Wild Dances (album)

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Wild Dances
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Studio album by
Released6 July 2004
Recorded2003/2004
GenreFolk, Pop, Ethnic
Length52:07 (basic album)
55:12 (Welcome to My Wild World)
48:43 (Christmas edition)
52:02 (New Year edition)
LabelEMI
ProducerGoatboy, Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov
Ruslana chronology
Дикі Танці
(2003)
Wild Dances
(2004)
Club'in
(2005)
Alternative cover
Romanian release artwork
Romanian release artwork
Singles from Wild Dances
  1. "Wild Dances"
    Released: 2004
  2. "Dance with the Wolves"
    Released: January 2005
  3. "The Same Star"
    Released: May 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic?[1]
Amazon.com?[2]

Wild Dances is the fifth studio album by Ukrainian singer-songwriter Ruslana. It was released on July 6, 2004. The album has been certified 7x platinum in Ukraine, selling 700,000 copies and Platinum in Slovakia.

Track listing[edit]

Basic album
# Title Writers Time
1. "Wild Dances" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 3:00
2. "Dance with the Wolves" Ruslana, Roman Bokarev, Mikhail Mishensky 3:57
3. "Accordion Intro" Ruslana 1:00
4. "The Same Star" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov, Roman Bokarev, Mikhail Mishensky, Steve Balsamo 4:19
5. "Play, Musician" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofonotv 3:53
6. "Like a Hurricane" Ruslana, Jamie Maher, Sherena Dugani, Fayney 2:36
7. "The Tango We Used To Dance" Ruslana, Roman Bokarev, Mikhail Misensky 3:45
8. "Wild Dances [Harem's club mix]" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 3:16
9. "Wild Dances [part II]" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov, Roman Bokarev, Mikhail Mishensky 3:59
10. "Wild Passion" Roman Bokarev, Mikhail Misensky 4:00
11. "Arkan" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 3:40
12. "Kolomyjka" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 4:02
13. "Hutsul Girl" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 3:55
14. "Play, Musician [deep mix]" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 4:00
15. "Wild Dances [Harem's percussion mix]" Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 2:52
Wild Dances (New Year/Christmas Edition) (21 February 2005)

The album is the 2005 English version of Wild Dances. The Christmas Edition has festive design, bonus tracks and includes a poster with a calendar for the year 2006.

  1. Wild Dances (Victory Dance) – 3:00
  2. Dance with the Wolves (Extreme Dance) – 3:57
  3. Accordion Intro (Ethno Dance) – 1:00
  4. The Same Star (Night Dance) – 4:19
  5. Play, Musician (Joy Dance) – 3:53
  6. Like a Hurricane (Drive Dance) – 2:36
  7. Tango We Used to Dance (Love Dance) – 3:45
  8. Wild Dances [Part 2] (Sympho Dance) – 3:59
  9. Wild Passion (Molfar Dance) – 4:00
  10. Wild Dances [Harem's Percussion Mix] (Thanks to Turkey) – 2:52
  11. Ring Dance with the Wolves [Bonus track] – 3:51
  12. Wild Dances [C.Y.T. vs DJ Nick 2005 (Club Edit)] [Bonus track] – 4:10
  13. The Same Star [DJ Small & LV Club Mix] [Bonus track] – 6:45

Personnel[edit]

  • Vadim Chislov – Assistant Engineer
  • Goatboy – Producer
  • Harem – Percussion
  • Marco Migliari – Mixing
  • Andrei Petrov – Photography
  • Ruslana — Arranger, Vocals (background), producer, engineer, Mixing
  • Ryan Smith – Mastering

Charts[edit]

Country Peak
Ukraine (UMKA)[3] 1
Czech Republic (IFPI)[4] 9
Belgium Flanders (Ultratop)[5] 59

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Slovakia[6] Platinum  
Ukraine[6] 7× Platinum 700,000[6]
Summaries
Worldwide 1,000,000[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Amazon.com review
  3. ^ "Ua Umka Charts". Ua Umka Charts.
  4. ^ "IFPI Charts". IFPI.
  5. ^ "swisscharts". swisscharts.
  6. ^ a b c d Lombardini, Emanuele (17 May 2019). Good evening europe. ISBN 9788831619981.