Walthamstow (album)

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Walthamstow
Walthamstow.jpg
Studio album by East 17
Released 1993
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre teen pop
Length 66:07
Label London
Producer Robin Goodfellow, Ian Curnow, Phil Harding, Steve Spiro, Mykaell Riley, Howie Bernstein, Neil Stanton, Richard Stannard (exec.)
East 17 chronology
Walthamstow
(1993)
Steam
(1994)
US cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Walthamstow is the debut album by East 17. The album entered the charts at number 1 on 27 February 1993, and contained three UK Top 10 singles, including their debut single "House of Love", released in 1992 - with two different music videos (#10), third single "Deep" (#5), and fifth single "It's Alright" (#3).

The album was shortlisted for the 1993 Mercury Prize and was certified as Platinum in the UK.

Singles[edit]

  1. House of love: August 1992
  2. Gold: 1992
  3. Deep: 1993
  4. West end girls: 1993
  5. It's Alright: 1993

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Anthony Mortimer, except where noted. 

Standard version
No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "House of Love"   Robin Goodfellow, Ian Curnow[a], Phil Harding[a]  
2. "Deep"   Robin Goodfellow, Ian Curnow, Phil Harding  
3. "Gold"   Curnow, Harding  
4. "Love Is More Than a Feeling"   Steve Spiro  
5. "I Disagree"   Mykaell Riley  
6. "Gotta Do Something"   Curnow, Harding  
7. "Slow It Down"   Riley  
8. "I Want It"   Howie Bernstein, Neil Stanton  
9. "It's Alright"   Stanton  
10. "Feel What U Can't C"   Stanton  
11. "Gold (Paws on the Floor)"   Curnow, Harding, Phil Kelsey[b]  
12. "Deep" (Dark mix) Curnow, Harding, Goodfellow  
13. "Slow It Down" (Liverpool mix) Riley  
Notes
  • ^[a] signifies an additional producer
  • ^[b] signifies a remixer

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[16] Platinum 70,000^
France (SNEP)[17] Platinum 391,700[18]*
Germany (BVMI)[19] Gold 250,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[20] Gold 25,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[21] Platinum 300,000^

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic
  2. ^ "Australiancharts.com – East 17 – Walthamstow". Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – East 17 – Walthamstow" (in German). Hung Medien.
  4. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – East 17 – Walthamstow" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  5. ^ "Hits of the World - Eurochart". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 13 March 1993. 
  6. ^ "East 17: Walthamstow" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  7. ^ "Lescharts.com – East 17 – Walthamstow". Hung Medien.
  8. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Top 100 Longplay". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  9. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ – Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége". Mahasz.hu. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  10. ^ "Irish Albums Chart". irish-charts.com. 
  11. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – East 17 – Walthamstow". Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "Swisscharts.com – East 17 – Walthamstow". Hung Medien.
  13. ^ "East 17 Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  14. ^ a b Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 
  15. ^ "Classement Albums – année 1994" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  16. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 
  17. ^ "French album certifications – East 17 – Walthamstow" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  18. ^ http://www.infodisc.fr/CDCertif_O2.php?debut=250
  19. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (East 17; 'Walthamstow')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  20. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (East 17; 'Walthamstow')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  21. ^ "British album certifications – East 17 – Walthamstow". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 25 July 2012.  Enter Walthamstow in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Platinum in the field By Award. Click Search
Preceded by
Gold – 20 Super Hits by Boney M.
Finnish number one album
4 March 1993 – 18 March 1993 (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
Ten Summoner's Tales by Sting
Preceded by
Words of Love by Buddy Holly and the Crickets
UK number one album
27 February – 5 March 1993
Succeeded by
Diva by Annie Lennox