Invincible (Lemar album)

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Released8 October 2012 (UK)
Label Angelic Media Limited
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Singles from Invincible
  1. "Invincible"
    Released: 12 August 2012

Invincible is the fifth studio album by English soul/R&B singer Lemar. The album was released on 8 October 2012, and contains the single, "Invincible". The album debuted and peaked at number 49 on the UK Albums Chart, with first week sales of 2,749. [1]

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In an interview with Digital Spy he said: "The making of this album for me has probably been the most refreshing, mainly because I wasn't trying to record an album, so to speak. I thought I'd take some time off, write some songs for a bit, go and hang in LA for a bit. The album kind of evolved, and I thought, 'You know what, these songs are good'. It's fairly musical. There's nothing really generic about this album, in that when I say generic I mean it's not typically RnB or typically soul or typically pop, it's got different elements from the three. It's quite live, it's got live sounding drums and like I said, guitars and piano. It's pop songs but the lyrics are a bit deeper. It's an album that I think in moments will make you think." [2]

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Invincible (Lemar song) song by English soul and R&B singer Lemar

"Invincible" is a song by English soul and R&B singer Lemar from his fifth studio album, Invincible (2012). It was released as the album's lead single in the United Kingdom as a digital download on 12 August 2012. The song peaked at number 158 on the UK Singles Chart.

UK Singles Chart British singles sales chart

The UK Singles Chart is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming. The Official Chart, broadcast on BBC Radio 1 and MTV, is the UK music industry's recognised official measure of singles and albums popularity because it is the most comprehensive research panel of its kind, today surveying over 15,000 retailers and digital services daily, capturing 99.9% of all singles consumed in Britain across the week, and over 98% of albums. To be eligible for the chart, a single is currently defined by the Official Charts Company (OCC) as either a 'single bundle' having no more than four tracks and not lasting longer than 25 minutes or one digital audio track not longer than 15 minutes with a minimum sale price of 40 pence. The rules have changed many times as technology has developed, the most notable being the inclusion of digital downloads in 2005 and streaming in July 2014.

Track listing

1."The First Time"3:54
3."Keep On Luvin'"3:34
6."Merry Go Round"4:36
7."Can't Let Go"3:04
8."Into The Night Sky" (feat. Shaughnessy)2:56
9."The One Who Saves You"3:11
10."Very Best"3:34
11."Born To Love"4:11

Release history

United Kingdom October 8, 2012 [3] [4] Digital download, CDAngelic Media Limited

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