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Solntse (album)

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Released  May 2009
Language  Russian, English
Release date  May 2009
Label  Moon Records Ukraine
Length  45:06
Artist  Ani Lorak
Producer  Dimitris Kontopoulos
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Recorded  VOX Recording Studios - Athens, Greece, 2008-2009
Genres  Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock, Dance-pop
Dance-pop albums  Dyki Tantsi, Superficial, Strip Me, Ignition, Crno zlato

Solntse (Russian: Солнце; English: The Sun) is Ukrainian singer Ani Lorak eleventh studio album. The album features Lorak's Eurovision Song Contest 2008 entry "Shady Lady" as well as its Russian counterpart "С неба в небо". The album comes as a CD/DVD pack with the DVD featuring 5 videos.



Recording took place at VOX Recording Studios in Athens, Greece, in 2008-2009. Composed and produced primarily by Dimitris Kontopoulos, the album's sound differs from past albums featuring a more European sounding of songs and an album built on fresh material.

The debut single from the album, titled "Solntse" was released in December 2008. It peaked at number 1 in both Ukraine and Russia respectively. The album also includes an English version of the song titled "I'm Alive".

The second single from the album "A Dal'she" (А дальше…; And more...) was released in 2009 and peaked at number 1 in Ukraine while it reached the top 10 in Russia. The music video for the song was shot in India, and features an Indian theme.

On November 28, 2009, the title track "Solntse" won the "Best Song of the Year 2009" award at the "Zolotoi Grammofon" awards held Moscow, Russia.


  • Ani Lorak – Vocals, Producer
  • Philipp Kirkorov – Executive Producer
  • Dimitris Kontopoulos – Sound producer, Keyboards, programming, arrangement
  • Victoria Halkiti – Backing vocals
  • Aris Binis – Recording and mastering
  • Paul Stefanidis Viking Lounge Mastering studio – Mastering
  • Janis Grigoriu – Bass guitar
  • Spyros Kodakis – Acoustic guitar & Electric guitar
  • Alkis Misirlis – Drums
  • Andrei Batura – Design
  • Andrew Davidovsky - Photography
  • Dmitry Peretrutov - Photography
  • George Kalfamanolis - Photography
  • Songs

    A dal'she3:20


    Solntse (album) Wikipedia

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