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This article is about the music album. For the cargo resupply missions, see the Hump.

Over the Hump is the eighth regular studio album by European-American pop group The Kelly Family. Co-produced by Hartmut Müller and Kathy Kelly, it was released in 1994 (see 1994 in music) throughout most of Europe.

Over the Hump
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Studio album by
Released1994
RecordedSound Studio N
(Cologne, Germany)
Genre
Length49:46
LabelKEL-Life
Producer
The Kelly Family chronology
The Very Best Over 10 Years
(1993)
Over the Hump
(1994)
Christmas for All
(1995)

The album reached number-one in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, resulting in the group's breakthrough in German-speaking Europe after years of minor successful studio and live releases. It also entered the top 30 in the Netherlands and Norway and sold more than 1.8 million copies within the first five months of its release.[1] Over the Hump eventually sold more than 2.25 million copies in Germany alone, making it one of the biggest-selling albums of German origin to date.[2]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Why Why Why" (lead vocals: Joey, Paddy)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
3:33
2."Father's Nose" (lead vocals: Kathy)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
3:18
3."First Time" (lead vocals: Patricia)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
4:14
4."Baby Smile" (lead vocals: Barby)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
3:36
5."Cover the Road" (lead vocals: Jimmy)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
3:59
6."She's Crazy" (lead vocals: Barby)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
3:40
7."Ares qui" (lead vocals: Paddy, Kathy, Jimmy)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
3:49
8."Key to My Heart" (lead vocals: Paddy, Joey)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
  • Dan Kelly
2:57
9."Roses of Red" (lead vocals: Maite)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
3:46
10."Once in a While" (lead vocals: Angelo)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
2:52
11."Break Free" (lead vocals: Barby)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
2:37
12."An Angel" (lead vocals: Paddy, Angelo)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
3:44
13."The Wolf" (lead vocals: Joey)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
3:25
14."Santa Maria" (lead vocals: Johnny, Angelo)The Kelly Family
  • Hartmut Pfannmüller
  • Kathy Kelly
3:07

PersonnelEdit

The Kelly FamilyEdit

  • Kathy Kelly – vocals, piano, keyboards, accordion, hurdy gurdy
  • John Kelly – vocals, acoustic guitar, drums
  • Patricia Kelly – vocals, bombo
  • Jimmy Kelly – vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, drums, percussions, accordion
  • Joey Kelly – vocals, electric guitar
  • Barby Kelly – vocals
  • Paddy Kelly – vocals, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, drums, keyboards, flute
  • Maite Kelly – vocals
  • Angelo Kelly – vocals, drums

AdditionalEdit

ProductionEdit

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Austria (IFPI Austria)[14] 2× Platinum 100,000*
Germany (BVMI)[15] 9× Gold 2,250,000^
Italy (FIMI)[16] Gold 50,000*
Poland (ZPAV)[17] 3× Platinum 300,000*
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[18] Platinum 100,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[19] 2× Platinum 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Meine Familie und ICH". Focus (in German). 1995-10-10. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
  2. ^ "Die Meistestverkauftesten". ZEIT Online (in German). 2008-03-05. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – The Kelly Family – Over the Hump" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  4. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – The Kelly Family – Over the Hump" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  5. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  6. ^ "Top 40 album DVD és válogatáslemez-lista – 9. 1996. hét" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  7. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – The Kelly Family – Over the Hump". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  8. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – The Kelly Family – Over the Hump". Hung Medien. Retrieved November 23, 2017.
  9. ^ "Swisscharts.com – The Kelly Family – Over the Hump". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  10. ^ "Top 100 Album-Jahrescharts (1994)". Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  11. ^ "Top 100 Album-Jahrescharts (1995)". Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  12. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade Alben 1995 – hitparade.ch". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  13. ^ "Top 100 Album-Jahrescharts (1996)". Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  14. ^ "Austrian album certifications – The Kelly Family – Over the Hump" (in German). IFPI Austria.
  15. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (The Kelly Family; 'Over the Hump')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  16. ^ "Italian album certifications – The Kelly Family – Over the Hump" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Select "1996" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Over the Hump" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Album e Compilation" under "Sezione".
  17. ^ "Polish album certifications – The Kelly Family – Over the Hump" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry.
  18. ^ certmonth IS REQUIRED for SPANISH CERTIFICATION.
  19. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (The Kelly Family; 'Over the Hump')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien.

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