Walthamstow (album)

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Walthamstow
Studio album by East 17
Released 12 February 1993 (1993-02-12)
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre teen pop
Length 66:07
Label London Records
Producer Mykaell S Riley, Neil Stanton, Phil Harding, Ian Curnow, Robin Goodfellow
East 17 chronology
Walthamstow
(1993)
Steam
(1994)
US cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Walthamstow is the debut album by East 17. The album entered the charts at number 1 on 27 February 1993, and contained three UK Top 10 singles, including their debut single "House of Love", released in 1992 - with two different music videos (#10), third single "Deep" (#5), and fifth single "It's Alright" (#3).

The album was shortlisted for the 1993 Mercury Prize and was certified as Platinum in the UK.

1992 Edition track listing[edit]

  1. "House of Love"
  2. "Deep"
  3. "Gold"
  4. "Love Is More Than A Feeling"
  5. "I Disagree"
  6. "Gotta Do Something"
  7. "Slow It Down"
  8. "I Want It"
  9. "It's Alright"
  10. "Feel What U Can't C"
  11. "Gold (Paws on the Floor)"
  12. "Deep (Dark Mix)"
  13. "Slow It Down (Liverpool Mix)"

1993 Re-release track listing[edit]

  1. "House of Love"
  2. "Deep"
  3. "Gold"
  4. "Love Is More Than A Feeling"
  5. "I Disagree"
  6. "Gotta Do Something"
  7. "Slow It Down"
  8. "I Want It"
  9. "It's Alright (The Guvnor Mix)"
  10. "Feel What U Can't C"
  11. "West End Girls (Faces on Posters Mix)"
  12. "Gold (Paws on the Floor)"
  13. "Deep (Dark Mix)"
  14. "Slow It Down (Liverpool Mix)"

Singles[edit]

  1. House of love: August 1992
  2. Gold: 1992
  3. Deep: 1993
  4. West end girls: 1993
  5. It's Alright: 1993

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[13] 2× Platinum 140,000^
France (SNEP)[14] Platinum 391,700[15]*
Germany (BVMI)[16] Gold 250,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[17] Gold 25,000x
United Kingdom (BPI)[18] Platinum 300,000^

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic
  2. ^ "East 17 – Walthamstow". Australiancharts.com. Hung Medien.
  3. ^ "East 17 – Walthamstow" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien.
  4. ^ "East 17 – Walthamstow" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien.
  5. ^ "Hits of the World - Eurochart". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 13 March 1993. 
  6. ^ "East 17: Walthamstow" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  7. ^ "East 17 – Walthamstow". Lescharts.com. Hung Medien.
  8. ^ "Top 100 Longplay". Officialcharts.de. GfK Entertainment.
  9. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ – Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége". Mahasz.hu. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  10. ^ "East 17 – Walthamstow". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien.
  11. ^ "East 17 – Walthamstow". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "Classement Albums – année 1994" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  13. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1993 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  14. ^ "French album certifications – East 17 – Walthamstow" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  15. ^ http://www.infodisc.fr/CDCertif_O2.php?debut=250
  16. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (East 17; 'Walthamstow')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  17. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (East 17; 'Walthamstow')". Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  18. ^ "British album certifications – East 17 – Walthamstow". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 25 July 2012.  Enter Walthamstow in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Go
Preceded by
Gold – 20 Super Hits by Boney M.
Finnish number one album
4 March 1993 – 18 March 1993 (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
Ten Summoner's Tales by Sting
Preceded by
Words of Love by Buddy Holly and the Crickets
UK number one album
27 February – 5 March 1993
Succeeded by
Diva by Annie Lennox