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9 (originally announced under the working title Wild Love) is the debut studio album by Norwegian DJ and record producer Cashmere Cat, released on 28 April 2017 through Interscope and Mad Love.
Magnus August Høiberg, known professionally as Cashmere Cat, is a Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician and turntablist. He is best known for producing songs for various artists, as well as remixing and editing songs from those respective artists as well. He also represented Norway in the DMC World DJ Championships as DJ Final from 2006 to 2009. His debut EP, Mirror Maru, released in October 2012, gained recognition from several other producers.
Interscope Records is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M imprint. It was founded in late 1990 by Jimmy Iovine and Ted Field as a $20 million joint venture with Warner Music Group's Atlantic Records. At the time, it differed from most record companies by giving decision-making authority to its A&R staff and allowing artists and producers complete creative control. It had its first hit records less than a year after it was founded, and achieved profitability in 1993. Iovine served as chairman and CEO until May 2014, when he was succeeded by John Janick.
In 2012, Cashmere Cat released his debut extended play (EP) Mirror Maru , followed by Wedding Bells two years later. During that time, he gained significant coverage and fellow musician Benny Blanco invited him to Los Angeles in January 2013 to collaborate on production and gave him his first concerts in the United States. The former EP's title track was also featured on the soundtrack to Grand Theft Auto V in 2013.
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Mirror Maru is the debut extended play (EP) by Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician and turntablist Cashmere Cat, released on 22 October 2012 by Pelican Fly.
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After producing for other artists such as Kanye West, The Weeknd and Ariana Grande, on 26 February 2016, Cashmere announced that he was working on his untitled debut studio album.On August 24, "Wild Love" was previewed on The Weeknd's Instagram profile. When released two days later, the album was originally titled after the song itself and the original artwork for the album was released. However, on 10 April 2017, Cashmere officially renamed the album 9, reflecting the song "9 (After Coachella)", and that production was completed. The official tracklist and release date was revealed on Cashmere's Twitter on April 19.
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On 26 August 2016, "Wild Love" was released as the lead single from the album. The second single, "Trust Nobody", was released on 29 September. "Love Incredible" followed on 16 February 2017 as the third single. "9 (After Coachella)" was released on 30 March as the fourth single.
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"Trust Nobody" is a song by Norwegian DJ and record producer Cashmere Cat, featuring vocals by American singer Selena Gomez and Canadian rapper Tory Lanez. It was released on September 30, 2016, as the second single from Cashmere's debut studio album, 9 (2017). The track was written by Cashmere Cat, Starrah, Lanez, Gomez, Benny Blanco, and Frank Dukes. It was produced by Cashmere Cat, Blanco and Dukes.
"Love Incredible" is a song by Norwegian DJ and record producer Cashmere Cat, featuring vocals by Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello. It was released on 17 February 2017 through Interscope and Mad Love as the third single from his debut album, 9.
"Throw Myself a Party" was originally released as a single in promotion of the album, but did not make the official track listing.
On 27 April 2017, "Quit" was released as the fifth single, the song features Ariana Grande. A lyric video was released on the same day.
On 4 April, Cashmere uploaded a video on Twitter showcasing dates for a tour entitled the 'Cat Tour'.
On 24 August, Cashmere revealed the original artwork for 9, back then titled Wild Love, on Twitter. It showed a silhouette of a person walking across a snowed-in road with cars on the sides, while snowing.The official artwork for the album is a photo of the number '9' against a black background displayed on a computer screen.
|1.||"Night Night" (featuring Kehlani)||1:44|
|2.||"Europa Pools" (featuring Kacy Hill)||3:25|
|3.||"9 (After Coachella)" (featuring MØ and Sophie)||4:32|
|4.||"Wild Love" (featuring The Weeknd and Francis and the Lights)||3:27|
|5.||"Quit" (featuring Ariana Grande)||4:18|
|6.||"Infinite Stripes" (featuring Ty Dolla Sign)||3:28|
|7.||"Victoria's Veil"||Cashmere Cat||3:16|
|8.||"Trust Nobody" (featuring Selena Gomez and Tory Lanez)||3:35|
|9.||"Love Incredible" (featuring Camila Cabello)||2:59|
|10.||"Plz Don't Go" (featuring Jhené Aiko)||3:56|
|9 (Japanese deluxe edition)|
|11.||"Quit" (featuring Ariana Grande; Seiho remix)||4:07|
|12.||"Adore" (featuring Ariana Grande)||3:35|
|Canadian Albums (Billboard)||70|
|New Zealand Heatseeker Albums (RMNZ)||4|
|Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)||14|
|US Billboard 200||119|
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