Ronan [UK Bonus Tracks]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Peter Fawthrop
Unanimously, the most popular singer from the Irish group Boyzone is lead singer Ronan Keating whose debut solo album is aptly titled Ronan. The album retains some of Boyzone's style, though it is appropriately, if not determinedly, subdued. That is a bit of a shock for a debut. Keeping in mind that Gary Barlow tried the same thing and missed the target, while Robbie Williams went all out with an egocentric rock album and became a British landmark, one would have expected a little more oomph. Ronan must not be caught up in trends. Besides, the album seems to fit his personality, which is quieter and modest compared to most boy group members. The album sports the number ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (9) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $5.43   
  • Used (8) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$5.43
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(5159)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
BRAND NEW, Factory Sealed items direct from the Studios. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee. Quick International Airmail!

Ships from: Indian Trail, NC

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Peter Fawthrop
Unanimously, the most popular singer from the Irish group Boyzone is lead singer Ronan Keating whose debut solo album is aptly titled Ronan. The album retains some of Boyzone's style, though it is appropriately, if not determinedly, subdued. That is a bit of a shock for a debut. Keeping in mind that Gary Barlow tried the same thing and missed the target, while Robbie Williams went all out with an egocentric rock album and became a British landmark, one would have expected a little more oomph. Ronan must not be caught up in trends. Besides, the album seems to fit his personality, which is quieter and modest compared to most boy group members. The album sports the number one European singles "When You Say Nothing at All" and "Life Is a Rollercoaster," which helped propel the album to the top of the charts for a short while. Indeed, it did not stand out as one of the great musical triumphs of the year, but it is not without charm, thanks to its sincerity. Bryan Adams provides the soft ballad "The Way You Make Me Feel," while Rick Nowels conjures up another spirituality-driven effort on "Heal Me," as well as a slightly more exciting "Rollercoaster." "If I Don't Tell You Now" is a Diane Warren-penned ballad, drippy and undistinguished, which is sadly how most of her songs are beginning to come across. Patrick Leonard co-wrote "Believe" and "Keep on Walking," both of which are unremarkable but enjoyable. "In This Life" makes another appearance (previously recorded by Bette Midler and Kathie Lee Gifford). For an album as seeping with heartfelt ballads as Ronan is, it is amazing that so many known artists came together with tunes that are so alike they sound monotonous. It really takes a few listens to bond with Ronan, because it is so slow. It is slow but it is also soft and tender. At certain moments it is exceptionally emotional. The splendid song "Brighter Days" is one of those moments. [The U.K. release adds two bonus tracks: "Lovin' Each Day" and "Once Upon a Lifetime."]
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/18/2001
  • Label: Polygram Uk
  • UPC: 731454973823
  • Catalog Number: 549738

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ronan Keating Primary Artist
Matt Rollings Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards
Brian Kennedy Background Vocals
Donna De Lory Background Vocals
Sue Ann Carwell Background Vocals
Phil Thornalley Synthesizer, Guitar, Piano, Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Rusty Anderson Guitar
Mike Brignardello Bass Guitar
Alex Brown Background Vocals
Andy Duncan Percussion, Drums
Paul Gendler Guitar
Dorian Holley Background Vocals
Bryan Jones Background Vocals
Priscilla Jones Background Vocals
Charles Judge Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards
Michael Landau Guitar
Paul Leim Percussion, Drums
Patrick Leonard Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards
Steve Lipson Guitar, Mandolin, Bass Guitar
James McNally Accordion, Whistle (Instrument)
Dominic Miller Guitar
David Munday Flute, Guitar
Tessa Niles Background Vocals
Rick Nowels Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Steve Pearce Bass Guitar
John Pierce Bass Guitar
Tim Pierce Guitar
Guy Pratt Bass Guitar
Andy Richards Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards
Chuck Sabo Percussion, Drums
Alfie Silas Background Vocals
Jackie Smiley Background Vocals
Miriam Stockley Background Vocals
Patrick Tucker Guitar, Bass Guitar
Yvonne Williams Background Vocals
Eric Rigler uillean pipes
Danielle Brisebois Background Vocals
John D. Willis Guitar
Thicke Background Vocals
Carol Riley Background Vocals
Mats Berntoft Guitar
Wayne Hector Background Vocals
Peter Murray Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards
Brian Macleod Percussion, Drums
Technical Credits
Gregg Alexander Producer
Phil Thornalley Producer
Arun Chakraverty Mastering
Andy Duncan Programming
Nick Ingman String Arrangements
Paula Jones Engineer
Patrick Leonard Programming, Producer
Steve Lipson Programming, Producer
James McMillan Programming
Heff Moraes Engineer
Richard Niles Arranger
Rick Nowels Producer
Andy Richards Programming
David Schiffman Engineer
Gavyn Wright String Director, String Conductor
Randy Wine Engineer
David Channing Engineer
Marc Moreau Engineer
Kris Solem Mastering
Steve Mac Arranger, Producer
Samie Barela Engineer
Elliott Blakey Engineer
David Ashton Engineer
Paul "Polo" Jones Engineer
Arnthor Producer
Chris Laws Programming, Engineer
Todd Shoemaker Engineer
Steve Price Engineer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously