Disco Defenders

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Disco Defenders
Disco Defenders.jpg
Studio album by Alcazar
Released 11 March 2009
Recorded 2008-2009
Genre Eurodance, Europop, Nu-disco
Length 1:33:00
Label Love No Limit Recordings, Universal
Producer Anders Hansson, Johan Fjellstrom, Joakim Udd, Felix Persson, Marta Grauers, OZGO, Johan Rohr, Thomas Thornholm, Figge
Alcazar chronology
A Tribute to ABBA
(2005)
Disco Defenders
(2009)
Disco Defenders: Greatest Hits
(2015)
Singles from Disco Defenders
  1. "We Keep on Rockin'"
    Released: 29 April 2008
  2. "Inhibitions"
    Released: 16 June 2008
  3. "Stay the Night"
    Released: 3 March 2009
  4. "Burning"
    Released: 16 April 2009
  5. "From Brazil with Love"
    Released: 24 July 2009
  6. "Last Christmas"
    Released: 20 November 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Teentoday.co.uk 4.0/5 stars[1]

Disco Defenders is Alcazar's third and final studio album. It was released on 11 March 2009 in Sweden, and internationally in May 2009. The album features two discs: "Now" (new Alcazar songs) and "Then" (featuring some of their older hits). The writers of the new songs include Anders Hansson, Pet Shop Boys, Danny Saucedo and Oscar Görres.

The album also includes a cover of the 1980 disco hit "Funkytown" by Lipps Inc.

Track listings[edit]

Standard edition[edit]

CD 1 – Now
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "We Keep on Rockin'" A. Hansson 3:50
2. "Burning" Joakim Udd, Karl Euren, Johan Fjellstrom 3:05
3. "Stay the Night" A. Hansson, M. Sanden, T. Merkel, A. Lundstedt, L. Hedlund 3:00
4. "From Brazil with Love" Oscar Görres, Danny Saucedo 3:41
5. "Inhibitions" A. Hansson, N. Chinn 3:03
6. "Harlem Nights" A. Hansson, S. Vaughn 4:06
7. "Baby" N. Tennant, C. Lowe 3:54
8. "Jump Straight into the Fire" A. Hansson, F. Persson, M. Grauers, Anton Malmberg Hard af Segerstad 3:18
9. "My My Me and Mine" A. Hansson, S. Vaughn, T. Merkel, A. Lundstedt, L. Hedlund 3:42
10. "Funkytown" Steven Greenberg 3:38
11. "Put the Top Down" Fredrik Figge Bostrom, Jackie Kavan 3:39
12. "Thank You" Thomas Thornholm, Danne Attlerud, Figge Bostrom 2:59
13. "Stay the Night (FL Club Mix)" A. Hansson, M. Sanden, T. Merkel, A. Lundstedt, L. Hedlund 3:59
Total length: 46:00
CD 2 – Then
No. Title Length
1. "This Is the World We Live In" 3:33
2. "Crying at the Discoteque" 3:49
3. "Ménage à Trois" 3:47
4. "Sexual Guarantee" 3:33
5. "Don't You Want Me" 3:31
6. "Start the Fire" 3:15
7. "Shine On" 3:29
8. "Not a Sinner Nor a Saint" 2:59
9. "Physical" 3:27
10. "Ritmo Del Amor" 3:17
11. "Alcastar" 3:03
12. "Love Life" 3:52
13. "Someday" 4:03
Total length: 45:44

Special edition[edit]

This version is a re-release published the 18 November 2009 and includes two new tracks, "One Two Three Four" and "Last Christmas" instead of "Jump Straight into the Fire" and "Put the Top Down". This release has also a new cover.

CD 1 – Now
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "We Keep on Rockin'" (extended version) A. Hansson 3:40
2. "Burning" Joakim Udd, Karl Euren, Johan Fjellstrom 3:05
3. "Stay the Night" A. Hansson, M. Sanden, T. Merkel, A. Lundstedt, L. Hedlund 3:00
4. "From Brazil with Love" Oscar Görres, Danny Saucedo 3:41
5. "Inhibitions" A. Hansson, N. Chinn 3:03
6. "Harlem Nights" A. Hansson, S. Vaughn 4:06
7. "Baby" N. Tennant, C. Lowe 3:54
8. "One Two Three Four"   3:08
9. "My My Me and Mine" A. Hansson, S. Vaughn, T. Merkel, A. Lundstedt, L. Hedlund 3:42
10. "Funkytown" Steven Greenberg 3:38
11. "Thank You"   2:59
12. "Last Christmas"   3:34
13. "Stay the Night (FL Club Mix)" A. Hansson, M. Sanden, T. Merkel, A. Lundstedt, L. Hedlund 3:59
Total length: 45:45
CD 2 – Then
No. Title Length
1. "This Is the World We Live In" 3:33
2. "Crying at the Discoteque" 3:49
3. "Ménage à Trois" 3:47
4. "Sexual Guarantee" 3:33
5. "Don't You Want Me" 3:31
6. "Start the Fire" 3:15
7. "Shine On" 3:29
8. "Not a Sinner Nor a Saint" 2:59
9. "Physical" 3:27
10. "Ritmo Del Amor" 3:17
11. "Alcastar" 3:03
12. "Love Life" 3:52
13. "Someday" 4:03
Total length: 45:44

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
Sweden (1st Edition) 11 March 2009 Love No Limit Recordings, Universal
Germany (1st Edition) 22 May 2009 Universal
Poland (1st Edition) 4 September 2009 Magic Records, Universal
Sweden (Second Edition) 18 November 2009 Universal

Chart performance[edit]

The album entered the Swedish Singles Chart at number 6 on 20 March 2009, giving Alcazar their second Top 10 album. The album peaked at number 4 on April 17, 2009.

Chart Peak
position
Swedish Albums Chart[2] 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teentoday.co.uk review Archived May 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Steffen Hung. "Alcazar - Disco Defenders". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 

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