Love Is the Answer

Love Is the Answer

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by Barbra Streisand
     
 

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Love is the Answer showcases the great Barbra Streisand as a cabaret and jazz singer of emotional clarity, depth, and maturity, offering the listener a warm selection of late night meditations on love's powers, heartbreaks, and solaces. The Diana Krall Quartet provides intimate jazz accompaniment, with orchestrations from Johnny Mandel.

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Love is the Answer showcases the great Barbra Streisand as a cabaret and jazz singer of emotional clarity, depth, and maturity, offering the listener a warm selection of late night meditations on love's powers, heartbreaks, and solaces. The Diana Krall Quartet provides intimate jazz accompaniment, with orchestrations from Johnny Mandel.

The single-disc version of the album features 13 songs in orchestral arrangements, while the two-CD deluxe edition presents the orchestral versions on Disc One and quartet arrangements on Disc Two.

Love is the Answer is Barbra's first new studio collection since 2005. From the Label

Editorial Reviews

Entertainment Weekly - Leah Greenblatt
Her album of languid, impeccably arranged standards, Love Is the Answer, seems swathed in champagne bubbles and black velvet. [B+]

Product Details

Release Date:
09/29/2009
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0886974335429
catalogNumber:
743354
Rank:
26144

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Barbra Streisand   Primary Artist
Alan Broadbent   Piano,Conductor
Jeff Hamilton   Drums
Robert Hurst   Bass
Bill Charlap   Piano
John Clayton   Bass
Paulinho Da Costa   Percussion
Johnny Mandel   Conductor
Diana Krall   Piano
William Ross   Conductor
Anthony Wilson   Guitar,Conductor
Tamir Hendelman   Piano

Technical Credits

Leonard Bernstein   Composer
Barbra Streisand   Liner Notes
Luiz Bonfá   Composer
Ivan Lins   Composer
Alan Broadbent   Arranger
Michel Legrand   Composer
David Mann   Composer
Jacques Brel   Composer
Rod McKuen   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
Alan Bergman   Composer
Marilyn Bergman   Composer
Johnny Burke   Composer
Artie Butler   Composer
Betty Comden   Composer
Adolph Green   Composer
Otto Harbach   Composer
Bob Hilliard   Composer
Jay Landers   Liner Notes
Tommy LiPuma   Producer
Johnny Mandel   Arranger,Composer
Gilson Peranzzetta   Composer
Schmitt   Engineer
Jule Styne   Composer
James Van Heusen   Composer
Paul Francis Webster   Composer
Paul Williams   Composer
Diana Krall   Producer,Liner Notes
Tommy Wolf   Composer
Anthony Wilson   Arranger
Steve Genewick   Engineer
Fran Landesman   Composer
Matt Dubey   Composer
Phyllis Molinary   Composer

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