Destination (Ronan Keating album)

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Destination
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Studio album by Ronan Keating
Released 20 May 2002
Recorded Fredonia International Studios, Los Angeles
Britannia Row Studios, London
Battery Studios, London
Soul II Soul, London
Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin
Wise Buddah Music, London
Genre Pop
Length 54:48
Label Polydor
Producer Bill Padley, Calum MacColl, Gregg Alexander, Jem Godfrey, Liam Bradley, Rick Nowels, Steve Mac
Ronan Keating chronology
Ronan
(2000)
Destination
(2002)
Turn It On
(2003)
Singles from Destination
  1. "If Tomorrow Never Comes"
    Released: 6 May 2002
  2. "I Love It When We Do"
    Released: 9 September 2002
  3. "We've Got Tonight"
    Released: 25 November 2002
  4. "The Long Goodbye"
    Released: 28 April 2003

Destination is the second studio album from Irish singer-songwriter Ronan Keating. It was released by Polydor Records on 20 May 2002, the album debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and was certified two-times platinum by the British Phonographic Industry. In Ireland, the album debuted at number three. Additionally, the album charted within the top ten of nine other European countries; in 2002, Destination was certified platinum by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry for shipments of one million copies inside Europe.[1] The album includes the singles "If Tomorrow Never Comes", "I Love It When We Do", "We've Got Tonight", and "The Long Goodbye", all of which peaked inside the top ten of the UK Singles Chart.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Entertainment.ie2/5 stars[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."I Love It When We Do"Gregg Alexander, Rick NowelsGregg Alexander, Rick Nowels3:53
2."Love Won't Work (If We Don't Try)"Alexander, NowelsGregg Alexander, Rick Nowels3:44
3."If Tomorrow Never Comes"Garth Brooks, Kent BlazySteve Mac3:35
4."Come Be My Baby"Alexander, NowelsGregg Alexander, Rick Nowels3:53
5."Lovin' Each Day"Alexander, NowelsGregg Alexander3:33
6."My One Thing That's Real"Alexander, NowelsGregg Alexander, Rick Nowels3:35
7."Time for Love"Alexander, NowelsGregg Alexander, Rick Nowels3:39
8."Blown Away"Alexander, NowelsGregg Alexander, Rick Nowels3:39
9."As Much As I Can Give You Girl"Alexander, NowelsGregg Alexander, Rick Nowels4:15
10."Pickin' Me Up"Alexander, Nowels, Ronan KeatingGregg Alexander, Rick Nowels4:42
11."Joy and Pain"Jeremy Godfrey, Bill Padley, KeatingJem Godfrey, Bill Padley3:49
12."We've Got Tonight" (featuring Lulu)Bob SegerBill Padley3:39
13."The Long Goodbye"Paul Brady, KeatingLiam Bradley, Calum McColl4:43
UK Bonus Track
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
14."I Got My Heart On You"AlexanderGregg Alexander3:47
German Alternative Track
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
12."We've Got Tonight" (featuring Jeanette)Bob SegerBill Padley3:39
French Alternative Track
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Je T'aime Plus Que Tout (I Love It When We Do)" (featuring Cécilia Cara)Gregg Alexander, Rick NowelsGregg Alexander, Rick Nowels3:39

Personnel[edit]

  • Tracie Ackerman – backing vocals
  • Gregg Alexander – producer, project coordinator
  • Rusty Anderson – electric guitar, bazouki
  • Dave Arch – piano, string arrangements
  • Liam Bradley – percussion, drums, backing vocals, producer
  • Maire Breatnach – violin
  • Danielle Brisebois – backing vocals
  • Alex Brown – backing vocals
  • Chris Brown – engineer
  • Sue Ann Carwell – backing vocals
  • Ed Colman – engineer
  • Dave Dale – engineer
  • Corinne Day – photography
  • Graham Dominy – assistant engineer
  • Aiden Foley – assistant engineer
  • Denny Fongheiser – percussion, cymbals, tom-tom
  • Daniel Frampton – mixing
  • Angie Giles – backing vocals
  • Jem Godfrey – producer
  • Eddie Hession – accordion, accordion arranger
  • Ash Howes – mixing
  • Rob Jacobs – engineer
  • Charles Judge – piano, keyboards, engineer, digital editing, sound design, pro-tools
  • Kieran Kiely – piano, organ (hammond)
  • Greg Kurstin – keyboards
  • Tim Lambert – assistant engineer
  • Chris Laws – drums, engineer
  • Steve Lee – backing vocals
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Lulu – vocals
  • Steve Mac – arranger, keyboards, producer, mixing
  • Calum MacColl – guitar, backing vocals, producer
  • Avril MacKintosh – producer, engineer, digital editing, remixing, vocal producer, pro-tools
  • Tony Matthew – assistant engineer
  • Alastair McMillan – engineer
  • James McNally – piano, bodhran
  • Kieron Menzies – assistant engineer
  • Crystal Murden – backing vocals
  • Yoad Nevo – programming
  • Rick Nowels – acoustic guitar, piano, keyboards, backing vocals, producer, mellotron, wurlitzer
  • Bill Padley – arranger, backing vocals, multi instruments, producer, musician
  • Pino Palladino – bass, bass guitar
  • Steve Pearce – bass guitar
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Tim Pierce – electric guitar
  • Daniel Pursey – assistant engineer
  • Wayne Rodrigues – drums, keyboards, digital editing, drum programming
  • Philip Rose – assistant engineer
  • Alfie Silas – backing vocals
  • Jess Sutcliffe – engineer
  • Shari Sutcliffe – project coordinator
  • John Themis – guitar, percussion, bazouki
  • Julie Thompson – backing vocals
  • Paul Turner – bass, guitar
  • Alan Veucasovic – assistant engineer
  • Dan Vickers – assistant engineer
  • Dave Way – mixing
  • Jeremy Wheatley – mixing
  • Randy Wine – engineer
  • Tim Young – mastering, mastering engineer

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards - 2002". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on 16 October 2013. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ Fawthrop, Peter. "Destination - Ronan Keating". Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Ronan Keating - Destination - hitparade.ch". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Musicline.de - Chartverfolgung - Keating,Ronan - Destination". Media Control Charts (in German). PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  5. ^ "Chart Track". Irish Albums Chart. GfK. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  6. ^ "Archive Chart". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 2012-09-17. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2003 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 25 January 2012. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  8. ^ "Album Top-40". Hitlisten (in Danish). IFPI Denmark. 20 September 2002. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  9. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Ronan Keating; 'Destination')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. 
  10. ^ "Chart #1333: Sunday 3 November 2002". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. 3 November 2002. Archived from the original on 21 June 2007. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  11. ^ "IFPI Norsk platebransje - Salgstroféer" (in Norwegian). IFPI Norway. Archived from the original on 13 June 2007. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  12. ^ "Guld & Platina - År 2002" (PDF) (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 May 2012. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  13. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community – Awards 2003". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  14. ^ "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on 24 September 2009. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 

External links[edit]

Destination at MusicBrainz (list of releases)