Casino (Alcazar album)

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Casino
Alcazar 2000 - Casino.jpg
Studio album by
Released18 October 2000 (Sweden)
8 February 2002 (Re-Issue, worldwide)
Recorded1999-2000
Genre Eurodance, Europop, electropop
Length1:02:47 (Excluding pregap track.)
Label RCA Records, BMG
Producer
Alcazar chronology
Casino
(2000)
Alcazarized
(2003)
Singles from Casino
  1. "Shine On"
    Released: 1999
  2. "Ritmo Del Amor"
    Released: September 2000
  3. "Crying at the Discoteque"
    Released: September 2001
  4. "Sexual Guarantee"
    Released: 26 November 2001
  5. "Don't You Want Me"
    Released: May 2002
Alternative cover
Alcazar 2002 Casino.jpg
Re-issued in 2002 and released internationally
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Casino is the debut studio album by Swedish group Alcazar, released in 2000 and produced and managed by Alexander Bard, formerly of Swedish glam-popsters, Army of Lovers. It includes the number-one singles "Crying at the Discoteque" and "Sexual Guarantee".

Contents

Track listing

Scandinavian Edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Don't Leave Me Alone" 4:08
2."Crying at the Discoteque"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Anders Wollbeck, Bernard Edwards, Michael Goulos, Nile Rodgers3:50
3."Shine On"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson3:34
4."Transmetropolis"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson4:12
5."Stars Come Out at Night"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Anders Wollbeck3:36
6."Paris in the Rain"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Johan Strandkvist3:33
7."Baby Come Back"Alexander Bard, Kirk Degiorgio, Ries3:29
8."Salome" 4:11
9."Ritmo Del Amor"Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck3:24
10."Seasons in the Sun" Jacques Brel, Rod McKuen 3:31
11."Tears of a Clone"Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck4:15
12."The Bells of Alcazar"Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck4:00
13."Blues In G-Minor" 3:26
14."Dub Leave Me Alone" 4:30
Total length:53:50
International Edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Sexual Guarantee"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Bernard Edwards, Johan Strandkvist, Nile Rodgers3:36
2."Crying at the Discoteque"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Anders Wollbeck, Bernard Edwards, Michael Goulos, Nile Rodgers3:53
3."Don't Leave Me Alone"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson4:09
4."Almost Famous"Blomqvist, Röhr, Sahun3:59
5."Paradise"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Clayton, Johan Strandkvist, Sigidi3:48
6."Transmetropolis"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson4:12
7."Stars Come Out at Night"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Anders Wollbeck3:38
8."Paris in the Rain"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson, Johan Strandkvist3:43
9."Baby Come Back"Alexander Bard, Kirk Degiorgio, Ries3:28
10."Breaking Free"Gustave Lund, Peder Ernerot3:47
11."Don't You Want Me" (Album Version)Philip Adrian Wright, Jo Callis, Philip Oakey3:35
12."Shine On"Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson3:34
13."Ritmo del Amor"Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck3:20
14."Tears of a Clone"Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck4:15
15."The Bells of Alcazar"Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck3:58
16."Blues In G-Minor" (Hidden track) 3:28
Total length:60:31
Japan Edition Bonus track
No.TitleLength
17."Click Your Heart"04:12
Total length:64:44

Charts

Chart (2000–2002)Peak
position
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100) [2] 28
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan) [3] 40

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References

  1. Blender review
  2. "Dutchcharts.nl – Alcazar – Casino" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  3. "Swedishcharts.com – Alcazar – Casino". Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 May 2020.