Believe (Katherine Jenkins album)

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Believe
Studio album by Katherine Jenkins
Released 26 October 2009 (2009-10-26)
29 March 2010 (2010-03-29) (deluxe edition)
Recorded 2009 Los Angeles
Genre Classical Crossover, soft rock
Label Warner Bros.
Producer David Foster
Katherine Jenkins chronology
Sacred Arias
(2008)
Believe
(2009)
The Ultimate Collection
(2009)
Singles from Believe
  1. "I Believe"
    Released: 24 September 2009[1]
  2. "Bring Me To Life"
    Released: 23 October 2009[2]
  3. "Parla Più Piano (Love Theme from the Godfather)"
    Released: 25 November 2009[3]
  4. "Angel"
    Released: 14 December 2009[4]
  5. "Fear of Falling"
    Released: 12 April 2010[5]
  6. "Endless Love"
    Released: 24 May 2010[6]
  7. "Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming"
    Released: 29 November 2010[7]
Alternative cover
Believe - Platinum edition cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
euVue 7/10 stars[8]
The Citizen 5.5/10 stars[9]
Jeremy Gates 5/10 stars[10]
Gold 90.5FM 3/5 stars[11]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[12]
Classical-Crossover.co.uk 4/5 stars[13]

Believe is the seventh studio album by classical crossover artist Katherine Jenkins and was released on 26 October 2009 in the UK.

Jenkins described this album as her most accessible to date, with many more popular songs such as Evanescence's "Bring Me to Life".

Track listing[edit]

International edition[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Till There Was You" (from The Music Man, 1957) Meredith Willson 3:33
2. "Bring Me to Life"   Amy Lee, David Hodges, Ben Moody 3:46
3. "Angel"   Sarah McLachlan 5:54
4. "I Believe" (duet with Andrea Bocelli) Éric Levi 4:25
5. "Fear of Falling"   Richard Marx 3:58
6. "Parla Più Piano - Love Theme From The Godfather"   Nino Rota 4:18
7. "Ancora Non Sai" (with violinist Andre Rieu) David Foster 4:58
8. "No Woman, No Cry" (duet with Cody Carey) Vincent Ford 4:54
9. "La Vie En Rose"   Édith Piaf, Louis Gugliemi 3:22
10. "La Califfa" (with trumpeter Chris Botti) Ennio Morricone 3:30
11. "Who Wants to Live Forever"   Brian May 4:07
12. "Se Si Perde Un Amore"   Marco Marinangeli 4:46
See also Deluxe edition and Platinum edition for track listings on the international released version of Believe.

U.S. edition[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Till There Was You" (from The Music Man, 1957) Meredith Willson 3:33
2. "Bring Me to Life"   Amy Lee, David Hodges, Ben Moody 3:46
3. "Angel"   Sarah McLachlan 5:54
4. "I Believe" (duet with Andrea Bocelli) Éric Levi 4:25
5. "Love Never Dies" (from Love Never Dies, 2010) Andrew Lloyd Webber, Glenn Slater 4:33
6. "Fear of Falling"   Richard Marx 3:58
7. "Parla Più Piano - Love Theme From The Godfather"   Nino Rota 4:18
8. "Ancora Non Sai" (with violinist Andre Rieu) David Foster 4:58
9. "Se Si Perde Un Amore"   Marco Marinangeli 4:46
10. "La Vie En Rose"   Édith Piaf, Louis Gugliemi 3:22
11. "La Califfa" (with trumpeter Chris Botti) Ennio Morricone 3:30
12. "Who Wants to Live Forever"   Brian May 4:07

Deluxe edition[edit]

The deluxe edition of the album, released on 29 March 2010 in the UK, includes two new tracks: "Love Never Dies" and "Endless Love", with a total of 13 tracks. The track "Se Si Perde Un Amore" from the standard edition is not included.

