Wish (Reamonn album)

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Wish
Studio album by Reamonn
Released April 21, 2006 (2006-04-21)
(see release history)
Recorded 2006
Genre Pop rock
Length 49:31
Label Universal Music/Island
Producer Greg Fidelman
Reamonn chronology
Raise Your Hands
(2004)
Wish
(2006)
Reamonn
(2008)
Singles from Wish
  1. "Promise (You and Me)"
    Released: March 24, 2006 (2006-03-24) (Germany)
  2. "Tonight"
    Released: July 7, 2006 (2006-07-07) (Germany)
  3. "The Only Ones"
    Released: December 8, 2006 (2006-12-08) (Germany)
  4. "Serpentine"
    Released: May 25, 2007 (2007-05-25) (Germany)

Wish is the fourth studio album by the German pop rock band Reamonn. It was recorded in 2006 and released on April 21, 2006 through Universal Music. All tracks were written by Rea Garvey, Mike Gommeringer, Uwe Bossert, Philipp Rauenbusch and Sebastian Padotzke, the members of Reamonn.[1]

The album was produced in Los Angeles with producer Greg Fidelman, who had previously worked with Red Hot Chili Peppers and Johnny Cash.

Singles[edit]

"Promise (You and Me)"[2] was released as a maxi single from the album on March 24, 2006. It was accompanied by a music video, filmed in Ireland and reminding of a Lord of the Rings scenery. The song has charted in Germany at number 17, in Austria at number 29, and in Switzerland at number 35.

"Tonight" was released as the second single on July 7, 2006. The song charted at number 11 in Germany, number 28 in Austria, and at number 20 in Switzerland.

"The Only Ones"[3] was the third single to promote the album, released on December 8, 2006. It featured Lucie Silvas. The song charted at number 23 in Germany, number 26 in Austria, and number 32 in Switzerland. The single contained a B-side titled "Never Lettin' Go (Good Times)".

"Serpentine"[4] was the fourth and final single from the album, released on May 25, 2007. It featured Lenny Castro on shakers.[5] "Serpentine" charted at number 38 in Germany, and number 66 in Austria.

Commercial performance[edit]

In Germany, the album spent 15 weeks on the charts peaking at number 2.[6] In Switzerland, it reached number 2, spending a total of 33 weeks on the charts.[7] In Austria, it peaked at number 13 during a 15 week stay on the chart.[8]

Track listings[edit]

Standard edition
No. Title Length
1. "Wish"   3:44
2. "Starship"   3:16
3. "Serpentine"   4:03
4. "Promise (You and Me)"   4:25
5. "She's a Bomb"   3:01
6. "Tonight"   3:34
7. "Just Another Night"   5:04
8. "Starting to Live"   3:20
9. "L.A. Skies"   4:02
10. "Sometimes"   4:05
11. "Come to Me"   3:21
12. "Out of Reach"   3:37
13. "The Only Ones" (feat. Lucie Silvas) 3:50
Total length:
49:31

Personnel[edit]

Additional musicians
Technical personnel[5]
  • Greg Fidelmanmixing, production
  • Mike Terryengineering
  • Jim Monti – engineering
  • Dan Monti – additional engineering
  • Paul Figueroa – additional engineering, assistant engineering
  • Jason Mott – assistant engineering
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Cindi Peters – production coordination

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

The release history of the versions of the album in three published countries.

Version Label Release date (2006/2007)
Germany[9] Austria[8] /
Switzerland[7]
CD (Normal version) Island April 21, 2006 (2006-04-21) April 21, 2006 (2006-04-21)
Deluxe Edition Island
Ltd. Pur Edition Island September 8, 2006 (2006-09-08) May 5, 2006 (2006-05-05)
Extended Edition Island November 24, 2006 (2006-11-24) November 24, 2006 (2006-11-24)
Enhanced Edition Universal/Island February 9, 2007 (2007-02-09) March 5, 2007 (2007-03-05)
Live DVD Island June 1, 2007 (2007-06-01) June 1, 2007 (2007-06-01)

Wish Live[edit]

Wish Live
Live album by Reamonn
Released June 1, 2007 (2007-06-01)
Recorded 2006
Germany
Genre Pop rock

Wish Live is a live album, released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on June 1, 2007 in the CD/DVD format.[10] It contained twelve tracks and one bonus track. It was recorded during the 2006 Wish Tour in Germany. Lucie Silvas toured with Reamonn during the Wish Tour, and performed solo and with the band.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Intro" (Live) 0:43
2. "Starting to Live" (Live) 4:02
3. "Come to Me" (Live) 5:06
4. "Promise (You and Me)" (Live) 4:51
5. "Wish" (Live) 3:47
6. "Starship" (Live) 5:26
7. "Tonight" (Live) 5:17
8. "Sometimes" (Live) 5:49
9. "Out of Reach" (Live) 4:58
10. "She's a Bomb" (Live) 6:35
11. "Serpentine" (Live) 7:38
12. "The Only Ones" (Live) 4:47
13. "Allright" (Bonus track, B-Stage, Live)  

References[edit]

  1. ^ Normal Version by Musicline
  2. ^ Notes "Promise (You and Me)": [1], [2]
  3. ^ Notes "The Only Ones": [3], [4]
  4. ^ Notes "Serpentine": [5], [6]
  5. ^ a b Information from the album booklet.
  6. ^ a b German Charts
  7. ^ a b c Wish at swisscharts.com
  8. ^ a b c Wish at austriancharts.com
  9. ^ Search for "Reamonn - Wish" by musicline
  10. ^ "Wish (Live) von Reamonn". iTunes. Retrieved November 4, 2013. 

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