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Studio album by Zara Larsson
Released 1 October 2014
Recorded 2012–14
Genre
Length 47:00
Label
Producer
  • O.C.
  • Kevin Figs
  • Colin Norman
  • Claude Kelly
  • Robert Habolin
  • Billboard
  • Nick Ruth
  • Marcus Sepehrmanesh
  • Tommy Tysper
  • A.C.
  • Elof Loelv
  • Mel & Mus
  • JUNGLE
  • Simon Hassle
  • Benjamin Johansson
  • Grizzly
  • Erik Arvinder
  • Naiv
Zara Larsson chronology
Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself
(2013)
1
(2014)
Uncover
(2015)
Singles from 1
  1. "Bad Boys"
    Released: 13 October 2013
  2. "Carry You Home"
    Released: 12 May 2014
  3. "Rooftop"
    Released: 15 September 2014
  4. "Weak Heart"
    Released: 12 January 2015

1 is the debut studio album by Swedish singer Zara Larsson. The album was released on 1 October 2014 by TEN Music Group and Universal Music Group.[2][3] The album is certified platinum in Sweden, indicating sales of 40,000 units.[4] The album is only available in Scandinavian countries.

Singles

  • "Bad Boys" was released as the lead single on 13 October 2013. It reached number 33 in Denmark[5] and number 27 in Sweden.[6]
  • "Carry You Home" was released as the second single on 12 May 2014. It reached the top five in Sweden, peaking at number three.[7] It additionally charted in Czech Republic[8] and Denmark.[9]
  • "Rooftop" was released as the third single on 15 September 2014. It reached number six in Sweden.[10]
  • "Weak Heart" was released as the fourth and final single on 12 January 2015. It reached number 53 in Sweden, being the lowest-charting single from the album.[10]

Critical reception

Kyle Copier of A Music Blog, Yea? gave 1 a very positive review, stating "Where her colleagues, even older, more experienced ones, usually lack emotion, the change in tone from confident ex-girlfriend to shaken ex-lover in “She’s Not Me” from Part 1 to Part 2 is chilling." Copier praised her vocals for being beyond her age. Copier finished his review by writing: "For now, she’s an exciting, young, impressive artist with a ceiling that has yet to be seen and a killer debut- I’m sure that will do. You can bet I’m going to do a much better job keeping tabs on Zara Larsson from here on out. "[11] Press Play OK gave 1 a more mixed review, writing: "Larsson’s songs unfortunately feel bereft of any substance based on life experience. Skipping A Beat takes a riff on that similar Olly Murs song, while Rooftop is simplistic."[12]

Commercial performance

1 has charted in three countries, it reached number 33 in Denmark,[13] number 28 in Norway,[14] and topped the Swedish Albums Chart.[15]

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Skippin a Beat"
  • O.C.
  • Kevin Figs
  • Mack[a]
2:43
2."Wanna Be Your Baby"
  • Norman
  • Kelly
  • Robert Habolin
3:04
3."Rooftop"
  • Mack
  • Göransson
  • Mathieu Jomphe
  • Nick Ruth
  • Billboard
  • Ruth
  • Mack
3:59
4."Never Gonna Die"
  • Ethan "Baby E" Lowery
  • Tommy Tysper
  • Tysper
  • A.C.
3:46
5."Carry You Home"Elof LoelvLoelv4:14
6."Can't Hold Back"
  • Ashley Rose
  • Melvin Hough II
  • Rivelino Wouter
  • Mel & Mus
  • Habolin[a]
3:40
7."Weak Heart"
  • Mack
  • Robert Habolin
  • Patrizia Helander
  • Loelv
  • Habolin[a]
2:59
8."If I Was Your Girl"
  • Mack
  • Tim Denéve
  • Ted Krotkiewski
2:39
9."Secret"
  • Elina Stridh
  • Simon Hassle
  • Benjamin Johansson
  • Grace Tither
  • Hassle
  • Johansson
2:43
10."Endless"Grizzly2:46
11."Still in My Blood"
  • Alx Reuterskiöld
  • Kim Wennerström
Habolin3:11
12."Uncover" (2014 version)
  • Mack
  • Habolin
  • Gavin Jones
3:34
13."Bad Boys"Mack
2:09
14."She's Not Me, Pt. 1 and Pt. 2"
  • Naiv
  • Mack
  • Mack
  • Naiv
5:33
Total length:47:00

Notes

  • ^[a] signifies a vocal producer

Personnel

Credits adapted from the liner notes of 1.[16]

