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Closer: The Best of Sarah McLachlan [Deluxe Edition]
     

Closer: The Best of Sarah McLachlan [Deluxe Edition]

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by Sarah McLachlan
 

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Dedicated fans of Sarah McLachlan had a lot to buy in 2008, when the Canadian songwriter issued three retrospective albums. Rarities, B-Sides & Other Stuff, Vol. 2 led the pack in April, followed by a deluxe edition of Fumbling Toward Ecstasy several months later. Closer: The Best of Sarah

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Dedicated fans of Sarah McLachlan had a lot to buy in 2008, when the Canadian songwriter issued three retrospective albums. Rarities, B-Sides & Other Stuff, Vol. 2 led the pack in April, followed by a deluxe edition of Fumbling Toward Ecstasy several months later. Closer: The Best of Sarah McLachlan brought up the rear, arriving in October and compiling McLachlan's greatest hits along with two new songs. "Don't Give Up on Us" and "U Want Me 2" are standard McLachlan tunes, mixing adult contemporary songcraft with the soothing, evergreen vocals that helped her rise to prominence. As always, producer Pierre Marchand helms both of those new songs, and his presence throughout this compilation -- not to mention McLachlan's steady songcraft -- helps make Closer a consistent, unified work. Casual fans will find what they need in the regular 16-track version, while diehards might want to look at the two-disc version, which includes additional songs and several remixes. [A deluxe edition was also released.]

Product Details

Release Date:
10/07/2008
Label:
Arista
UPC:
0886973724422
catalogNumber:
737244
Rank:
5769

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sarah McLachlan   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Piano,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Vocals,12-string Guitar,Classical Guitar,fender rhodes,Guitar (12 String Acoustic)
Vince Jones   Keyboards
Paul Brennan   Drums
Matt Chamberlain   Percussion,Drums
Bill Dillon   Organ,Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Electric Guitar,Guitorgan
Daryl Exnicious   Bass,Bass Guitar
Ross Hales   Drums
Dave Kershaw   Bass,Bass Guitar,Hammond Organ,Double Bass
Tony Levin   Bass,Bass Guitar
Pierre Marchand   Organ,Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Percussion,Piano,Glockenspiel,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Background Vocals,Synthesizer Bass,Roland TR-808,Percussion Machine
Jerry Marotta   Drums
Stephen Nikleva   Electric Guitar
Darren Phillips   Drums,Keyboards
Dave Sinclair   Guitar,Vocals
Jim Creeggan   Upright Bass
Brian Minato   Bass,Bass Guitar,Electric Guitar
Guy Nadon   Drums
Lou Shefano   Drums
Ashwin Sood   Percussion,Drums,Background Vocals,Loops
Camille Henderson   Vocals,Background Vocals
Sean Ashby   Guitar
Mark Jowett   Guitar
Michel Pepin   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar
David Sinclair   Background Vocals
Yves Desrosiers   Electric Guitar,Lap Steel Guitar,Slide Bass,Billatron
Michael Chaves   Guitar
Ronald Jones   Drums,Tambourine
Jorane   Cello

Technical Credits

Sarah McLachlan   Composer,Executive Producer,Audio Production
Tom Lord-Alge   Remixing
Pierre Marchand   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Engineer,drum machine,Audio Production
John Oliviera   Engineer
Darren Phillips   Composer
Chris Potter   Engineer
Greg Reely   Producer,Engineer,Audio Production
John Rummen   Artwork
Tim Oberthier   Engineer
Roman Klun   Engineer,Guitar Engineer
Pete Caigan   Engineer
Yanick Daunais   Engineer
Brian Hogue   Engineer
Linda Strawberry   Engineer
Pascal Shefteshy   Engineer

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Closer: The Best of Sarah McLachlan 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Faybrick More than 1 year ago
This has the song she sings on TV to muster support for the Humane Society (Angel). Love it! She has a wonderful clear voice and worth the time listening to.
Joyachiever More than 1 year ago
“Closer: The Best Of Sarah McLachlan” is an assembly of songs that meaningfully define her career. For instance, “Posession”,”Adia”, “Angel”, and “I Will Remember You” are among some of the well-known tracks featured in this cd. “Building A Mystery” and “Sweet Surrender” are two of my favorite songs on this cd.“Closer: The Best of Sarah McLachlan” is a good collection for those who like soft rock greatest hits cds and/or at least three of Sarah McLachlan’s songs.
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