|Studio album by|
|Released||16 August 2010|
|Producer||Tony Nilsson, Arnthor Birgisson, Henrik Janson, Darin Zanyar, Johan Bobäck, George Samuelson, Tomas Granlind, Jason Gill|
|Singles from Lovekiller|
Lovekiller is the fifth studio album by Swedish singer and songwriter Darin Zanyar. It was released digitally on 16 August 2010and physically on 18 August. The record is Darin's first album since parting with Sony Music after four years with the label and it became his fifth top ten album on the Swedish Album chart. The album includes the song "You're Out of My Life", Darin's entry in Melodifestivalen 2010.
In September 2009, Darin signed a new record deal with Universal Music after 4 years with Sony Music. His first release with Universal was a cover of Coldplay's "Viva la Vida" which Darin performed live at Idol on 8 October 2009the song was released digitally and peaked at number 1 on the Swedish singles chart.
On 3 November 2009, it was announced that Darin would be participating in Melodifestivalen 2010 ,with the mid-tempo ballad "[[You're Out of My Life]"] written by Tony Nilsson and Henrik Janson. Darin came 4th in the final. The song was released in February 2010 and peaked at number three on the Swedish Single Chart.
On 1 June 2010, Universal Music Sweden announced Darin soon would release his single "Lovekiller" and his fifth studio album, his first with Universal, on 25 August 2010.Darin began a 17 date Sommarturné (Summer Tour) in Sweden on 4 June 2010, starting in Karlshamn, during which he performed songs from the new album.
In June 2010, Darin was asked by Swedish broadcaster SVT to record a written song, "Can't Stop Love", for the Royal Wedding of Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling. Darin performed the song on a rooftop in Stockholm during the live broadcast of the wedding on SVT. The song was released digitally on the day of the wedding, 19 June 2010.
On 13 July 2010 a press release was published by Universal Music Sweden revealing the name, track listing and cover art for the new album and also that the album would be released earlier than originally planned on 18 August.lso mentioned in the press release is the producers of the album, Tony Nilsson, Arnthor Birgisson, Henrik Jansson and Darin.
|1.||"Microphone"||Darin Zanyar, Tony Nilsson||Tony Nilsson, Darin||3:30|
|2.||"You're Out of My Life"||Nilsson, Henrik Janson||Arnthor Birgisson||3:02|
|3.||"Lovekiller"||Zanyar, Nilsson||Tony Nilsson, Darin||3:32|
|4.||"Only You Can Save Me"||Zanyar, Nilsson||Jason Gill||3:41|
|5.||"Drowning"||Zanyar, Nilsson, Janson||Tony Nilsson||3:02|
|6.||"Viva La Vida"|| Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, |
Will Champion, Chris Martin
|7.||"Endless Summer"||Zanyar, George Samuelson, |
|George Samuelson, Tomas Granlind, ChouChou||4:14|
|8.||"OK (Dangerous Game)"||Zanyar, Nilsson, Janson||Tony Nilsson, Darin||3:15|
|9.||"Can't Stop Love"||Zanyar, Nilsson||Tony Nilsson, Darin||3:41|
|10.||"I'll Be Alright"||Zanyar||Henrik Janson, Tony Nilsson||3:03|
|11.||"Lovekiller" (Acoustic version)||Tony Nilsson, Darin Zanyar||3:30|
|Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)||1|
|Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)||45|
Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.
|Sweden||16 August 2010||Universal Music Sweden||Digital Download||060252745612|
|18 August 2010||CD|
|Poland||2 January 2012||Sony Music Poland||88697867072|
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