One Chance (album)

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One Chance
Studio album by Paul Potts
Released 16 July 2007
Genre Classical, pop opera
Label Syco, Columbia
Producer Simon Cowell
Paul Potts chronology
One Chance
(2007)
Passione
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

One Chance is the debut album from Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts. The album was released on 16 July 2007. It has reached #1 on the UK Albums Chart. The album had been at #1 from its release until 12 August, and it was certified gold on its first week for sales of almost 130,000 copies sold. The album reached #1 in thirteen countries, has sold over 3.5 million copies and has a multi-platinum certification.

In Australia, the album opened at #4 on the ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart. It has so far reached Gold Status (35,000 copies sold). Four weeks later (2 September 2007), it reached #1.

In New Zealand, the album debuted at #1 on 6 August 2007 and was certified Gold in its first week, selling over 7,500 copies.[2] The album was certified Platinum in its second week on the chart selling over 15,000 copies, and 2x Platinum after four weeks with sales of over 30,000 copies. The album spent twenty-three weeks on the chart, including six consecutive weeks at #1.[3]

In Sweden, One Chance debuted at #1, reaching Gold Status (20,000 copies sold) the first week of its release.

In the US, the re-release of One Chance debuted at #30 on the week of 29 September 2007. It has peaked #21 and has sold over 200,000 copies there.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nessun Dorma" - composed by Giacomo Puccini, from the opera Turandot
  2. "Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro)" - composed by Francesco Sartori and lyrics by Lucio Quarantotto
  3. "Amapola" - composed by Joseph LaCalle
  4. "Everybody Hurts (Ognuno Soffre)" - composed by R.E.M.
  5. "Caruso" - composed by Lucio Dalla
  6. "Nella Fantasia" - composed by Ennio Morricone and lyrics by Chiara Ferraù
  7. "You Raise Me Up (Por Ti Sere)" - composed by Rolf Løvland and lyrics by Brendan Graham
  8. "My Way (A Mi Manera)" - composed by Jacques Revaux
  9. "Cavatina" - composed by Stanley Myers and lyrics by Cleo Laine
  10. "Music of the Night" - composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe, from the musical The Phantom of the Opera

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
Certification Sales
Australian ARIA Albums Chart[4] 1 2x Platinum 140,000+
Belgium Album Chart[5] 29
Dutch Album Chart[6] 2 Platinum 90.000+
Germany Album Chart[5] 1 5x Platinum 1,000,000+
Ireland Album Chart[5] 1
Korean Albums Chart[7] 1 3x Platinum 120,000+
Mexican AMPROFON Albums Chart[8] 11 Platinum[9] 130,000+
Mexican AMPROFON International Albums Chart[10] 3
New Zealand RIANZ Album Chart[5] 1 2x Platinum 30,000+
Norway Album Chart[6] 1
Spain Albums Chart[11] 5 Gold 60,000+
Swedish Albums Chart[5] 1 3x Platinum 120,000+
UK Album Chart[12] 1 2x Platinum 680,000+
USA Billboard 200[5] 23 393,281+[13]

Year-end charts[edit]

Year-end Charts (2008) Position
German Albums Chart [14] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mawer, Sharon (2007-07-16). "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  2. ^ "The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Rianz.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  3. ^ Steffen Hung. "Paul Potts - One Chance". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  4. ^ Australian Albums Chart. Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 7 October 2007.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Paul Potts - One Chance - Music Charts". Acharts.us. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  6. ^ a b Steffen Hung. "Paul Potts - One Chance". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  7. ^ "Korean album chart + Sales". Miak.or.kr. 2009-04-16. Archived from the original on 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  8. ^ Steffen Hung. "Mexican charts portal". mexicancharts.com. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  9. ^ "Mexican Gold Certification". Amprofon.com.mx. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  10. ^ "Mexican Albums Chart - 22 September 2007". Proyectos.atmosfera.tv. 2007-09-27. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  11. ^ "Promusicae". Promusicae. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  12. ^ "UK Albums Chart". Uk.launch.yahoo.com. 20 April 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-05-15. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  13. ^ "USA album chart (Incl sales figures for the Top 200), Issue date 19 July 2008". Chcmedia.com. Retrieved 2012-06-01. [dead link]
  14. ^ [1][dead link]
Preceded by
We'll Live and Die in these Towns by The Enemy
UK Albums Chart number-one album
22 July 2007 – 11 August 2007
Succeeded by
Made of Bricks by Kate Nash
Preceded by
Where We Land by Damien Leith
Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
3 September 2007 – 17 September 2007
Succeeded by
Curtis by 50 Cent
Preceded by
I'm Not Dead Tour Edition by Pink
New Zealand RIANZ Albums Chart number-one album
6 September 2007 – 17 September 2007