Parels

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Parels
K3 Parels.jpg
Studio album by K3
Released October 4, 1999 (1999-10-04)
Recorded 1999
Genre Pop
Length 40:52
Label Capetown / Wivani
Producer Miguel Wiels
K3 chronology
Parels
(1999)
Alle kleuren
(2000)Alle kleuren2000
Parels 2000 album cover
K3 Parels 2000.jpg
2008 reissue album cover
K3 - Parels 2008 Edition.jpg
Singles from Parels
  1. "Wat ik wil"
    Released: 1998
  2. "Heyah mama"
    Released: April 1999
  3. "Yeke yeke"
    Released: August 1999
  4. "I Love You Baby"
    Released: November 1999
  5. "Op elkaar (remix 2000)"
    Released: March 2000

Parels (English: Pearls) is the very first album by the Belgian girlgroup K3. It was released on October 4, 1999, through label Capetown / Wivani.[1] The album reached the 2nd position in the Flemish albums chart.

Track listing[edit]

Parels – Standard edition
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Yeke yeke"
  • Miguel Wiels
  • Peter Gillis
  • Alain Vande Putte
3:26
2. "Wat ik wil"
  • Marc Paelinck
  • Ronald Buersens
  • Dennis Peirs
3:38
3. "Heyah mama"
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:21
4. "Op elkaar"
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:56
5. "Parels"
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
4:10
6. "I Love You Baby"
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:41
7. "Ik kom tot leven (Bij jou)"
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:50
8. "Altijd van je dromen"
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:44
9. "Geen tweede keer"
  • Paelinck
  • Buersens
  • Peirs
4:13
10. "Zonder jou"
  • Paelinck
  • Buersens
  • Peirs
3:46
11. "Oh ja"
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:07
Total length: 40:52

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[2] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Position
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders)[3] 8
Chart (2000) Position
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders)[4] 4

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Belgium (BEA)[5] Gold 25,000*

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

Parels 2000[edit]

On September 28, 2000, a reissue of the album was released through label Niels William, called Parels 2000.[6] This album also charted in The Netherlands. Parels 2000 contains all the original songs as listed above, with an extra CD containing remixes and karaoke versions of the original songs. The remix of "Op elkaar", called "Op elkaar (remix 2000)" was released as fifth single from the album.

Track listing[edit]

Parels 2000 – bonus disc
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Op elkaar" (Top remix)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:45
2. "Heyah mama" (ID remix)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
2:57
3. "Yeke yeke" (ID remix)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
2:46
4. "Wat ik wil" (Milk Inc. remix)
  • Paelinck
  • Buersens
  • Peirs
3:22
5. "Altijd van je dromen" (Top remix)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:35
6. "Wat ik wil" (karaoke version)
  • Paelinck
  • Buersens
  • Peirs
3:38
7. "Heyah mama" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:21
8. "Yeke yeke" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:26
9. "I Love You Baby" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:41
10. "Op elkaar" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:45
Total length: 40:06

Chart performance[edit]

2008 reissue[edit]

On August 11, 2008, another reissue of the album was released. This version of Parels contains two CDs, with on the first one the original songs as listed above, and on the second one karaoke versions of all the songs.

Track listing[edit]

Parels – 2008 reissue bonus disc
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Yeke yeke" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:26
2. "Wat ik wil" (karaoke version)
  • Paelinck
  • Buersens
  • Peirs
3:38
3. "Heyah mama" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:21
4. "Op elkaar" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:56
5. "Parels" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
4:10
6. "I Love You Baby" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:41
7. "Ik kom tot leven (Bij jou)" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:50
8. "Altijd van je dromen" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:44
9. "Geen tweede keer" (karaoke version)
  • Paelinck
  • Buersens
  • Peirs
4:13
10. "Zonder jou" (karaoke version)
  • Paelinck
  • Buersens
  • Peirs
3:46
11. "Oh ja" (karaoke version)
  • Wiels
  • Gillis
  • Vande Putte
3:07
Total length: 40:52

References[edit]

  1. ^ "K3 — Parels". ultratop.be (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Ultratop.be – K3 – Parels" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 1999 - Albums". ultratop.be (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 2000 - Albums". ultratop.be (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Debuutalbum van meisjesgroep K3 al goud in voorverkoop". Het Belang van Limburg (in Dutch). 30 September 1999. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Parels 2000 (speciale uitgave)". bol.com (in Dutch). Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – K3 – Parels" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 2001 - Albums". ultratop.be (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "Jaaroverzichten - Album 2001". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  10. ^ "Jaaroverzichten - Album 2002". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 December 2013.