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'''''The Fame''''' is the debut album by [[United States|American]] [[Pop music|pop]] singer and songwriter [[Lady GaGa]]. GaGa worked closely with producers [[RedOne]] and [[Space Cowboy]]. The album is closely preceded by her debut single, "[[Just Dance]]", which was released on [[June 17]], [[2008]].<ref>[[Amazon.com]] [http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001A2ACPA]</ref> An album sampler featuring brief 30 second clips of the song's leaked onto [[YouTube]] on [[August 11]], [[2008]].<ref>[http://www.lady-gaga.net/2008/08/11/the-fame-album-sampler/ The Fame: Album Sampler.] Accessed August 11, 2008.</ref><br>
 
'''''The Fame''''' is the debut album by [[United States|American]] [[Pop music|pop]] singer and songwriter [[Lady GaGa]]. GaGa worked closely with producers [[RedOne]] and [[Space Cowboy]]. The album is closely preceded by her debut single, "[[Just Dance]]", which was released on [[June 17]], [[2008]].<ref>[[Amazon.com]] [http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001A2ACPA]</ref> An album sampler featuring brief 30 second clips of the song's leaked onto [[YouTube]] on [[August 11]], [[2008]].<ref>[http://www.lady-gaga.net/2008/08/11/the-fame-album-sampler/ The Fame: Album Sampler.] Accessed August 11, 2008.</ref><br>
In a Gakcity.com interview,<ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWapJf1RbNU Gakcity.com Video].</ref> GaGa confirmed that track #8 would differ on each version of the CD depending on location, with Europe having "Vanity", the [[United States|U.S.]] receiving "Starstruck" (produced by [[Martin Kierszenbaum]] and [[Space Cowboy]]) and the rest of the world (excluding Europe) receiving "Money Honey" (produced by [[RedOne]]). However, it has been revealed that the October 28, 2008 U.S. release and the rest of the world (Japan, China, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australian) have the same 15 track album as listed below. The song "Vanity" has only been found in a song snippet version. The full album leaked onto the internet on [[August 19]], [[2008]], 1 hour and 13 minutes prior to officially being available for purchase on iTunes. The title song "The Fame" (produced by [[Martin Kierszenbaum]]) is the theme song for the Australian version of ''[[Make Me a Supermodel (Australian TV series)|Make Me a Supermodel]]''. Within minutes of release the album has so far peaked at #3 on the [[iTunes]] top albums chart.
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In a Gakcity.com interview,<ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWapJf1RbNU Gakcity.com Video].</ref> GaGa confirmed that track #8 would differ on each version of the CD depending on location, with Europe having "Vanity", the [[United States|U.S.]] receiving "Starstruck" (produced by [[Martin Kierszenbaum]] and [[Space Cowboy]]) and the rest of the world (excluding Europe) receiving "Money Honey" (produced by [[RedOne]]). However, it has been revealed that the October 28, 2008 U.S. release and the rest of the world (Japan, China, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australian) have the same 15 track album as listed below. The song "Vanity" has only been found in a song snippet version. The full album leaked onto the internet on [[August 19]], [[2008]], 1 hour and 13 minutes prior to officially being available for purchase on iTunes. The entire album is still available for free from thepiratebay.org. The title song "The Fame" (produced by [[Martin Kierszenbaum]]) is the theme song for the Australian version of ''[[Make Me a Supermodel (Australian TV series)|Make Me a Supermodel]]''. Within minutes of release the album has so far peaked at #3 on the [[iTunes]] top albums chart.
   
 
==Track listing==
 
==Track listing==

Revision as of 16:35, 29 October 2008

The Fame
File:Album Cover-The Fame.jpg
Studio album by Lady GaGa
Released August 19, 2008 (2008-08-19)
(see release history)
Genre Pop, dance-pop, electropop, R&B, synthpop, disco, pop rock, piano rock
Label Interscope, Kon Live, Streamline
Producer RedOne, Space Cowboy, Rob Fusari, Martin Kierszenbaum, Brian Kierulf, Josh Schwartz
Lady GaGa chronology
The Fame
(2008)
Singles from The Fame
  1. "Just Dance"
    Released: April 8, 2008 (2008-04-08)
  2. "Beautiful, Dirty, Rich"
    Released: September 16, 2008 (2008-09-16)
  3. "Poker Face"
    Released: September 23, 2008 (2008-09-23)
  4. "Love Game"
    Released: December 22, 2008 (2008-12-22)

