Electra Heart (album)

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Electra Heart is an album released by Marina and the Diamonds on 27 February 2012. It was met with average reviews, scoring 57/100 on Metacritic.

Marina has released a series of seven videos on YouTube surrounding the release of Electra Heart. Part 2, 4, 6 and 7 are music videos to singles released from the album.

The album entered at number one in the United Kingdom (selling 21,358 copies) and Ireland. It also peaked at number 2 on the US Dance/Electronic Albums chart, whilst reaching the top twenty in three other countries. It also reached number 31 on the US Billboard 200.

Singles[change | edit source]

  • Radioactive was released as a 'teaser' single on 23 September 2011. It reached number 25 in the United Kingdom. The single was later not included in the released version of Electra Heart but is included on the deluxe version.
  • Homewrecker was released as a free track for signing up to Marina's mailing list.
  • Primadonna was released as the lead single on 20 March 2012. It reached the top 10 in six countries. It gave Marina her most successful single. It reached number eleven in the UK and three in Ireland.
  • How to be a Heartbreaker was released as a worldwide single on 16 December 2012. The single is not included in the UK edition of Electra Heart.
  • Power & Control was released in the UK as a second single in July 2012.