Paul Potts - Passione
Written by Nicholas Jennings    Sunday, 13 December 2009 01:00    PDF Print E-mail

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Paul Potts - PassioneSusan Boyle and Paul Potts have a lot in common. Both were bullied at school and, despite—or because of—their unlikely backgrounds (an unkissed church volunteer and a shy mobile-phone salesman), became singing sensations on TV’s Britain’s Got Talent and the internet. Paul’s debut sold two million albums, boosted by his high profile and opera-lite approach. On this followup, the unassuming tenor mixes a little Puccini with pop, singing a Tosca aria and Italian versions of classics like “A Whiter Shade of Pale.”

May 2009



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