The Platinum Album

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The Platinum Album
The Platinum Album.jpg
Studio album by Vengaboys
Released 13 March 2000
Recorded 1999
Genre Dance, Pop, Eurodance
Length 37:34
Label Strictly Rhythm
Vengaboys chronology
The Remix Album
(1999)
The Platinum Album
(2000)
Greatest Hits
(2009)
Singles from The Platinum Album
  1. "Kiss (When the Sun Don't Shine)"
    Released: 24 November 1999
  2. "Shalala Lala"
    Released: February 23, 2000
  3. "Uncle John from Jamaica"
    Released: 29 May 2000
  4. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song)"
    Released: 18 September 2000
  5. "Forever as One"
    Released: February 21, 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Platinum Album is the third studio album by Dutch Dance group Vengaboys. The album spawned five singles, four of which were chart hits.

Track listing[edit]

Standard Edition[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) {{{extra_column}}} Length
1. "Shalala Lala" Lendager & Dehnhardt Danski & DJ Delmundo]] 3:35
2. "24/7 in My 911" Danski & DJ Delmundo Danski & DJ Delmundo 3:11
3. "Kiss (When the Sun Don't Shine)" Danski & DJ Delmundo Danski & DJ Delmundo 3:30
4. "Uncle John from Jamaica" Danski & DJ Delmundo Danski & DJ Delmundo 3:08
5. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song)" Danski & DJ Delmundo Danski & DJ Delmundo 3:03
6. "48 Hours" Danski & DJ Delmundo Danski & DJ Delmundo 4:20
7. "Your Place or Mine?" Danski, DJ Delmundo & D. Kawohl Danski & DJ Delmundo 4:07
8. "Skinnydippin'" Danski & DJ Delmundo Danski & DJ Delmundo 3:27
9. "Forever as One" Danski & DJ Delmundo Danski & DJ Delmundo 3:29
10. "Opus 3 in D#" Danski & DJ Delmundo Danski & DJ Delmundo 7:13

U.S. Edition[edit]

  1. "Shalala Lala" - 3:35
  2. "24/7 in My 911" - 3:11
  3. "Kiss (When the Sun Don't Shine)" - 3:30
  4. "Uncle John from Jamaica" - 3:08
  5. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song)" - 3:03
  6. "48 Hours" - 4:20
  7. "Your Place or Mine?" - 4:07
  8. "Skinnydippin'" - 3:27
  9. "Take Me To The City" - 3:27
  10. "Forever As One" - 3:29
  11. "Opus 3 in D#" - 7:13

Japan Edition[edit]

  1. "Shalala Lala" ------------------------------------------------------- Written by: Lendager & Dehnhardt
  2. "24/7 in My 911" ----------------------------------------------------- Written by: Danski & DJ Delmundo
  3. "Kiss (When the Sun Don't Shine)" ------------------------------------ Written by: Danski & DJ Delmundo
  4. "Uncle John from Jamaica" -------------------------------------------- Written by: Danski & DJ Delmundo
  5. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song)" ------------------------------- Written by: Danski & DJ Delmundo
  6. "48 Hours" ----------------------------------------------------------- Written by: Danski & DJ Delmundo
  7. "Your Place or Mine?" ------------------------------------------------ Written by: Danski, DJ Delmundo & D. Kawohl
  8. "Skinnydippin'" ------------------------------------------------------ Written by: Danski & DJ Delmundo
  9. "Forever As One" ----------------------------------------------------- Written by: Danski & DJ Delmundo
  10. "Opus 3 in D#" ------------------------------------------------------- Written by: Danski & DJ Delmundo
  11. "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!! (Eurobeat Remix)" -------------------------- Written by: Danski & DJ Delmundo
  12. "Shalala Lala (Eurobeat Mix)" ---------------------------------------- Written by: Lendager & Dehnhardt
  13. "Kiss (When the Sun Don't Shine) [Airscape RMX]" --------------------- Written by: Danski & DJ Delmundo

Singles[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[2] 20
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[3] 2
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[4] 5
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[5] 2
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[6] 15
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[7] 4
Irish Albums (IRMA)[8] 3
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[9] 1
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[10] 10
Portuguese Albums Chart[11] 1
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[12] 17
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 2
UK Albums (OCC)[14] 9

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[15] Platinum 70,000^
Austria (IFPI Austria)[16] Gold 25,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[17] Gold 50,000^
Germany (BVMI)[18] Gold 150,000^
Hungary (MAHASZ)[19] Gold 25,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[20] 5× Platinum 75,000^
Poland (ZPAV)[21] Gold 50,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[22] Gold 100,000^

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

Awards[edit]

Preceded by
World Music Awards Best Selling Dance Album
May 2, 2001 - October 12, 2003
Succeeded by
200 km/h in the Wrong Lane by T.A.T.u.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
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  11. ^ "Top 10 Albums". Retrieved November 24, 2015. 
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  14. ^ "Vengaboys | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  15. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2000 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  16. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Vengaboys – The Platinum Album" (in German). IFPI Austria. Retrieved 29 April 2014.  Enter Vengaboys in the field Interpret. Enter The Platinum Album in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen
  17. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Vengaboys – The Platinum Album". Music Canada. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  18. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Vengaboys; 'The Platinum Album')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  19. ^ "Adatbázis – Arany- és platinalemezek – 2000" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  20. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – Vengaboys – The Platinum Album". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  21. ^ "Polish album certifications – Vengaboys – The Platinum Album" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. 
  22. ^ "British album certifications – Vengaboys – The Platinum Album". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 29 April 2014.  Enter The Platinum Album in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Gold in the field By Award. Click Search