Echo (Leona Lewis album)

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Echo
Studio album by
Released9 November 2009
RecordedJanuary–September 2009
Genre
Length59:03
Label
Producer
Leona Lewis chronology
'Spirit
(2007)
Echo 'The Labyrinth Tour: Live from the O2
(2010)
Singles from Echo
  1. "Happy"
    Released: 15 September 2009 (2009-09-15)
  2. "I Got You"
    Released: 21 February 2010 (2010-02-21)

Echo is the second studio album by British recording artist Leona Lewis. It was released in November 2009 by Syco.

Information[change | change source]

The music on Echo is a mixture of europop and R&B.[1] It also has a Cover version of the Oasis song "Stop Crying Your Heart Out" Two singles were released from the album. One of them was the R&B ballad "Happy". The album also features a duet with American pop rock group OneRepublic called "Lost Then Found".

Reviews[change | change source]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(59/100)[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Billboard(favorable)[3]
The Boston Globe(favorable)[4]
Entertainment WeeklyC+[5]
The Guardian3/5 stars[6]
The Independent(mixed)[7]
MusicOMH2/5 stars[8]
The New York Times(favorable)[9]
The Observer3/5 stars[10]
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars[11]
Slant2.5/5 stars[12]
The Times4/5 stars[13]
Yahoo! Music UK7/10 stars[14]

Echo met mixed to favourable reviews by critics.

Track listing[change | change source]

No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "Happy"  E. Kidd Bogart, Leona Lewis, Ryan TedderTedder 4:02
2. "I Got You"  Arnthor Birgisson, Savan Kotecha, Max MartinArnthor 3:46
3. "Can't Breathe"  Gavriel Aminov, Uriel "Frenchie" Kadouch, Lundon J. Knighten, Lewis, Cheryline Lim, Michael Malih, Keith RossKadouch, Vein, Harvey Mason, Jr.* 4:14
4. "Brave"  Julian Bunetta, Andrew Frampton, Kotecha, LewisBunetta, Frampton 3:37
5. "Outta My Head"  Kotecha, Martin, ShellbackMax Martin, Shellback 3:39
6. "My Hands"  Birgisson, Ina WroldsenArnthor 4:12
7. "Love Letter"  J. Kasher, Kevin RudolfRudolf 4:01
8. "Broken"  Lewis, A. "Novel" Stevenson, John ShanksShanks 4:03
9. "Naked"  Kotecha, Lewis, Kristian LundinLundin, Shellback 3:50
10. "Stop Crying Your Heart Out"  Noel GallagherSteve Robson, Lewis 4:09
11. "Don't Let Me Down"  Mike Elizondo, James Fauntleroy, Lewis, Justin Timberlake, Robin TadrossThe Y's, Elizondo* 4:36
12. "Alive"  Danielle Brisebois, Lewis, ShanksShanks 3:30
13. "Lost Then Found" (with OneRepublic; includes the hidden track "Stone Hearts & Hand Grenades", which starts at 7:05 minutes after 3 minutes of silence)Tedder, Jess Cates, Lewis, Lindy Robbins, Dan MuckalaTedder, Brent Kutzle*, Noel Zancanella*, Muckala* 11:09
Total length:
58:41


North American standard listing
No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "Happy"  Lewis, Tedder, BogartRyan Tedder 4:01
2. "I Got You"  Martin, Birgisson, KotechaArnthor Birgisson 3:46
3. "Love Letter"  Rudolf, KasherKevin Rudolf 4:01
4. "Can't Breathe"  Lewis, Kadouch, Aminov, Lim, Ross, Malih, KnightenUriel Kadouch, Harvey Mason, Jr.* 4:15
5. "You Don't Care"  Tedder, LewisRyan Tedder 4:03
6. "Outta My Head"  Martin, Schuster, KotechaMax Martin, Shellback 3:40
7. "Brave"  Frampton, Bunetta, Kotecha, LewisJulian Bunetta, Andrew Frampton 3:37
8. "My Hands"  Wroldsen, BirgissonArnthor Birgisson 4:14
9. "Alive"  Lewis, Shanks, BriseboisJohn Shanks 3:30
10. "Don't Let Me Down"  Lewis, Timberlake, Tadross, Fauntleroy, ElizondoThe Y's, Mike Elizondo 4:36
11. "Fly Here Now"  Jeff Bhasker, LewisBhasker 3:41
12. "Broken"  Lewis, Shanks, NovelJohn Shanks 4:04
13. "Lost Then Found" (with OneRepublic; includes the hidden track "Stone Hearts & Hand Grenades", which starts at 7:05 minutes after 3 minutes of silence)Lewis, Tedder, Muckala, Cates, RobbinsRyan Tedder 11:08

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Echo > Review". AllMusic.
  2. "Echo Reviews, Ratings, Credits and More". Metacritic.
  3. "Echo". Billboard.
  4. "Leona Lewis sticks to winning formula in 『Echo' – The Boston Globe". Boston Globe.
  5. Leah Greenblatt. "Echo". Entertainment Weekly.
  6. Sullivan, Caroline. "Leona Lewis: Echo | CD review". The Guardian. London.
  7. Richman, Simmy. "Album: Leona Lewis, Echo, (Syco/Sony)". The Independent. London.
  8. "Leona Lewis – Echo | album reviews". musicOMH.
  9. "New CDs". The New York Times.
  10. "Leona Lewis: Echo | The Observer". The Guardian.
  11. Rosen, Jody. "Echo : Leona Lewis : Review : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone.
  12. "Leona Lewis: Echo | Music Review". Slant Magazine.
  13. Cairns, Dan. "Leona Lewis: Echo". The Times.
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