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Michael Learns to Rock (1991 album)

Michael Learns to Rock is the eponymous debut album of the Danish soft rock and pop rock band Michael Learns to Rock. The album was released in September 1991 through Medley Records in Denmark. It sold 180,000 copies in Scandinavia, and 250,000 copies in the rest of the world.[1][2] The album includes their signature song "The Actor", which charted at number one in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines.[3]

Michael Learns to Rock
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Studio album by
Released13 August 1991
GenrePop rock, soft rock
ProducerSteve Barri (also exec.), Poul Bruun (exec.), Jens Hofman, Randy Nicklaus (exec.), Tony Peluso, Oli Poulsen, Richard Scher
Michael Learns to Rock chronology
Michael Learns to Rock
Singles from Michael Learns to Rock
  1. "My Blue Angel"
    Released: 1991
  2. "I Still Carry On"
    Released: 1991
  3. "The Actor"
    Released: 1991


Track listingEdit

1."My Blue Angel"Jascha Richter, Michael Price, Richard ScherSteve Barri, Tony Peluso, Scher (co.)3:55
2."Looking at Love"Richter, Price, ScherBarri, Peluso4:30
3."A Kiss in the Rain"Richter, Price, ScherBarri, Peluso, Scher (co.)4:45
4."The Actor"RichterJens Hofman, Oli Poulsen4:34
5."Messages"RichterHofman, Poulsen4:32
6."I Still Carry On"RichterHofman, Poulsen4:36
7."Crazy Dream"Richter, Price, Terry LuptonBarri, Peluso3:59
8."African Queen"Richter, Maribeth DerryHofman, Poulsen, Peluso4:10
9."Come on and Dance"Richter, PriceHofman, Poulsen, Peluso4:44
10."Let's Build a Room"RichterHofman, Poulsen, Peluso3:35
11."Gone After Midnight" (CD bonus track)Richter, DerryHofman, Poulsen4:10


Chart (1992) Peak
Norwegian Album Chart[5] 5
Danish Album Chart 1


  1. ^ Kastrup, Mads (October 23, 1994). "Michaels frugtbare pop" [The flourishing pop of Michael]. Berlingske Tidende (in Danish). Copenhagen: Berlingske Media.
  2. ^ Olesen, Allan Lykke (October 22, 1994). "Nu har vi råd til at spille rock" [Now we can afford to play rock]. Ekstra Bladet (in Danish). Copenhagen: JP/Politikens Hus.
  3. ^ "Frugtelige friske fyre" [Fruitful fresh guys]. Politiken (in Danish). Copenhagen: JP/Politikens Hus. October 25, 1993.
  4. ^ "Michael Learns To Rock (Remastered) by Michael Learns to Rock" – via
  5. ^ "VG-lista Michael Learns to Rock".

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