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Greatest Hits: The First Ten Years [edit]
by Francesca Battistelli | Genre: AC/Inspo | Release Date: November 03, 2017
 

GRAMMY Award winning artist Francesca Battistelli celebrates ten years of her artistry with the release of Greatest Hits: the first ten years. The 15-track album, which spans her decade long career and features six No. 1 radio hits, three top 5 hits, three top 10's and two new studio recordings, will be available November 3, 2017 with Fervent Records.

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01. I'm Letting Go
02. Free To Be Me
03. It's Your Life
04. Beautiful, Beautiful
05. You're Here
06. This Is The Stuff
07. Angel By Your Side
08. Strangely Dim
09. Write Your Story
10. He Knows My Name
11. Holy Spirit
12. If We're Honest
13. Giants Fall
14. There's No Other Name
15. Messiah
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A Decade of Devotion | Posted October 31, 2017
Usually the release of a "Best Of" project marks the achievement of a number of noteworthy singles and albums. Francesca Battistelli has joined that musical elite with her 'best of' collection, Greatest Hits: The First Ten Years.
 
Battistelli's 15-track collection chronicles her musical career from 2008 to present. It starts with her 2008 release My Paper Heart, then 2011's Hundred More Years, and finally her 2014 album If We're Honest. It also includes two new songs: "There's No Other Name" and the Christmas-themed "Messiah."

Francesca Battistelli knows how to sing a power ballad. "Beautiful, Beautiful," "Angel By Your Side" and "To Be Honest" are mood-swinging anthems. These soothing songs remind me of Chantal Kreviazuk's "Feels Like Home" and Celine Dion's "The Power of Love." While Battistelli's range is different, she sings with passion.

All songs from the span of her career share a common denominator: they're all about Jesus. Some songs, like "Angel By Your Side," speaks to the broken: "I can't say that everything's okay /'Cause I can see the tears you're crying / And I can't promise to take the pain away / But you can know I won't stop trying / I'll be the angel by your side."

Music lovers can appreciate any five-star vocalist. But each song sung carries a message, from heartbreak to devotion. Battistelli's songs are edifying to the ears. Take "Giants Fall," which clearly is a reference to King David's confrontation with Goliath, for example: "With God you know that anything's possible / So step into the fight / He's right there by your side / The stones inside your hand might be too small / But watch the giants fall."

To be honest, I didn't know a lot about Francesca Battistelli's music before listening to her greatest hits. However, as I listened to each track, I experienced a relationship grow between myself and her music.

The Bottom Line: Beyond a doubt, Francesca Battistelli will continue releasing quality songs like those found in her first decade of work. If you're not familiar with Francesca Battistelli's music, then her greatest hits is a great way to become an instant fan. I know I did.

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"There's No Other Name"




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