Wicked Game (Il Divo album)

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Wicked Game
Studio album by Il Divo
Released 4 November 2011
Recorded 2009-11
Genre Operatic pop
Label Syco, Columbia
Producer Per Magnusson, David Kreuger
Il Divo chronology
The Promise
(2008)
Wicked Game
(2011)
A Musical Affair
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars [1]
Montreal Gazette 3/5 stars [2]
USA Today 1.5/5 stars [3]

Wicked Game is the sixth studio album by the operatic pop group, Il Divo. The album was released on 4 November 2011. Il Divo performed "Wicked Game", their reworking of the Chris Isaak song, on TV in the UK on 5 September on Red or Black? and in the US on 7 September on the semi-final of America's Got Talent.

On 15 October 2012, it was announced that Il Divo will tour with Katherine Jenkins for the first time over Europe and North America[4]

Background[edit]

On 2 September, the group announced the album on their website. Carlos describes the recording of the new album as "unbelievable - you can really hear the evolution. And that connection between us, the way that the combination produces magic, it's stronger than ever." Urs said he believes this new album will delight you, the fans, as much as it has them. "We think it's the best thing we've ever done."[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. " Wicked Game (Melanconia)"
  2. "Crying (Llorando)"
  3. "Don't Cry for Me Argentina"
  4. "Dov'è L'Amore"
  5. "Falling Slowly (Te Prometo)"
  6. "Come What May (Te Amare)"
  7. "Senza Parole"
  8. "Stay (Ven a Mi)"
  9. "Sempre Sempre"
  10. "Time to Say Goodbye (Con Te Partirò)"

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Charts (2011) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[6] 11
Canadian Albums Chart[7] 11
Hungarian Albums Chart[8] 28
New Zealand Albums Chart[9] 12
Spanish Albums Chart[10] 7
Swiss Albums Chart[11] 3
US Billboard 200[12] 10

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Position
Australian Albums Chart[13] 94
Swiss Albums Chart[14] 59
Chart (2012) Position
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders)[15] 45
Dutch Albums Chart[16] 84
Swiss Albums Chart[17] 89

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
United Kingdom 4 November 2011[18] CD, digital download

References[edit]