Erik Grönwall (album)

Erik Grönwall is the debut studio album by hard rock vocalist Erik Grönwall, winner of the Swedish singing television competition Idol 2009. The release is a cover album of various different pop and rock artists that have inspired Grönwall. He followed the album up with 2010's Somewhere Between a Rock and a Hard Place. Erik Grönwall entered the Swedish Albums Chart at number one, staying there for four weeks.[1] The album received generally negative reviews from Swedish music critics, but was a commercial success, becoming certified Platinum in Sweden with at least 40,000 copies sold.[2][3][4]

Erik Grönwall
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 2009
GenreArena rock
Hard rock
Power Pop
LabelColumbia / Sony Music
Erik Grönwall chronology
Erik Grönwall
Somewhere Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Track listing edit

Charts and certifications edit

Weekly charts edit

Chart Peak
Certification Sales
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[1] 1 GLF: Platinum[4][3] 40,000[4]

Year-end charts edit

Chart (2009) Position
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[5] 14

Release history edit

Region Date Label Format
Sweden 21 December 2009 Columbia Records (Sony BMG)

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Veckolista Album, vecka 53, 2009". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Erik Grönwall - Erik Grönwall (2009)". Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Veckolista Album, vecka 5, 2010". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  4. ^ a b c Ekelund, Martin (29 December 2009). "Toppen, Erik". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Årlista Album, 2009". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 9 April 2020.