Add the Blonde

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Add the Blonde
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Studio album by
Released26 August 2014 (2014-08-26)
Genre
Length47:42
Label
Producer
Margaret chronology
All I Need
(2013)
Add the Blonde
(2014)
Just the Two of Us
(2015)
Singles from Add the Blonde
  1. "Wasted"
    Released: 15 January 2014 (2014-01-15)
  2. "Start a Fire"
    Released: 21 August 2014 (2014-08-21)
  3. "Heartbeat"
    Released: 23 February 2015 (2015-02-23)
Singles from Add the Blonde (reissue)
  1. "Cool Me Down"
    Released: 19 February 2016 (2016-02-19)
  2. "Elephant"
    Released: 27 August 2016 (2016-08-27)
Alternative cover
Add the blonde reissue cover.jpg
Reissue artwork
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Interia Star full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]
Onet Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [2]

Add the Blonde is the debut studio album by Polish singer Margaret. A pop record, it was influenced by retro-disco and ska, and by the work of Madonna. [3] The album was produced by Joakim Buddee, Martin Eriksson, and Ant Whiting. [4]

Contents

Add the Blonde was released on 26 August 2014, only in Poland. It consists of fourteen English-language tracks: eight new, and six previously included on Margaret's 2013 extended play (EP) All I Need . [5] [6] The album spawned three singles: "Wasted", "Start a Fire", and "Heartbeat". [7] [8] On 30 December 2014, Add the Blonde was released as a 12-inch vinyl, with altered tracklist. [9]

The album's reissue was released exclusively to Biedronka on 19 September 2016, followed by its official release on 2 December. [10] [11] It included the singles "Cool Me Down" (and its three remixes) and "Elephant", and Margaret's Polish-language version of Robin Beck's song "First Time" titled "Smak radości" which was used in a Polish Coca-Cola commercial. [11] On 23 December 2016, the "Special Limited Box" edition of the album was released to Empik. The box included its reissue and the 12-inch vinyl, as well as a 7-inch vinyl of "Heartbeat" (A-side) and "Cool Me Down" (B-side). [12]

Add the Blonde reached number eight on the Polish Albums Chart, and was certified platinum by the Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry (ZPAV). [13] [14]

Track listing

Add the Blonde [15] [16]
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Wasted"
3:20
2."Heartbeat"
3:17
3."Broke but Happy"
  • Karlsson
  • Buddee
3:42
4."Too Little of Love"
  • Margaret
  • Buddee
3:45
5."As Good as You"
3:46
6."Tell Me How Are Ya"
3:27
7."Thank You Very Much"
  • Karlsson
  • Buddee
3:10
8."All I Need"
  • Karlsson
  • Rose
  • Buddee
  • Eriksson
3:53
9."L.O.L."
  • Mattias Olofsson
  • Buddee
3:12
10."I Get Along"
  • Karlsson
  • Eriksson
  • Buddee
3:24
11."Click"
  • Karlsson
  • Buddee
  • Lovisa Birgersson
  • Eriksson
3:03
12."Get Away"
  • Margaret
  • Olga Czyżykiewicz
  • Karlsson
  • Buddee
  • Eriksson
3:27
13."Dance for 2"
  • Margaret
  • Karlsson
  • Buddee
2:54
14."Start a Fire"
  • Karlsson
  • Mats Tärnfors
3:22
Total length:47:42
Add the Blonde— 12-inch vinyl [9]
Side A
No.TitleLength
1."Wasted"3:20
2."Heartbeat"3:17
3."Broke but Happy"3:42
4."As Good as You"3:46
5."All I Need"3:53
Side B
No.TitleLength
1."Dance for 2"2:54
2."Tell Me How Are Ya"3:27
3."Thank You Very Much"3:10
4."Start a Fire"3:22
5."L.O.L."3:12
Total length:34:03
Add the Blonde— Reissue [17]
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Cool Me Down"2:59
2."Elephant"
3:06
3."Smak radości"
  • Tom Anthony
  • Gavin Spencer
  • Terry Boyle
  • Ewelina Kordy
  • Joanna Senieka
2:20
4."Wasted"
3:20
5."Heartbeat"
  • Margaret
  • Buddee
3:17
6."Broke but Happy"
  • Karlsson
  • Buddee
3:42
7."Too Little of Love"
  • Margaret
  • Buddee
3:45
8."As Good as You"
3:46
9."Tell Me How Are Ya"
3:27
10."Thank You Very Much"
  • Karlsson
  • Buddee
3:10
11."All I Need"
  • Karlsson
  • Rose
  • Buddee
  • Eriksson
3:53
12."L.O.L."
  • Mattias Olofsson
  • Buddee
3:12
13."I Get Along"
  • Karlsson
  • Eriksson
  • Buddee
3:24
14."Click"
  • Karlsson
  • Buddee
  • Lovisa Birgersson
  • Eriksson
3:27
15."Get Away"
  • Margaret
  • Olga Czyżykiewicz
  • Karlsson
  • Buddee
  • Eriksson
3:03
16."Dance for 2"
  • Margaret
  • Karlsson
  • Buddee
2:54
17."Start a Fire"
  • Karlsson
  • Mats Tärnfors
3:22
18."Cool Me Down" (Antrox Remix)
  • Uhlmann
  • Arash
  • Papaconstantinou
  • Wrethov
  • Svensson
  • Deb
4:21
19."Cool Me Down" (Decaville Remix)
  • Uhlmann
  • Arash
  • Papaconstantinou
  • Wrethov
  • Svensson
  • Deb
4:06
20."Cool Me Down" (Mike Candys Remix)
  • Uhlmann
  • Arash
  • Papaconstantinou
  • Wrethov
  • Svensson
  • Deb
4:44
Total length:1:09:18

Accolades

YearCeremonyCategoryResultRef.
2015SuperJedynki AwardsSuperAlbumNominated [18]

Charts

Chart (2014)Peak
position
Polish Albums (ZPAV) [13] 8

Certification

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Poland (ZPAV) [14] Platinum30,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png

Double-dagger-14-plain.png Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

Release history

RegionDateFormatVersionLabelRef.
Poland26 August 2014Standard [19] [16]
30 December 2014 12-inch vinyl Altered standard [9]
19 September 2016CD (only Biedronka)Reissue [10]
2 December 2016CD [11]

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