Make It Good (album)

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Make It Good
Studio album by A1
Released 8 April 2002[1]
Recorded 2001-2002
Genre Pop, pop rock
Length 47:35
Label Epic
Producer Mike Hedges, Ash Howes, Ger McDonnell, Chris Blair, Ian Grimble
A1 chronology
The A List
Make It Good
The Best of A1
Singles from Make It Good
  1. "Caught in the Middle"
    Released: 21 January 2002
  2. "Make It Good"
    Released: 13 May 2002
  3. "Nos Differences"
    Released: 21 October 2002

Make It Good is the third studio album released by British-Norwegian boyband A1. The album was released on 8 April 2002, leading on from the success of the lead single, "Caught in the Middle". The album was considered a change in style from their previous efforts, bringing a more adult sound, removing more of the electro-pop influenced tracks and replacing them with soft-rock tracks, laden with instruments and guitars. In an attempt to reach the French market, the band recorded a French version of "Caught in the Middle", with singer Ève Angeli. This appeared as a bonus track on the album in France.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Caught in the Middle" Ben Adams, Paul Marazzi, Chris Porter, Rick Mitra Mike Hedges, Ash Howes, Chris Blair 3:28
2. "Make It Good" Christian Ingebrigtsen, Mark Read Hedges, Howes, Blair 3:40
3. "Here Comes the Rain" Ingebrigtsen, Marazzi, Porter Hedges, Howes 4:34
4. "When I'm Missing You" Adams, Ingebrigtsen, Read, Marazzi, Tim Woodcock, Tim Lever Hedges, Howes 3:29
5. "This Ain't What Love Is About" Adams, Ingebrigtsen Hedges, Ger McDonnell 3:59
6. "Crazy for Leaving You" Ingebrigtsen Hedges, McDonnell 3:26
7. "Learn to Fly" Ingebrigtsen, Mitra, Porter, Peter Gordeno Hedges, McDonnell 4:09
8. "Isn't It Cheap" Marazzi, Terry Adams, Chesney Hawkes Hedges, Ian Grimble 4:12
9. "If I Can't Have You" Adams, Read, Mitra Hedges, McDonnell 3:52
10. "Make It Through the Night" Adams, Ingebrigtsen, Read, Marazzi Hedges, McDonnell 5:10
11. "Cherish This Love" Adams Hedges, McDonnell 4:43
12. "Do You Remember" Adams, Read, Woodcock Hedges, McDonnell 3:05
13. "One Last Song" Ingebrigtsen Hedges 4:50
14. "Let It Out" Marazzi, Adams, Hawkes Hedges, McDonnell 4:24


Chart (2002) Peak
Australian Albums (ARIA)[2] 94
Danish Albums (Tracklisten) 19
European Albums Chart[3] 35
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista) 28
New Zealand Albums (RIANZ) 37
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista) 4
Scottish Albums (OCC)[4] 15
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan) 31
UK Albums (OCC) 15

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
Norwegian Albums Chart (Skoleslutt Period)[5] 12


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Norway (IFPI Norway)[6] Gold 25,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone