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Michael Buble Meets Madison Square Garden [CD/DVD]

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden finds Canadian crooner Bublé making a highly anticipated appearance at the storied New York City concert venue. Often seen as a symbolic moment for a performer having achieved a high level of populist success, Madison Square Garden performances have led to a few well-known live albums, including one from Bublé's own most notable influence, Frank Sinatra. Interestingly, while Sinatra's 1974 album The Main Event came toward the latter half of his career, Bublé's appeared right as some critics and even his contemporaries like smooth jazz trumpeter Chris Botti were proclaiming his ascension to Sinatra's throne as the best traditional ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden finds Canadian crooner Bublé making a highly anticipated appearance at the storied New York City concert venue. Often seen as a symbolic moment for a performer having achieved a high level of populist success, Madison Square Garden performances have led to a few well-known live albums, including one from Bublé's own most notable influence, Frank Sinatra. Interestingly, while Sinatra's 1974 album The Main Event came toward the latter half of his career, Bublé's appeared right as some critics and even his contemporaries like smooth jazz trumpeter Chris Botti were proclaiming his ascension to Sinatra's throne as the best traditional pop vocalist of his generation. Setting such grandiose summations aside, Bublé is at the very least an incredibly talented vocalist who grew from a nice kid singer in the early part of the decade to a truly swinging interpreter of the Great American Songbook canon by the end of the decade. Furthermore, Bublé found the right modern pop/soul songs -- often co-written by himself "Lost," "Home" -- which has worked to fully contemporize his likable and swaggering stage persona, all of which is readily apparent on Meets Madison Square Garden. Backed here by his de rigueur big band, Bublé has a joyful and abundantly devilish rapport with the audience and is clearly as in love with them as they are with him. Not surprisingly, there was some buzz surrounding Bublé's Madison Square Garden concert, which marked not only his first appearance at the Garden, but also his return visit to the famous Blue Note jazz club where he made his original N.Y.C. debut. Included with the CD of Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden is a DVD documentary detailing this return visit as well as the behind-the-scenes buildup and performance of his Madison Square Garden concert.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/16/2009
  • Label: Reprise / Wea
  • UPC: 093624979456
  • Catalog Number: 517750
  • Sales rank: 452

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I'm Your Man
  2. 2 Me and Mrs. Jones
  3. 3 Call Me Irresponsible
  4. 4 I've Got the World on a String
  5. 5 Lost
  6. 6 Feeling Good
  7. 7 Home
  8. 8 Everything
  9. 9 Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  10. 10 Song for You
Disc 2
  1. 1 I'm Your Man
  2. 2 Me and Mrs. Jones
  3. 3 Call Me Irresponsible
  4. 4 I've Got the World on a String
  5. 5 Lost
  6. 6 Feeling Good
  7. 7 Home
  8. 8 Everything
  9. 9 Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  10. 10 Song for You
  11. 11 Stardust
  12. 12 You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Michael Bublé Primary Artist, Track Performer
Warren Thomas Track Performer
Rob Perkins Drums
Mark Small Saxophone
Roger Thomas Track Performer
Ronnie Snow Narrator
Jacob Rodriguez Baritone Saxophone
Alan Chang Piano
Bryan Lipps Trumpet
Nick Vagenas Trombone
Dino Meneghin Guitar
Rob Wilkerson Saxophone
Jumaane Smith Trumpet
Garfield Buckley Track Performer
Craig Polasko Bass
Jamal Reed Track Performer
Dwight Stewart Track Performer
Technical Credits
Leonard Cohen Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Freddie Mercury Composer
Leon Russell Composer
Russ Morgan Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Jann Arden Composer
Leslie Bricusse Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Tommy Curran Engineer
Kenny Gamble Composer
Humberto Gatica Producer
Gary Gilbert Composer
Leon Huff Composer
Stephen Marcussen Mastering
Anthony Newley Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Larry Stock Composer
James Van Heusen Composer
Tom Whalley Executive Producer
Phil Gitomer Audio Technician
Sandee Bathgate Administrative Director
Ted Koehler Composer
James Cavanaugh Composer
Michael Bublé Composer
Christian Robles Engineer
Jorge Vivo Digital Editing
John Beug Producer, Executive Producer
Alan Chang Composer
Karen Brinton Management
Ellen Wakayama Art Direction
Diarmuid Quinn Producer, Executive Producer
Bruce Allen Producer, Executive Producer, Management
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    BUBLE DOES IT AGAIN!!

