Casino (Alcazar album)

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Casino
Alcazar 2000 - Casino.jpg
Studio album by Alcazar
Released Sweden October 18, 2000
World February 8, 2002 (Re-Issue)
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre Eurodance, Europop, electropop
Length 1:02:47 (Excluding pregap track.)
Label RCA Records, BMG
Producer
Alcazar chronology
Casino
(2000)
Alcazarized
(2003)
Singles from Casino
  1. "Shine On"
    Released: 1999
  2. "Ritmo Del Amor"
    Released: September 2000
  3. "Crying at the Discoteque"
    Released: September 2001
  4. "Sexual Guarantee"
    Released: November 26, 2001
  5. "Don't You Want Me"
    Released: May 2002
Alternative cover
Re-issued in 2002 and released internationally
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Blender 3/5 stars[1]

Casino is the first album by Swedish group Alcazar, released in 2000 and produced and managed by Alexander Bard, formerly of Swedish glam-popsters, Army of Lovers. It includes the number-one singles "Crying at the Discoteque" and "Sexual Guarantee",

Track listing[edit]

Scandinavian Edition
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Don't Leave Me Alone"   4:08
2. "Crying at the Discoteque" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Anders Wollbeck, Bernard Edwards, Michael Goulos, Nile Rodgers 3:50
3. "Shine On" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson 3:34
4. "Transmetropolis" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson 4:12
5. "Stars Come Out at Night" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Anders Wollbeck 3:36
6. "Paris in the Rain" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Johan Strandkvist 3:33
7. "Baby Come Back" Alexander Bard, Kirk Degiorgio, Ries 3:29
8. "Salome"   4:11
9. "Ritmo Del Amor" Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck 3:24
10. "Seasons in the Sun" Jacques Brel, Rod McKuen 3:31
11. "Tears of a Clone" Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck 4:15
12. "The Bells of Alcazar" Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck 4:00
13. "Blues In G-Minor"   3:26
14. "Dub Leave Me Alone"   4:30
Total length: 53:50
International Edition
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Sexual Guarantee" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Bernard Edwards, Johan Strandkvist, Nile Rodgers 3:36
2. "Crying at the Discoteque" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Anders Wollbeck, Bernard Edwards, Michael Goulos, Nile Rodgers 3:53
3. "Don't Leave Me Alone" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson 4:09
4. "Almost Famous" Blomqvist, Röhr, Sahun 3:59
5. "Paradise" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Clayton, Johan Strandkvist, Sigidi 3:48
6. "Transmetropolis" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson 4:12
7. "Stars Come Out at Night" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Anders Wollbeck 3:38
8. "Paris in the Rain" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Johan Strandkvist 3:43
9. "Baby Come Back" Alexander Bard, Kirk Degiorgio, Ries 3:28
10. "Breaking Free" Gustave Lund, Peder Ernerot 3:47
11. "Don't You Want Me" (Album Version) Philip Adrian Wright, Jo Callis, Philip Oakey 3:35
12. "Shine On" Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson 3:34
13. "Ritmo del Amor" Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck 3:20
14. "Tears of a Clone" Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck 4:15
15. "The Bells of Alcazar" Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck 3:58
16. "Blues In G-Minor" (Hidden track)   3:28
Total length: 60:31

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2000–2002) Peak
position
Dutch Album Chart[2] 28
Swedish Album Chart[3] 40
UK 17[citation needed]
European Top-100 Albums 15[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blender review
  2. ^ Steffen Hung. "Alcazar – Casino". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-02-09. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Steffen Hung. "Alcazar – Casino". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 

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