Hayley Westenra discography

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Hayley Westenra discography
Studio albums 10
Compilation albums 8
Singles 4

This is the discography of New Zealand-born classical crossover singer Hayley Westenra.[1]

Westenra is a Christchurch, New Zealand soprano, classical crossover artist.

Solo studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
2001 Hayley Westenra
  • Released: 26 April, 2001
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD
2001 My Gift to You
  • Released: 15 November 2001
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD
2003 Pure
  • Released: 10 July 2003
  • Label: Decca
  • Formats: CD
1 1 7 8 1 70
2005 Odyssey 1 1 21 10 1
2007 Treasure (as Celtic Treasure in the US, CAN, NZ and AUS)
  • Released: 26 February 2007
  • Label: Decca
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
1 1 47 9 1 184
  • NZ: 2× Platinum
  • UK: Silver
2008 Hayley Sings Japanese Songs
  • Released: 23 June, 2008
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
2009 Hayley Sings Japanese Songs 2
  • Released: 17 March 2009
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
16 1
2009 Winter Magic (as Christmas Magic in the NZ and AUS)
  • Released: 30 September 2009
  • Label: Decca / Universal
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
20 95 9
2011 Paradiso (with Ennio Morricone)
  • Released: 18 April 2011
  • Label: Decca / Universal
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
1 1 13 1
2013 Hushabye
  • Released: 14 June 2013
  • Label: Decca / Universal
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
14 35

Compilations and other albums[edit]

Year Album title Notes Region
2000 Walking In The Air Westenra's debut CD; very limited public release around Christchurch, NZ (mostly a memento for family and friends; self-released, in 2 varieties: one of 70 copies as Hayley Dee Westenra, the other of 1000 copies). New Zealand
2004 Wuthering Heights Referred to as a mini-album in her discography. Japan
2006 Odyssey 2nd edition 2nd edition of Odyssey that contains several brand new tracks. UK
2006 Crystal Compiled with tracks from Odyssey and Pure, it's also known as list of "Classical Favorites".[7] Japan
2006 Hayley Westenra A self-titled compilation album that compiled with tracks of Odyssey and Pure Far East
2007 The Best of Hayley Westenra Compiled with tracks from Traesure and Odyssey.[7] Japan
2007 Prayer A film-themed compilation that contains songs that Westenra has sung for movies and media and songs which were not previously released in Japan Japan
2008 River of Dreams: The Very Best of Hayley Westenra Westenra's first Europe-release greatest hits compilation that compiled with the tracks of Treasure, Odyssey and Pure with a few newly recorded tracks. The NZ special edition of this album contains a bonus CD. The album took 2nd peak on UK Classical Charts, 24th peak on UK Music Charts and 13th on New Zealand Music charts. It certificated Platinum in NZ[8] UK and New Zealand
2009 Winter Magic (Japanese: Fuyu No Kagayaki – Koibito Tachi No Pure Voice; 冬の輝き – 恋人たちのピュア・ヴォイス) Japanese special edition of Winter Magic that released in east to coincide with her 2009 tour of Japan[9][10] Japan
2010 The Best of Pure Voice Japan limited offer; This album reached 7th on the "Western Pop Chart of Taiwan" and reached "Hollywood Charts" in 2010. Japan
2012 The Best - Hayley Sings Japanese Songs Compiled with greatest hits from her last Japanese albums. Featuring covers of popular songs in Japan. Includes a few newly recorded covers. Japan
2014 The Best Originally released in Japan 26 March 2014; her second release of greatest hits in the Far East; in two editions, regular and limited Japan


Year DVD title Notes
2004 Live From New Zealand A live HD video album (DVD) and PBS Great Performances special, recorded in St. James Theatre, Wellington. The DVD consists Westenra's live songs, mostly from Pure
2008 On Tour To Northern Ireland A documentary film which was supported by UNICEF due to Westenra's charity choices and covers Westenra's 2008 tour to Northern Ireland. After 2010, the sales of the DVD turned withdrew for some reasons

with Celtic Woman[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
2007 Celtic Woman: A New Journey
  • Released: 30 January 2007
  • Label: Manhattan
  • Formats: CD, DVD

Singles and EPs[edit]


