The Album (Daniel Schuhmacher album)

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The Album
Daniel Schuhmacher The Album.jpg
Studio album by
Released19 June 2009
GenrePop, pop rock
Length49:58
LanguageEnglish
LabelSony Music
ProducerDieter Bohlen
Daniel Schuhmacher chronology
The Album
(2009)
Nothing to Lose
(2010)
Singles from The Album
  1. "Anything But Love"
    Released: 15 May 2009

The Album is the debut album by German recording artist Daniel Schuhmacher, the winner of the sixth season of Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar, the German version of American Idol. It was released by Sony Music on 19 June 2009. Entirely produced by DSDS judge Dieter Bohlen's Dreamfactory,[1][2] the album contains two cover versions which were already performed by Schuhmacher during the DSDS shows, including "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" by Eurythmics and "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers.[3][4]

Chart performance[edit]

The Album debuted at number one on German Albums Chart, the fifth DSDS winner to do so.[5] It was eventually certified gold by the Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI),[6] selling 137.000 within the first nine months of its release.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Anything But Love"3:31
2."Take Me to the Clouds"
  • Bohlen
  • Dreamfactory
3:43
3."Sweet Dreams"
  • Dreamfactory
4:53
4."Please Stay Tonight"
  • Bohlen
  • Dreamfactory
3:51
5."Emily"
  • Bohlen
  • Dreamfactory
3:12
6."Cause It's Over"
  • Bohlen
  • Dreamfactory
3:32
7."I Love Your Smile"
  • Bohlen
  • Dreamfactory
3:53
8."Ain't No Sunshine"
  • Dreamfactory
2:04
9."Nothing's Gonna Change It"
  • Bohlen
  • Dreamfactory
3:28
10."It's a Lonely Night"
  • Bohlen
  • Dreamfactory
3:29
11."Why?"
  • Bohlen
  • Dreamfactory
3:45
12."How Can I Be Sure?"
  • Bohlen
  • Dreamfactory
3:26
13."Anything But Love" (duet with Sarah Kreuz)
  • Bohlen
  • Dreamfactory
3:35
Total length:49:58

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Austria (IFPI Austria)[11] Gold 10,000*
Germany (BVMI)[6] Gold 100,000^

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daniel Schuhmacher–The Album". discogs.com. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  2. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "The Album - Daniel Schuhmacher". allmusic.com. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  3. ^ "The Album Daniel Schuhmacher". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Daniel Schuhmacher - Take me to the clouds - The Album". youtube.com. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Officialcharts.de – Daniel Schuhmacher – The Album". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 2015-10-08.
  6. ^ a b "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Daniel Schuhmacher; 'The Album')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  7. ^ "B.Z. im Luxus-Loft von DSDS-Daniel". Berliner Zeitung. BZ-Berlin.de. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2015-10-05.
  8. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Daniel Schuhmacher – The Album" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-10-08.
  9. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Daniel Schuhmacher – The Album". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-10-08.
  10. ^ "Top 100 Album-Jahrescharts (2009)". Retrieved 2016-10-10.
  11. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Daniel Schuhmacher – The Album" (in German). IFPI Austria. Enter Daniel Schuhmacher in the field Interpret. Enter The Album in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen. 

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