Stronger (Kate Ryan album)

Stronger is the second album by Belgian singer Kate Ryan, released in 2004 in Europe and 2005 in the United States.

Stronger
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 26, 2004
Recorded2003-2004
GenreTrance, pop, Eurodance
LabelEMI Belgium
ProducerPhil Wilde, AJ Duncan, Martin Hanzén, Jimmy Thörnfeldt
Kate Ryan chronology
Different
(2002)
Stronger
(2004)
Alive
(2006)
Singles from Stronger
  1. "Only If I"
    Released: February 21, 2004
  2. "The Promise You Made/La Promesse"
    Released: June 12, 2004
  3. "Goodbye"
    Released: November 06, 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]

Stronger includes the hits singles "Only If I", "The Promise You Made", and "Goodbye".

Track listingEdit

"Hurry Up" produced by Martin Hanzén and Jimmy Thörnfeldt; all other songs produced by AJ Duncan and Phil Wilde

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Another Day"
  • Andy Janssens
  • Phil Wilde
  • Steven Tracey
4:43
2."Only If I"
3:52
3."Je lance un appel"
  • Wilde
  • Marc Gilson
4:04
4."The Promise You Made" (originally by Cock Robin)Peter Kingsbery3:28
5."Hands Up"
  • Kate Ryan
  • Janssens
  • Wilde
  • Tracey
3:43
6."I Like the Way"
  • Ryan
  • Janssens
  • Wilde
  • Tracey
3:42
7."Scream & Shout"
  • Ryan
  • Janssens
  • Wilde
  • Tracey
4:25
8."Can You Fix This?"
  • Ryan
  • Janssens
  • Wilde
  • Wanda Walker Janssens
4:04
9."Start Me Up"
  • Ryan
  • Janssens
  • Wilde
  • Tracey
3:33
10."Hurry Up"
  • Ryan
  • Janssens
  • Wilde
3:14
11."The Rain"Ryan3:21
12."We Belong Together"
  • Ryan
  • Janssens
3:56
13."Hard to Reveal"
  • Kate Ryan
  • Janssens
  • Wilde
  • Walker Janssens
4:09
14."Goodbye"
  • Ryan
  • Wilde
3:42
German bonus track[2]
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
15."La promesse"
3:29
2005 North American edition by Water Music Dance
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
15."The Promise You Made" (Extended Version)
  • Kingsbery
6:00
16."So In Love"
  • Ryan
  • Janssens
  • Wilde
  • Shamrock
3:49
17."Libertine" (French lyrics)
  • Laurent Boutonnat
  • Jean-Claude Déquéant
6:42

PersonnelEdit

  • Kate Ryan - Vocals, lyricist
  • Andy Janssens a.k.a. AJ Duncan - Producer, lyricist, conductor, pre-producer, keyboards, synths & protocols programming
  • Phil Wilde - Producer, lyricist, conductor, keyboards, synths & protocols programming
  • Martin Hanzén - Producer
  • Jimmy Thörnfeldt - Producer
  • Steven Tracey - Lyricist
  • Niklas Bergwall - Lyricist
  • Niclas Kings - Lyricist
  • Jeanette Olsson - Lyricist
  • Marc Gilson - Lyricist
  • Wanda Walker Janssens - Lyricist
  • Jo Lemaire - French translations ("La Promesse")
  • Mieke Aerts - Backing vocals
  • Jody Pijper - Backing vocals
  • Patrick Vinx - Backing vocals
  • Peter Bauwens - Backing vocals
  • Eric Melaerts - Guitars
  • Patrick Hamilton - Acoustic piano & strings arrangement
  • Peter Bulkens - Mixing
  • Sander van der Heide - Mastering
  • Ivo Kljuce - Photography
  • Bea Brych - Make-up

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Poland (ZPAV)[3] Gold 20,000*

* Sales figures based on certification alone.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r698774
  2. ^ "Kate Ryan – Stronger (2004, CD)". Discogs.
  3. ^ "Wyróżnienia – Złote płyty CD - Archiwum - Przyznane w 2004 roku" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry.