Darin (album)

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Studio album by
Released28 September 2005
Genre Pop, R&B
Label Columbia/Sony BMG
Producer RedOne, George Samuelson, GHOST, Jörgen Elofsson
Darin chronology
The Anthem
Break the News
Singles from Darin
  1. "Step Up"
    Released: 7 September 2005
  2. "Who's That Girl"
    Released: 23 November 2005
  3. "Want Ya!"
    Released: 25 January 2006

Darin is the second studio album by Swedish singer/songwriter Darin. It was released on September 28, 2005 in Sweden and features the singles "Step Up", "Want Ya!" and "Who's That Girl?". The album became Darin's second number one album, with the first being The Anthem . [1] Darin is also the only of Darin's albums to be released in Finland.[ citation needed ]



After the success of his debut album The Anthem, Darin returned with his second solo album. The album reveals a new style with a more R&B based sound and also marks the second time Darin has worked with producer RedOne. The album was released on 28 September 2005 and debuted at number one on the Swedish Album Chart. [1] The album has since been certified platinum by the GLF. [2] The album was also released in Finland and peaked at number 13 on the Finnish album chart. [3]


Track listing

Credits adapted from Spotify. [9]

3."Step Up"3:07
4."Who's That Girl"3:26
5."Doin Dirt"
  • George Samuelson
  • Damon Sharpe
  • Alex Cantrell
7."Walk The Distance"3:14
8."Be What You Wanna Be" (also called Peerless)3:30
9."Want Ya!"
  • Samuelson
  • Tomas Granlind
10."You Don't Hear Me"4:16
11."Sail The Ocean"
Total length:34:21


Weekly charts

Chart (2005/06)Peak
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan) [10] 1
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista) [11] 13

Year-end charts

Chart (2005)Position
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan) [12] 16


Certifications for Darin
RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Sweden (GLF) [2] Platinum60,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.


Release history

The album was released in Sweden in September 2005 and in Finland in January 2006. As of 2020, the album is available for streaming on Spotify, [15] Tidal [16] and for download on Google Play Music. [17]

Sweden 28 September 2005 Columbia 828767365428
Finland 18 January 2006Columbia

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