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Hundred More Years by Francesca Battistelli

Cross Rhythms Rating: 9/10
CD: Album
Tags: CD, Pop, Album, Top Rated, Chart, Airplay
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The follow up to New York singer/songwriter 'My Paper Heart' hit.

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  1. 1. This Is The Stuff
  2. 2. Constant
  3. 3. You Never Are
  4. 4. Angel By Your Side
  5. 5. Motion Of Mercy
  6. 6. Emily (It's Love) [Featuring Dave Barnes]
  7. 7. Good To Know
  8. 8. So Long
  9. 9. Don't Miss It
  10. 10. Worth It
  11. 11. Hundred More Years
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9/10

Reviewed by Lins Honeyman

New York singer/songwriter Francesca Battistelli's new release sees the Grammy Award winner start where she left off in 2008's three quarters of a million selling 'My Paper Heart' and has succeeded in turning out another album chock full of radio-friendly and highly marketable pop songs. With producer Ian Eskelin once again at the helm, the album kicks off with the quirky ukulele-driven "This Is The Stuff" which deals with the singer's petty frustrations in the light of God's blessings. Battistelli is not afraid to wear her heart of faith on her sleeve and songs like "Constant" and "Good To Know" reflect God's faithfulness and forgiveness without compromise whilst maintaining a pop sensibility that will hopefully see those tracks feature on mainstream playlists across America. Although the overall upbeat tone is fairly relentless, Battistelli chooses to slow things down with the likes of "Angel By Your Side" whilst a duet with Nashville singer/songwriter Dave Barnes on "Emily (It's Love)" adds further variety. Proceedings occasionally stray into bland slow ballad territory with the likes of "Worth It" but cuts like the sublime title track cement the fact that the output from the CCM star continues to go from strength to strength.

Style: Pop
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 105629
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Fervent 080688808624
Items: 1
Release Date: 21 Feb 2011

The follow up to New York singer/songwriter 'My Paper Heart' hit.

The reigning Female Vocalist of the Year returns with a follow-up to her best-selling debut My Paper Heart.

Itís been a busy couple of years for Francesca, who between touring non-stop, getting married, and having her first child, still found time to write and record her second album. Hundred More Years embodies Francescaís signature sound fans have come to love while exploring topics of family, friendship and lifeís joys and frustrations.

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For more information about Francesca Battistelli, check the Francesca Battistelli Artist Profile on the main Cross Rhythms website for news stories, feature articles, interviews and much more. (Link opens in new window)













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