18 Hits was released by Polar Music International on 8 September 2005, and is a compilation of hits by ABBA. Among the more notable omissions on the 18 Hits collection are one of the bands biggest hits, Dancing Queen, as well as Chiquitita, Take a Chance on Me and I Have a Dream. The Swedish edition of 18 Hits, released in 2005, featured four Swedish language recordings instead of the four versions, Honey Honey, Ring Ring. This is the first ABBA CD to include Åh Vilka Tider and it would appear worldwide on The Complete Studio Recordings. A budget-priced DVD entitled 16 Hits was released simultaneously, all tracks written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus unless otherwise noted
1 (Beatles album)
1 is a compilation album by the English rock band the Beatles, originally released on 13 November 2000. The album features virtually every number-one single the band achieved in the United Kingdom, issued on the 30th anniversary of the bands break-up, it was their first compilation available on only one compact disc. 1 was a success and topped the charts worldwide. It has sold over 31 million copies, as of June 2015,1 is the sixth best-selling album of the 21st century in the UK, having sold over 3.1 million copies. Meanwhile, Day Tripper was included on 1, since it charted at number 1 in the UK as a double A side with We Can Work It Out, while in the US, only We Can Work It Out was number 1. On the other hand, Strawberry Fields Forever was part of a double A-side single along with Penny Lane and this single had peaked at number 2 in the charts, behind Engelbert Humperdincks single Release Me. This album is essentially a combination of both the US and UK versions of the earlier album 20 Greatest Hits, with the addition of Something.
On 1, Hey Jude was released in its original version, on the American version of 20 Greatest Hits it had been released as a shortened version. Before 1, all 27 songs were mainly in two remastered CD versions. First on the respective Beatles albums released in 1987, the second remastering was made available on the CD versions for 1962–1966 and 1967–1970. The songs on 1 were remastered specifically for the release in 2000, the remastering was overseen by Peter Mew of Abbey Road Studios and took place there. In 2011,1 was remastered and reissued on CD, in 2015 it was remixed and is available as digital downloads via iTunes. The package of 1 was intended to be simplistic and ambitious at the same time and its cover was designed by Rick Ward, and consists of a pop-art yellow number one on a red background. The emphasis on the 1 digit was used on many of the compilations of hits by different artists that followed this album, for example. The albums back cover features the famous photos of the Beatles taken by Richard Avedon copyrighted on 17 August 1967, the design exclusively uses variations of the Helvetica typeface.
1 was released worldwide in CD and cassette, the vinyl format was released in only the United Kingdom. The CD includes a 32-page booklet with a page with international picture covers. It includes on its first two pages a collage with 27 1s in different colours with the sentence 27 No.1 singles =1, the LP and cassette keep the main art of the CD version, but in a different form
19 (Adele album)
19 is the debut studio album by British singer Adele. It was first released on 28 January 2008, through XL Recordings, following Adeles graduation from the BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology in May 2006, she began publishing songs and recorded a three-song demo for a class project and gave it to a friend. The friend posted the demo on Myspace, where it very successful. Adele wrote most of the albums material solely, but did work with a few writers and producers including Jim Abbiss, Eg White. Their collaborations created a blue-eyed soul album with lyrics describing heartbreak,19 won and was nominated for numerous accolades including a Mercury Prize, and the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. The second single, Chasing Pavements won the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards. Four singles were released from the album, with Chasing Pavements and Make You Feel My Love reaching the top ten on the UK Singles Chart and the former becoming Adeles first Billboard Hot 100 entry. 19 debuted at one on the UK charts during its release.
Peaking at number four on the US Billboard 200 in 2012, the album has sold over 3 million copies in the United States. Four months after graduation, she published two songs on the issue of the online arts publication PlatformsMagazine. com. She had recorded a demo for a class project and given it to a friend. The friend posted the demo on Myspace, where it very successful and led to a phone call from Richard Russell. She doubted if the offer was real because the record company she knew was Virgin Records. Nick Huggett, at XL, recommended Adele to manager Jonathan Dickins at September Management, September was managing Jamie T at the time and this proved a major draw for Adele, a big fan of the British singer-songwriter. Huggett signed Adele to XL in September 2006, Adele recorded a cover of Bob Dylans Make You Feel My Love on the recommendation of her manager Jonathan Dickins, who loved the song. The first single released from 19 was Chasing Pavements, which Adele wrote in collaboration with Eg White, Chasing Pavements was inspired by an incident Adele had with a former boyfriend of six months.