Track listing
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Love Never Dies" (from Love Never Dies, 2010) Andrew Lloyd Webber, Glenn Slater 4:33
2. "Bring Me to Life"   Amy Lee, David Hodges, Ben Moody 3:46
3. "Angel"   Sarah McLachlan 5:54
4. "I Believe" (duet with Andrea Bocelli) Éric Levi 4:25
5. "Who Wants to Live Forever"   Brian May 4:07
6. "Parla Più Piano - Love Theme From The Godfather"   Nino Rota 4:18
7. "Endless Love" (duet with Amaury Vassili) Lionel Richie 4:24
8. "Till There Was You"   Meredith Willson 3:33
9. "La Vie En Rose"   Édith Piaf, Louis Gugliemi 3:22
10. "La Califfa" (with trumpeter Chris Botti) Ennio Morricone 3:30
11. "No Woman, No Cry" (duet with Cody Carey) Vincent Ford 4:54
12. "Fear of Falling"   Richard Marx 3:58
13. "Ancora Non Sai" (with violinist Andre Rieu) David Foster 4:58

Platinum edition[edit]

The Platinum edition of the album, released on 6 December 2010 in the UK,[14] includes four new tracks ("Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming", "Gravity", "In The Bleak Midwinter", and a live version of "O Holy Night" with Michael Bolton), plus a DVD film documentary including all promo videos from the Believe campaign ("Bring Me To Life", "Angel", "Love Never Dies"), two full live tracks from her London O2 show, international TV appearances and video diaries from her Argentina promo tour.

Track listing
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming"   David Hodges, Steve McEwan 3:47
2. "Till There Was You"   Meredith Willson 3:33
3. "Love Never Dies"   Andrew Lloyd Webber, Glenn Slater 4:33
4. "Bring Me to Life"   Amy Lee, David Hodges, Ben Moody 3:46
5. "Angel"   Sarah McLachlan 5:54
6. "I Believe" (duet with Andrea Bocelli) Éric Levi 4:25
7. "Gravity"   Guy Berryman, Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion 5:45
8. "Fear of Falling"   Richard Marx 3:58
9. "Who Wants to Live Forever"   Brian May 4:07
10. "In the Bleak Midwinter"   Christina Rossetti, Gustav Holst 4:48
11. "Parla Più Piano - Love Theme From The Godfather"   Nino Rota 4:18
12. "Endless Love" (duet with Amaury Vassili) Lionel Richie 4:24
13. "Ancora Non Sai" (with violinist Andre Rieu) David Foster 4:58
14. "La Vie En Rose"   Édith Piaf, Louis Gugliemi 3:22
15. "La Califfa" (with trumpeter Chris Botti) Ennio Morricone 3:30
16. "Se Si Perde Un Amore"   Marco Marinangeli 4:46
17. "Adagio"   Remo Giazotto 3:41
18. "O Holy Night" (duet with Michael Bolton) (Live) Adolphe Adam, John Sullivan Dwight 5:37

Remixes[edit]

Almighty Records remixed two tracks from the album as promos: "Bring Me to Life"[15] and "Who Wants to Live Forever".[16] Katherine Jenkins performed the Almighty remix versions to these tracks at the London nightclub Heaven for their G-A-Y night on 24 October 2009.[17][18] Jenkins is the first classical singer to headline at G-A-Y night.[18]

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Peak Position
2009 UK Top 40 Albums Chart[19] 6
2009 Irish Top 75 Albums Chart[20] 13
2009 Australian Charts - Top 50 Albums[21] 44
2010 Australian Charts - Top 50 Albums[22] 35
2010 Belgian (Flanders) Top 100 Albums Chart[23] 13
2010 Belgian (Wallonia) Top 100 Albums Chart[24] 9
2010 Greek Top 50 Albums Chart[25] 13
2010 German Top 50 Albums Chart[26] 10
2010 Swiss Top 100 Albums Chart[27] 35
2010 Austrian Top 75 Albums Chart[28] 18
2010 Dutch Top 100 Albums Chart[29] 39
2010 French Top 200 Albums Chart[30] 55
2010 U.S. Billboard Classical Albums Chart[31] 5
2010 U.S. Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart[32] 42

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Rank
Australian ARIA Charts - Top 50 Classical Albums[33] 10
Chart (2010) Rank
Australian ARIA Charts - Top 50 Classical Albums[34] 7
German Albums Chart[35] 100
Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart[36] 88

