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The album was a huge success, reaching the top ten in eight countries in Europe, Asia, and Oceania. It went quadruple platinum in Australia spurred by the success of her debut smash " I'm Outta Love " which was the most popular single of the year in that country for In The US, it was only a minor radio hit.
The second single " Not That Kind " reached number 11 in the UK and was a big hit all over Europe and the rest of the world. Her second album, Freak of Nature achieved respectable sales although it did not match the level of international success of Not That Kind. The album title derives from a nickname her mother called her. When the album was finally released in the United States in May , she dedicated the album to Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes ,[ citation needed ] who had died in a car wreck the month before.
Soon after she released a double disc edition featuring two bonus hits, remixes for three of the tracks on the album and two live tracks taken from a Japan gig that was performed on the September 13, Anastacia joined Celine Dion, Mary J. From a routine mammogram for the surgery she discovered she had breast cancer. She immediately started and successfully completed surgery and radiotherapy. She has attributed her health scare to being an inspiration for the sound and content of her third album.
According to an interview she made in on a British music station The Box, her voice lost its power and she became unable to record and thus she spent a long time writing and trying to create a sound she would be finally happy with. She brought in many rock instruments which brought a new atmosphere to her music. She also felt that she still needed the funkiness and the pop as the singer felt that too much edge would sound wrong with her voice. Out of this a new sound was formed. She describes her sound as "sprock" - a combination of soul , pop and rock.
She named the album after herself. Anastacia entered record studios in September to begin recording her next album, working with Glen Ballard , Dallas Austin , and Dave Stewart for release in On the album, Anastacia also collaborated with P.
The first single, released in March, was " Left Outside Alone ", which saw a change in direction for Anastacia. Anastacia proved to be a smash hit reaching the top of the album charts in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Australia, Greece, Germany, and Italy and number 2 in Portugal and Spain. Unlike her first two albums, which were released in her homeland of America, Anastacia was not, despite being scheduled for release on three occasions.
After the original version of "Left Outside Alone" failed to catch on because of lukewarm promotional pushes, especially on radio, the album was postponed and eventually cancelled after the release date of August 30, passed. Anastacia released three further internationally successful singles; " Sick and Tired " which gave her another 1 in Spain and another UK Top 5 single , " Welcome to My Truth " her best-selling hit in Spain , and the ballad " Heavy on My Heart " proceeds from the sale of which went towards her 'Anastacia Fund' a charitable organization providing research funding for breast cancer.
By the tour was renamed the "Encore tour". In late , she released her first greatest hits collection, called Pieces of a Dream , named after a track of the same name. The album spawned the hit singles " Pieces of a Dream " and the duet with Eros Ramazzotti " I Belong to You ", which was a huge hit in Europe, charting and peaking in the top ten in almost all the European countries.
Even though Sony BMG did force her to release this collection, Anastacia says she is happy now that it was created as it was like a "story book", or summary of the first five years of her career.
This was one of the first major events to take place in the new Wembley Stadium , and one of her first major appearances since she took a break from the industry. She opened the medley section of the show and she sang a rendition of " Superstar ", from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar , with a gospel chorus behind her.
In August , a video was put on the "Anastacia by S. Oliver" web site. During the video, when Anastacia was asked about her future plans, she confirmed that she was working on a new album as well as the clothing line. A specific month of release or title was not mentioned. On July 24, Anastacia announced that her long awaited fourth studio album Heavy Rotation will be released October 27, in Europe and Asia and elsewhere in The album's first single, called " I Can Feel You ", began playing in some radio markets on August 25, Rheinische Post in German.
Rheinische Post Mediengruppe. The Irish Times. CMP Entertainment. April 29, May 13, Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso. June 16, August 8, Gaffa in German. BT in Danish. Berlingske Media. March 14, June 21, Friday 27 September Saturday 28 September Sunday 29 September Monday 30 September Tuesday 1 October Wednesday 2 October Thursday 3 October Friday 4 October Saturday 5 October Sunday 6 October Monday 7 October Tuesday 8 October Wednesday 9 October Thursday 10 October Friday 11 October Saturday 12 October Sunday 13 October Monday 14 October Tuesday 15 October Wednesday 16 October Thursday 17 October Friday 18 October Saturday 19 October Sunday 20 October Monday 21 October Tuesday 22 October Wednesday 23 October Thursday 24 October Friday 25 October Saturday 26 October Sunday 27 October Monday 28 October Tuesday 29 October Wednesday 30 October Thursday 31 October Friday 1 November Saturday 2 November Sunday 3 November Monday 4 November Tuesday 5 November Wednesday 6 November Thursday 7 November Friday 8 November Saturday 9 November Sunday 10 November Monday 11 November Tuesday 12 November Wednesday 13 November Thursday 14 November Friday 15 November Saturday 16 November Sunday 17 November Monday 18 November Tuesday 19 November Wednesday 20 NovemberMay 19, · Great new release by a real talent and true bluegrass.chartgenie.netinfocia has endured so much in her life and it all comes through in these bluegrass.chartgenie.netinfo much heart and soul. I am so happy to own this new music from the Amazing Anastacia!/5(15).