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Willow

Title - 'Believe' (Reprise)
Artist - Katherine Jenkins

The album starts on a promising note with "Till there was you" and soon comes to the beautiful and moving "Angel", which is the highlight of the album for me. The remainder is pleasant enough but with nothing particularly outstanding or memorable, except perhaps the slightly Addams-esque "Ancora non sai" where the lilting orchestral setting outshines Katherine's vocal accompaniment.

Again, it's all very pleasant, but doesn't leave me dazzled and wanting to hear it again like I have her previous classical offerings. She does have a stupendous voice and the choice of songs she's presented here is very good, but somehow it's not quite right. Somehow it comes across as her trying to be something she's not, and it's disappointing to listen to.

In wrap, well, Katherine has a beautiful voice and I cannot fault her performance technically, but there is not much in this album to really draw me in for multiple listens, sorry.

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