Certifications[edit]

Country Sales Certification
(sales thresholds)
Ireland 15,000 Platinum[37]
United Kingdom 301,497 Gold[38]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I Believe Digital Single Out Now". Katherine Jenkins Online. 24 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Bring Me to Life - EP by Katherine Jenkins iTunes UK
  3. ^ Parla più piano (Love Theme from the Godfather) - Single by Katherine Jenkins iTunes Italy
  4. ^ "Katherine Jenkins: 'Angel' has landed!". Katherine Jenkins Official Facebook. 14 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "News from Katherine: New Single 'Fear of Falling' Out Now". The official Katherine Jenkins UK website. 12 April 2010. 
  6. ^ Katherine Jenkins with Amaury Vassili - Endless Love (song) australian-charts.com
  7. ^ "News from Katherine: Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming Out Now!". The official Katherine Jenkins UK website. 29 November 2010. 
  8. ^ Nattrass, Paul. "Katherine Jenkins - Believe". euVue – Showbiz and Entertainment. 
  9. ^ BD (16 February 2010). "Limited offering". The Citizen. 
  10. ^ Gates, Jeremy. (2009-10-31). On the record: Jack's back! ("Katherine Jenkins - Believe.") Stourbridge News. The Shuttle.
  11. ^ Brown, Hamish (11 December 2009). "Believe". Channel NewsAsia. 
  12. ^ O'Brien, Jon. Believe - Katherine Jenkins. Allmusic.com
  13. ^ Katherine Jenkins - Believe Classical-crossover.co.uk
  14. ^ "Believe - Platinum edition release date". HMV.com. 20 January 2011. 
  15. ^ KATHERINE JENKINS BRING ME TO LIFE Almighty Records.
  16. ^ KATHERINE JENKINS WHO WANTS TO LIVE FOREVER Almighty Records.
  17. ^ "'Who Wants To' Get A Free Katherine Jenkins Promo?!". Almighty Records. 8 March 2010. 
  18. ^ a b "News from Katherine: Katherine Jenkins at G-A-Y". kj.tv. 7 October 2009. 
  19. ^ TOP 40 OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS ARCHIVE: Week 45 :: 7 November 2009 The Official Charts
  20. ^ Ireland Albums Top 75 (week 46/2009) 12 November 2009. Archived from the original
  21. ^ Album Top 50 Australian-Charts.com. 27 December 2009
  22. ^ Album Top 50 Australian-Charts.com. 3 January 2010
  23. ^ KATHERINE JENKINS - BELIEVE (ALBUM) - 10/04/2010 Ultratop Flanders
  24. ^ KATHERINE JENKINS - BELIEVE (ALBUM) - 06/02/2010 Ultratop Wallonia
  25. ^ KATHERINE JENKINS - BELIEVE (ALBUM), week 06/2010 GreekCharts.com
  26. ^ ":: MTV | Album Top 50 KW 2 | charts". Mtv.de. 2011-09-22. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  27. ^ SWISS CHARTS - ALBUMS TOP 100 (09.05.2010) swisscharts.com
  28. ^ AUSTRIA TOP 40 - ALBEN TOP 75 (30.04.2010) austriancharts.at
  29. ^ Dutch Album Top 100 (10/04/2010) dutchcharts.nl
  30. ^ French Albums (26/06/2010) lescharts.com
  31. ^ "Classical Albums". Billboard. 3 July 2010. 
  32. ^ "Believe - Katherine Jenkins: Chart History - Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. 24 July 2010. 
  33. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Classical Albums 2009". ARIA Charts. 
  34. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Classical Albums 2010". ARIA Charts. 
  35. ^ Charts: Album Jahrescharts 2010 - 2010 VIVA.tv
  36. ^ "Wallonia - Albums -Ultratop Annual Charts 2010". ultratop.be. 
  37. ^ "2011 Certification Awards - Gold". Irish Recorded Music Association. 
  38. ^ "Certified Awards Search: KATHERINE JENKINS - BELIEVE". British Phonographic Industry. 6 November 2009.