Spirit (Leona Lewis album)

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Studio album by
Released9 November 2007 (2007-11-09)
RecordedNovember 2006 – September 2007
Leona Lewis chronology
Spirit 'Echo
Singles from Spirit
  1. "A Moment Like This"
    Released: 17 December 2006
  2. "Bleeding Love"
    Released: 22 October 2007
  3. "Better in Time"/"Footprints in the Sand"
    Released: 9 March 2008
  4. "Forgive Me"
    Released: 8 September 2008
  5. "Run"
    Released: 30 November 2008
  6. "I Will Be"
    Released: 6 January 2009

Spirit is the debut studio album by British recording artist Leona Lewis. It was released by Syco in November 2007 in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It was released everywhere else in early 2008.

Reviews[change | change source]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars
BBC Musicmixed
Robert ChristgauB
Entertainment WeeklyC+[2]
The Guardian2/5 stars
IGN8/10 stars
The New York Timesmixed
Slant Magazine3/5 stars
The Times2/5 stars
Yahoo! Music UK8/10 stars[3]

Spirit received generally positive to mixed reviews.

Track listing[change | change source]

Standard listing
No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "Bleeding Love"  Ryan Tedder, Jesse McCartneyRyan Tedder 4:23
2. "Whatever It Takes"  Tony Reyes, Leona Lewis, Alonzo "Novel" StevensonDallas Austin, Novel 3:27
3. "Homeless"  Jörgen ElofssonSteve Mac 3:50
4. "Better in Time"  Jonathan Rotem, Andrea MartinJ. R. Rotem 3:54
5. "Yesterday"  Sam Watters, Louis Biancaniello, Nina Woodford, Jordan Omley, Michael ManiThe Jam, The Runaways 3:54
6. "Take a Bow"  Watters, Biancaniello, Wayne Wilkins, TedderThe Runaways, Wayne Wilkins, Ryan Tedder 3:54
7. "I Will Be"  Max Martin, Avril Lavigne, Lukasz GottwaldDr. Luke 3:59
8. "Angel"  Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Espen Lind, Amund Bjørklund, Johntá AustinStarGate 4:14
9. "Here I Am"  Walter Afanasieff, Brett James, LewisWalter Afanasieff 4:52
10. "I'm You"  Shaffer Smith, Eric HudsonEric Hudson 3:48
11. "The Best You Never Had"  Billy Steinberg, Josh AlexanderBilly Steinberg, Josh Alexander 3:43
12. "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"  Ewan MacCollWayne Wilkins, The Runaways 4:26
13. "Footprints in the Sand"  Richard Page, Per Magnusson, David Kreuger, Simon CowellSteve Mac 4:09

Deluxe edition[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Spirit Reviews, Ratings, Credits and More". Metacritic.
  2. Willman, Chris (7 December 2007). "Spirit Review". Entertainment Weekly. Time division of Time Warner.
  3. Gennoe, Dan (19 November 2007). "Leona Lewis Spirit Album Review". Yahoo! Music.
  4. "Spirit: Leona Lewis: Amazon.co.uk: Music". Amazon.com.
  5. "Spirit [Japan Bonus Tracks] – Leona Lewis". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Rovi Corporation.
  6. "Spirit [US] – Leona Lewis". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Rovi Corporation.

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