Wild Dances (album)

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This article is about the Ruslana album. For the song, see Wild Dances (song).
Wild Dances
Studio album by Ruslana
Released 6 July 2004
Recorded 2004
Genre Folk, Pop, Ethnic
Length 52:07 (basic album)
55:12 (Welcome to My Wild World)
48:43 (Christmas edition)
52:02 (New Year edition)
Label EMI
Producer Goatboy, Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov
Ruslana chronology
2003
Дикі Танці
2004 , 2005
Wild Dances
2005
Club'in
Alternative cover
Romanian edition
Singles from Wild Dances
  1. "Wild Dances"
    Released: 2004
  2. "Dance with the Wolves"
    Released: January, 2005
  3. "The Same Star"
    Released: May, 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (?)[1]
Amazon.com (?)[2]

Wild Dances is a 2004 studio album by the Ukrainian singer and winner of the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest Ruslana. The album has been certified 7x platinum in Ukraine, selling 700,000+ copies. It has been also certified platinum in Slovakia while in the Czech Republic and Romania it has been certified gold.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Basic album
# Title Writers Time
1. "Wild Dances" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 3:00
2. "Dance with the Wolves" Ruslana, Roman Bokarev, Mikhail Mishensky 3:57
3. "Accordion Intro" Ruslana 1:00
4. "The Same Star" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov, Roman Bokarev, Mikhail Mishensky, Steve Balsamo 4:19
5. "Play, Musician" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofonotv 3:53
6. "Like a Hurricane" Ruslana, Jamie Maher, Sherena Dugani, Fayney 2:36
7. "The Tango We Used To Dance" Ruslana, Roman Bokarev, Mikhail Misensky 3:45
8. "Wild Dances [Harem's club mix]" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 3:16
9. "Wild Dances [part II]" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov, Roman Bokarev, Mikhail Mishensky 3:59
10. "Wild Passion" Roman Bokarev, Mikhail Misensky 4:00
11. "Arkan" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 3:40
12. "Kolomyjka" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 4:02
13. "Hutsul Girl" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 3:55
14. "Play, Musician [deep mix]" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 4:00
15. "Wild Dances [Harem's percussion mix]" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 2:52
Wild Dances (New Year/Christmas Edition) (21 February 2005)

The album is the 2005 English version of Wild Dances. The Christmas Edition has festive design, bonus tracks and includes a poster with a calendar for the year 2006.

  1. Wild Dances (Victory Dance) – 3:00
  2. Dance with the Wolves (Extreme Dance) – 3:57
  3. Accordion Intro (Ethno Dance) – 1:00
  4. The Same Star (Night Dance) – 4:19
  5. Play, Musician (Joy Dance) – 3:53
  6. Like a Hurricane (Drive Dance) – 2:36
  7. Tango We Used to Dance (Love Dance) – 3:45
  8. Wild Dances [Part 2] (Sympho Dance) – 3:59
  9. Wild Passion (Molfar Dance) – 4:00
  10. Wild Dances [Harem's Percussion Mix] (Thanks to Turkey) – 2:52
  11. Ring Dance with the Wolves [Bonus track] – 3:51
  12. Wild Dances [C.Y.T. vs DJ Nick 2005 (Club Edit)] [Bonus track] – 4:10
  13. The Same Star [DJ Small & LV Club Mix] [Bonus track] – 6:45

Personnel[edit]

  • Vadim Chislov — Assistant Engineer
  • Goatboy — Producer
  • Harem — Percussion
  • Marco Migliari — Mixing
  • Andrei Petrov — Photography
  • Ruslana — Arranger, Vocals (bckgr), Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Ryan Smith — Mastering

Note: Incomplete list

Charts[edit]

Country Peak
Ukraine (UMKA)[4] 1
Czech Republic (IFPI) [5] 9
Belgium Flanders (Ultratop) [6] 59

Certification[edit]

Chart (2004/5) Providers Certification Shipments/Sales
Czech Republic IFPI Gold[7] 5,000+
Romania DIVERTA Gold[8] 5,000+
Slovakia IFPI Platinum[9] 5,000+
Ukraine ARIA 7x platinum 700,000+

Singles[edit]

Notes[edit]