Imagine (Armin van Buuren album)

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Imagine
Studio album by Armin van Buuren
Released April 18, 2008
Genre Trance, progressive trance, vocal trance
Length 78:54
Label Armada Music
Producer Armin van Buuren, Benno de Goeij, Adrian Broekhuyse, Raz Nitzan, Geert Huinink, Sean Tyas
Armin van Buuren chronology
Shivers
(2005)
Imagine
(2008)
Imagine – The Remixes
(2009)
Singles from Imagine
  1. "Going Wrong"
    Released: April 14, 2008
  2. "In and Out of Love"
    Released: August 6, 2008
  3. "Unforgivable"
    Released: Jan 12, 2009
  4. "Never Say Never"
    Released: June 29, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
365mag 7.5/10 stars[1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Imagine is the third studio album by Dutch trance producer and DJ Armin van Buuren, released on April 18, 2008 by Armada Music. The album entered the Dutch album chart at number one, a first for a dance music artist in Dutch music history.[3] In the US, it debuted at number four on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums chart.

The first single "Going Wrong" debuted on van Buuren's A State of Trance radio show. The single sees the collaboration of Armin van Buuren with DJ Shah and Chris Jones. On iTunes, "If You Should Go" was offered as a bonus track along with the Inpetto vs. Duderstadt version which was only up for pre-order.[4] "In and Out of Love", which features Sharon den Adel from the band Within Temptation, became the second single from Imagine. Its video has been viewed over 140 million times on YouTube.[5] The album also spawned three more singles: "Unforgivable" featuring Jaren, "Fine Without You", a collaboration with singer Jennifer Rene, and "Never Say Never" featuring Jacqueline Govaert.

Tracklist[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Imagine"   Armin van Buuren, Eller van Buuren, Geert Huinink van Buuren, Huinink 9:27
2. "Going Wrong" (with DJ Shah featuring Chris Jones) van Buuren, Roger P. Shah, Chris Jones van Buuren, Shah, Benno de Goeij 5:36
3. "Unforgivable" (featuring Jaren) van Buuren, de Goeij, Jaren Cerf van Buuren, de Goeij 8:03
4. "Face to Face"   van Buuren, de Goeij van Buuren, de Goeij, Adrian Broekhuyse[a], Raz Nitzan[a] 7:30
5. "Hold on to Me" (featuring Audrey Gallagher) van Buuren, de Goeij, Audrey Gallagher van Buuren, de Goeij 7:16
6. "In and Out of Love" (featuring Sharon den Adel) van Buuren, de Goeij, Sharon den Adel van Buuren, de Goeij 6:01
7. "Never Say Never" (featuring Jacqueline Govaert) van Buuren, de Goeij, Jacqueline Govaert van Buuren, de Goeij 6:59
8. "Rain" (featuring Cathy Burton) van Buuren, de Goeij, Cathy Burton, Broekhuyse, Nitzan van Buuren, de Goeij 7:10
9. "What If" (featuring Vera Ostrova) van Buuren, de Goeij, Vera Ostrova van Buuren, de Goeij 7:18
10. "Fine Without You" (featuring Jennifer Rene) van Buuren, Jennifer Rene van Buuren 6:26
11. "Intricacy"   van Buuren, Sean Tyas van Buuren, Sean Tyas 7:07
iTunes Store bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
12. "If You Should Go" (featuring Susana) van Buuren, Broekhuyse, Nitzan van Buuren, Broekhuyse[a], Nitzan[a] 7:48
13. "The Sound of Goodbye" (Simon & Shaker remix) van Buuren, Broekhuyse, Nitzan van Buuren, Broekhuyse, Nitzan 8:31
Notes
  • ^[a] signifies a vocal producer

Personnel[edit]

  • Track 1, 3, 5: Guitar by Eller van Buuren.
  • Track 2: Vocals by Chris Jones.
  • Track 3: Vocals by Jaren Cerf.
  • Track 4: Sample vocals by Denise Rivera. Sample vocals produced by Adrian Broekhuyse & Raz Nitzan.
  • Track 5: Vocals by Audrey Gallagher.
  • Track 6: Vocals by Sharon den Adel.
  • Track 7: Vocals by Jacqueline Govaert.
  • Track 8: Vocals by Cathy Burton.
  • Track 9: Vocals by Vera Ostrova.
  • Track 10: Vocals by Jennifer Rene.
  • Track 12: Vocals by Susana. Vocals written and produced by Raz Nitzan & Adrian Broekhuyse.
  • Track 13: Vocals by Elles de Graaf.

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