Performers and musicians
  • Zara Larsson – vocals
  • Mel & Mus – all instruments (track 6)
Production
  • A.C. – production (track 4)
  • Nicki Adamsson – vocals engineering (track 3)
  • Erik Arvinder – strings recording (track 12), strings arrangement (track 12)
  • Billboard – production (track 3)
  • Adel Dahdal – mixing (track 9)
  • Björn Engelmann – mastering (tracks 12, 14)
  • Kevin Figs – production (track 1)
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering (tracks 1-11, 13)
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing (track 4)
  • Grizzly – production (track 10), mixing (track 10)
  • Ola Håkansson – executive production
  • Robert Habolin – production (tracks 2, 11-12), vocal production (tracks 6-7, 13), vocal recording (tracks 6-7, 13), mixing (tracks 6, 11-12), recording (track 12)
  • John Hanes – engineered for mix
  • Simon Hassle – production (track 9)
  • Benjamin Johansson – production (track 9)
  • JUNGLE – production (track 8), mixing (track 8)
  • Claude Kelly – production (track 2)
  • Zara Larsson – executive production
  • Elof Loelv – production (tracks 5, 7, 13), mixing (tracks 5, 7, 13)
  • Mack – executive production, production (track 14), vocal production (tracks 1, 3, 8, 13), vocal recording (tracks 1, 13)
  • Erik Madrid – mixing (track 3)
  • Mel & Mus – production (track 6)
  • Naiv – production (track 14), mixing (track 14)
  • Nicki & Hampus – mixing (track 1)
  • Colin Norman – production (track 2)
  • O.C. – production (track 1)
  • Daniela Rivera – additional engineering (track 2)
  • Nick Ruth – production (track 3)
  • Phil Tan – mixing (track 2)
  • Tommy Tysper – production (track 4)
  • Vincent Vu – mixing assistant (track 3)
Design and management
  • Linnea Aarflot – art direction
  • Atena Banisaid – product management
  • Fredrik Etoall – photography
  • Mack – A&R
  • Emma Svensson – photography

Charts

Weekly charts

Chart (2014–15) Peak
position
Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[17] 33
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[18] 28
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[19] 1

Year-end charts

Chart (2014) Position
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[20] 59

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[21] Gold 10,000^
Sweden (GLF)[22] Platinum 40,000^

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

Release history

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Sweden 1 October 2014 [23]
Denmark 6 October 2014 Digital download
[24]
Norway [25]

References

  1. ^ Karin Grönroos (October 1, 2014). "Kommersiell debut med integritet". Borås Tidning (in Swedish). 
  2. ^ "1" (in Swedish). Svensk mediedatabas. 2014. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "1" (in Swedish). Ginza. 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Veckolista Album – Vecka 32, 7 augusti 2015" (in Swedish). Sverigetopplistan. Swedish Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 19 July 2016. 
  5. ^ Hung, Steffen. "danishcharts.com - Zara Larsson - Bad Boys". www.danishcharts.com. Retrieved 2017-04-26. 
  6. ^ Hung, Steffen. "swedishcharts.com - Zara Larsson - Bad Boys". www.swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2017-04-26. 
  7. ^ Hung, Steffen. "swedishcharts.com - Zara Larsson - Carry You Home". www.swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2017-04-26. 
  8. ^ "CNS IFPI". Archived from the original on 2006-07-01. 
  9. ^ "SNS IFPI". Archived from the original on 2007-01-10. 
  10. ^ a b Hung, Steffen. "swedishcharts.com - Zara Larsson - Rooftop". www.swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2017-04-26. 
  11. ^ -. "You've GOT to Hear This: Zara Larsson – "1" – A Music Blog, Yea?". Retrieved 2017-04-26. 
  12. ^ "REVIEW: Zara Larsson - 1". PressPLAY OK. 2014-10-05. Retrieved 2017-04-26. 
  13. ^ Hung, Steffen. "danishcharts.com - Zara Larsson - 1". www.danishcharts.com. Retrieved 2017-04-26. 
  14. ^ Hung, Steffen. "norwegiancharts.com - Zara Larsson - 1". www.norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 2017-04-26. 
  15. ^ Hung, Steffen. "swedishcharts.com - Zara Larsson - 1". www.swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2017-04-26. 
  16. ^ 1 (Media notes). Zara Larsson. TEN Music Group / Universal. 2014. 
  17. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Zara Larsson – 1". Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  18. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Zara Larsson – 1". Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  19. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Zara Larsson – 1". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  20. ^ "Swedish End of year albums chart: 2014". www.hitlistan.se. Archived from the original on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 
  21. ^ "Zara Larsson "1"". IFPI Denmark. 3 April 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018. 
  22. ^ "Guld- och Platinacertifikat" (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. Retrieved 27 January 2018.  Type Zara Larsson in the top right search bar. Click on "Sok" and select 1 and see certification.
  23. ^ "iTunes - Musik - 1 av Zara Larsson". Apple Music, iTunes (Sweden). Retrieved 11 November 2014. 
  24. ^ "iTunes - Music - 1 by Zara Larsson". Apple Music, iTunes (Denmark). Retrieved 11 November 2014. 
  25. ^ "iTunes - Music - 1 by Zara Larsson". iTunes, Apple Music (Norway). Retrieved 11 November 2014. 


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