Laleh (album)

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Laleh
Laleh by Laleh.jpg
Studio album by Laleh
Released March 30, 2005
Recorded 2004–2005
Genre Pop, Pop rock, Indie pop, Folk
Length 48:08
Label Lost Army / Warner Music Sweden
Producer Laleh Pourkarim
Laleh chronology
Laleh
(2005)
Prinsessor
(2006)
Singles from Laleh
  1. "Invisible (My Song)"
    Released: February 5, 2005
  2. "Storebror"
    Released: May 4, 2005
  3. "Live Tomorrow"
    Released: August 31, 2005
  4. "Forgive but Not Forget"
    Released: February 12, 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Expressen 3/5 stars[1]
Helsingborgs Dagblad 3/5 stars[2]
Svenska Dagbladet 4/6 stars[3]

Laleh is the self-titled debut album by Swedish singer-songwriter Laleh, released on March 30, 2005 on Warner Music Sweden Records.[4] The album, which was both written and produced by Laleh herself,[5] was nominated to "Album of the Year" at the Grammis Awards for 2005 but lost to pop singer Robyn for her self-titled album "Robyn".[6][7] The album was also a success on the Swedish Albums Chart where it peaked at number one and stayed on the list for 71 weeks.[8] The album is sung in English, Swedish and Persian.

Singles[edit]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written, performed, recorded and produced by Laleh.[5]

  1. "Invisible (My Song)" – 4:18
  2. "Live Tomorrow" – 3:37
  3. "Forgive But Not Forget" – 3:11
  4. "Interlude" – 1:10
  5. "Hame Baham" – 3:46
  6. "Bostadsansökan" – 3:38 (Housing Application)
  7. "Kom Tilda" – 4:09 (Come Tilda)
  8. "Storebror" – 4:04 (Big Brother)
  9. "Tell Me" – 3:43
  10. "Salvation" – 4:11
  11. "How Wrong" – 3:39
  12. "Han tuggar kex" – 3:35 (He Chews Biscuits)
  13. "Der yek gooshe" – 3:24
  14. "Hide Away" – 3:53

Credits[edit]

[5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005/2006) Peak
position
Swedish Albums Chart 1 [8]
Preceded by
Pärlor av glas by Lisa Ekdahl
Swedish Albums Chart number-one album (first run)
February 2, 2006 - February 9, 2006
Succeeded by
Come Clarity by In Flames[16]
Preceded by
Come Clarity by In Flames
Swedish Albums Chart number-one album (second run)
February 16, 2006 - February 23, 2006
Succeeded by
Silent Shout by The Knife[8][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Expressen review
  2. ^ Helsingborgs Dagblad review
  3. ^ Svenska Dagbladet review
  4. ^ Laleh - Music, Laleh album
  5. ^ a b c Laleh - Laleh (CD, Album) at Discogs
  6. ^ Grammis 2005
  7. ^ "Infosajten - Grammisvinnare 2005". infosajten.com. 
  8. ^ a b c Laleh - Laleh album, Swedish Charts Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Swedishcharts" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Swedishcharts" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  9. ^ "Laleh - Music, Invisible (My Song) single". laleh.se. 
  10. ^ "Laleh - Invisible (My Song)". swedishcharts.com. 
  11. ^ "Laleh - Music, Storebror single". laleh.se. 
  12. ^ "Laleh - Music, Live Tomorrow single". laleh.se. 
  13. ^ "Laleh - Live Tomorrow". swedishcharts.com. 
  14. ^ "Laleh - Music, Forgive But Not Forget". laleh.se. 
  15. ^ "Laleh - Forgive But Not Forget". swedishcharts.com. 
  16. ^ "Swedish Charts - Albums Top 60 2006-02-02". swedishcharts.com. 
  17. ^ "Swedish Charts - Albums Top 60 2006-02-02". swedishcharts.com.