The Alesha Show

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The Alesha Show
Studio album by
Released24 November 2008
Recorded2007–2008 (Standard), 2009 (Encore Edition)
Genre
Length52:25
Label
Producer
Alesha Dixon chronology
'Fired Up
(2006)
The Alesha Show 'The Entertainer
(2010)
Singles from The Alesha Show
  1. "The Boy Does Nothing"
    Released: 10 November 2008
  2. "Breathe Slow"
    Released: 9 February 2009
  3. "Let's Get Excited"
    Released: 11 May 2009
  4. "To Love Again"
    Released: 15 November 2009

The Alesha Show is the second studio album from British recording artist Alesha Dixon, the album is her first album to be released in the United Kingdom. It was released on 24 November 2008 in the UK by Asylum Records. The album was billed in Dixon's full name of Alesha Dixon. The album is mainly a R&B album with soul and funk styles.

A deluxe edition of the album was released on 23 November 2009, entitled The Alesha Show – Encore. The first single from the Encore edition was "To Love Again". All the singles released from the album, including the Encore edition, reached the top 15 on the UK Singles Chart.

Reviews[change | change source]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Digital Spy3/5 stars[1]
Dotmusic7/10 stars[2]
The Independent3/5 stars[3]
MusicOMH4/5 stars[4]
Orange3/5 stars[5]
Teentoday.co.uk3/5 stars[6]
The Times3/5 stars[7]

Track listing[change | change source]

The Alesha Show – Standard edition
No. TitleMusic Length
1. "Welcome to the Alesha Show"  
0:26
2. "Let's Get Excited"  
3:18
3. "Breathe Slow"   4:13
4. "Cinderella Shoe"  
2:41
5. "The Boy Does Nothing"  
  • Dixon
  • Cooper
  • Higgins
  • Williams
3:34
6. "Chasing Ghosts"  
3:43
7. "Play Me"  
  • Cooper
  • Dixon
  • Higgins
  • Jon Shave
  • Toby Scott
  • Jason Resch
  • Kieran Jones
3:36
8. "Hand it Over"  
3:35
9. "Do You Know the Way it Feels"  Diane Warren 4:04
10. "Can I Begin"  
3:32
11. "Italians Do it Better"  
  • Dixon
  • Cooper
  • Higgins
  • Jason Resch
  • Kieran Jones
4:10
12. "Ooh Baby I Like it Like That"  
  • Dixon
  • Cooper
  • Higgins
  • Sasha Collinson
3:45
13. "Don't Ever Let Me Go"  
  • Dixon
  • Angus Stone
  • Julia Stone
3:44
14. "I'm Thru"
"Mystery" (hidden track)
  • Cooper
  • Higgins
  • Matt Gray
  • Owen Parker
  • Dixon
  • Tim Powell
8:56
The Alesha Show – Encore – bonus tracks
No. TitleMusic Length
15. "To Love Again"   3:51
16. "Shake"  
3:30
17. "The Light"  
  • Dixon
  • Higgins
  • Cooper
  • Xenomania
3:57
18. "All Out of Tune"
"Mystery" (hidden track)
10:05
Notes

"Don't Ever Let Me Go" samples "Paper Aeroplane" by Angus and Julia Stone.

Release history[change | change source]

Region Date Label
UK[8] 24 November 2008 Asylum
Ireland
Japan[9] 21 January 2009 Victor
Europe 20 February 2009 Warner Music
Poland[10] 23 March 2009
Brazil[11] 23 April 2009
Spain[12] 12 May 2009
Germany[13] 29 May 2009
Austria[13]
Switzerland[13]
Australia[14] 4 September 2009
United Kingdom[15]
(Encore edition)
23 November 2009
Asylum

Charts[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Published Monday, 24 November 2008, 12:16 GMT (24 November 2008). "Digital Spy review". Digitalspy.co.uk. Retrieved 1 December 2011.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2.  4 hrs ago (20 April 2011). "Dotmusic review". Uk.launch.yahoo.com.
  3. Gill, Andy (20 November 2009). "The Independent review". Independent.co.uk.
  4. "MusicOMH review". Musicomh.com.
  5. "Orange review". Web.orange.co.uk.
  6. "review". Teentoday.co.uk. 18 December 2010.
  7. "The Times review". Entertainment.timesonline.co.uk.
  8. "Release Info". Hmv.com. 15 December 2005. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  9. "JVCmusic Release Info". Jvcmusic.co.jp. 21 January 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
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  11. "Brazilian release info". Livrariasaraiva.com.br. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  12. "Spanish release date". Los40.com. 23 April 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 "German release date". Warnermusic.de. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  14. "Australian release date". Jbhifionline.com.au. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  15. "The Alesha Show: The Encore release date". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  16. Steffen Hung. "Alesha Dixon - The Alesha Show". lescharts.com. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
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  18. "UK Year End Chart 2008" (PDF). ChartsPlus/The Official Charts Company/British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 27 March 2009. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  19. "Official Singles Chart 2009" (PDF). Ukchartsplus.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-09-29.
  20. "Certified Awards". BPI. Retrieved 2014-08-03.