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Breakaway

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
The second time around, Art Garfunkel turned to pop producer Richard Perry, who liked to record in studios rather than cathedrals and who replaced the angelic style of the first album with a lush pop approach. The result was Garfunkel's best-selling album. The title track and a cover of "I Only Have Eyes for You" reached the Top 40 the latter topped the U.K. charts, though the most prominent song was the Simon & Garfunkel reunion single "My Little Town." But the album was full of wise pop choices, among them Bruce Johnston's "Disney Girls," Stevie Wonder's "I Believe When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever," and Hal David and Albert Hammond's "1199 Miles from L.A." ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
The second time around, Art Garfunkel turned to pop producer Richard Perry, who liked to record in studios rather than cathedrals and who replaced the angelic style of the first album with a lush pop approach. The result was Garfunkel's best-selling album. The title track and a cover of "I Only Have Eyes for You" reached the Top 40 the latter topped the U.K. charts, though the most prominent song was the Simon & Garfunkel reunion single "My Little Town." But the album was full of wise pop choices, among them Bruce Johnston's "Disney Girls," Stevie Wonder's "I Believe When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever," and Hal David and Albert Hammond's "1199 Miles from L.A." Perry proved that, given the right material and production, the problem of the relative sameness of Garfunkel's vocal approach could be overcome.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/23/1999
  • Label: MOBILE FIDELITY
  • UPC: 015775475625
  • Catalog Number: 759

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Art Garfunkel Primary Artist, Vocals
Toni Tennille Vocals
Stephen Bishop Guitar, Vocals
Steve Cropper Guitar
Graham Nash Vocals
Simon & Garfunkel Track Performer
Paul Simon Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Jay Clayton Vocals
Pete Carr Guitar
Andrew Gold Guitar, Vocals
Nicky Hopkins Keyboards
Bruce Johnston Piano
Jim Keltner Drums
Louie Shelton Guitar
Barry Beckett Piano
Max Bennett Bass
Joe Clayton Percussion
David Crosby Vocals
David Katz Violin
John Guerin Drums
Roger Hawkins Drums
David Hood Bass
John Jarvis Piano, Vocals
Jan Joyce Vocals
Larry Knechtel Keyboards
Russ Kunkel Drums
Del Newman Conductor
Bill Payne Keyboards
Reinie Press Bass
Denny Seiwell Drums
Rick Shlosser Drums
Lon & Derrek Van Eaton Guitar
Klaus Voormann Bass
Leland Sklar Bass
New World Philharmonic Performing Ensemble
Joe Osborn Bass
Technical Credits
Art Garfunkel Producer
Paul Simon Producer
Brooks Arthur Engineer
Richard Perry Producer
Phil Ramone Producer
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