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Toca is the debut album of German trance group Fragma. It was released on 22 January 2001, through EMI Europe.
The album included the group's initial three singles released in the years prior and spawned a fourth some five months after its release.
The initial single, "Toca Me", was a success in the UK, where it charted at number 11, and saw mild success in Ireland and the Netherlands.
The album's second single, "Toca's Miracle", was the group's biggest hit to date, being their only number 1 hit, having topped the UK charts. It was also a top 10 hit in Australia, Denmark, Ireland and Norway.
"Everytime You Need Me" and "You Are Alive", the third and fourth singles from the album were also successes in the UK, reaching positions 3 and 4 respectively on the charts.
The album contained 11 songs and the videos for the first three singles.
|Australian Albums (ARIA)||81|
|Danish Albums (Hitlisten)||39|
|Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)||21|
|German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)||53|
|Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)||15|
|Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)||54|
|UK Albums (OCC)||19|
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