Music video by Alexandra Burke performing The Silence. (C) 2010 Simco Limited under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited
Overcome is the debut studio album by British pop/R&B singer Alexandra Burke, released October 19, 2009 on Syco Music. The release of the album came a year after Burke won the British talent show, The X Factor, with the recording process taking place between 2008 and 2009. Critics praised the album for showcasing Burke’s vocal charm and characterization, comparing her vocal to American R&B singer Whitney Houston and its contemporary finish; using a variety of acclaimed producers including Red One and Ne-Yo.