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The Fame is the debut album by American pop singer and songwriter Lady GaGa. GaGa worked closely with producers RedOne and Space Cowboy. The album is closely preceded by her debut single, "Just Dance", which was released on June 17, 2008.[1] An album sampler featuring brief 30 second clips of the song's leaked onto YouTube on August 11, 2008.[2]
In a Gakcity.com interview,[3] GaGa confirmed that track #8 would differ on each version of the CD depending on location, with Europe having "Vanity", the U.S. receiving "Starstruck" (produced by Martin Kierszenbaum and Space Cowboy) and the rest of the world (excluding Europe) receiving "Money Honey" (produced by RedOne). However, it has been revealed that the October 28, 2008 U.S. release and the rest of the world (Japan, China, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australian) have the same 15 track album as listed below. The song "Vanity" has only been found in a song snippet version. The full album leaked onto the internet on August 19, 2008, 1 hour and 13 minutes prior to officially being available for purchase on iTunes. The entire album is still available for free from thepiratebay.org. The title song "The Fame" (produced by Martin Kierszenbaum) is the theme song for the Australian version of Make Me a Supermodel. Within minutes of release the album has so far peaked at #3 on the iTunes top albums chart.

Track listing

  • Australian and Canadian editions
  1. "Just Dance" (featuring Colby O'Donis) (Lady GaGa, RedOne, Akon) (Produced by RedOne) – 4:04
  2. "Love Game" (Lady GaGa, RedOne) (Produced by RedOne) – 3:33
  3. "Paparazzi" (Lady GaGa, Rob Fusari) (Produced by Rob Fusari & co-produced by Victor Korh) – 3:30
  4. "Beautiful, Dirty, Rich" (Lady GaGa, Rob Fusari) (Produced by Rob Fusari) – 2:54
  5. "Eh, Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say)" (Lady GaGa, Martin Kierszenbaum) (Produced by Martin Kierszenbaum) – 2:57
  6. "Poker Face" (Lady GaGa, RedOne) (Produced by RedOne) – 3:59
  7. "The Fame" (Lady GaGa, Martin Kierszenbaum) (Produced by Martin Kierszenbaum) – 3:44
  8. "Money Honey" (Lady GaGa, RedOne, Bilal Hajji) (Produced by RedOne) – 3:08
  9. "Again Again" (Lady GaGa, Rob Fusari) (Produced by RedOne) – 3:06
  10. "Boys Boys Boys" (Lady GaGa, RedOne) (Produced by RedOne) – 3:22
  11. "Brown Eyes" (Lady GaGa) (Produced by Rob Fusari & co-produced by Lady GaGa) – 4:05
  12. "Summerboy" (Lady GaGa, Brian Kierulf, Josh Schwartz) (Produced by Brian & Josh) – 4:16
  13. "I Like It Rough" (Lady GaGa, Martin Kierszenbaum) (Produced by Martin Kierszenbaum) – 3:22 (iTunes bonus track)
  • U.S. and UK editions
  1. "Just Dance" (featuring Colby O'Donis) – 4:04
  2. "Love Game" – 3:33
  3. "Paparazzi" – 3:30
  4. "Poker Face" – 3:59
  5. "Eh, Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say)" – 2:57
  6. "Beautiful, Dirty, Rich" – 2:54
  7. "The Fame" – 3:44
  8. "Money Honey" – 2:52
  9. "Starstruck" (featuring Flo Rida and Space Cowboy) – 3:37
  10. "Boys Boys Boys" – 3:22
  11. "Paper Gangsta" – 4:23
  12. "Brown Eyes" – 4:05
  13. "I Like It Rough" – 3:22
  14. "Summerboy" – 4:16
  15. "Disco Heaven" - 3:41 (iTunes bonus track)
  16. "Again Again" - 3:08 (UK bonus track)

This album was also released in Canada The Chorus of the song Paper Gangsta has the same tune as Vengaboys 'We like to party'

Release History

Region Date Format Label
Canada August 19, 2008 CD, digital download Interscope
Europe August 29, 2008 CD, digital download Universal Music Group
Australia September 6, 2008 CD, digital download
Germany September 19, 2008 CD, digital download
France October 13, 2008 CD, digital download
United States October 28, 2008 CD, LP, digital download Interscope
Italy October 31, 2008[4] CD, digital download Universal Music Group
Australia November 15, 2008 CD (Re-Packaged International Edition) Universal Music Group
Worldwide January 13, 2009 CD, digital download

Charts

Charts (2008) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 7[5]
Canadian Albums Chart 1 [6]
German Albums Chart 94
Swiss Albums Chart 40
New Zealand RIANZ Albums Chart 6
U.S. Billboard 200

References