White Turns Blue

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White Turns Blue
Studio album by Maria Mena
Released July 20, 2004
Genre Pop
Length 40:26
Label Columbia
Producer Arvid Solvang
Maria Mena chronology
Mellow
(2004)
White Turns Blue
(2004)
Apparently Unaffected
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

White Turns Blue is the international debut album by Norwegian singer/songwriter Maria Mena, released in 2004 in the United States by Columbia Records. It consists of tracks from her two first albums, Another Phase and Mellow, and was specifically compiled for the American market.[citation needed] The album managed to peak at #102 on the Billboard 200 in the United States.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Maria Mena and Arvid Solvang, except where noted

  1. "You're the Only One" - 2:44
  2. "Fragile (Free)" - 4:00
  3. "Just a Little Bit" - 3:56
  4. "Blame It On Me" (Mena, Thomas Whoni) - 3:41
  5. "My Lullaby" - 2:58
  6. "Take You With Me" - 3:00
  7. "What's Another Day" - 2:57
  8. "Lose Control" - 2:41
  9. "Shadow" (Mena, Whoni) - 3:40
  10. "Your Glasses" - 4:02
  11. "Sorry" - 2:52
  12. "A Few Small Bruises" - 3:55
  13. "You're the Only One" [acoustic][*] - 2:46
  14. "Sleep to Dream" [*] - 3:58
  • [*] bonus track

Personnel[edit]

  • Maria Mena - vocals, background vocals
  • Jarle Bernhoft - background vocals
  • Havard Caspersen - acoustic guitar
  • Celsius - keyboard
  • Borren Flyen - drums
  • Steffen Isaksen - grand piano
  • Kjell Harald Litangen - acoustic guitar, baritone guitar
  • Elias Muri - background vocals
  • Christian Nystrom - keyboard
  • Børge Petersen Øverlier - acoustic guitar
  • Arvid Solvang - acoustic guitar, piano, electric guitar, keyboard, background vocals, multi instruments, Fender Rhodes
  • Vemund Stavnes - bass
  • David Wallumrod - Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer
  • Fredrik Wallumrod - drums

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Arvid Solvang[citation needed]
  • Engineer: Arvid Solvang
  • Mixing: Andrew Dawson, Ulf Holand, Arvid Solvang
  • Mastering: James Cruz
  • A&R: Jørgen Bradtlie
  • Programming: Celsius, Arvid Solvang, Thomas Whoni
  • Sampling: Spectrasoncicsm, Miroslav Vitous
  • Arranger: Arvid Solvang
  • Art direction: Susanne Cerha
  • Design: Susanne Cerha
  • Photography: Susanne Cerha
  • Hair stylists: Dugg, Viveke Trønsdal
  • Stylist: Tommy Løland
  • Make-up: Linda Mehrens, Mikas

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2004 The Billboard 200 102
2004 Top Heatseekers 1

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
2004 "You're the Only One" Top 40 Mainstream 25

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