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Fans will love it, new fans will come to love it too!
on 22 September 2001
This is the second solo album from Annie Lennox, following the success of her first album "Diva". On this album, it seems as if Ms. Lennox has experimented with the songs she has always wanted to sing on an album - her voice and songs ranging from sweet and almost dream-like on "Whiter Shade of Pale" and "Waiting in Vain" to soaring and compelling in "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate" and "Train in Vain". There is a strong influence of soul, and an almost Motown-like feel to some of the songs on this album, which makes it certainly worth a listen.
This album does take a couple of listens at first to get used to it, as if you're not quite sure if you like it - it's not the style of music Annie Lennox has traditionally produced before. Perservere, for after a short while you feel as if your CD collection could never have been without this album.
Annie Lennox fans would automatically enjoy this album to hear the emotion and energy she pours into a song. Newer Annie Lennox listeners, who have only heard her sing whilst in the Eurythmics might find this album different to what they might have expected, but will enjoy it nonetheless.
It's my personal opinion that Annie Lennox could sing a cheesy commercial jingle and it would still sound great.