After learning he had cheated on her, she went to the bar he was at, after being thrown out, Adele walked down the street alone and thought to herself, What is it youre chasing. She sang and recorded it on her phone and arranged the chords when she got home
4ever (The Veronicas song)
4ever is a song written and produced by Max Martin and Lukasz Gottwald for The Veronicas debut studio album The Secret Life Of. It was released as the albums first single in Australia on 15 August 2005, the song reached number two on the ARIA Charts and number seven in New Zealand. It was featured on the first episode of the season of the MTV series Laguna Beach. The song was released as promo for the 2008 Ashley Tisdales movie Picture This, similarly, it was used in the film Shes the Man. 4ever was released as The Veronicas second UK single in late Summer 2009, the track was included on the UK version of the album Hook Me Up which was released shortly afterwards. The song debuted on the UK singles chart at number 197 on 28 September 2009 and it was re-released in the US as the third single from Hook Me Up. The band re-recorded the vocals for the re-release of the single in the US, the new vocals are used in the 2009 music video for the song. 4ever was written and produced by Lukasz Gottwald and Max Martin, in an interview with Digital Spy, Lisa described the idea behind the song, I think its just a really fun song.
Its got a guitar riff and the message behind it isnt anything too heavy. Its about living life for the moment, forgetting about your worries and just getting up, plus its a bit bratty, which we like. The original version of the song was recorded in 2005, in 2009, they re-recorded the song to release in the UK and Ireland as their second single. The song has received positive reviews. Craig Mathieson from The Age stated that have the pop single of the year in 4ever, shannon Sanders from Iowa State Daily said the song was ever-so-clever while Alex Macpherson from The Guardian called it a thrilling a piece of power pop. Propelled by a guitar riff and a twitchy us-against-the-world desperation. Dan Raper of PopMatters. com said the song has a strong girl come-on, nick Levine from Digital Spy called the song an absolute smash. To put it more precisely, its a pop-rock stomper with a guitar riff, lyrics about seizing the moment. Sarah-Louise James from Daily Star described the song as cool as a pair of ripped fishnets, thisll have gals up and down the land punching their fists and singing into their hairbrushes with abandon.
Selby Times compared it to their hit Untouched saying it compliments its dynamic rock style with the same attitude, 4ever was first released in Australia on 15 August 2005, and made its debut on the ARIA Top 50 Singles chart at number five on 28 August
2 (Olivia Newton-John album)
Is the nineteenth studio album by Australian pop singer Olivia Newton-John, released on 12 November 2002 in Australia. A duets album, the majority of tracks are with Australian artists, the Peter Allen and Johnny OKeefe duets are built around archive recordings, with new vocals added by Newton-John. The album was planned to include the song True to Yourself, the track was dropped at the last minute due to contractual disagreements between Amorosis Transistor Music and Newton-Johns Universal Music labels. Both women declared to feel sad about this situation and have been quick to say that there is no problem between them, but that it is simply a contractual matter. The album was a success in Australia, reaching the top 10 in the ARIA Charts. A TV special for the promotion, A Night with Olivia, aired in the country, featuring John Farnham. The Australian leg of Newton-Johns Heartstrings World Tour served in the promotion of album and these were the first solo concerts in Australia of Olivia since 1982 and were very well received by the public and critics.
New Idea magazine published an article of the comeback of queen in 2002, highlighting the success of the album and tour, Newton-Johns 2008 duets album, A Celebration in Song, contains two songs originally released on, Never Far Away and Sunburned Country
7 Years (Lukas Graham song)
7 Years is a song by Danish soul-pop band Lukas Graham from their second studio album, Lukas Graham. The song was released as a download on 18 September 2015 by Copenhagen Records. The lyric video was uploaded to YouTube on 17 November 2015, and the music video was uploaded on 15 December 2015. It topped the charts in Denmark, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the song was written by Lukas Forchammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Ristorp, and Morten Pilo Pilegaard. The song was produced by Stefan Forrest and Morten Ristorp under their stage name Future Animals, the song was mixed by Delbert Bowers and Morten Pilegaard. On December 6,2016,7 Years was nominated for three Grammy Awards, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Frontman Lukas Forchhammer described 7 Years as a song about his life so far and he said that the reason the lyrics go as far as the age of 60 is because his father died at 61 and he needed to pass it to believe it. He continued, Its a song about growing older, im coming to a realisation that being a father is the most important thing.
