Source Authors. Previous article Next article. Andrea Bocelli discography. Cookie-policy To contact us: mail to admin zxc. The Best of Andrea Bocelli - Vivere Chart positions Explanation of the data. Australia ARIA. Brazil PMB. Europe IFPI. Finland IFPI. Ireland IRMA. These songs defined the Bocelli sound.
He steered clear of his top register, using it only for occasional climactic effect, and mostly what he does here is all about the microphone -- he's a romantic crooner, and in that role he can stand with anybody else on the market today.
There are a few clinkers. These two have some vocal traits in common and should blend well, but here Brightman has a tendency to sing the English lines with an affected Italian accent. Still, this is as good a place as any to start with the Italian tenor who has since become a worldwide phenomenon, and a sure-fire gift for someone who has experienced Bocelli's undoubted ability to snare listeners who get a taste of his voice in a chance encounter as on a commercial for the Bellagio resort in Las Vegas.
All Italian songs are translated into English in the booklet. Even as "the fourth tenor" has become one of the world's most popular and renowned classical and operatic singers, Andrea Bocelli has been teasing pop fans over Amapola - Andrea Bocelli - Amore (CD years by recording brilliant duets with the likes of Celine Dion and Sarah Brightman.
Who better to helm the Tuscan-born vocal giant's first pure pop album than David Foster, who has made foreign language singing all the rage by introducing the world to Josh Groban? Amore features songs from various musical eras, from the s through the '80s, which Bocelli sings in his native Italian, Spanish, and French.
He launches the collection with beautiful Spanish on the tender, soaring ballad "Amapola" and a graceful "Besame Mucho" before introducing his facility for French with the lush, film score-like "Les Feuilles Mortes," which becomes "Autumn Leaves. Purists may balk at such tandems, but pop fans will be enchanted, and Foster handles the productions of these tracks with admirable restraint. In typical Foster's tug-the-heartstrings fashion, the disc closes with Italian and English versions of the inspirational ballad "Because We Believe," but for the most part, this magical effort fully realizes its aim to become a trendsetter for romantic pop in the s.
The Best of Andrea Bocelli - 'Vivere'. Classical crossover mainstay Andrea Bocelli's first greatest-hits collection to date, released nearly a decade and a half after he made his album debut inThe Best of Andrea Bocelli: Vivere includes many of his best-known songs plus five new recordings exclusive to this compilation.
His international breakthrough album, Romanzais well represented with a few inclusions, including his English-language duet with Sarah Brightman on "Time to Say Goodbye. As for neophytes, Vivere is an ideal introduction to Bocelli's classical crossover work. While Romanza and Sogno are still great entry points and are perhaps the better albums from the Amapola - Andrea Bocelli - Amore (CD of stylistic consistency, the wide range of musical styles showcased on Vivere makes it a great summary of Bocelli's album output to date.
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli's 14th studio album, 's Passione features a selection of romantic Mediterranean love songs. My Christmas. Andrea Bocelli's My Christmas album finds the Italian tenor performing various classic holiday-themed songs that touch on classical, opera, and pop.
Of course, the opera and classic songs are Bocelli's bread and butter, and here listeners get such lavishly produced cuts as "Adeste Fidelis," "Cantique del Noel," and "Caro Gesu Bambino. With Bocelli backed by the New York Philharmonic conducted by longtime musical director Alan Gilbert, the track collection is also being made available in Album) deluxe edition that includes a DVD of the evening.
Cieli Di Toscana. In Cieli di Toscana, tenor Andrea Bocelli pays tribute to his Tuscan heritage through performances of a number of romantic Italian-language songs, old and new, that relate to the Northern Italian region associated with high quality olive oil and unspoiled, pristine coastline. As such, Cieli di Toscana serves as a sort of Tuscan counterpart to Bocelli's album of Neapolitan standards, Sentimento. While powerhouse producer Caterina Caselli Sugar's arrangements are dated -- they smack of the Europop sound of the s -- Bocelli's voice has such a warm and loveable personality that it is impossible for him to rub the listener the wrong way.
In these relatively simple songs, Bocelli draws on his operatic skills as a singer only very sparingly, applying vibrato to notes when he is in need of more power or a more secure sense of pitch. Most of Cieli di Toscana is done in a pure, "pop" voice that's as clear and unpretentious as the olive oil produced by the region of which he is singing, and it is a joy to hear.
Cieli di Toscana in English, Skies of Tuscany was a sales blockbuster in the EU upon its release inmoving millions of units in only a few weeks and occupying the top spot on charts worldwide. The album is not a natural fit for American audiences, but it got a boost nonetheless in Amapola - Andrea Bocelli - Amore (CD United States through the appearance of the song "Mille Lune Mille Onde" in the background of a television commercial.
While the opulent booklet provides complete texts and English translations, it Album) been nice to have a little background on the music itself -- not present here. Of the popular albums that Bocelli has recorded, this one is probably the best so far, and certainly the one that is most accessible to American listeners. Hi-Res Booklet. Thematic albums tend to be quite successful for vocal artists, especially for Andrea Bocelli, whose large discography is dominated by such attention-getting collections.
For Cinema, his release on Decca, Bocelli performs passionate songs that have become famous through the films that featured them. Three of the songs first became popular in musicals, so Maria from West Side Story, The Music of the Night from The Phantom of the Opera, and No llores por mi, Argentina from Evita have been included because of their later film versions. Ave Verum Corpus. Because We Believe. Bellissime Stelle. Blue Christmas. Brucia la Terra. Can't Help Falling in Love.
Cantique de Noel. Canto Della Terra. Canzoni Stonate. Caro Gesu Bambino. Celeste Aida. Che Gelida Manina. Cielo E Mar! Come Un Fiume Tu. Con Te Partiro. Core 'ngrato. Cuando Me Enamoro Quando M'innamoro. Cujus Animam. Dare to Live Vivere.
De' Miei Bollenti Spiriti. Dell'amore Non Si Sa. Der Engel. Di Quella Pira. Di Rigori Armato Il Seno. Di' Tu Se Fedele. Domine Deus. E Chiove. E Lucevan Le Stelle. E Mi Manchi Tu. Ella Mi Fu Rapita! En Arajuez Con Tu Amor. Era De Maggio. Era Gia' Turro Previsto. Fall on Me. For Love. Frondi Tenere Ombra Mai Fu. Funiculi Funicula. Garota De Ipanema. Gloria A Te, Cristo Gesu. Go Where Love Goes. God Bless Us Everyone. Hallelujah Leonard Cohen cover.
I Believe. I Love Rossini. I Love Rossini English. I Te Vurria Vasa. I'll Go With You. I'm Trembling and I Love You. Ich Lebe Fur Sie. If Only. Il Diavolo e l'Angelo. Il Mare Calmo Della Sera. Il Mistero Dell'Amore. Il Nostro Incontro feat. Chris Botti. In Canto. Jingle Bells. L'Anima Ho Stanca. L'Ultima Canzone. L'Ultimo Re. La Danza.
La Dolcissima Effigie. La Donna e Mobile. La Luna Che Non C'e. La Mia Letizia Infondere Vorrei. La Serenata. La Vie En Rose. La Voce Del Silenzio.
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