The Chase (Marit Larsen album)

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The Chase
The Chase (Marit Larsen album).jpg
Studio album by Marit Larsen
Released October 13, 2008
Recorded 2008
Genre Pop/Folk
Length 37:25
Label EMI
Producer Kåre Christoffer Vestrheim
Marit Larsen chronology
Under the Surface
(2006)Under the Surface2006
The Chase
(2008)
If a Song Could Get Me You
(2009)If a Song Could Get Me You2009
Singles from The Chase
  1. "If a Song Could Get Me You"
    Released: August 4, 2008
  2. "I've Heard Your Love Songs (Radio Release Only)"
    Released: October 20, 2008
  3. "Addicted (Radio Release Only)"
    Released: September 3, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Slant Magazine4/5 stars[2]
Aftenposten5/6 stars[3]
NRK P35/6 stars[4]
GAFFA.dk4/6 stars[5]

The Chase is the second album from Norwegian singer-songwriter Marit Larsen. It was released on October 13, 2008.[6] The first single of this album entitled "If a Song Could Get Me You" was made available via Marit Larsen's Myspace page on August 11, 2008.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."The Chase"Marit Larsen3:31
2."If a Song Could Get Me You"Larsen, Kåre Vestrheim3:30
3."This Is Me, This Is You"Larsen4:05
4."Ten Steps"Larsen, Peter Zizzo3:26
5."Steal My Heart"Larsen3:44
6."Is It Love"Larsen4:47
7."Fuel"Larsen2:04
8."Addicted"Larsen, Kåre Vestrheim3:41
9."I've Heard Your Love Songs"Larsen3:43
10."Fences"Larsen4:52
Total length:37:24

Chart[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Norwegian Albums Chart 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Norwegian Singles Chart Norwegian Radio Chart
2008 "If a Song Could Get Me You" 1 1
2008 I've Heard Your Love Songs 21 3
2009 Addicted - 10

Technical Credits[edit]

  • Marit Larsen - Vocals, Arranger, Piano, Mandolin, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Glockenspiel, Zither, Harmonica, Celeste, Hand Claps, Church Organ.
  • Kåre Christoffer Vestrheim - Producer, Arranger, Piano, Harpsichord, Celeste, Cowbell, Hand Claps, Accordion, Electric Guitar.
  • Geir Sundstøl - Acoustic Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar, Mandolin, Harmonica, Harp, Dobro.
  • Michael Hartung - Acoustic Guitar, Hand Claps.
  • Erland Dahlen - Drums, Percussion.
  • Torstein Lofthus - Drums.
  • Kåre Opheim - Drums.
  • Even Ormestad, Thomas Tofte, Eirik Øien - Bass.
  • Odd Nordstoga - Acoustic Guitar, Guitar.
  • Henning Sandsdalen - Lap Steel Guitar.
  • Ørnulf Brun Snotheim - Electric Guitar.
  • Trude Eick - French Horn.
  • Eilert Mose - Piccolo Trumpet.
  • Marius Graff - Nylon String Guitar, Banjo
  • Andrik Orvik, Alyson Read, Jørn Hallbakken, Øyvind Fossheim, Vegar Johnsen - Violins.
  • Dorte Dreier, Cathrine Bullock, Åshild Nyhus, Ida Bryhn, Stig Ove Ose - Violas.
  • Geir Larsen, Anne Årdal, Hans Groh, Cecilia Gøtestam, Paulin Voss - Cellos.
  • Choir on "Is It Love" - Line Horntveth Vera Øian, Yngvild Flikke, Nina Ramberg, Caroline Hartung, Thom Hell, Christer Knutsen, Peer Øian, Hasse Rosbach
  • Artwork - Gina Rose Design
  • Photography - Julie Pike

Certifications[edit]

Country Certifications Sales/Shipments
Norway Platinum 50,000+

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Chase at AllMusic
  2. ^ Marit Larsen: The Chase | Album Review | Slant Magazine
  3. ^ Oppløftende suksess – Osloby
  4. ^ P3.no Musikk » Viskosestund
  5. ^ Marit Larsen: the Chase – Anmeldelse – GAFFA.dk
  6. ^ "The Chase". Itunes Music. Retrieved 30 March 2015.