Genre: Pop, Adult Contemporary
"Combine the soul of heart wrenching ballads, the romance of a handcrafted acoustic guitar, add a delicious dash of European charm and sophistication and you have Arthur Batakin.
Arthurs beautifully crafted album of 10 original songs, titled "Somewhere in time" are all written "from the heart". Featuring adult contemporary tracks drawn from life experiences, the tracks embody the essence of European adult classics. However, his status as the quintessential European is something of an irony for a man who closely identifies himself with his Australian heritage.
Arthur would be the last to compare himself with those artists who others have such as Enrique and Julio Iglesias, Charles Aznavour and James Taylor whom he regards as truly gifted vocalists, preferring to think of himself as a songwriter, composer and guitarist who also happens to sing.
Almost all of Arthur's songs deal with love, relationship and their permutations running the gamut from joyous love songs such as "Somewhere in time" to songs that you can't help but shed a tear to such as "Forever in your arms". Latin enthusiasts will embrace the sensuality of "Obsession" and "Falling in Love". Each song is a complete journey, a veritable feast of emotion guaranteed to satisfy the most discerning palate. A smooth romantic crooner with a touch of European passion! the perfect music accompaniment for candle lit dinners, red wine with friends and cozy nights by the fire!"
By Jennifer Matthews - Producer
Bignote Productions Australia.