Now Is the Hour (Jennifer Rush album)

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Now Is the Hour
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Studio album by Jennifer Rush
Released March 5, 2010 (Germany)
March 8, 2010 (United Kingdom)
Recorded 2009
Genre Pop
Length 55:08
Label Ariola (Sony Music)
Jennifer Rush chronology
Stronghold - The Collector's Hit Box Now Is the Hour Never Been Gone

Now Is the Hour is the tenth studio album by Jennifer Rush, released in Germany[1] and Switzerland[2] on March 5, 2010 and in the UK on March 8, 2010. The album has been available in the US as an import since March 17, 2010.[3] This was Rush's first studio album since 1998.

Overview[edit]

At fifteen songs, this contains the longest track listing of any Jennifer Rush albums.[4] Among songwriters that contributed to the project were Swedish music producer Jörgen Elofsson, British singer Natasha Bedingfield[5] and American country songwriter Sharon Vaughn.[6] The first single was the ballad "Before the Dawn".[7] The second single is the uptempo song "Echoes Love".[8] The download and CD-single single was released on April 9, 2010 and contains the Album Version and the Seduction(s) Radio Remix.

Now Is the Hour is the singer's first studio album release in the UK since 1989's Wings of Desire.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dream Awake" (Alex James, Lauren Evans, Frederik Nordsø Schjoldan)- 3:39
  2. "Betcha Never" (David James, Natasha Bedingfield, Alan Ross)- 3:07
  3. "Windows" (Jörgen Elofsson, Liz Rodrigues, Rikard Brandén)- 4:08
  4. "Down on My Knees" (Niara Scarlett, Fridolin Tai, Frederik Nordsø Schjoldan)- 3:15
  5. "Head Above Water" (Gustav Efraimsson, Alice Gernandt)-3:54
  6. "I Never Asked for an Angel" (Nicky Chinn, Jörgen Elofsson, Pär Westerlund)- 4:21
  7. "Echoes Love" (Nermin Harambasic, Anne Judith Wik, Robin Jenssen, Ronny Svendsen)- 3:37
  8. "I'm Not Dreaming Anymore" (Jörgen Elofsson, Liz Rodrigues, Pär Westerlund)- 3:23
  9. "Now Is the Hour" (Carl Falk, Sharon Vaughn, Christina Undhjem)- 3:26
  10. "Like I Would for You" (John Dexter, Ron Irving, Lynda McKillip)- 3:36
  11. "Before the Dawn" (Tony Swain, Harriet Roberts)- 3:48
  12. "Eyes of a Woman" (Steve Lee, Matteo Saggese, Gary Bromham)- 3:51
  13. "Just This Way" (Lauren Evans, Fridolin Tai, Frederik Nordsø Schjoldan)- 3:53
  14. "Ain't Loved You Long Enough" (Steve Lee, Tim Woodcock, Steve Anderson)- 2:55
  15. "Still" (Mark Frisch, Anthony Galatis)- 4:08

Personnel[edit]

  • Ingo Politz and Bernd Wendlandt - Producer, tracks 2,3,6,8,9,10,11,12,14,15
  • Brix and Mathias Ramson - Producer, tracks 1,4,5,7,13

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Austrian Albums Chart[9] 51
German Albums Chart[10] 21
Greek Albums Chart[11] 6
Swiss Music Charts[12] 61
European Top 100 Albums[13] 74

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Jennifer Rush including new album cover". Jennifer-rush.com. Retrieved 2010-03-09. 
  2. ^ "Jennifer Rush - Now Is The Hour - swisscharts.com". Retrieved 2010-03-12. 
  3. ^ "jennifer rush now is the hour". Amazon.com. 2009-09-09. Retrieved 2010-03-09. 
  4. ^ "Die offizielle Jennifer Rush Homepage". Jennifer-rush.com. Retrieved 2010-03-09. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Now Is the Hour: Jennifer Rush: Amazon.co.uk: Music". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-03-09. 
  6. ^ "Now Is The Hour: Jennifer Rush: Amazon.de: Musik". Amazon.de. Retrieved 2010-03-09. 
  7. ^ "Die offizielle Jennifer Rush Homepage". Jennifer-rush.com. Retrieved 2010-03-09. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Jennifer Rush - Echoes Love at musicload.de". musicload.de. Retrieved 2010-04-19. 
  9. ^ "Austria Top 40". Austriatop40.at. 2010-03-19. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 
  10. ^ "German Albums Chart". Musicline.de. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  11. ^ "Die offizielle Jennifer Rush Homepage". Web.archive.org. 2010-04-20. Archived from the original on 2010-04-20. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  12. ^ Steffen Hung. "Swiss Music Charts". Swisscharts.com. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  13. ^ "Jennifer Rush Music News & Info". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 

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