Waves (Rhydian Roberts album)

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Studio album by Rhydian
Released 31 July 2011 (2011-07-31)(Digital download)
1 August 2011 (2011-08-01)(CD)
Recorded 2010-11
Genre Pop, new wave
Label Conehead Management
Rhydian chronology
O Fortuna
Welsh Songs: Caneuon Cymraeg

Waves is the third album by Welsh singer Rhydian. It was released on 1 August 2011 in the United Kingdom. It entered the UK Albums Chart at number 39 on 7 August 2011. The album is a complete departure from Rhydian's first two albums, which were operatic pop to more electronic sound with elements of new wave.

Rhydian Roberts British singer and actor

Rhydian James Roberts, known mononymously as Rhydian, is a Welsh baritone singer, television presenter and musical theatre actor. He made his name by finishing second in series 4 of The X Factor, and has since become more widely known.

United Kingdom Country in Europe

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The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and audio streaming in the United Kingdom. It was published for the first time on 22 July 1956 and is compiled every week by the Official Charts Company (OCC) on Fridays. It is broadcast on BBC Radio 1 and published in Music Week magazine, and on the OCC website.


Track listing

2."The Promise"3:19
3."Broken Land"5:00
4."Hands to Heaven"4:11
5."No More "I Love You's""3:58
6."Tower of Strength"3:53
8."Love Is a Wonderful Colour"3:48
9."The Promise You Made"3:38
10."You're a Big Girl Now"3:33

Chart performance

Chart (2011)Peak
UK Albums Chart [1] 39

Release history

United Kingdom31 July 2011 [2] Digital downloadConehead Management
1 August 2011 [3] CD

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