Glassheart

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
With her third album, 2012's Glassheart, Leona Lewis certainly intends to take risks she studiously avoided on her previous outing, Echo. Ryan Tedder, author and producer of her galvanizing 2007 single "Bleeding Love," is back on board, but overall there's a distinct shift toward dance, and Lewis even flirts with dubstep on occasion. Tedder's chilly love songs are a good match for this change of direction, but Lewis hasn't changed much despite the electronic window dressing: she's still singing skyscraping pop designed to showcase her diva range. There are more interesting textures and rhythms and Lewis navigates the sometimes elliptical contours of the melodies...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
With her third album, 2012's Glassheart, Leona Lewis certainly intends to take risks she studiously avoided on her previous outing, Echo. Ryan Tedder, author and producer of her galvanizing 2007 single "Bleeding Love," is back on board, but overall there's a distinct shift toward dance, and Lewis even flirts with dubstep on occasion. Tedder's chilly love songs are a good match for this change of direction, but Lewis hasn't changed much despite the electronic window dressing: she's still singing skyscraping pop designed to showcase her diva range. There are more interesting textures and rhythms and Lewis navigates the sometimes elliptical contours of the melodies with ease, but Glassheart remains a sonic monument to marvel at, not a piece of art that's asking for your engagement.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/23/2012
  • Label: Sony Uk
  • UPC: 886979637825
  • Catalog Number: 7963782
  • Sales rank: 34,788

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Trouble (3:41)
  2. 2 Un Love Me (4:12)
  3. 3 Lovebird (3:32)
  4. 4 Come Alive (4:05)
  5. 5 Fireflies (3:56)
  6. 6 I to You (3:17)
  7. 7 Shake You Up (3:41)
  8. 8 Stop the Clocks (4:01)
  9. 9 Favourite Scar (3:35)
  10. 10 When It Hurts (3:13)
  11. 11 Glassheart (3:56)
  12. 12 Fingerprint (4:07)
  13. 13 Trouble - Childish Gambino (3:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Leona Lewis Primary Artist, Background Vocals
Brian Ray Guitar
Patrick Kiernan Violin
Bruce White Viola
Brent Paschke Guitar
Deborah Widdup Violin
Fraser T. Smith Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Drums, Bass Guitar, Keyboards
The Wired Strings Strings
Helen Hawthorn Violin
Jenny Sacha Violin
Ladonna Harley Peters Background Vocals
Bryony James Cello
Kerenza Peacock Violin
Rosie Danvers Cello
Ash Soan Drums
Craigie Dodds Guitar, Piano, Drums, Keyboards
Livvi Franc Background Vocals
Charlie Hugall Percussion
Stephen Mair Double Bass
Sarah Sexton Violin
Alison Dods Violin
Darin "Piano Man" Whittington Drums, Keyboards
Sally Jackson Violin
Ina Wroldsen Background Vocals
Emeli Sandé Background Vocals
Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins Musician
Stephanie Cavey Violin
Becky Jones Viola
Chris Loco Guitar, Keyboards
Trent Mazur Synthesizer, Guitar
Mike Freesh Synthesizer, Bass
Technical Credits
Curt Smith Composer
Andrea Martin Composer
Roland Orzabal Composer
Ryan Williams Engineer
Tim Deluxe Additional Production
Josh Abraham Producer
Peter Svensson Composer
James Murray Composer
Jörgen Elofsson Composer
Fraser T. Smith Composer, Programming, Producer, Executive Producer, drum programming
Noel Zancanella Composer, Producer, Instrumentation
Seth Waldmann Engineer, Vocal Recording
Guy Farley String Arrangements, String Conductor
Ryan Tedder Composer, Producer, Instrumentation
Bonnie McKee Composer
Jack Guy Engineer
Colin Leonard Mastering
Naughty Boy Producer
Leona Lewis Composer
Brent Kutzle Composer, Producer
Rosie Danvers String Arrangements
Graham Rounthwaite Cover Design
Craigie Dodds Composer, Programming, Producer, Engineer
Alex Graupera Engineer
Charlie Hugall Engineer
Olivia Waithe Composer
Joshua Coleman Composer
Smith Carlson Engineer
Oligee Producer
Beatriz Artola Engineer
DJ Frank E Producer
Ina Wroldsen Composer
Emeli Sandé Composer
Kelly Sheehan Composer
Luke Juby Composer
Justin Franks Composer
Mustafa Omer Composer
Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins Composer, Producer
Harry Craze Composer
Lukasz Gottwald Composer
Daniela Rivera Engineer
Greg Morgan Sound Design
Chris Loco Programming, Producer, drum programming
Hugo Chegwin Composer
Trent Mazur drum programming
Mike Freesh drum programming
Fio "Alastor" Shkreli Composer, Producer, drum programming
Orlando Tucker Programming, Additional Production
Phil Allen Engineer
Matt Chamberlin Engineer
Roma Martyniuk Art Direction
Ammo Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2012

    I Also Recommend:

    Great Album

    Leona Lewis' soulful voice is at its best on this album. Most of the tracks on Glassheart are a little more techno sounding than the songs she usually records, but it works really well. My favorite tracks are: "Un Love Me", the sweeping number "Come Alive", "I To You" which is very dramatic, "Favorite Scar", "When it Hurts" and "Trouble". I highly recommend this album to fans of Leona Lewis.

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