Ancora Album is by Il Divo, the classical crossover vocal group.
Their second studio album was released under the Syco and Columbia record labels in the United Kingdom and some European countries on the 7th of November 2005. It was later released in the United States and Latin America on the 24th of January 2006.
Recorded in both London and Sweden, it gained positive reviews in the music press upon release.
The album is multi-lingual with one track in Latin, one in Italian, two in French, two in English and six in Spanish.
Commercially successful, the Ancora album debuted at the top of the UK Albums Chart on the 19th of November 2005. It spent 1 week at the top and 30 weeks in the Top 100 and has been certified 3x Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry ( BPI ).
In the United States, it peaked at the top of the Billboard 200 and spent 1 week at Number One. To date, the Ancora album has been on the chart for 40 weeks and has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America ( RIAA ).
Stand out tracks are ” En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor “, ” Unchained Melody ( Senza Catene ) ” and ” I Believe in You ( Je crois en toi ) “, which is a duet with Canadian singer Céline Dion. Released on the 1st of May 2006, the single peaked at number 30 in France, 8 in Portugal, 35 in Switzerland and 31 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart in the US.
If you are already a fan of Il Divo and own their debut self-titled album, exploring their music for the first time, or want something as background music, then the Ancora album is one you definitely need for your CD collection.
Ancora Album Track Listing:
3. I Believe in You ( Je Crois En Toi ) ( featuring Celine Dion )
4. Unchained Melody ( Senza Catene )
5. Si Tú Me Amas
6. Ave Maria
7. Hasta Mi Final
8. All By Myself ( Solo Otra Vez )
9. En Aranjuez con tu Amor
10. Pour Que Tu M’Aimes Encore
11. O Holy Night
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