One Love (Blue album)

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One Love
Studio album by Blue
Released 4 November 2002
Recorded 2002;
Los Angeles, United States
London, United Kingdom
Genre Pop, R&B
Length 53:41
Label Virgin, Innocent
Producer Stargate, Cutfather & Joe, Rob Davis, Martin Harrington, Ash Howes, True North, Supa'Flyas, Mark Hall, Conner Reeves, Copenhaniacs, John Themis, Hugh Goldsmith (exec.)
Blue chronology
All Rise
(2001)
One Love
(2002)
Guilty
(2003)
Singles from One Love
  1. "One Love"
    Released: 21 October 2002
  2. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
    Released: 9 December 2002
  3. "U Make Me Wanna"
    Released: 17 March 2003
  4. "Supersexual"
    Released: 11 May 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment.ie 3/5 stars[2]

One Love is the second studio album by English boy band Blue, released on 4 November 2002 in the United Kingdom and on 21 October 2003 in the United States. The album peaked at number one on the UK Albums Chart, where it stayed for two weeks. On 20 December 2003 it was certified 4× Platinum in the UK. Collectively, the album and singles have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.[3]

Three singles were released from the album: "One Love", which peaked at number three, "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word", featuring Elton John, which peaked at number one, and "U Make Me Wanna", which peaked at number four.

Singles[edit]

  • "One Love" — The debut single, released in October 2002. The single peaked at No. 3 on the UK Singles Chart, No. 36 on the Australian Top 40, at No. 5 in New Zealand and No. 4 in Ireland. The song has received a Silver sales status certification for sales of over 200,000 copies in the UK.
  • "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" — The second single, released in December 2002, featuring guest vocals from Elton John. The song is a cover version of Elton's number one hit. The single peaked at No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart, No. 43 on the Australian Top 100, No. 5 in New Zealand and No. 3 in Ireland. The song has received a Gold sales status certification for sales of over 500,000 copies in the UK.
  • "U Make Me Wanna" — The third single, released in March 2003. The single peaked at No. 4 on the UK Singles Chart. The song was produced by multi-platinum producers StarGate & co-written by Steve Robson, John McLaughlin and Tom Wilkins. The song has sales of over 100,000 copies in the UK.
  • "Supersexual" — Released as a single exclusively in Spain and South America in May 2003. The single peaked at No. 3 on the Spanish Singles Chart, becoming one of Blue's most successful singles in the region. A music video was recorded, featuring footage from the group's One Love tour.

Tracklisting[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "One Love"   Duncan James, Lee Ryan, Simon Webbe, Antony Costa, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Hallgeir Rustan Stargate 3:33
2. "Riders"   James, Ryan, Webbe, Costa, Eriksen, Hermansen, Rustan Stargate 3:45
3. "Flexin'"   David Dawood, Webbe, Joe Belmaati, Mich Hansen Cutfather & Joe 4:02
4. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" (featuring Elton John) Elton John, Bernie Taupin Stargate 3:41
5. "She Told Me"   James, Ryan, Webbe, Costa, Eriksen, Hermansen, Rustan Stargate 4:01
6. "Right Here Waiting"   Rob Davis, Martin Harrington, Ash Howes Rob Davis, Martin Harrington, Ash Howes 3:30
7. "U Make Me Wanna"   John McLaughlin, Harry Wilkins, Steve Robson Stargate 3:38
8. "Ain't Got You"   James, Ryan, Webbe, Costa, Eriksen, Hermansen, Rustan Stargate 4:33
9. "Supersexual"   James, Ryan, Webbe, Costa, Gary Barlow, Eliot Kennedy, Tim Woodcock True North 3:40
10. "Don't Treat Me Like a Fool"   Angie Stone, Terry Britten Cutfather & Joe 3:53
11. "Get Down"   Davis, James Rob Davis 4:10
12. "Privacy"   Rasmus Bille Bahncke, René Tromborg, Remee, Ali Tennant, Webbe, Costa Supa'Flyas 4:00
13. "Without You"   Ryan, Mark Hall, Conner Reeves Mark Hall, Conner Reeves 3:27
14. "Invitation"   Multiman, Jens Lomholt, Philip Dencker, Webbe, Tennant Copenhaniacs 3:33
15. "Like a Friend"   John Themis, Costa, Tennant John Themis 4:15
  • The Japanese Deluxe Edition comes with a bonus DVD of the One Live Live Tour.

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[23] Gold 25,000^
Germany (BVMI)[24] Gold 150,000^
Ireland (IRMA)[25] 3× Platinum 45,000x
Italy (FIMI)[26] Gold 50,000*
Japan (RIAJ)[27] Platinum 250,000^
Netherlands (NVPI)[28] Gold 40,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[29] Gold 7,500^
South Korea (RIAK)[30] 2x Platinum 28,640[31]
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[32] Gold 20,000x
United Kingdom (BPI)[33] 4× Platinum 1,200,000^
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[34] 2× Platinum 2,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

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  29. ^ THE FIELD id (chart number) MUST BE PROVIDED for NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATION.
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