Blue (Jonas Blue album)

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Blue
Blue JB.jpg
Studio album by
Released9 November 2018 (2018-11-09)
GenreDance
Length48:04
Label
Producer
Jonas Blue chronology
Jonas Blue: Electronic Nature – The Mix 2017
(2017)
Blue
(2018)
Singles from Blue
  1. "Fast Car"
    Released: 4 December 2015
  2. "Perfect Strangers"
    Released: 3 June 2016
  3. "By Your Side"
    Released: 28 October 2016
  4. "Mama"
    Released: 5 May 2017
  5. "We Could Go Back"
    Released: 13 October 2017
  6. "Rise"
    Released: 25 May 2018
  7. "I See Love"
    Released: 29 June 2018
  8. "Polaroid"
    Released: 5 October 2018
  9. "Desperate"
    Released: 23 January 2019
  10. "Wild"
    Released: 27 February 2019

Blue is the debut studio album by British DJ Jonas Blue. It was released on 9 November 2018, via Positiva and Virgin EMI.

Background[edit]

The album consists of most of Blue's previous released singles including "Rise" with American duo Jack & Jack, "Polaroid" with English musician Liam Payne and double platinum-certified single "Fast Car" alongside seven new original tracks such as "Wherever You Go" and "Come Through". It features collaborators such as Canadian-Colombian singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez, American pop singer Joe Jonas, Scottish vocalist Nina Nesbitt, English songwriter Chelcee Grimes and Argentine singer TINI.[1]

Idolator described the album as a "greatest hits collection".[2] Blue stated on his Instagram page that "Hey guys, super excited to announce the release of my debut album BLUE – coming out November 9th. Includes all the hits plus 7 new tracks with some amazing new artists."[3] He told the Evening Standard that he "wanted to explore new talent and there's established acts and other people but it's been great to have the new up-and-coming talent on this".[4][5]

Track listing[edit]

Track listing adapted from iTunes.[6]

Standard edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Drink to You" (featuring Zak Abel)
3:30
2."Mama" (featuring William Singe)Blue3:04
3."Perfect Strangers" (featuring JP Cooper)
Blue3:16
4."I See Love" (featuring Joe Jonas)Blue2:53
5."Polaroid" (with Liam Payne and Lennon Stella)
  • Robin
  • Romans
  • Drewett
  • Cooper
Blue3:13
6."Desperate" (featuring Nina Nesbitt)
  • Blue
  • Jackson Foote
  • Jordan Riley
2:54
7."By Your Side" (featuring Raye)
Blue3:21
8."Wild" (featuring Chelcee Grimes, TINI and Jhay Cortez)
  • Blue
  • Jordan Riley
3:32
9."Wherever You Go" (with Jessie Reyez featuring Juan Magán)
3:28
10."Purpose" (featuring Era Istrefi)2:50
11."Rise" (featuring Jack & Jack)
  • Robin
  • Romans
  • Drewett
Blue3:14

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018–19) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[8] 50
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[9] 58
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[10] 189
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[11] 78
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[12] 78
French Albums (SNEP)[13] 106
Irish Albums (IRMA)[14] 35
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[15] 33
Scottish Albums (OCC)[16] 48
UK Albums (OCC)[17] 33
UK Dance Albums (OCC)[18] 2
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[19] 6

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[20] Silver 60,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jonas Blue Announces Debut Album 'Blue'". Broadway World. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Jonas Blue Announces Debut LP 'Blue' Featuring Liam Payne, Joe Jonas & RAYE". Idolator. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Jonas Blue reveals why he works with a SELECT number of big artists". Evening Standard. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  4. ^ Stickler, Jon. "Jonas Blue Details Debut Album 'Blue', Shares New Single Polaroid Feat. Liam Payne And Lennon Stella – Stereoboard". Stereoboard. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Jonas Blue kondigt nieuw album 'Blue' aan". Artiesten Nieuws (in Dutch). 15 October 2018. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Blue by Jonas Blue". iTunes. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Blue Jonas Blue CD Album".
  8. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Jonas Blue – Blue". Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Jonas Blue – Blue" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – Jonas Blue – Blue" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  11. ^ "Jonas Blue Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  12. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Jonas Blue – Blue" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  13. ^ "Lescharts.com – Jonas Blue – Blue". Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  14. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography Jonas Blue". Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  15. ^ "Charts.nz – Jonas Blue – Blue". Hung Medien. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  16. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  17. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  18. ^ "Official Dance Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  19. ^ "Jonas Blue Chart History (Top Dance/Electronic Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  20. ^ "British album certifications – Jonas Blue – Blue". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 14 September 2019. Select albums in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Blue in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.