Year Single title Region
2003 "Amazing Grace" Japan
2005 "Wiegenlied" Japan
2009 "Tsubomi" Japan
2009 "Nemunoki no Komori Uta" Japan


Year EP title Region
2004 Wiegenlied Japan
2004 Amazing Grace Japan


Year Featured in Notes
2003 Russell Watson Live Sang "I Dreamed a Dream" and a duet with Watson on the song "Pokarekare Ana"
2004 Nussknacker und Mausekönig Soundtrack Sang "Peaches and Creamy World"[12]
2005 Mulan II Soundtrack Sang "Here Beside Me"
2005 The Merchant of Venice Soundtrack Sang "Bridal Ballad"
2005 Lilo & Stitch 2 Sang "Always"
2005 The Choirboys The Choirboys Sang Do You Hear What I Hear? with The Choirboys
2005 Aled Jones The Christmas Album Sang Silent Night with Aled Jones
2006 The New World soundtrack Sang "Listen to the Wind" and some other vocals and scores
2007 Celtic Woman A New Journey Joined the group and sang "The Sky and the Dawn and the Sun", "Over the Rainbow", "Beyond the Sea", "The Last Rose of Summer", "Spanish Lady", "Mo Ghile Mear" and "You Raise Me Up". She soloed "Scarborough Fair" and "Lascia ch'io pianga".
2007 West Side Story Sang the part of Maria for the album's 50th anniversary and the album nominated for 2007 Grammy Award
2007 Endless Ocean Various songs of her featured in the game, including "Prayer" and "Pokarekare Ana" and etc.
2007 Flood Soundtrack Sang the theme song, "Flood".
2007 Jekyll soundtrack Performed the vocals for the series' theme song.
2007 Helmut Lotti The Crooners Sang "There's a Sparkle in Your Eyes" with Helmut Lotti
2007 Russell Watson Outside In Sang "Time to Say Goodbye" in a duet with Watson
2007 Ryōichi Hattori Tanjo 100 Shunen Kinen Tribute Album Sang "Shirobara - White Rose"
2008 Mike Oldfield Music of the Spheres Sang "On My Heart" and "On My Heart (reprise)"
2008 Mario Frangoulis Passione Sang "Be My Love" in a duet with Frangoulis
2008 Jonathan AnsellTenor at the Movies Sang "Un Giorno Per Noi" from Romeo And Juliet with Ansell
2008 Blake Where Do We Go from Here? (Japan release) Sang "Where Do We Go from Here" with the band Blake
2008 Songs of Praise Sang "Abide With Me", from her album Treasure
2008 Shadows From The Sky Full-length movie being filmed in Northern Ireland, England, and Australia, scheduled for release in 2015. Hayley plays herself, and portions of her 2008 Northern Ireland concert are included.
2009 Paul Potts Passione Sang "Sei Con Me" in a duet with Potts
2009 Nativity! soundtrack Sang "Silent Night" from Winter Magic and "One Night, One Moment"
2009 Lee Mead Nothing Else Matters Sang "When The Stars Go Blue" with in a duet with Mead
2009 Lesbian Vampire Killers soundtrack Performed various vocalizes and themes
2009 various artists Bandaged together Sang "All You Need Is Love"
2009 United Artists We Will Remember Them Sang "We Will Remember Them along with the United Artists
2009 Ronan Keating Winter Songs Sang "It's Only Christmas" in a duet with Keating
2010 Karl Jenkins Gloria Sang the solo in "I'll Make Music"
2010 The Central Band of the Royal Air Force Reach for the Skies Sang Danny Boy
2010 We Will Remember Them Words & Music For Remembrance Sang "The Future" and "They Tell Me" as spoken vocals
2010 Karl Jenkins The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace – 10th Anniversary Special Edition Sang "For the Fallen", set to the poem by Laurence Binyon.
2010 Junichi Inagaki Otoko to onna 3 Sang "Olivia wo kikinagara" with Junichi Inagaki
2011 André Rieu And the Waltz Goes On Sang "Dreaming of New Zealand"
2012 Gary Barlow and The Commonwealth Band Sing Sang "Amazing Grace" and the album earned notable peaks on multiple charts
2014 The Gypsy Queens Lost In The Music Sang "Parole Parole" with the band
2015 Plácido Domingo My Christmas Sang "Loving Christmas With You" in a duet with Domingo


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