Spark (Marit Larsen album)

Spark is the third album from Norwegian singer-songwriter Marit Larsen, and was released on 18 November 2011. The information was made available via Marit Larsen's Tumblr page. On 31 July 2011 Marit Larsen began to post information about her third album on her Tumblr. On 7 October 2011 she announced the name of the album and track list. The first single, "Coming Home" had premiered on NRK P3 and on her Facebook page on 15 October. The album produced two singles; "Coming Home" and "Don't Move". The album spawned 2 number one songs in the Philippine Top 100 Songs Chart where in "Coming Home" stayed atop for 4 consecutive weeks, which gave Marit her first number one song in the Philippines as a solo artist and her non-single song "Last Night" stayed for 2 consecutive weeks in the early 2012, serving as her second number one song.

Studio album by
Released18 November 2011
RecordedAugust/September 2011
ProducerKåre Christoffer Vestrheim
Marit Larsen chronology
If a Song Could Get Me You
When the Morning Comes
Singles from Spark
  1. "Coming Home"
    Released: 14 October 2011
  2. "Don't Move"
    Released: 30 January 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Bergens Tidende[1]
NRK Lydverket[4]
Verdens Gang[5]
Rolling Stone (Germany)[6]

Track listingEdit

1."Keeper of the Keys"Marit Larsen04:01
2."Don't Move"Larsen, Peter Zizzo03:45
3."What If"Larsen04:57
4."I Can't Love You Anymore"Larsen, Teitur Lassen04:21
5."Coming Home"Larsen03:59
6."Me and the Highway"Larsen05:01
7."Last Night"Larsen04:20
8."Have You Ever"Larsen, Zizzo04:04
9."Fine Line"Larsen04:25
10."That Day"Larsen04:45
Total length:43:53


Chart (2011–2012) Peak
Norwegian Albums Chart 2
Swiss Albums Chart 36
German Albums Chart 57


Year Single Norwegian Singles Chart Norwegian Radio Chart German Singles Chart Philippines Top 100 Songs
2011 "Vår Beste Dag" 1 1
2011 "Coming Home" 18 5 75 1
2012 "Don't Move"
2012 "Last Night" 1

Technical creditsEdit

  • Marit Larsen – Vocals, arranger, Piano, Mandolin, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Glockenspiel, Zither, Harmonica, Celeste, Hand Claps, Church Organ.
  • Kåre Christoffer Vestrheim – Producer, arranger, Piano, Harpsichord, Celeste, Cowbell, Hand Claps, Accordion, Electric Guitar.
  • Geir Sundstøl – Acoustic Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar, Mandolin, Harmonica, Harp.
  • Tor Egil Kreken – Bass, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
  • Torstein Lofthus – Drums
  • Michael Scott Hartung – Recording engineers, Acoustic Guitar, Mixed.
  • Tommy Kristiansen – Acoustic Guitar
  • Hans Andreas Horntveth Jansen – Assistant recording engineers
  • Kristoffer Bonsaksen – Assistant recording engineers
  • Artwork – Erland G. Banggren
  • Photography – Jørgen Gomnæs


Country Certifications Sales/Shipments
Norway Gold 25,000+


In her Tumblr page, Marit Larsen talked about a track entitled "Blue Print", but it didn't make the final track list.

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