The Power (album)

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The Power
The power australia.jpg
Studio album by Vanessa Amorosi
Released 3 April 2000
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre Pop
Label
Producer
Vanessa Amorosi chronology
The Power
(2000)
Turn to Me
(2001)
Singles from The Power
  1. "Have a Look"
    Released: 12 July 1999
  2. "Absolutely Everybody"
    Released: 15 November 1999
  3. "Shine"
    Released: 15 May 2000
  4. "The Power/Everytime I Close My Eyes"
    Released: 11 December 2000
  5. "Everytime I Close My Eyes"
    Released: 6 June 2001
Alternative cover
International cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
MTV Asia 5/10 stars[2]

The Power is the debut album by Australian pop singer Vanessa Amorosi, released on 3 April 2000 on CBK Produktions and Transistor Music Australia, and the first such debut by an Australian female to reach number one on the national album chart. It remained for 62 weeks in the ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart after its release.[3] An international version was released with different album art and track listing.

Track listing[edit]

# The Power (Australian album)[4] Writer Time
01. "U R Mine" Holden, Wiltshire 4:15
02. "Absolutely Everybody" Hicks, Holden, Ingram 3:42
03. "Shine" Amorosi, Holden, Parde 3:53
04. "Have a Look" Amorosi, Holden, Imrei 3:35
05. "Pray for Love" Hicks, Holden, Ingram 3:35
06. "Every Time I Close My Eyes" Amorosi, Holden, Wiltshire 3:45
07. "How Y' Livin'" Amorosi, Holden, Wiltshire 4:01
08. "The Power" Amorosi, Hicks, Holden, Ingram 3:34
09. "I Wanna Be Your Everything" Amorosi, Holden, Imrei 3:36
10. "You Were Led On" Amorosi, Wiltshire 4:42
11. "Pray for Love" (Club Mix) 3:26
12. "The Power" (Spiced Mix) 3:33
13. "Absolutely Everybody" (Latino Mix) 3:27
# The Power (International album)[5] Time
01. "U R Mine" 4:15
02. "Absolutely Everybody" 3:42
03. "Shine" 3:52
04. "I Wanna Be Your Everything" 3:36
05. "How Y' Livin'" 4:01
06. "Everytime I Close My Eyes" 4:03
07. "Pray for Love" 3:34
08. "The Power" 3:34
09. "Steam" 3:47
10. "Turn to Me" 3:36
11. "You Were Led On" 4:41
12. "Have a Look" 3:34

The Japanese 14-track version of The Power features two bonus tracks, "Rise Up" (3:22) and "Second Chance" (3:40).[6][7]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Chart (2000/01) Peak
position
Certification Sales
Australian Albums Chart[8] 1 4× Platinum[9] 280,000 +
Austrian Albums Chart[10] 21
German Albums Chart[8] 7 Gold[11] 100,000 +[12]
Japanese Oricon Albums Chart[8] 93
Swiss Albums Chart[8] 15

End of year charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
2000 Australian Albums Chart[13] 4
2001 Australian Albums Chart[14] 54
Swiss Albums Chart[15] 96

Release history[edit]

Region Date
Australia 3 April 2000
United Kingdom 2 October 2000
Japan 18 October 2000
Germany 27 November 2000

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Reflector by Killing Heidi
Australian Albums Chart number-one album
10–16 April 2000
Succeeded by
Bardot by Bardot