The Chase (Marit Larsen album)

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The Chase
Studio album by Marit Larsen
Released October 13, 2008
Recorded 2008
Genre Pop/Folk
Length 37:25
Label EMI
Producer Kåre Christoffer Vestrheim
Marit Larsen chronology
Under the Surface
(2006)
The Chase
(2008)
If a Song Could Get Me You
(2009)
Singles from The Chase
  1. "If a Song Could Get Me You"
    Released: August 4, 2008 (2008-08-04)
  2. "I've Heard Your Love Songs (Radio Release Only)"
    Released: October 20, 2008 (2008-10-20)
  3. "Addicted (Radio Release Only)"
    Released: September 3, 2009 (2009-09-03)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Slant Magazine 4/5 stars[2]

The Chase is the second album from Norwegian singer-songwriter Marit Larsen, and was released on October 13, 2008. The first single of this album entitled "If a Song Could Get Me You" was made available via Marit Larsen's Myspace page on August 11, 2008.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Chase"   Marit Larsen 3:31
2. "If a Song Could Get Me You"   Larsen, Kåre Vestrheim 3:30
3. "This Is Me, This Is You"   Larsen 4:05
4. "Ten Steps"   Larsen 3:26
5. "Steal My Heart"   Larsen 3:44
6. "Is It Love"   Larsen 4:47
7. "Fuel"   Larsen 2:04
8. "Addicted"   Larsen, Kåre Vestrheim 3:41
9. "I've Heard Your Love Songs"   Larsen 3:43
10. "Fences"   Larsen 4:52
Total length:
37:24

Chart[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Norwegian Albums Chart 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Norwegian Singles Chart Norwegian Radio Chart
2008 "If a Song Could Get Me You" 1 1
2008 I've Heard Your Love Songs 21 3
2009 Addicted - 10

Technical Credits[edit]

  • Marit Larsen - Vocals, Arranger, Piano, Mandolin, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Glockenspiel, Zither, Harmonica, Celeste, Hand Claps, Church Organ.
  • Kåre Christoffer Vestrheim - Producer, Arranger, Piano, Harpsichord, Celeste, Cowbell, Hand Claps, Accordion, Electric Guitar.
  • Geir Sundstøl - Acoustic Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar, Mandolin, Harmonica, Harp, Dobro.
  • Michael Hartung - Acoustic Guitar, Hand Claps.
  • Erland Dahlen - Drums, Percussion.
  • Torstein Lofthus - Drums.
  • Kåre Opheim - Drums.
  • Even Ormestad, Thomas Tofte, Eirik Øien - Bass.
  • Odd Nordstoga - Acoustic Guitar, Guitar.
  • Henning Sandsdalen - Lap Steel Guitar.
  • Ørnulf Brun Snotheim - Electric Guitar.
  • Trude Eick - French Horn.
  • Eilert Mose - Piccolo Trumpet.
  • Marius Graff - Nylon String Guitar, Banjo
  • Andrik Orvik, Alyson Read, Jørn Hallbakken, Øyvind Fossheim, Vegar Johnsen - Violins.
  • Dorte Dreier, Cathrine Bullock, Åshild Nyhus, Ida Bryhn, Stig Ove Ose - Violas.
  • Geir Larsen, Anne Årdal, Hans Groh, Cecilia Gøtestam, Paulin Voss - Cellos.
  • Choir on "Is It Love" - Line Horntveth Vera Øian, Yngvild Flikke, Nina Ramberg, Caroline Hartung, Thom Hell, Christer Knutsen, Peer Øian, Hasse Rosbach
  • Artwork - Gina Rose Design
  • Photography - Julie Pike

Certifications[edit]

Country Certifications Sales/Shipments
Norway Platinum 50,000+

References[edit]