The Queen (Velvet album)

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The Queen
VelvetTheQueen.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 18, 2009
Recorded2007/2008
Genre Pop, Dance
Length50:19
Label Bonnier
Producer Mathias Kallenberger, Andreas Berlin, Niklas Pettersson, Anton Malmberg Hård af Segerstad, Robert Uhlmann, Twin, Tony Nilsson
Velvet chronology
Finally
(2006)
The Queen
(2009)
Singles from The Queen
  1. "Fix Me"
    Released: February 21, 2007
  2. "Chemistry"
    Released: August 29, 2007
  3. "Deja Vu"
    Released: February 11, 2008
  4. "Take My Body Close"
    Released: August 26, 2008
  5. "The Queen"
    Released: March 2, 2009
  6. "Come into the Night"
    Released: August 31, 2009
  7. "My Destiny"
    Released: March 8, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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The Queen is the second studio album by Swedish singer Velvet. Her official website and her label Bonnier confirmed that The Queen would be released on March 18, 2009. [2] The album features fourteen tracks including the singles "Fix Me", "Chemistry", "Déjà Vu", "Take My Body Close" and "The Queen". [3] Also included is a cover of Ultravox's 1984 single "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes".

Contents

Track listing

  1. "The Queen" (Tony Nilsson, Henrik Janson) 2:56
  2. "Chemistry" (Niklas Pettersson, Tony Marty) 2:59
  3. "Take My Body Close" (Mathias Kallenberger, Andreas Berlin) 3:33
  4. "Sound of Music" (Anton Malmberg Hard, F. Persson, S. Engblom) 3:17
  5. "Radio Star" (Tony Nilsson) 3:03
  6. "My Rhythm" (Pettersson, M. Albertsson) 3:35
  7. "Play" (Pettersson, Albertsson) 4:10
  8. "Come into the Night" (Kallenberger, Berlin) 3:27
  9. "Déjà Vu" (J. Persson, N. Molinder, P. Ankarberg, N. Valsamidis, David Jassy, F. Larsson) 3:05
  10. "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" (M. Ure, B. Currie, W. Cann, C. Allen) 3:23
  11. "Fix Me" (Pettersson) 3:05
  12. "My Destiny" (Kallenberger, Berlin) 4:00
  13. "The Queen" [Remix] (Tony Nilsson, Henrik Janson) 3:38
  14. "Chemistry" [Digital Dog Remix] (Pettersson, Marty) 6:14

Personnel

Charts

The Queen debuted on the Swedish Albums Chart at number 44, [4] skipped a week, and then returned to the chart at number 53. [5] After a two-week absence, the album returned at number 33, creating a new peak. [6] It also charted in Norway where it entered the charts at number 40 before moving up to 34 and then 20. [7]

ChartPeak
position
Weeks on chart
Swedish Albums Chart 333
Norwegian Albums Chart176

Singles

YearTitleChart positions
SWE FI RUS TUR US
2007"Fix Me"71326514
"Chemistry"8610
2008"Deja Vu"21
"Take My Body Close"8
2009"The Queen"13
"Come Into the Night"44
2010"My Destiny"43

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