The Album (Haddaway album)

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The Album
Haddaway - the album.jpg
Studio album by Haddaway
Released May 1993
Genre Eurodance, Techno
Length 54:57
Label Coconut
Producer
Haddaway chronology
The Album
(1993)
The Drive
(1995)
Singles from The Album
  1. "What Is Love"
    Released: February 19, 1993
  2. "Life"
    Released: June 11, 1993
  3. "I Miss You"
    Released: October 1, 1993
  4. "Rock My Heart"
    Released: January 21, 1994
Alternative cover
US cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Album (also known as Haddaway in North America, and L'Album in France) is the debut album from Trinidadian-German Eurodance recording artist Haddaway. It was released in May 1993 by Coconut Records.[2] It includes the hit singles "What Is Love" and "Life". The lead single, "What Is Love", is certified gold by the RIAA for sales of over 500,000 copies.[3] In 2011, the album was released onto the iTunes Store by Razor & Tie.

Track listing[edit]

The AlbumStandard version
No. Title Lyrics Music Producer(s) Length
1. "What Is Love" Junior Torello Dee Dee Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:27
2. "Shout" Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:33
3. "Yeah"
  • Haddaway
  • Alex Trime
  • Haddaway
  • Trime
  • Halligan
  • Torello
3:41
4. "Rock My Heart" Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:16
5. "When the Feeling's Gone" Haddaway
  • Halligan
  • Haddaway
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:15
6. "What is Love" (Rapino Brothers mix) Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
  • The Rapino Brothers[a]
3:48
7. "Life" Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:18
8. "Mama's House"
  • Haddaway
  • Trime
  • Haddaway
  • Trime
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:03
9. "Come Back (Love Has Got a Hold On Me)" Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
3:57
10. "Sing About Love" Haddway
  • Haddaway
  • Trime
  • Walter Bee
  • Trime
  • Haddaway
  • Bee
4:40
11. "I Miss You"
  • Torello
  • Clyde Lieberman
Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:12
12. "Life" (album re-mix) Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
  • Gary Jones[a]
  • Trime[a]
4:30
HaddawayNorth American version
No. Title Lyrics Music Producer(s) Length
1. "What Is Love" Junior Torello Dee Dee Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:31
2. "Life (Everybody Needs Somebody to Love)" Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:19
3. "Yeah"
  • Haddaway
  • Alex Trime
  • Haddaway
  • Trime
  • Halligan
  • Torello
3:43
4. "Come Back (Love Has Got a Hold On Me)" Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:01
5. "I Miss You" (radio edit)
  • Torello
  • Clyde Lieberman
Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
3:41
6. "What is Love" (Rapino Brothers mix) Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
  • The Rapino Brothers[a]
3:50
7. "Stir It Up" Bob Marley Marley
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:25
8. "Sing About Love" Haddway
  • Haddaway
  • Trime
  • Walter Bee
  • Trime
  • Haddaway
  • Bee
4:43
9. "Mama's House"
  • Haddaway
  • Trime
  • Haddaway
  • Trime
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:05
10. "Rock My Heart" Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:20
11. "Tell Me Where It Hurts" Diane Warren Warren
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:12
12. "Shout" Torello Halligan
  • Halligan
  • Torello
4:36
13. "Life (Everybody Needs Somebody to Love)" (Mission Control mix) Haddaway
  • Halligan
  • Haddaway
  • Halligan
  • Torello
  • Gary Jones[a]
  • Trime[a]
7:02
Notes
  • ^[a] signifies a remixer

Personnel[edit]

  • All songs arranged by Dee Dee Halligan and Alex Trime, except "Yeah" and "Mama's House" (arranged by Trime/Haddaway/Gary Jones) and "Sing About Love" (arranged by Trime/Haddaway)
  • Produced by Dee Dee Halligan and Junior Torello, except "Sing About Love" (produced by Haddaway, Alex Trime and Walter Bee)
  • Recorded and mixed by Gary Jones, except track 7 (mixed by Gary Jones and Henning McCoy)
  • Track 6 remixed by The Rapino Brothers; track 12 remixed by Jones/Trime
  • All songs on original recording published by A La Carte Music.
  • Haddaway – Main Vocal
  • Lisa Noya, Elkie Schlimbach, Rena T. Otta – Vocal Backing
  • Alex Trime – Keyboards

Charts[edit]

Chart (1993–94) Peak
position[4]
Australian Albums Chart[5] 73
Austrian Albums Chart 12
Dutch Albums Chart 16
French Albums Chart 17
German Albums Chart 5
Japanese Albums Chart 12
Norwegian Albums Chart 5
Swedish Albums Chart 3
Swiss Albums Chart 2
UK Albums Chart 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ allmusic review
  2. ^ Ellie Weinert (March 26, 1994). Casebook: Haddaway. Billboard. Retrieved 2011-08-13. 
  3. ^ RIAA Searchable Database; Key Word: Haddaway
  4. ^ Haddaway or The Album, in various Albums Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved February 10, 2008)
  5. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 

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