Overcome

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Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track of 2008 X Factor winner Alexandra Burke's debut album.
  • This power ballad about meeting "the one" and being swept away was produced by Ryan Tedder, the man behind the previous season's X Factor champion Leona Lewis' Bleeding Love.
  • Burke told BBC News that while she hasn't written any of the songs on Overcome, the songs are, "a reflection of my own personality." She added: "I've kept a diary since 1999 and I walked in with a diary to the studio and I would read paragraphs of it to the producers and I would say, 'can we not sing about it, can we write about this, because it's what I relate to'."

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