    WHAT CAN I SAY!!! YES, EVEN THOUGH ITS THE SAME SONGS.....ITS STILL GREAT!! OH, BARNES AND NOBLE, DOES HAVE THE BEST DEAL. GOT AN EMAIL FROM THE FANCLUB, THIS CD/DVD IS BEING SOLD ON THEIR SITE FOR ABOUT 28.00, GOT THIS FOR 12.99 THANKS TO A 20% COUPON FROM B$N!!!! THANKS BARNES AND NOBLE!!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Buble Conquers MSG!

    This CD and DVD combination was like having a front row seat with a back
    stage pass and a souvenir CD of the show.
    Great voice, music, performance, excellent musicians; you will replay this one.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Smooth Listening with a Kick

    I've really enjoyed Michael Buble's music, ever since he became known. However, I've not heard him live before listening to Michael Buble meets Madison Square Garden. Hearing him live was very enjoyable, because not only does his beautiful voice sound just as good live as it does recorded, but being live, I was able to hear him talk and found out that he has quite a sense of humor. Listening to this CD, I felt like I was at Madison Square Garden, with Michael.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Not the best Buble

    I was really disappointed in this recording. Song after song, his vocalizations come through with what I am supposing is a definite Canadian accent which to me, was very disconcerting and jarring, as he has previously recorded all of the songs without a hint of the accent. Definitely not worth what I paid for it, even with the BN member's discount

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Gift Giving

    Great addition to a music library.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Refreshing

    Tremendous to enjoy the "live" recording (as he isn't able to get to Indiana often) and get a DVD!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Love It!

    I felt like I was right there in the audience! Some day I hope to be.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Michael Buble' at his best.

    Buble sings some of his greatest hits on this album with a little twist on some of the arrangements. When I listen to it, I always wish it had more tracks. True, they are all songs you know if you are a Michael Buble fan, but listening to him interract with audience makes me wish I could attend one of his concerts. This is one of my current favorite albums. I love his interrpretation of "Me and Mrs. Jones."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Michael Buble is a joy to listen to

    I have Michael Buble's other CDs and enjoyed this concert at the Madison Square Gardens. He's upbeat and on his game as he sings all our favorite songs. The audience sometimes sings parts of the song or joins in which can be good or sometimes I'd rather hear just Michael. Overall a great CD.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Michael is just GREAT!

    Wonderful listening pleasure

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    If you love Buble' than you'll love this album

    Love his stage presence. The sound on the CD and the concert itself was amazing and made me feel like I was at the concert myself. I would have liked to hear a wider range of his songs but still an awesome keeper. Also being a live show gave you a feel for the man Michael is.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    What can I say it's "Michael Buble"

    What an awesome biography of Michael....it not only shows his love for his family, especially his grandpa, but his love for his band, crew and fans. Then there's the best part Michael the singer and entertainer...it's almost as good as being at a live concert.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Listening.

    If you like Buble, you will love this cd/dvd. You get some insight into who he is...and have a great time listening.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Michael does it again!

    Michael Buble is the crooner of my time. He far outdoes all the crooners of the 20th century. Frank Sinatra roll over in your grave. There is a new king of crooning. I highly recommend this cd/dvd.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Blah Blah Blah!!!

    Frank Sinatra, Frank Sinatra, blah, blah, blah...I love Frank Sinatra by the way but he wasn't the alpha and omega of vocalists! There are certain entertainers who become these fantastic myths because people make them out to be something they never were! Sinatra's star continues to be brighter than it deserves to be because people have long been fascinated by the man which by the way has absolutely nothing to do with his abilities as a vocalist. He was good yes but so is Michael Buble and if you wanna really get down to it there are those who prefer Tony Bennett who Sinatra himself once said was a better singer or even Mel Torme whose vocal manipulations far outweighed anything Sinatra was able to do! Buble is already good and he's young-give him time.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Ehhhhhhh

    First, let me say that I am glad to see that the great songs of the 40s and 50s are alive and well. Now, Michael Buble is a good singer (he has gotten better) with a pleasant voice and he truly tries to be a 'swinger'...BUT, and this is a gigantic BUT...he is not, and never will be on a level with Francis Albert Sinatra. PERIOD. End of story. Even the incomparable Luciano Pavarotti said that of all the singers, ever....Sinatra is #1! So let Michael have a wonderful career and entertain folks, but let's stop this nonsense and unfair practice of tryng to make this guy live up to the greatest ever.

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