My biggest dream is not to be some negative old dude, if my dad hadnt died in 2012 I wouldnt have written our song Happy Home, which catapulted us into a Scandinavian success story. I wouldnt have written 7 Years, which got us signed to a publisher in America and ultimately signed to Warner Bros.7 Years is a song with hip hop influences. It is accompanied by a piano line, a percussion backbeat, slideshow projector incorporations. 7 Years bubbles with ignited storytelling about lifes fast speed, when the daydreams of childhood and youth suddenly becomes replaced by retirement-melancholia. Graham finds his own path between sweet sentimentality and heartbreaking empathy, and like a young McCartney, Graham has an instinctive ability to craft superglue-sticking choruses. ”For the issue dated 6 February 2016,7 Years debuted at number 96 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It became Lukas Grahams first single on the Hot 100, the song peaked at number two on the chart dated 9 April 2016, and became the highest-charting Danish act since Apache by Jørgen Ingmann.
The song stayed there for four weeks, being held off of the top spot by Rihanna and Drakes Work. 7 Years debuted at number 28 on the US Digital Songs chart with 26,000 digital copies sold,7 Years was biggest hit in the US by a foreign-born act since Gotyes Somebody That I Used to Know in 2012. On 12 February 2016,7 Years peaked at one on the UK Singles Chart. The song became the first number-one single by a Danish act since Aquas Turn Back Time, on 11 March 2016,7 Years spent its fifth consecutive week at number-one, becoming the longest-running number-one single by a Danish act
1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)
1,2,3,4 is a 1995 song recorded by American rapper Coolio. It was the single from the album Gangstas Paradise and was released in early 1996. Initially entitled Sumpin New, the uses a sample from Thighs High. It includes a sample from Wikka Wrap by The Evasions. The main riff is from Good Times by Chic, from 1979, the song achieved success in many countries, including the U. S. France and New Zealand, where it was a top ten hit, johnson are in the music video. A music video featuring the Muppets was released and premiered on the Disney Channel and this music video was used as the closing number on the Muppets Tonight episode which guest-starred Coolio. The song has been certified gold by the RIAA and won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video, all That Hip Hop Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
7 Days (Craig David song)
7 Days is a song by English singer Craig David. It was released on 24 July 2000 as the single from his debut studio album. 7 Days is Davids biggest worldwide hit to date, hitting one in the United Kingdom and number ten in the United States. In 2001, the song was nominated for the BRIT Award for Best Single, the song was the seventeenth best-selling single of 2000 in the UK. There is a remix produced by DJ Premier which features Mos Def, the song was recently covered by Zoot Woman. The music video was directed by Max & Dania and it starts in a hairdressers, where two guys are on duty. One is giving another guy a haircut and the other is sweeping up hair, wearing his trademark beanie hat, walks up to the window and knocks on it. He and the hairdresser already know each other well and after greeting him with a handshake, the guy says No, no, its cool, and David sits down to get his hair done, asking for the usual. The guy asks David what happened to him last week, taking Davids hat off and looking at his hair, the guy goes I can see.
and David recounts the week that has just gone past. The week begins with David waking up on Monday morning at 11,00 AM to the sound of a fast-talking DJ who is playing 7 Days on the radio. Having left the TV on the night, David sees a story on the news about a firefighter who rescued a baby from a burning building. He turns the TV off and stands up, and as he does, a rewinding noise is heard and the song starts again, a few hours later, David is walking around Southampton and is on the way to see his friends. He sees a busker with a guitar and a case for donations. He sees a newsstand where the headline is the story about the firefighter which he saw on the TV earlier. A girl walking by David breaks her high heel and he grabs her hand to stop her from falling to the ground, an old lady sits on a bench with a balloon but lets go of it and it floats away. As he walks through a subway, three boys run past and one of them steps on Davids shoe, leaving a speck of mud on it, David walks to the exit of the subway and he sees a beautiful 24-year-old woman wearing sunglasses walking towards him.
