Film Noir

Film Noir

by Carly Simon
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Film Noir

For Carly Simon, Film Noir is a way to explore traditional pop classics. Using smoky saloon songs like "Ev'rytime We Say Goodbye" as a blueprint, Simon and producer Jimmy Webb create a seductive, intimate atmosphere. Simon's vocals aren't naturally suited to this material, but she acquits herself well, and the two duets -- one with Webb and one with John Travolta ("Two Sleepy People") -- are charming additions to an ingratiating album.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/28/2009
Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC: 0886974830320
catalogNumber: 748303
Rank: 23486

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Carly Simon   Primary Artist,Vocals,Background Vocals
Van Dyke Parks   Conductor
Jimmy Webb   Organ,Piano,Conductor,Track Performer
Darryl Tookes   Background Vocals
John Travolta   Track Performer
Elena Barere   Concert Master
Peter Calo   Guitar
Dana   Background Vocals
Kevin DiSimone   Background Vocals
David Finck   Acoustic Bass
Barry Finclair   Concert Master
Teese Gohl   Keyboards
Russ Kassoff   Piano
Kevin Osborne   Background Vocals
Jeff Pevar   Mandolin
Lenny Roberts   Background Vocals
Ben Taylor   Background Vocals
Billy Ward   Drums
Torrie Zito   Conductor
Michael Kosarin   Piano

Technical Credits

Van Dyke Parks   Arranger
Carly Simon   Producer
Billy Eric   Engineer
Jimmy Webb   Arranger,Producer
Dick Berkhe   Vocal Arrangements
Frank Filipetti   Engineer
Roy Hendrickson   Engineer
Arif Mardin   Producer
Michael O'Reilly   Engineer
Schmitt   Engineer
Torrie Zito   Arranger
Michael Kosarin   Piano Arrangement
Mark Burdett   Art Direction
Norbert Schultze   Composer
Martin Scorsese   Liner Notes
Brian Faehndrich   Engineer

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Film Noir 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Carly's still got what it takes. Her voice is still strong and unique and she really puts her heart into these songs. I'll take her over Mariah or Whitney any day.