Download links and information about Valentine by Mary Hopkin. This album was released in 2007 and it belongs to Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 38:36 minutes.
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|1.||With You or Without You||3:47|
|3.||Sometimes It's Not Enough (When You Use Only Words)||3:34|
|4.||No Love Is Sorrow||3:13|
|5.||Life Begins Again||3:42|
|6.||All the Diamonds||2:37|
|7.||There I Find You||2:31|
|8.||Loving You Is So Easy||3:38|
|10.||Only Lovers Decide||3:53|
|11.||Trust Once More||2:43|
|12.||All I've Ever Known||3:09|
Valentine is a real treasure. Compiled in 2007, this collection boasts 12 previously unreleased songs that Mary Hopkin recorded between 1972 and 1980. It begins with a lilting cover of "With You or Without You" by the relatively unknown folk singer Liz Thorsen before Hopkin's own "Hope Is" gets her lovely voice inflecting with her signature high-ranged trill — the one that influenced fantastical singers such as Kate Bush and Marissa Nadler. Her plaintive take on Pentangle's "No Love Is Sorrow" is void of the original's medieval instrumentation, but her voice makes up for it as you can really hear the purity of her pristine tone as well as her pitch and breath control. The production gets a bit more orchestral and panoramic on "Life Begins Again" (another Hopkin original); with a mix indicative of the mid-'70s, it almost sounds like she's taking a cue from Fleetwood Mac's success. The brightest gems in Valentine shine on a couple of back-to-back Emitt Rhodes covers — a floating rendition of "Only Lovers Decide" and a folk-rock take on "Trust Once More."