(1993)
The Drive
(1995)
Singles from Haddaway
  1. "What is Love"
    Released: February 19, 1993
  2. "Life"
    Released: June 11, 1993
  3. "I Miss You"
    Released: October 1, 1993
  4. "Rock My Heart"
    Released: January 21, 1994
Alternative cover
Alternative cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Haddaway (also known as The Album in Europe, and What Is Love in Japan[2]) is the debut from pop/eurodance/house artist Haddaway, which includes his hit singles "What Is Love" and "Life". It was released in 1993 on Arista Records. The lead single, "What Is Love", is certified gold by the RIAA for sales of over 500,000 copies.[3] In 2011, the album was released onto iTunes by Razor & Tie.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What Is Love" (Junior Torello, Dee Dee Halligan) 4:31
  2. "Shout" (Torello, Halligan) 4:36
  3. "Yeah" (Haddaway, Alex Trime) 3:43
  4. "Rock My Heart" (Torello, Halligan) 4:20
  5. "When the Feeling's Gone" (Haddaway, Halligan) 4:17
  6. "What is Love-Rapino Brothers Mix" (Torello, Halligan) 3:50
  7. "Life" (Torello, Halligan) 4:17
  8. "Mama's House" (Haddaway, Trime) 4:05
  9. "Come Back (Love Has Got a Hold On Me)" (Torello, Halligan) 4:00
  10. "Sing About Love" (Haddway, Trime, Walter Bee) 4:42
  11. "I Miss You" (Torello, Halligan) 4:14
  12. "Life [Album Re-Mix]" (Torello, Halligan) 4:44

Album Notes[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1993-94) Peak
position[4]
Austrian Albums Chart 12
Dutch Albums Chart 16
French Albums Chart 17
German Albums Chart 5
Japanese Albums Chart 12
Norwegian Albums Chart 5
Swedish Albums Chart 3
Swiss Albums Chart 2
UK Albums Chart 9

Personnel[edit]

  • Haddaway – Main Vocal
  • Lisa Noya, Elkie Schlimbach, Rena T. Otta – Vocal Backing
  • Alex Trime – Keyboards

Production[edit]

  • All songs arranged by Dee Dee Halligan and Alex Trime, except "Yeah" and "Mama's House" (arranged by Trime/Haddaway/Gary Jones) and "Sing About Love" (arranged by Trime/Haddaway)
  • Produced by Dee Dee Halligan and Junior Torello, except "Sing About Love" (produced by Haddaway, Alex Trime and Walter Bee)
  • Recorded and mixed by Gary Jones, except track 7 (mixed by Gary Jones and Henning McCoy)
  • Track 6 remixed by The Rapino Brothers; track 12 remixed by Jones/Trime
  • All songs on original recording published by A La Carte Music.

References[edit]

  1. ^ allmusic review
  2. ^ Oricon Webside artist release info
  3. ^ RIAA Searchable Database; Key Word: Haddaway
  4. ^ Haddaway or The Album, in various Albums Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved February 10, 2008)

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