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For Bitter or Worse is the sixth studio album from the Dutch singer Anouk. The album was released on September 18, 2009, via the record label EMI.[1]

For Bitter or Worse
Anouk - For Bitter Or Worse - albumcover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 18, 2009 (2009-09-18)
GenrePop, R&B
LabelEMI Group 50999 4562182 6
ProducerTore Johansson
Anouk chronology
Live at Gelredome
For Bitter or Worse
To Get Her Together
Singles from For Bitter or Worse
  1. "Three Days in a Row"
    Released: August 1, 2009
  2. "Woman"
    Released: November 24, 2009
  3. "For Bitter or Worse"
    Released: February 16, 2010
  4. "Lovedrunk"
    Released: May 7, 2010

The first single from the album, "Three Days in a Row" was released in August. It reached the top of the Netherlands charts in September 2009, making it Anouk's first number one in the country. In June of the same year, one of the songs recorded for the album, "Today", was released as promo material. It was so successful that, despite never being released as an official single, the song reached number 50 in the Dutch chart. The second single Woman, was sent to radio stations at the end of October 2009. After just one day the single was at number one on airplay chart. The single was released physically on 24 November 2009.


Track listingEdit

  1. "Three Days in a Row"
  2. "In This World"
  3. "Woman"
  4. "Lay It Down"
  5. "8 Years"
  6. "My Shoes"
  7. "Walk to the Bay"
  8. "Today"
  9. "Hold On"
  10. "Lovedrunk"
  11. "Faith in My Moon"
  12. "For Bitter or Worse"

Charting and salesEdit

For Bitter or Worse debuted at number one on the Dutch Hot 100 after only two days of release and was certified platinum with sales of over 60,000 copies.

On November 17, 2009, it was announced that For Bitter or Worse had reached double Platinum status in the Netherlands with sales of over 120,000.


Before the release of the album, Anouk announced that she would tour in November and December to promote the album. Thus far only dates in the Netherlands and Belgium have been announced.

Date City Country Venue
September 17, 2009 Amsterdam Netherlands Paradiso
September 27, 2009 Brussels Belgium Ancienne Belgique
November 12, 2009 Rotterdam Netherlands Ahoy
November 16, 2009 Rotterdam Netherlands Ahoy
November 23, 2009 Antwerp Belgium Sportpaleis
December 2, 2009 Rotterdam Netherlands Ahoy
December 4, 2009 Rotterdam Netherlands Ahoy
July 4, 2010 Amsterdam Netherlands Westerpark
July 7, 2010 Amsterdam Netherlands Westerpark
August 28, 2010 The Hague Netherlands Malieveld