She asks him what time it is and he pulls back his sleeve to check his watch, but suddenly realises that he isnt wearing it. These scenes are intercut with scenes at the hairdressers in the present day, after going to bed that night, David wakes up and is surprised to find the day beginning in an identical fashion to the previous day
3 (The Script album)
#3 is the third studio album released by Irish pop rock trio, The Script. The album was released in Ireland on 7 September 2012, in the United Kingdom on 10 September, the album was preceded by the release of the single Hall of Fame, a duet with Danny ODonoghues co-judge on The Voice UK, will. i. am. The album opened at #2 in the United Kingdom, and #13 in the United States, the band announced via their official Twitter account on 2 June 2012, that recording on their third studio album was complete, and that the title of the album would be #3. They stated that the album was due for release on 17 September 2012, however, oDonoghue revealed on 8 July that the title of the lead single would be Hall of Fame, and that the track would debut on radio on 23 July. He revealed that the track was recorded in Los Angeles, the single features vocals from ODonoughue close friend and fellow The Voice UK coach will. i. am. The majority of the album was recorded in Londons Sphere Studios, once again working with longtime collaborators Andrew Frampton, the albums track listing was confirmed by Digital Spy on 8 August 2012.
Digital Spy revealed the artwork on the same date. The album has received reviews from critics. Hall of Fame was released as the lead single on 17 August 2012. The track features vocals from American rapper and songwriter will. i. am, the track received its first radio play on 23 July 2012, and a lyric video for the track was released the same day. The song became the bands first UK Singles Chart number-one single on 16 September 2012, the single was backed with a remix created by song co-writer Jimbo Barry. The single was released in Germany on 11 January 2013. Six Degrees of Separation was released as the second single released on 26 November 2012. The music video for the track premiered on 10 November and the band promoted the single through a performance on BBCs Children in Need, millionaires was the fourth single from the album. It had already received decent airplay before it was released, joining BBC Radio 2s playlist and it was shown in the highlights of the concert on BBC Three in the day.
The music video for the single was released on 12 June 2013
3 (Britney Spears song)
3 is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her second greatest hits album, The Singles Collection. It was written and produced by Max Martin and Shellback, with writing from Tiffany Amber. The song was released on October 2,2009 by Jive Records,3 received positive appreciation from contemporary music critics, with some reviewers calling it a classic Spears song. 3 was the song in the history of Billboard to debut at number one. An accompanying music video for 3, directed by Diane Martel, features Spears and her dancers in front of different black, Martel described it as sexy and playful, while contemporary critics gave it positive reviews, complimenting its simplicity. A directors cut was leaked on December 15,2009, Spears has performed 3 during the Femme Fatale Tour and her Las Vegas residency Britney, Piece of Me. They had previously collaborated on earlier hits including. Baby One More Time, Oops. I Did It Again, Stronger,3 was written and produced by Martin and Shellback, while additional writing was done by Tiffany Amber.
Spears recorded her vocals for the song with the producers at Maratone Studios, john Hanes was responsible for Spears vocal editing on 3, which was mixed by Serban Ghenea at MixStar Studios in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The artwork for the single was unveiled through Spears official website on September 28,2009,3 was sent to radio stations on September 29,2009, while being digitally released on October 2,2009. 3 is an electropop song, which opens with synths. The song has a sequence of Fm–E♭–B♭m–Fm as its chord progression. During the middle eight, the song slows down with synthetic strings and bass beats, and the ends with a beat similar to a four-on-the floor. Throughout the song, Spears vocals are autotuned that, according to the Daily Mail, gives the song a futuristic, the songs lyrics are about threesomes. Unlike If U Seek Amy, the song has no double entendre, the innuendo in the lyrics such as Merrier the more, triple fun that way have been compared to the songs in Prince’s 1980s studio album Dirty Mind.
The chorus has been compared to a chant and closes with an extended moan. During the second part of the chorus, there is a reference to the folk group Peter, Paul & Mary, todd Martens of the Los Angeles Times called the reference the cuts biggest oddity. 3 received positive reviews from music critics. Monica Herrera of Billboard commented that the song builds to a climax of wildly pulsing bass that summons fans to the dancefloor, on the printed issue, the magazine gave the song four stars and called it an instant Britney classic