It's Time [Bonus Tracks]

It's Time [Bonus Tracks]

by Michael Bublé


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It's Time [Bonus Tracks]

It’s one thing to become an “overnight success”; it’s quite another to keep evolving as a recording artist. Canadian vocal sensation Michael Bublé indeed hit it big with his first album, resulting in wide media coverage, film appearances, and impressive international sales. We’ve seen it happen before, though: huge opening, then the quick nosedive into obscurity as a flash-in-the-pan performer’s vocal limitations quickly reveal themselves. With his second full-length album, It’s Time, Bublé looks to be beating the odds. He’s matured as a singer, growing in leaps and bounds from the overly mannered Sinatra wannabe of his earlier recordings to a confident balladeer and assured, swinging crooner. And for all Bublé’s respect for the tradition, he’s no retro clone. It’s Time bursts with an in-the-moment verve, exemplified by the winning mix of snappy vintage tunes of all casts, from such timeless standards as “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” and “Try a Little Tenderness” to the Beatles’ “Can’t Buy Me Love,” Leon Russell’s “A Song for You,” and the Motown classic “How Sweet It Is.” (There’s even a Ray Charles tribute in the form of Bublé’s heartfelt “You Don’t Know Me.”) When it comes to young singers picking up Harry Connick Jr.'s mantle, new competition seems to sprout like wildflowers. Bublé has that extra-special something -- call it authentic charm -- that’s going to keep him in the game. (The special-edition album of It’s Time features two additional tracks: “Mack the Knife” and “Dream a Little Dream of Me.”)

Product Details

Release Date: 02/08/2005
Label: Reprise / Wea
UPC: 0093624899624
catalogNumber: 48996

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Michael Bublé   Primary Artist,Vocals
Brian Bromberg   Bass
Frank Capp   Drums
Jeff Hamilton   Drums
Charles Owens   Tenor Saxophone
Rickey Woodard   Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
David Foster   Bass,Piano,Keyboards
John Chiodini   Guitar
Robert Hurst   Bass
George Bohannon   Trombone
Chris Botti   Trumpet,Soloist
Lee Callet   Baritone Saxophone
Gilbert Castellanos   Trumpet
Jeff Clayton   Alto Saxophone
Vinnie Colaiuta   Drums
Sal Cracchiolo   Trumpet
Keith Fiddmont   Alto Saxophone
Dan Higgins   Flute,Saxophone
Christian McBride   Bass
Ira Nepus   Trombone
Rafael Padilla   Percussion
Dean Parks   Guitar,Electric Guitar
David Tull   Drums
Randy Waldman   Piano
Michael Hart Thompson   Guitar,Electric Guitar
Anthony Wilson   Guitar
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach   Bass Trombone
Brian Green   Acoustic Guitar,Soloist
Nelly Furtado   Vocals
Tamir Hendelman   Piano
Alan Chang   Piano
Brandon Jenner   Acoustic Guitar
Kyle Palmer   Trumpet
Debbie Timuss   Background Vocals
Jochem van der Saag   Organ,Harmonica
Brian Green   Guitar
Heitor Pereira   Guitar

Technical Credits

Marc Blitzstein   Composer
George Gershwin   Composer
Kurt Weill   Composer
Eddy Arnold   Composer
John Lennon   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Leon Russell   Composer
Bill Holman   Arranger
Jeremy Lubbock   Arranger
Jimmy Campbell   Composer
Mort Shuman   Composer
David Foster   Arranger,Producer,Audio Production
Cindy Walker   Composer
Bertolt Brecht   Composer
Fabian André   Composer
Leslie Bricusse   Composer
Jorge Calandrelli   String Arrangements
John Clayton   Arranger
Lamont Dozier   Composer
Don Sebesky   Arranger
Humberto Gatica   Producer,Engineer,Audio Production
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Mack Gordon   Composer
Jerry Hey   Arranger
Eddie Holland   Composer
Brian Holland   Composer
Gus Kahn   Composer
Tommy LiPuma   Producer,Audio Production
Mort Lindsey   String Arrangements
Nelson Riddle   Arranger
Sammy Nestico   Arranger,Orchestration
Anthony Newley   Composer
Doc Pomus   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Alejandro Rodriguez   Engineer
Schmitt   Engineer
Wilbur Schwandt   Composer
Harry Warren   Composer
Stevie Wonder   Composer
William Ross   Arranger
Mick Haggerty   Artwork
Tony Renis   Composer
Harry Woods   Composer
Reginald Connelly   Composer
Alberto Testa   Composer
Michael Bublé   Composer
Neil Devor   Programming,Engineer
Jorge Vivo   Engineer
Alan Chang   Composer
Jochem van der Saag   Programming,Sound Design

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