Today global music icon Andrea Bocelli released his new album Believe – a poignant and personal collection of songs celebrating the power of music to soothe the soul. The record features a duet with Alison Krauss, the most awarded singer in Grammy history, watch their new music video for ‘Amazing Grace’.
Global Livestream Concert – Believe In Christmas announced
Also today Andrea Bocelli announced an exclusive ticketed global livestream concert, Believe In Christmas, which will be performed live from Teatro Regio di Parma opera house in Italy on Saturday 12th December. This very special event, featuring Andrea Bocelli and special guests, will be streamed to fans around the world, time-zoned to specific regions.
Believe includes duets with Alison Krauss and Cecilia Bartoli
Andrea Bocelli’s new album Believe includes duets with Alison Krauss and Cecilia Bartoli as well as a previously unreleased track from the late, great Italian composer Ennio Morricone. Andrea Bocelli has also composed his own settings of ‘Ave Maria’ and ‘Padre Nostro’ specially for this record.
Believe features a collection of uplifting songs that have inspired and sustained Andrea Bocelli throughout his career and the themes explored on this new recording are deeply personal to him. Andrea explained, “The concept behind Believe is based on three words: faith, hope and charity. These are the three theological virtues of Christianity, yet – quite independently of any religious belief – they are also the three extraordinary keys to giving meaning and completeness to the lives of every one of us.”
The release of Andrea Bocelli’s new album Believe, and his livestream concert, follow his record-breaking Music For Hope performance on Easter Sunday from the historic Duomo cathedral in Milan. The video received more than 28 million views from across the globe in its first 24 hours and is the biggest classical livestream of all time.
Andrea Bocelli is one of the most celebrated singers in modern history
Andrea Bocelli is one of the most celebrated singers in modern history, performing at major international events including the Olympic Games and the World Cup, as well as his own sell-out arena shows around the world. He has received a Golden Globe, seven Classical BRITs and seven World Music Awards plus a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His previous album, Si, reached No.1 on both the US and UK charts.
Ultimately, Bocelli understands that all music is good for the soul in a way that taps into the most subtle nuances of humanity, irrespective of individual belief. He explained, “Good music brings with it a powerful message of peace and fellowship, teaching us about beauty, and helping us to open our hearts and minds.”
Andrea Bocelli’s new album Believe is out now and can be bought here.