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Odyssey is the second internationally published album by Hayley Westenra. Her other previous albums, with the exception of Pure, were released only in New Zealand and Australia. It was published by the Decca Music Group label in 2005.

Odyssey
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Studio album by
Released8 August 2005
RecordedSeptember 2003, July 2004, February-June 2005
GenreCrossover, pop
Length50:22
LabelDecca Music Group
ProducerGiles Martin
Hayley Westenra chronology
Pure
(2003)
Odyssey
(2005)
Treasure
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Odyssey included a duet with Andrea Bocelli called "Dell'Amore Non Si Sa", a gospel song "I Say Grace", an inspired cover of Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides, Now", "May it Be" – a song from The Lord of the Rings, as well as a cover of the song "What You Never Know (Won't Hurt You)" from the Sarah Brightman album Harem.

Odyssey debuted at number one on the New Zealand Album Chart, being certified platinum in its first week of release.

Contents

Track listingEdit

International versionEdit

This excludes the US, UK and Japanese versions.

  1. "Prayer"
  2. "Never Saw Blue"
  3. "Dell'amore non si sa" (with Andrea Bocelli)
  4. "Ave Maria (Caccini)"
  5. "Both Sides, Now"
  6. "What You Never Know (Won't Hurt You)"
  7. "May It Be"
  8. "Quanta Qualia"
  9. "Bachianas Brasileiras No 5 Aria (Cantilena)"
  10. "She Moves Through the Fair"
  11. "I Say Grace"
  12. "My Heart Belongs to You"

New Zealand special edition bonus discEdit

  1. Bridal Ballad
  2. O mio babbino caro
  3. Laudate Dominum
  4. Wiegenlied
  5. Ave Maria (Bach) (English Lyrics)
  6. The Mists of Islay

Japanese versionEdit

  1. Prayer
  2. Never Saw Blue
  3. "Dell'amore non si sa" (with Andrea Bocelli)
  4. Ave Maria
  5. Both Sides Now
  6. What You Never Know (Won't Hurt You)
  7. May It Be
  8. Quanta Qualia
  9. Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 Aria (Cantilena)
  10. She Moves Through the Fair
  11. I Say Grace
  12. My Heart Belongs to You
  13. Bridal Ballad From The Merchant Of Venice
  14. The Mummers Dance
  15. Wiegenlied (From Lorelei)

United Kingdom versionEdit

There were two different versions of the UK album released. The first was released on 26 September 2005 and the second was released on 10 April 2006.

First version
  1. "Prayer" – 4:21
  2. "Dell'amore non si sa" – 3:41
  3. "Never Saw Blue" – 4:37
  4. "Ave Maria" – 3:41
  5. "What You Never Know (Won't Hurt You)" – 3:41
  6. "Quanta Qualia" – 4:24
  7. "Both Sides, Now" – 3:43
  8. "May It Be" – 3:38
  9. "Bachianas Brasileiras" – 4:25
  10. "Bridal Ballad" – 4:36
  11. "Mists of Islay" – 2:46
  12. "O mio babbino caro" – 2:32
  13. "Laudate Dominum" – 4:27
  14. "Wiegenlied" – 3:41
  15. "She Moves Through the Fair" – 4:36
  16. "Dido's Lament" – 3:46
 
Cover of second release
Second version
  1. May It Be
  2. The Water Is Wide
  3. Dell'amore non si sa
  4. Lascia ch'io pianga
  5. Prayer
  6. Ave Maria
  7. Scarborough Fair
  8. Quanta Qualia
  9. O mio babbino caro
  10. What You Never Know (Won't Hurt You)
  11. Both Sides, Now
  12. Mists of Islay
  13. Laudate Dominum
  14. She Moves Through The Fair

US VersionEdit

  1. Prayer – 4:21
  2. Both Sides, Now – 3:43
  3. Never Saw Blue [Full Length Drums Mix] – 4:37
  4. Dell'amore non si sa – 3:45
  5. What You Never Know (Won't Hurt You) [Sunrise Mix] – 3:43
  6. May It Be – 3:39
  7. Quanta Qualia – 4:25
  8. You Are Water – 4:03
  9. She Moves Through the Fair – 4:35
  10. My Heart Belongs to You [US Mix] – 4:41
  11. Ave Maria – 3:44
  12. I Say Grace – 5:06

iTunes exclusive EP tracksEdit

  1. "Mary, Did You Know?" (Orchestral Version) – 3:29
  2. Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339 (Mozart): "Laudate Dominum" – 4:27
  3. Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro" – 2:32
  4. Dido and Aeneas: "Dido's Lament" ("When I am laid in earth") – 3:43

ChartsEdit

AlbumEdit

Chart (2005) Peak
position
New Zealand Music Charts 1
U.S. Billboard Classical Album Charts [1] 3
UK Albums Chart 10
Australian Album Charts 21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mawer, Sharon. "Review: Odyssey". Allmusic. Retrieved 12 July 2009.