Mirage (Armin van Buuren album)

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Mirage
Mirage cover.jpg
Studio album by Armin van Buuren
Released 10 September 2010 (2010-09-10)
Genre Trance[1]
Length 1:23:23
Label Armada
Producer
Armin van Buuren chronology
Imagine
(2008)
Mirage
(2010)
Intense
(2013)
Singles from Mirage
  1. "Full Focus"
    Released: 24 June 2010
  2. "Not Giving Up on Love"
    Released: 20 August 2010
  3. "Drowning"
    Released: 22 March 2011
  4. "Youtopia"
    Released: 13 December 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[2]

Mirage is the fourth studio album[3] by Dutch music producer and DJ Armin van Buuren. It was released on 10 September 2010 by Armada Music,[4] and was preceded by the release of the lead single, "Full Focus" on 24 June 2010. The album features collaborations with English singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor, British singer Christian Burns, Pakistani-American singer Nadia Ali, American music producer BT, Dutch music producer Ferry Corsten, and Adam Young of Owl City.[5]

The album debuted at number 3 in the Netherlands,[6] and at number 113 in the United Kingdom.[7] It debuted at number 148 in the United States on the Billboard 200,[8] while also charting at the Dance/Electronic Albums chart at number 5.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Desiderium 207" (featuring Susana)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
2:08
2. "Mirage"  
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
6:41
3. "This Light Between Us" (featuring Christian Burns)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Christian Burns
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
5:09
4. "Not Giving Up on Love" (vs. Sophie Ellis-Bextor)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • O. Nervo[a]
  • M. Nervo[a]
2:53
5. "I Don't Own You"  
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
6:45
6. "Full Focus"  
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
4:41
7. "Take a Moment" (featuring Winter Kills)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Josh Gabriel
  • Meredith Call
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
5:02
8. "Feels So Good" (featuring Nadia Ali)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • O. Nervo
  • M. Nervo
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • O. Nervo[a]
  • M. Nervo[a]
3:58
9. "Virtual Friend" (featuring Sophie Hunter[10][11])
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
7:11
10. "Drowning" (featuring Laura V)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • O. Nervo
  • M. Nervo
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • O. Nervo[a]
  • M. Nervo[a]
2:44
11. "Down to Love" (featuring Ana Criado)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Raz Nitzan
  • Adrian Broekhuyse
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Nitzan[a]
  • Broekhuyse[a]
4:15
12. "Coming Home"  
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
6:20
13. "These Silent Hearts" (featuring BT)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
5:48
14. "Orbion"  
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
5:17
15. "Minack" (vs. Ferry Corsten)
  • van Buuren
  • Ferry Corsten
  • van Buuren
  • Corsten
6:43
16. "Youtopia" (featuring Adam Young)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Adam Young
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
3:59
Disc two: Limited Edition / iTunes bonus tracks[12]
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
17. "Breathe in Deep" (featuring Fiora)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Fiora Cutler
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
6:10
18. "Take Me Where I Wanna Go" (featuring VanVelzen)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Roel van Velzen
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
7:21
19. "I Surrender" (featuring Cathy Burton)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Nitzan
  • Broekhuyse
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Nitzan[a]
  • Broekhuyse[a]
8:06
20. "Love Too Hard" (featuring Jessie Morgan)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Nitzan
  • Broekhuyse
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Nitzan[a]
  • Broekhuyse[a]
7:18
21. "Virtual Friend" (featuring Sophie) (acoustic version)
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
  • Chambers
  • van Buuren
  • de Goeij
3:55
Notes
  • The deluxe edition includes a DVD with music videos.
  • ^[a] signifies a vocal producer

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders)[14] 10
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia)[15] 58
Dutch Albums Chart[6] 3
German Albums Chart[16] 42
Mexican Albums Chart[17] 12
Polish Album Charts[18] 6
Russian Albums Chart[19] 2
UK Albums Chart[7] 113
US Billboard 200[8] 148
US Dance/Electronic Albums[9] 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mirage album genres". Armin van Buuren. Retrieved 2015-10-01. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ "Armin van Buuren - Armada Music". Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Armin van Buuren – Mirage tracklist!". Armadamusic.com. 23 July 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  5. ^ "Armada Music: Armin van Buuren - Mirage". Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "dutchcharts.nl - Armin van Buuren - Mirage". MegaCharts (in Dutch). Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "CHART: CLUK Update 25.09.2010 (wk37)". UK Albums Chart. ChartsPlus. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  8. ^ a b "Armin van Buuren Album & Song Chart History". Billboard 200 for Armin van Buuren. Nielsen Business Media. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  9. ^ a b "Armin van Buuren Album & Song Chart History". Dance/Electronic Albums for Armin van Buuren. Nielsen Business Media. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  10. ^ "Armin van Buuren – Mirage 'Deluxe Edition'". Discogs. 
  11. ^ "Armin van Buuren featuring Sophie". Guy Chambers. 
  12. ^ "Armin van Buuren - Mirage (Special Bonus Tracks Edition)". iTunes Store. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  13. ^ a b "Armin Van Buuren - Mirage: Deluxe Edition (3CD and DVD) - Dance CDs at Play.com (UK)". Play.com. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  14. ^ "ultratop.be - Armin van Buuren - Mirage". Ultratop (in Dutch). ULTRATOP and Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  15. ^ "ultratop.be - Armin van Buuren - Mirage". Ultratop (in French). ULTRATOP and Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  16. ^ "Musicline.de - Chartverfolgung - Buuren,Armin Van - Mirage". Media Control Charts (in German). PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  17. ^ "mexicancharts.com - Armin van Buuren - Mirage". AMPROFON. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  18. ^ "OLIS – Official Retail Sales Chart: Sales for the period 13.09.2010 – 19.09.2010". Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 27 September 2010. 
  19. ^ "Russia Top 25. Albums - week 39-2010". 2M (in Russian). lenta.ru. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 

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