Heaven (DJ Sammy album)

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Heaven
DJ Sammy - Heaven.jpg
Studio album by DJ Sammy
Released August 6, 2002 (2002-08-06)
Recorded 2001–02
Genre
Label
Producer
  • DJ Sammy
  • Martin Eyerer
  • Andy Hoppe
  • Jaxon
  • Oliver Laib
  • Rubens Martinèz
  • Frank Reinert
  • Dirk Vanderbirk
  • Yanou
DJ Sammy chronology
DJ Sammy at Work (In the Mix)
(1998)
Heaven
(2002)
The Rise
(2005)
Singles from Heaven
  1. "Heaven"
    Released: November 21, 2001
  2. "Sunlight"
    Released: May 15, 2002
  3. "The Boys of Summer"
    Released: November 18, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[2]

Heaven is the second studio album by DJ Sammy. It was released on August 6, 2002.

Singles[edit]

The title track and first single, "Heaven" is a cover of the Bryan Adams song of the same name, released on November 21, 2001. It was produced in a collaboration with German producer Yanou with vocals by Dutch singer Do.

The second single, "Sunlight", was released on May 15, 2002 with vocals by Loona.

The third single, "The Boys of Summer", released on November 18, 2002, also features vocals by Loona, and is a cover of the Don Henley song of the same name.

Track listing[edit]

German edition
No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Sunlight" DJ Sammy 3:58
2. "California Dreamin'"
  • DJ Sammy
  • Martin Eyerer[a]
  • Oliver Laib[a]
4:30
3. "Heaven" (DJ Sammy and Yanou featuring Do)
3:54
4. "Beautiful Smile"
4:55
5. "The Boys of Summer"
4:54
6. "El Cóndor Pasa"
4:21
7. "Paradise of Love"
  • DJ Sammy
  • Jaxon[a]
  • Andy Hoppe[a]
5:43
8. "Unbreakable"
  • DJ Sammy
  • Dirk Vanderbirk[a]
  • Rubens Martinèz[a]
4:16
9. "Vive el Presente"
  • DJ Sammy
  • Vanderbirk[a]
  • Martinèz[a]
4:09
10. "Take Me Back to Heaven"
  • DJ Sammy
  • Vanderbirk[a]
  • Martinèz[a]
  • Ron van Kroonenburg[c]
4:24
11. "Sunchild"
6:09
12. "Sunlight (Bossa Nova Vibes)"
3:20
13. "Heaven (Candlelight mix)" (featuring Do)
  • DJ Sammy
  • Yanou
  • Reinert[b]
4:02
Japanese edition bonus tracks
No. Title Producer(s) Length
14. "The Boys of Summer" (Green Court remix)
8:09
15. "Appalachian Fall"
7:23
Notes
  • ^[a] signifies a co-producer.
  • ^[b] signifies an assistant producer.
  • ^[c] signifies a remixer.
  • The UK edition includes "California Dreamin'" as a hidden track appended to the end of track 11.

Personnel[edit]

Vocalists
  • Loona – vocals ("Sunlight", "California Dreamin'", "Beautiful Smile", "The Boys of Summer", "Sunlight (Bossa Nova Vibes)")
  • Do – vocals ( "Heaven", "Heaven (Candlelight mix)")
  • Mel – vocals ("The Boys of Summer")
  • Sitanshu Dasti – vocals ("El Cóndor Pasa")
  • Michelle Tabu – vocals ("Unbreakable")
  • DiCaprio – vocals ("Vive el Presente")
  • Vanda Guzman – vocals ("Take Me Back to Heaven")
  • Annabell Owusu-Ansah – backing vocals (Sunlight", "California Dreamin'", "Sunlight (Bossa Nova Vibes)")
  • Phil Barnes – vocals ("Irresistible")

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heaven - DJ Sammy, Yann "Yannou" Peifer". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ Caramanica, Jon (October 31, 2002). "Recordings: DJ Sammy, Heaven, 2 stars". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Archived from the original on November 25, 2003. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 

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