Higher

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/4/2003
  • Label: Bmg Int'l
  • UPC: 743219694720
  • Catalog Number: 96947
  • Sales rank: 198,834

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Higher (3:32)
  2. 2 Don't Give Up (4:21)
  3. 3 Life's a Beach (2:59)
  4. 4 By Myself (3:27)
  5. 5 That's More Like It (4:14)
  6. 6 I Believe (4:32)
  7. 7 Since You Left (3:48)
  8. 8 Closer Than Skin (4:16)
  9. 9 All About Us (3:44)
  10. 10 Virtual Cowboys (4:26)
  11. 11 Tears in My Coffee (4:09)
  12. 12 The Antidote (4:02)
  13. 13 Never (3:44)
  14. 14 Myriam's Song (Will You Be My Wife) (6:29)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Roch Voisine Primary Artist, Guitar, Background Vocals
Paul Beavis Drums
Kevin DeSouza Bass
Dave Deviller Guitar
Bruce Dixon Bass
Miles Hill Bass
The London Session Orchestra Strings
Doug Macaskill Guitar
Tessa Niles Background Vocals
Chuck Sabo Drums
Amy Sky Background Vocals
Neil Stubenhaus Bass
Peter-John Vettese Background Vocals
Ali Thomson Keyboards, Background Vocals
Jason Lang Guitar
Guy Dubuc Keyboards
Eric Webster Keyboards
Jeff Smallwood Guitar
Warren Stanyer Background Vocals
Anika Paris Background Vocals
George Dum Drums
Dean Landon Bass, Guitar, Keyboards
Anthony Anderson Guitar
Lionel Hamel Guitar
Tania Hancheroff Background Vocals
Beverley Staunton Background Vocals
Corky James Guitar
Marc Lessard Drums, Drum Loop
Christian Péloquin Guitar
Jacques Gaines Background Vocals
Michel Roy Drums
Technical Credits
Steve Smith Programming
Dave Deviller Programming, Producer, Engineer
Sean Hosein Programming
Peter-John Vettese Arranger, Programming, Producer, Engineer
Roch Voisine Producer, Engineer
Ali Thomson Programming, Producer, Engineer
Daniel Bélanger Programming
Dan Vickers Engineer
Ghyslain Luc Lavigne Engineer
Dean Landon Programming, Producer, Engineer, drum programming
Renée Marc-Aurèle Mastering
Anthony Anderson Programming
Louis Legault Engineer
Bernie Cossentino Arranger
Marc Lessard drum programming
Geneviève Borne Interviewer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Good enough

    I have the feeling that maybe less than 10,000 copies of this album will be sold in the U.S., and that's a real shame. Roch Vosine has had a successful singing career for over 10 years, garnering an extensive and loyal following along the way. Unfortunately his notoriety is confined mainly to his Francophone audience in Europe and Quebec, and his attempts to crack the American market (this is his 2nd or 3rd English-language effort) have been disappointing to say the least. Making a name for himself in Montreal, he simply has never been able to take root here-(I submit that the French thing often acts like repellant). The regret is that he is a superb singer who produces rather enjoyable pop CDs. This one is no different. Typical of his French work, on "Higher" Voisine co-wrote almost all of the selections. They are not intricate or complex, ranging from those with danceable grooves to soft ballads, but they make for good listening. Probably the best of the up-tempo tracks is the title song "Higher," which features an interesting and appealing turn around on a chord progression for the chorus. Of the quieter, more tender compositions,"Closer Than Skin" deserves strong mention. Indeed, while Roch can rock (no pun intended) with the best of them, his forte is the poetic, romantic tale of love gained or lost (or unrequited). Capable of providing such pleasant fare, however, for whatever inexplicable reason, Voisine fancies himself a cowboy, and without fail there is usually a song or two devoted to that theme on each and every one of his albums (yes- even the French ones!). This time, the dubious entry is "Virtual Cowboys;" my advice is that it should simply be avoided. Overall, though, if you're looking to hear contemporary adult pop sung by someone who does it fairly well, snatch this up. Having said that, like my comment about his record's sales above, I think that few of you will even stumble onto this page, and even fewer still will heed my recommendation. Pity.

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