Voice of an Angel

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Voice of an Angel
Charlotte Church - Voice of an Angel.jpg
Studio album by Charlotte Church
Released 9 November 1998
Genre Crossover
Label Sony Classical (U.S.)
Charlotte Church chronology
Voice of an Angel
(1998)
Charlotte Church
(1999)Charlotte Church1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly C[2]
For the Grégory Lemarchal album, see La Voix d'un ange.

Voice of an Angel is the title of the debut album by then-12-year-old soprano Charlotte Church, released in 1998. The Sony Music recording was extremely popular, selling millions of copies, and made Church the youngest artist in history with a number 1 album on the British classical crossover charts.[3][4] The album is a collection of arias, sacred songs and traditional pieces.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Pie Jesu" Andrew Lloyd Webber 3:29
2. "Panis Angelicus" César Franck 4:13
3. "In Trutina" Carl Orff 2:06
4. "The Lord's Prayer" Albert Hay Malotte 2:56
5. "Jerusalem" Hubert Parry 2:17
6. "Ave Maria" Vladimir Vavilov (misattributed to Giulio Caccini) 4:14
7. "Psalm 23" Colin Mawby 2:45
8. "I Vow to Thee, My Country" Gustav Holst, Cecil Spring Rice 3:57
9. "Danny Boy" [traditional] 2:46
10. "My Lagan Love" [traditional] 3:16
11. "Suo Gân" [traditional] 3:15
12. "A Lullaby" Hamilton Harty 3:00
13. "Amazing Grace" [traditional] 2:47
14. "Y Gylfinir" Dilys Elwyn-Edwards 2:18
15. "Tylluanod" Elwyn-Edwards 2:43
16. "Mae Hiraeth Yn y Môr" Elwyn-Edwards 2:43
17. "When at Night I Go to Sleep" Engelbert Humperdinck 2:52

Note: Sian Edwards conducted the Orchestra and Chorus of Welsh National Opera, with Meinir Huelyn on harp.

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Release date
United Kingdom 9 November 1998
United States 16 March 1999

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Voice of an Angel - Charlotte Church". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  2. ^ Considine, J.D. (1999-04-23). "Voice of an Angel Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  3. ^ "BPI - Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 09-05-2010.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ "RIAA Gold & Platinum". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 09-05-2010.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Charlotte Church – Voice of an Angel". Hung Medien.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Charlotte Church – Voice of an Angel" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  7. ^ "Lescharts.com – Charlotte Church – Voice of an Angel". Hung Medien.
  8. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Charlotte Church – Voice of an Angel" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  10. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Charlotte Church – Voice of an Angel". Hung Medien.
  11. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Charlotte Church – Voice of an Angel". Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "Charlotte Church | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart
  13. ^ "Charlotte Church – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Charlotte Church.
  14. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1998 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  15. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Charlotte Church – Voice of an Angel". Music Canada. 
  16. ^ "British album certifications – Charlotte Church – Voice of an Angel". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Voice of an Angel in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Platinum in the field By Award. Click Search
  17. ^ "American album certifications – Charlotte Church – Voice of an Angel". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH