Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären

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Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären
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Studio album by Tim Bendzko
Released 17 June 2011
Genre Pop
Length 46:15
Label
Producer Swen Meyer
Tim Bendzko chronology
Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären
(2011)
Am seidenen Faden
(2013)Am seidenen Faden2013

Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären (German: If Words Were My Language) is the first studio album by German recording artist Tim Bendzko. It was released by Sony Music Columbia on 17 June 2011 in German-speaking Europe. Bendzko worked with music producer Swen Meyer on most of the album which features material that was either written or co-written by himself. Its music incorporates a range of the contemporary rock, folk, and pop music genres with a mix of slow ballads and jazzy uptempo tracks.

Upon its release, Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären established Bendzko as one of the biggest-selling new and upcoming acts of the year. It debuted and peaked at number four on the German Albums Chart and reached the top twenty in Austria and Switzerland. It achieved 5x gold status in Germany and was eventually certified gold and platinum in Austria and Switzerland.

Chart performance[edit]

Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären debuted and peaked at number four on the German Albums Chart.[1] It remained ten weeks within the top ten.[1] In October 2011, Bendzko became the first musician to place an album and its first two singles, "Nur noch kurz die Welt retten" and "Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären", within both the German Albums and Singles Chart.[2] In November of the same year, Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären was certified gold by the Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI).[3] By March 2012, it had sold more than 300,000 copies,[4] and in August, the album had reached triple gold status.[5] It was ranked 14th and 47th on the 2011 and 2012 German Year-End Chart, respectively, and has since been certified 5x gold.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All songs produced by Swen Meyer.[7]

Wenn Worte meine Sprache wärenStandard edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Auf den ersten Blick"
  • Bendzko
  • Sipho Sililo
  • David Vogt
  • Philip Böllhoff
  • Hannes Büscher
  • Peter J. Jordan
3:21
2."Sag einfach Ja"
  • Bendzko
  • Swen Meyer
  • Sililo
  • Vogt
  • Böllhoff
  • Büscher
2:56
3."Mehr davon"
  • Bendzko
  • Jordan
  • Sililo
  • Vogt
  • Böllhoff
  • Büscher
3:34
4."Du warst noch nie hier"
  • Bendzko
3:53
5."Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären"
  • Bendzko
3:29
6."Das letzte Mal"
  • Bendzko
3:44
7."Ich kann alles sehen"
  • Bendzko
  • Sililo
  • Vogt
  • Böllhoff
  • Büscher
2:52
8."Nur noch kurz die Welt retten"3:11
9."Es kommt zurück"
  • Bendzko
  • Meyer
3:38
10."Ich laufe"
  • Bendzko
5:04
11."Schall & Rauch"
  • Bendzko
  • Kraans de Lutin
  • Jovanka von Wilsdorf
3:08
12."Ich hör nicht auf"
  • Bendzko
  • Aiko Rohd
4:05
13."Keine Zeit"
  • Bendzko
3:19

Charts[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Austria 17 June 2011 Digital download, CD Sony Music
Germany
Switzerland

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Officialcharts.de – Tim Bendzko – Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  2. ^ "Tim Bendzko mit Newcomer-Charts-Rekord" (in German). Musikmarkt.de. 2011-10-13. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
  3. ^ "Tim Bendzko erhält Gold und Platin" (in German). Musikmarkt.de. 2011-11-06. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
  4. ^ "Tim Bendzko: Re-Edition von "Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären"" (in German). Musikmarkt.de. 2012-03-08. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
  5. ^ "Tim Bendzko: Dreifach-Gold für Album, Gold für Single" (in German). Musikmarkt.de. 2012-08-07. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
  6. ^ "Richtlinien für die Verleihung von Gold/Platin Schallplatten und Awards" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Archived from the original on 2010-03-28. Retrieved 2010-03-28.
  7. ^ Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären (Media notes). Tim Bendzko. Sony Music. 2011.
  8. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Tim Bendzko – Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären" (in German). Hung Medien.
  9. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Tim Bendzko – Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären". Hung Medien.
  10. ^ "Jahreshitparade Alben 2011". Austriancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  11. ^ "Tim Bendzko: Re-Edition von "Wenn Worte meine Sprache wären"". Musikmarkt.de. 2012-03-08. Retrieved 2015-10-10.
  12. ^ "Jahrescharts 2011". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-10-10.

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