Welcome to Medina

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Welcome to Medina
Studio album by Medina
Released 23 July 2010 (2010-07-23)
Genre Electropop
Label Parlophone, EMI, Labelmade, Ultra
Producer Providers (also exec.), Thomas Børresen (exec.)
Medina chronology
Velkommen til Medina
(2009)
Welcome to Medina
(2010)
For altid
(2011)
Singles from Welcome to Medina
  1. "You and I"
    Released: 3 May 2010 (2010-05-03)
  2. "Lonely"
    Released: 3 September 2010 (2010-09-03)
  3. "Addiction"
    Released: 26 November 2010 (2010-11-26)
  4. "Gutter"
    Released: 18 March 2011 (2011-03-18)
  5. "The One"
    Released: 12 August 2011 (2011-08-12)
  6. "Execute Me"
    Released: 21 November 2011 (2011-11-21)
Alternative cover
Danish edition

Welcome to Medina is the international debut studio album by Danish-Chilean electropop singer Medina. It was released on 23 July 2010 in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The album was preceded by the release of the lead single, "You and I", on 3 May 2010.

Welcome to Medina is the international edition of her second Danish studio album, Velkommen til Medina (2009). The album's four hit singles, "Kun for mig", "Velkommen til Medina", "Ensom" and "Vi to" have been translated into "You & I", "Welcome to Medina", "Lonely" and "The One", while the rest are new songs recorded for the international market. The album was re-released on 26 November 2010 with a new song entitled "Sundown", and a second disc containing music videos and remixes. A further version of the album was rereleased on November 11, 2011 as "Welcome to Medina (Ultimate Collection)". The release contains all the tracks from the standard and special edition, additional remixes and the two new Danish singles "For Altid" and "Synd For Dig".[1]

Chart performance[edit]

In Germany, Welcome To Medina entered the German Albums Chart at number ten. In its second week, the album rose to number nine, achieving a new peak position.[2]

The album also charted in Austria and Switzerland peaking at number 45 and 24, respectively. [3]

Singles[edit]

"You and I" was released as the album's lead single on 21 September 2009 in the UK, where it peaked at number 39,[4] and on 3 May 2010 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, peaking at number 10,[5] 25 and 30, respectively.[6]

"Lonely" was released as the album's second single on 3 September 2010 in Germany and Austria, where it peaked at number 26 and 46, respectively.[7][8]

"Addiction" is the third single of the album, released on 26 November 2010 in Germany.[9] The song reached number 1 on the Danish Singles Chart.[10]

"Gutter" was released as the album's fourth single on March 18, 2011 in Germany and peaked at number 43 on the German Singles Chart[11] and at number 8 on the Danish Singles Chart.[12]

"The One" was released as the fifth single from the album on 12 August 2011. The music video for the song premiered in 27 July 2011, and is similar to the Danish version entitled "Vi to", but with some new scenes with Medina singing in different parts. The single peaked at number 64 on the German Singles Chart.[13]

"Execute Me" was released as the sixth and final single from the album on November 11, 2011 in Germany and Austria.[14] The release contains the album version, two remixes and the music video, which premiered on October 24, 2011[1]

Promotional singles[edit]

"Selfish" was released digitally in Germany on 15 October 2010 as a promotional single.[15]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Welcome to Medina"   Medina, Rasmus Stabell, Jeppe Federspiel, Lisa Greene 3:55
2. "You and I"   Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Adam Powers, Julie Steincke 2:54
3. "Addiction"   Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Greene 3:38
4. "Lonely"   Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Terri Bjerre 3:11
5. "6 AM"   Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Bjerre 3:29
6. "In Your Arms"   Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Greene 3:40
7. "Happy"   Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Greene 3:33
8. "The One"   Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Bjerre 3:58
9. "Gutter"   Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Viktoria Siff Emilie Hansen 3:26
10. "Selfish"   Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Bjerre 3:46
11. "Execute Me"   Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Greene 3:40
12. "You and I" (Acoustic Version) Medina, Stabell, Federspiel, Powers, Steincke 2:57

Special Edition[edit]

Ultimate Collection[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Source:[18]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Edition Catalog
Germany 23 July 2010[26] EMI CD, digital download Standard 5099964821924
Switzerland
Austria
Denmark 26 July 2010 At:tack Music ATTACKCD 116
Sweden[27] 17 November 2011 EMI 5099994704723
Germany 26 November 2010[28] CD, digital download Special Edition 5099964821900
Switzerland
Austria
United States[29] 6 September 2011 Ultra Records Digital download Standard
Germany 18 November 2011[30] EMI Digital download Ultimate Collection 5099973086451
Switzerland
Austria

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