OK, here is the track listing from CDJapan, translated using Google Translate. You can probably guess which artists perform some of these songs.
1. World In Union (with lyrics in English / Maori) 2. World In Union (with English lyrics) 3. Swing Low 4. Eresaremu 5. Pokarekareana 6. Pure heart 7. Kotahitanga (rugby beat Masters Mix) 8. Now's The Time 09. Ireland call 10. Forefathers of our country (Welsh National Anthem) 11. Wal Sing Matilda 12. Song of Marseille (French government) 13. All night 14. Wheel Keep A Welcome 15. Men of Harlech 16. Medley of Scottish songs 17. Pearl River God defend New Zealand (NZ national anthem) 18. World In Union (with Japanese lyrics) (bonus track)
Some of the spelling is a bit dubious though, but you know what they mean!
I expect Katherine will do some if not all the Welsh stuff, and Hayley the NZ stuff. There could be half a dozen songs by Hayley there - guessing at what some of them are, but it sin't hard. I wonder if they are all new recordings.
My guess is that tracks 1, 2, 5, 8, 17 and 18 will all be by Hayley. Plus perhaps some more.
I was reading Paul Byrom's blog the other day and found some more info....
"Representing ENGLAND is “the Nation’s Favourite Tenor” Alfie Boe with The Band of the Coldstream Guards performing the rousing Jerusalem, and rising star Laura Wright with her tender, acoustic version of Swing Low, a great rugby anthem that is also contrastingly performed by Russell Watson. SCOTLAND’s official theme song Now’s The Time, based on the tune of Loch Lomond, is here sung by Scottish Tenor Luigi Corvi. The traditional Flower of Scotland is also featured, performed by The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. From WALES we have none other than The Fron Male Voice Choir with Land Of My Fathers, as well as music from Bryn Terfel and Katherine Jenkins. And IRELAND brings its official song Ireland’s Call featuring Brian Kennedy representing the North and tenor Paul Byrom the South, and introduces new Irish songstress, Mairead, with her rendition of The Fields Of Athenry.
Also included is a recording from International superstar violinist André Rieu from HOLLAND, with singer Mirusia Louwerse from AUSTRALIA. From AFRICA comes The Kenyan Boys’ Choir, and Roberto Alagna represents FRANCE with his version of the French National Anthem."
Well, there is a pretty poor fit between some of those you mention mlb and the track listing I posted above. Where is "Jersalem" or "The Fields of Athenry"? And "Now's the Time" might not be "Now is the Hour" has I had guessed.
1 World In Union 2 Swing Low 3 Land Of My Fathers (Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau) 4 Ireland's Call (Official World Cup song of the IRFU) 5 Scottish Medley (Featuring Flower of Scotland) 6 Jerusalem 7 Glorious 8 Now's The Time (The new anthem for Scotland) 9 Calon Lan 10 O Verona 11 Pokarekare Ana 12 Waltzing Matilda 13 We'll Keep A Welcome 14 Shoshaloza (Nkosi Sikelel'i Afrika) 15 Men Of Harlech 16 God Defend New Zealand 17 The Fields Of Athenry 18 Bread Of Heaven (Cwm Rhondda) 19 The Marseillaise 20 Swing Low 21 World In Union (Maori/English) 22 Kakri (Haka 2011)
Wow that's a brilliant song sung so well by Hayley cant' wait for the album now!/ and/or a video too!
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1. World In Union - Hayley Westenra 2. Swing Low '99 - Arr. C. Skarbek/ T.R. Evans - Russell Watson, The Royal Choral Society 3. Land of My Fathers - Fron Male Voice Choir 4. Ireland's Call - Brian Kennedy, Paul Byrom 5. Scottish Medley - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards 6. Jerusalem - The Coldstream Guards Band, Alfie Boe 7. Glorious - Mary-Jess 8. Now's The Time - Luigi Corvi 9. Calon Lan - Katherine Jenkins 10. O Verona - Only Men Aloud 11. Pokarekare Ana - Hayley Westenra, Francois Rive, Robbie McIntosh, The Metro Voices, Te Tau Choir, Jenny O'Grady, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ian Dean 12. Waltzing Matilda - André Rieu, Mirusia 13. We'll keep a welcome - Bryn Terfel, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Gareth Jones, The Black Mountain Choir, The Risca Choir 14. Nkosi Sikelel'i Afrika - The Kenyan Boys Choir 15. Men of Harlech - Fron Male Voice Choir 16. God Defend New Zealand - Hayley Westenra 17. The Fields Of Athenry - Mairead Carlin 18. Cwm Rhondda - Bryn Terfel, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Gareth Jones, The Black Mountain Choir, The Risca Choir 19. La Marseillaise - Roberto Alagna 20. Swing Low - All Angels 21. World In Union - Hayley Westenra 22. Kakari (Haka 2011) - Qube
Glad Hayley got to sing the NZ National Album on it but I wonder if it's an existing recording (from one of her NZ album versions)? Pokarekara Ana is I think the original version from Pure!
So this album looks like it is a 'various artists' compilation of existing recordings, with a few new recordings which are most likely to be Hayley's two World in Union songs, and perhaps the 2011 Haka at the end.