We Love Disney

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We Love Disney
Compilation album by
Released2013-2016
GenrePop
Label

We Love Disney is a compilation series that features cover versions of Disney songs by contemporary artists. It is the successor to the Disneymania series of albums that were released from 2003 to 2010. The first album of the series was released in France in 2013. The second album was released in Australia in 2014 and included songs such as "Let It Go" (from Frozen) and "Baby Mine" (from Dumbo) and such artists as Dannii Minogue and The McClymonts.[1] A 2015 release was released in the United States by Verve Records, with production by David Foster.[2]

History[edit]

The first album in the series was released in France in 2013.[3] The project was led by Mercury/Universal and included collaborations from artists that included Élodie Frégé and Ben l'Oncle Soul.[4] It became the fourteenth best selling album in France in 2013.[5] It charted in numerous countries, including #2 in Belgium,[6] #2 in France,[7] and #8 in Switzerland.[8]

The second album in the series was released in Australia in November 2014,[9] debuting at 69 on the Australia Album Chart.[10] The album includes such Disney songs as "Let It Go" (from Frozen) and "Baby Mine" (from Dumbo) and such artists as Dannii Minogue and The McClymonts.[11]

The third album was released in the United States in October 2015. It is produced by David Foster, current chairman of Verve Records. The album features musicians from various genres including country, pop, rock, and R&B.[12]

In February 2016 a Latin American version with Spanish-speaking singers was announced. The first single released was a Spanish version of "Circle of Life" from The Lion King, performed by Mexican singer Alejandro Fernandez and featuring his daughter Camila.

Release history[edit]

Chart history[edit]

We Love Disney (2013 album)[edit]

Chart (2013 - 2014) Peak
position
Ultrapop 200 (Belgium) 2[6]
French album 2[7]
Swiss album 8[8]

We Love Disney (2014 album)[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[13] 66

We Love Disney (2015 album)[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[14] 54
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[15] 44
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[16] 80
US Billboard 200[17] 8

We Love Disney (2016 album)[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
US Top Latin Albums (Billboard)[18] 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "We Love Disney- JB Hi-Fi". JB Hi-Fi. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  2. ^ "We Love Disney Compilation Album Announced". Laughing Place. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  3. ^ "We Love Disney (2013) - Compilation series". Lets Sing It. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Clip de "Être un homme comme vous" : Ben L'Oncle Soul défend "We Love Disney"". Charts In France (in French). Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  5. ^ Decant, Charles. "Les albums les plus vendus en France en 2013". Ozap.com (in French). Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  6. ^ a b "We Love Disney chart history". Ultratop. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  7. ^ a b "We Love Disney chart history". Les Charts (in French). Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  8. ^ a b "We Love Disney chart history". Hitparade.ch (in German). Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  9. ^ "Kimbra, Kate Miller-Heidke To Feature On New Disney Compilation". The Music. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  10. ^ Ryan, Gavin. "One Direction Four Is ARIA No 1 Album". Noise11. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  11. ^ Flynn, Holly. "Universal Music Australia Presents We Love Disney". Speaker TV. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  12. ^ Vaughn, Shamontiel (8 July 2015). "We Love Disney album will release in October". Orlando Sun Times. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  13. ^ "The ARIA Report: Week Commencing 8 December 2014" (PDF) (1293). Pandora Archive. 10 December 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  14. ^ Ryan, Gavin (November 14, 2015). "ARIA Albums: Elvis Presley Has the No 1 Album in Australia Again". Noise11. Retrieved November 14, 2015.
  15. ^ [2015&cat=a "Ultratop.be – Various Artists – We Love Disney [2015]"] (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved November 6, 2015.
  16. ^ [2015&cat=a "Ultratop.be – Various Artists – We Love Disney [2015]"] (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved November 6, 2015.
  17. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/277740/various-artists/chart
  18. ^ "Various Artists Chart History (Top Latin Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved April 26, 2016.

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