The Rest Is History (Same Difference album)

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The Rest Is History
The Rest Is History album cover.jpg
Studio album by Same Difference
Released 7 February 2011
Recorded 2010–2011
Genre Pop
Length 43:58
Label PopLife
Producer Sean Smith
Sarah Smith
Same Difference chronology
The Rest Is History
Singles from The Rest Is History
  1. "Shine On Forever (Photo Frame)"
    Released: 29 August 2010

The Rest Is History is the second studio album by British pop duo Same Difference. The album was released on 7 February 2011. The first single from the album, "Shine On Forever (Photo Frame)", was released in August 2010, hitting the top ten in the UK Dance Chart, and peaking at #100 on the UK Singles Chart.

In January 2011, an album megamix was released to fans who signed up to Same Difference's mailing list. It was also uploaded to YouTube and has been featured on Heatworld, Popjustice & Scandipop, picking up favourable reactions from those who have heard it.

Critical reception[edit]

Music critics such as Popjustice and Heatworld who heard the album and tracks from it, have given the album favourable reviews. According to messages and comments, the track that is most liked by fans and Same Difference themselves is Karma Karma which features Alcazar. The album's lead single "Shine On Forever" was panned by Robert Copsey of Digital Spy claiming that the song had 'beats as hammy 'n' cheesy as a croque monsieur'.[1]


Same Difference have been promoting their new album on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. It is available to buy from good retailers such as music company HMV, Amazon, and iTunes. Same Difference also promoted their new album by performing the title track (The Rest Is History) on This Morning on 7 February 2011, the day on which the album was also released.


  • Same Difference released the first single from their second album. The track was entitled "Shine On Forever (Photo Frame)" and peaked at #100 on the UK Singles Chart and reached the top ten and top 75 on the UK Dance Chart and Irish Singles Chart respectively.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Souled Out" Yamit Mamo, Mark Topham, Karl Twig Topham and Twigg 4:09
2. "Euphoria" Nathan Thomas, Mark Topham, Karl Twigg Topham and Twigg 3:37
3. "Karma Karma (feat. Alcazar)" Anders Hansson, Sharon Vaughn Anders Hansson, Felix Persson, Märta Grauers 3:06
4. "The Rest Is History" Tony Nilsson, Hanne Sørvaag Tony Nilsson 3:46
5. "Shine On Forever (Photo Frame)" John Myers, Sean Smith, Sarah Smith John Myers 3:57
6. "Waiting for the Moment" Daniel Sherman, Andy Gilbert The Flames 3:51
7. "Best Mistake" Nathan Thomas, Mark Topham, Karl Twigg Topham and Twigg 3:31
8. "This Is Me" Ian Curnow, Georgie Dennis, Sean Smith, Sarah Smith Ian Curnow & Dave Ford 3:46
9. "Emotion" Tony Nilsson Tony Nilsson 2:56
10. "Superstar" Ian Curnow, Georgie Dennis, Sean Smith, Sarah Smith Ian Curnow & Dave Ford 3:15
11. "Heartbeat" Pete Hammond, Georgie Dennis, Sean Smith, Sarah Smith Pete Hammond 3:50
12. "Broken Memories" Luke Juby, Sean Smith, Sarah Smith Topham and Twigg 4:23


  1. ^ Copsey, Robert. "Same Difference: 'Shine On Forever (Photo Frame)'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 30 September 2010.