Break the News

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Break the News
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Studio album by
Released22 November 2006
Genre Pop
Label Sony BMG, EMI
Darin chronology
Break the News
German cover
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Singles from Break the News
  1. "Perfect"
    Released: 18 October 2006
  2. "Everything But the Girl"
    Released: 31 January 2007
  3. "Desire"
    Released: 7 May 2007
  4. "Insanity"
    Released: 3 August 2007

Break the News is the third studio album by Swedish singer Darin. It was released on 22 November 2006 in Sweden. The album reached the top of the Swedish Album Charts. Four singles were released from the album in Sweden with an additional track charting from promotion. This is the first Darin album to be released internationally, being released in Germany on 28 September 2007 with an altered track listing.


Darin promoted the album with a 10 cities tour from 25 November until 16 December 2006. [1] Large billboard posters were placed around Swedish cities Stockholm, Göteborg and Malmö. [2]

Darin promoted the album in Germany included performances on Popstars , where he sang "Desire", and on The Dome where he sang "Insanity". [3]

The album was supported by The Pure Desire Tour in 2007.


In Sweden, the album was promoted with two official singles, "Perfect" and "Everything But the Girl". The third single, "Desire",was released as a download only single in May 2007.

In Germany, two physical singles were released; "Insanity" in August 2007 and "Desire".

Track listing

There are 2 versions of the album, one original version for the Scandinavian market and a revised edition for the German release. The original Scandinavian release features a bonus iTunes track called "Affection". The German edition includes the songs "Step Up" and "Who's That Girl" from Darin's previous album, Darin , instead of the songs "Saturday Night" and "What If I Kissed You Now", the latter track was featured as a b-side on the German single Desire.

Scandinavian edition

  1. "Insanity" (Peter Mansson/Patric Sarin/Darin Zanyar) – 3:45
  2. "Extra Ordinary Love" (Max Martin/Rami/Robin Carlsson/Patrik Berger) – 3:16
  3. "Perfect" (Anders Wikström/Fredrik Thomander/Robbie Nevil) – 3:00
  4. "Everything But the Girl" (Anders Wikström/Fredrik Thomander) – 3:48
  5. "Desire" (Darin/Peter Mansson/Patric Sarin) – 3:08
  6. "Like No One" (Patrik Berger/Fredrik Berger) – 3:30
  7. "Saturday Night" (P. Alderheim/Darin) – 3:18
  8. "What If I Kissed You Now" (A. Hansson/Molly Sandén) – 3:29
  9. "Everything You're Not" (Darin/E. Mughal/J. Wahlsteen) – 3:20
  10. "If You Wanna" (Darin/D. Eriksen/Remee) – 3:08
  11. "The Thing About You" (Tysper/Mack/Grizzly)– 3:39
  12. "Homeless" (Jörgen Elofsson) – 3:40
  13. "Affection" [iTunes bonus track] (Remee/D.Eriksen) - 3:12

German edition

  1. "Insanity" (Peter Mansson/Patric Sarin/Darin Zanyar) – 3:45
  2. "Extra Ordinary Love" (Max Martin/Rami/Robin Carlsson/Patrik Berger) – 3:16
  3. "Step Up" (Darin/Bilal Hajji/RedOne) – 2:57
  4. "Who's That Girl" (Jörgen Elofsson) – 3:25
  5. "Desire" (Darin/Peter Mansson/Patric Sarin) – 3:08
  6. "Like No One" (Patrik Berger/Fredrik Berger) – 3:30
  7. "Everything You're Not" (Darin/E. Mughal/J. Wahlsteen) – 3:20
  8. "Perfect" (Anders Wikström/Fredrik Thomander/Robbie Nevil) – 3:00
  9. "Everything But the Girl" (Anders Wikström/Fredrik Thomander) – 3:48
  10. "If You Wanna" (Darin/D. Eriksen/Remee) – 3:08
  11. "The Thing About You" (Tysper/Mack/Grizzly) – 3:39
  12. "Homeless" (Jörgen Elofsson) – 3:40



Weekly charts

Chart (2006/07)Peak
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan) [4] 1
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) [5] 89


Certifications for Break the News
RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Sweden (GLF) [6] Gold20,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

Release history

Sweden 22 November 2006 RCA/BMG 88697 01596 2
Europe28 September 2007 EMI Music 50999 507169 2 0

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