Un autre univers

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Un autre univers
Tina Arena 10 CD.jpg
Studio album by
Released5 December 2005 (2005-12-05)
Recorded2005
Genre Pop
Length48:55
Label Columbia
Producer
  • Duck Blackwell
  • Greg Fitzgerald
  • David Gategno
  • Robert Goldman
  • Paul Guardiani
Tina Arena chronology
Greatest Hits Live
(2005)
Un autre univers
(2005)
Songs of Love & Loss
(2007)
Singles from Un autre univers
  1. "Aimer jusqu'à l'impossible"
    Released: 14 November 2005
  2. "Je m'appelle Bagdad"
    Released: 22 May 2006
  3. "Tu aurais dû me dire (Oser parler d'amour)"
    Released: 30 October 2006

Un autre univers is the sixth studio album, and first entirely French language release, by Australian singer Tina Arena, released on 6 December 2005. It reached number 9 in the French chart in November 2006, its highest position since entering the chart almost a year earlier. The album was certified platinum in France.

Contents

The album blends acoustic guitars, eastern strings and driving rhythms. The 13-track album includes a duet with the French singer Henri Salvador, "Et Puis Après". Although never released as a single, the song was included on two subsequent records : the French compilation The Best & le meilleur and the concept record Songs of Love & Loss . The track was one of the veteran French singer's final recordings, becoming a standout cut from the album due to the high profile of the collaboration.

The title track is a French language re-working of "Woman" from previous studio album, Just Me . The title translates into English as "another universe".

Lead single "Aimer jusqu'à l'impossible" was her biggest French hit to date after debuting at number 3 on the French national charts [1] in November 2005 and remaining in the top 5 for over 10 weeks. [2] In February 2006 the single achieved platinum sales in France. [3] A second single "Je m'appelle Bagdad" was released in May and a third "Tu aurais dû me dire (Oser parler d'amour)" in October 2006.

Chart performance

The album peaked at number 9 on the French Albums Chart for one week, staying in the top 100 for sixty-two weeks and spending a total of seventy-eight weeks in the top 200. The album became the 127th highest selling album in France for 2005 and the 38th for 2006.

In Belgium, it entered the Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart at number 70 on 17 December 2005, then successfully moved to its peak position of #24 on 29 July 2006, the album spent a total of fifty-three weeks in the top 100.

In Switzerland, the album debuted at number 83 and peaked at 69, spending eight weeks in the top 100.

Track listing

#TitleLengthComposer(s)Lyricist(s)Producer(s)
1"Aimer jusqu'à l'impossible"3:21David MaruaniElodie HesmeGategno
2"Tu aurais dû me dire (Oser parler d'amour)"3:21 J. Kapler Mathias Goudeau, J. KaplerJ. Kapler
3"Je m'appelle Bagdad"4:17David MaruaniElodie HesmeGategno
4"Si tu veux mon coeur"5:09Filippina Arena, Irène Bo, Gregory Fitzgerald, Thomas NicholsFitzgerald
5"J'ai envie de savoir"4:28Filippina Arena, Irène Bo, Duck Blackwell, Paul GuardianiBlackwell, Guardiani
6"S'il faut prier"3:34J. Kapler
7"Il y a des jours"3:33David MaruaniOlivier BérangerGategno
8"Un autre univers"3:51Filippina Arena, Vincent Hare, Trina Harmon, Tyler HayesVincent HareBlackwell, Guardiani
9"Et puis après"2:42 Henri Salvador Lydia MartinicoBernard Arcadio
10"Changer"2:56Jacques Veneruso
11"Si j'avais le temps"4:10Filippina Arena Patrick Fiori, Vincent HareBlackwell, Guardiani
12"Jamais non jamais"4:23Filippina Arena, Franck FosseyFranck FosseyBlackwell, Guardiani
13"Simple désir"2:50Filipinna Arena, Irène Bo, Lucy HarrisonBlackwell, Guardiani

Charts and certifications

Release history

RegionDateLabelCatalogue
Belgium 5 December 2005Columbia Records82876 73740 2
France
Switzerland

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