Francesca Battistelli will release her third studio album, 'If We're Honest', on 22nd April 2014. Produced by Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning producer and her longtime collaborator Ian Eskelin, the album features 11 tracks all co-written by Battistelli.
Brand new single 'Write Your Story' is already featuring heavily on Christian radio and will be available to download, along with an album pre-order, on 14th January at iTunes. A deluxe version featuring three additional tracks will also be available.
The new album also includes the song 'Hands of God', co-written by and featuring Sanctus Real's Matt Hammitt.
Battistelli's debut album 'My Paper Heart' received RIAA Gold certification and a Grammy nomination while her second album 'Hundred More Years' helped garner her the 2011 Dove Awards for Artist of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year and Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year.
In the coming months Battistelli will be touring in support of 'If We're Honest' commencing with the 'Hands of God Tour' with Sanctus Real on 7th February.
Since her debut in 2008, Francesca Battistelli has earned a Grammy nomination (Best Gospel Performance), six Dove Awards and 22 Dove Award nominations. Both her previous albums took the Number 1 spot on Billboard's Christian Album chart and have achieved over 978,000 in album sales to date.