Delta

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All Music Guide - Matthew Chisling
Following her dark second album Mistaken Identity, and the tumultuous events that ensued during the recording of it, 22-year-old Delta Goodrem came back with her self-titled third album, Delta, more mature and classy than ever. From the cover of the disc to the content of its lyrics, Goodrem has grown quite a bit in the few, young years which troubled her prior to this release. Her voice is still crystalline and fierce, and her breezy personality still shimmers on the many tracks, which are mostly jovial and refreshing. Delta is an album much more reminiscent of her first album than her second, which is a smart move by her production team. The main difference between ...
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All Music Guide - Matthew Chisling
Following her dark second album Mistaken Identity, and the tumultuous events that ensued during the recording of it, 22-year-old Delta Goodrem came back with her self-titled third album, Delta, more mature and classy than ever. From the cover of the disc to the content of its lyrics, Goodrem has grown quite a bit in the few, young years which troubled her prior to this release. Her voice is still crystalline and fierce, and her breezy personality still shimmers on the many tracks, which are mostly jovial and refreshing. Delta is an album much more reminiscent of her first album than her second, which is a smart move by her production team. The main difference between the first and third album, however, is the quality of song. On Innocent Eyes, the tracks were earnest and raw, with Goodrem's voice illuminating and sparkling over live instruments. On the flip side, Delta is a slicker production overall, with many of the songs well-oiled and ready for mainstream radio. While in some cases the transition is welcome (including the dancefloor prepped "You Will Only Break My Heart"), on others Goodrem seems to be branching out into unfamiliar territory that doesn't fully suit her. The only negative trait that might occur because of the transition to a more mainstream audience is Goodrem's ability to stand out, but her level of talent and charm might get her over that hurdle with grace. It's on tracks like "In This Life" and "Brave Face" that Goodrem sounds her best; the drums and strings allow her voice to soar to new heights (whereas the synthesized beats on other tracks limit her to certain capacities). The true, poignant ballads are slightly scarcer on this disc, although because they are rarer, they are more satisfying when they come. "The Guardian" is a breath of classic, fresh Delta Goodrem (which may be why it's not on the American release of the album), and the midtempo anthem "Woman" rips into Goodrem's more sensitive side. Overall, Delta is a mostly consistent sampling of a new, mature, smoothed out Goodrem, whose new vocal explorations with minor digital enhancements make her welcome by an even broader pop audience. Even if it isn't always classic Delta; everyone can use a little change.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/15/2008
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 602517689824
  • Catalog Number: 001126202
  • Sales rank: 45,230

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Believe Again (5:46)
  2. 2 In This Life (3:47)
  3. 3 Possessionless (4:20)
  4. 4 Born to Try (4:03)
  5. 5 Bare Hands (3:44)
  6. 6 God Laughs (4:09)
  7. 7 You Will Only Break My Heart (3:03)
  8. 8 Woman (4:30)
  9. 9 Brave Face (3:45)
  10. 10 I Can't Break It to My Heart (4:00)
  11. 11 One Day (3:38)
  12. 12 Angels in the Room (4:22)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Delta Goodrem Primary Artist, Background Vocals
John Farrar Guitar
Steve Kipner Guitar
Marius de Vries Keyboards
Paul Gendler Guitar
Jamie Muhoberac Piano, Keyboards
Steve Pearce Bass
Richard Sanford Piano, Drums
Dave Arch Piano
Tommy Lee James Background Vocals
John Shanks Bass, Guitar, Background Vocals
Stuart Crichton Guitar, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Patricia Scott Background Vocals
Steve Mac Synthesizer, Keyboards
Wayne Wilkins Keyboards
Anna Ross Background Vocals
Chris Laws Drums
Abe Laboriel Jr. Drums
Andrew Frampton Guitar, Keyboards
Daniel Debourg Background Vocals
Brian McFadden Guitar, Background Vocals
Mariana Martin Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Steve Kipner Composer, Producer
Bob Cadway Engineer
Daniel Chase Programming
Marius de Vries Programming, Producer, Engineer, String Arrangements
Ted Jensen Mastering
Rick Wake Arranger, Producer
Dave Arch String Arrangements
Mark Endert Producer
Lars Fox Digital Editing
John Shanks Producer
Stuart Crichton Composer, Programming, Producer, Engineer, String Arrangements, Vocal Producer
Steve Mac Arranger, Composer, Producer
Perry Mason Orchestra Leader
Wayne Wilkins Composer, Producer, drum programming
Kristian Lundin Composer, Vocal Engineer
Adrian Hall Engineer
Wayne Hector Composer
Chris Laws Engineer
Andrew Frampton Composer, Producer, drum programming
Josh Blair Engineer
Jeff Rothschild Programming, Engineer, Vocal Engineer
Delta Goodrem Composer
Brian McFadden Composer
Jason Boshoff Programming
Chris Elliot String Arrangements
Savan Kotecha Composer
Harry Magee Management
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    I have been a Delta Goodrem fan since the start of her astonishing career. Following her dark album about her battle with cancer at the age of 18 Delta has shed a new skin and found new life in this up-lifting album! 2003 was Delta's year and to the shock of everyone in her home of Australia on July 8 Delta was in for the fight of her life. After a year of treatment and 7 ARIA Awards (Grammys for those over-seas!) later Delta returned with a new reality and a different look at the life she had! "Mistaken Identity" did not do as well on the charts as her first album "Innocent Eyes" but don't let that fool you! Many Delta fans will tell you "Mistaken Identity" is her best album to date! I have been waiting since 2003 for Delta Goodrem to make her United States debut! You'll make it Delta!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    My New Favorite

    I saw Delta perform on TV and didn't catch her name. When I finally put 2+2 together, I ordered this and have beem listening to it nonstop. Giving to several people for Christmas also.Though she is very different, if you love Dido, you will love this CD.

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