Unwritten is Natasha Bedingfield's debut studio album that was released on February 26, 2004 in the United Kingdom by Phonogenic Records and on August 2, 2005 in the United States by Epic Records.


  1. These Words
  2. Single
  3. I'm A Bomb
  4. Unwritten
  5. I Bruise Easily
  6. If You're Gonna...
  7. Silent Movie
  8. We're All Mad
  9. Frogs & Princes
  10. Drop Me In The Middle
  11. Wild Horses
  12. Size Matters
  13. Peace Of Me

Chart PerformanceEdit

"Unwritten" peaked at #1 on the UK Albums chart and #26 on the Billboard 200. It was certified gold in the US and 3x platinum in the UK.

Critical ReceptionEdit

"Unwritten" received generally positive reviews from critics.

Earning a 7 out of 10 from PopMatters, Adrien Begrand, said the album was Bedingfield's "brand of clever, R&B infused pop." Though, he went on to admit that the album was "not without its pitfalls."

David Hooper from the BBC gave the album another positive review, writing "there's no denying this is a finely-crafted number with bold, voluptuous harmonies. It's guaranteed to thrill, at least for the first 30 plays."

Further, Hollow stated: "Unwritten is a textbook quality pop album, lifted by Natasha's strong voice, immaculate production and some absolutely corking singles. Whether you like it or not, you won't be able to get those tunes out of your head."

UK-based music review website musicOMH critic David Welsh praised the album, compared Bedingfield's success to that of her brother, calling the album "a startlingly accomplished debut outing, letting the whole world know that Daniel is by no means the only talented Bedingfield out there." Welsh continued to add that Unwritten was "both musically note-worthy and lyrically substantial", concluding that there was "no shame in adding this to your collection."

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