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Hayley Westenra - Promotional CD FLAC album

Performer: Hayley Westenra
Genre: Pop music / Classical music
Title: Promotional CD
Released: 2006
Style: Classical, Vocal
FLAC version ZIP size: 1375 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1169 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1763 mb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 153

Hayley Dee Westenra (born 10 April 1987) is a New Zealand singer, classical crossover artist, songwriter, and UNICEF Ambassador. Her first internationally released album, Pure, reached No. 1 on the UK classical charts in 2003 and has sold more than two million copies worldwide

New Zealander Hayley Westenra has the sort of soprano voice that defies qualitative judgment. British critic Ian Sime was on the right track when he compared it to "camomile tea and essential oils aid sleep and recovery" - how can one make a judgment about those (although he does warn the listener not to listen to Westenra's new album, Treasure, "while driving at night or working with heavy machinery")? Westenra's soprano is silvery, pure, not especially expressive but with an attractive way of getting gentler as it rises

Hayley Dee Westenra (born 10 April 1987 in Christchurch, New Zealand) is a New Zealand soprano of Irish heritage. Her first internationally released album, Pure, reached on the UK classical charts in 2003 and has sold more than two million copies worldwide. Westenra has received awards for her contribution to music, both in New Zealand and elsewhere.

Hayley Westenra is the second studio album of Hayley Westenra and her first album for a label Universal New Zealand. This album was released only in New Zealand and Australia. 14. Amazing Grace (Live) – 4:18. "Hayley Westenra - Hayley Westenra album". Retrieved 2011-07-30.

Hayley Westenra Photo: Rob Harper. Image 1 of 3. Hayley Westenra and Jonathan Ansell, Classical Brit Awards 2008 Photo: GETTY IMAGES/Dan Kitwood. Hayley Westenra on 'Today with Des and Mel' in 2003 Photo: REX FEATURES/Brian Rasic. 8:00AM BST 31 Jul 2011. Until recently Hayley Westenra was known as a rather demure singer with a sweetheart face. Ever since she was propelled into the limelight at the age of 16, notching up the fastest-selling debut classical album of all time, Westenra has projected something of an old-fashioned image. Westenra had been signed up by Universal music in her native New Zealand at the age of 12, after she’d sent them a CD with some songs she’d recorded, and, following the release of Pure in 2003 (part of a £3million, five-album deal) she had been on a near-constant treadmill of concerts and promotional events.

This is an amazing CD, and Hayley has a wonderful voice. I hope she will keep singing for a long, long time. Hayley's performance on this album is delightful and superior. To think this lady was just fourteen or fifteen years old when she did it is amazing. If you have listened to Hayley in her older years, you have to experience this album and know a little of her vocal roots and how fantastic she was even then. He beauty and versatility is as evedent then as it is now. I highly recommend it and believe you will enjoy it immensely.


1 I Para Ra
2 One Fine Day
3 Let Me Lie
4 Danny Boy
5 Abide With Me


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