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Shine is the fourth studio album by Swedish singer Anni-Frid Lyngstadand her second international solo album as Frida. It was first released in September and has since been re-released several times, mainly in the digitally remastered form in with bonus tracks. This is Lyngstad's last Incinerator (Radio Version) - DJ Krush - Code4109 language studio album to date.
After the success of Something's Going OnPhil Collins was to produce again for Frida's next album, but as Genesis formed part of his other commitments, producer Steve Lillywhite took over his role. The producer Chemistry Tonight - Frida - Shine Steve Lillywhiteand at only 29 years of age, he was already known for his work with Peter Gabrielthe Rolling Stones and U2 amongst others.
Lilywhite's then-wife Kirsty MacColl co-wrote three songs that made the album, as well as a fourth recorded at the sessions and used as a B-side. Lillywhite managed to give Lyngstad an even more modern and Chemistry Tonight - Frida - Shine soundscape than Phil Collins had done on her previous album.
In Frida — The DVDwhen speaking about Shine and its failure to recreate the success of its predecessor, Lyngstad herself said "that maybe this album became a bit too modern for its time". The Shine album is also unique as it saw the debut of Lyngstad as a songwriter in both "Don't Do It" and "That's Tough", the latter also features her son Hans Fredriksson as co-writer.
The lead single from the album was The Stag - Patrick Doyle - Cinderella title track, "Shine".
In some countries "Twist in the Dark" and "Heart of the Country" were released as singles. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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