Crazy CD (2012)

Artist: Julio Iglesias

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Label K2 Hd/city Hall
SKU 224848708
UPC 886978850324
UPC 14 00886978850324
Format CD
Release Date 1/17/2012
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Author Julio Iglesias
Compilation Appearance Duets
Compilation Appearance Very Best Of Willie Nelson
Compilation Appearance El Piano De America Y Amigos
Compilation Appearance Essential Willie Nelson
Compilation Appearance Duets & Duets Ii:90th Birthday
Compilation Appearance Tbd
Compilation Appearance Half Nelson
Compilation Appearance Evening At Rao's:songs From An Italia
Compilation Appearance Essential 3.0
Compilation Appearance Serie Platino:raul Di Blasio
Compilation Appearance Fiesta Party Playlist
Compilation Appearance Vol. 2-El Piano De America
Associated Artist/Work Original Soundtrack
Associated Artist/Work Pablo, Pedro
Technical Info
Engineer Chris Tergesen; Craig Brock; David Reitzas; Felipe Elgueta; Brad Leigh; Humberto Gatica; Juan Vinader; Carlos Alvarez; Brandon Harris
CatalogID 8503
Lable Name Sony Music
Released 01/17/2012
Original Release 1994
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 41m : 38s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00886978850324
Musical Guests
Dolly Parton
Dave Koz
Art Garfunkel
Lucio Dalla
Sting
Ambrosian Singers
London Symphony Orchestra
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel includes: Julio Iglesias (vocals); Michael Thompson (acoustic & electric guitar); Albert Hammond (acoustic guitar, background vocals); Dean Parks, Fred Tackett (acoustic guitar); Rene L. Toledo (guitar, background vocals); Carlos Villa (guitar); Claude Gaudette (keyboards, programming); Robbie Buchanan, David Foster, Lester Mendez (keyboards); Jeffery [C.J] Vanston (synthesizer); Leland Sklar, Julio Hernandez (bass); Pepe Sanchez, Eddie Bayers, Mike Baird (drums); Mike Fisher, Luis Conte (percussion); Jean McClain, Bill Trudell, Alex Brown, Terry Wood, Mark Free, Larry Jacobs, Rita Quintero, Hector Almaguer, Jenny Cruz, George Noriega, Dan Navarro, Francis Benitez, Maria Del Rey, Leyla Hoyle, David Lowen, Felicia Toledo, Maria Fuerte, Alfredo Canales, Jose Nogueras, David Lasley, Eugene Van Buren, John West (background vocals).
Producers: Albert Hammond, David Foster, Ramon Arcusa.
Audio Mixers: Humberto Gatica; Carlos Alvarez .
Recording information: After Hours Recording Studio, Miami, FL; Compass Point Studio, Nassau, Bahamas; Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL; Estudio Sonoland, Madrid, Spain; OceanWay Recording, Hollywood, CA; Record Plant, Hollywood, CA; Sony Studios, Mexico; South Beach Studios, Miami, FL; The Hit Factory, New York, NY.
Editor: Kevin Reeves.
Photographer: Randee St. Nicholas.
The acknowledged king of adult contemporary offers up a CD that is chock-full of feel-good ballads. Whether he's covering Sting or Santana, Iglesias manages to deliver the material with the perfect combination of sentiment and showmanship. Some songs, such as "Crazy," the ballad originally made famous by Patsy Cline, are a little bit too gooey, but others, such as a beautifully arranged version of "Mammy Blue," are just gooey enough. The album is not short on guest stars; Dolly Parton's vocals soar on the duet "When You Tell Me That You Love Me." For the contemporary version of Beethoven's "Ode to Joy," the entire London Symphony Orchestra along with the Ambrosian Singers provide a rousing, festive counterpoint to Iglesias' laid-back lead vocals. There is only one song where collaboration doesn't work perfectly: On the cover of Sting's "Fragile," the writer himself performs lead guitar and backing vocals, making the track sound oddly like a karaoke version with an extremely good studio singer. Overall this album is difficult to fault, though. It is beautifully scored, easily accessible to any listener, and performed to perfection in Iglesias' inimitable style. It's liable to sound familiar from the first time you listen to it; and indeed, even if you haven't heard the CD in its entirety before, you've probably heard most of the tracks on a commercial, a radio station, or a compilation of romantic fireside songs. ~ L. Katz
Professional Reviews
Q (1/01, p.138) - 3 out of 5 stars - "From 1994, Willie Nelson's title track, Sting's 'Fragile' featuring Sting, a duet with Art Garfunkel on 'Let It Be Me' and Beethoven's 'Song Of Joy'. Sneer at your peril."
Disc 1
1 Crazy
2 Let It Be Me
3 Mammy Blue
4 Fragile
5 Guajira/Oye Como Va
6 When You Tell Me That You Love Me
7 I Keep Telling Myself
8 Pelo Amor De Uma Mulher (Por El Amor De Una Mujer)
9 Caruso
10 Song Of Joy - (featuring London Symphony Orchestra)
Product Attributes
Artist Iglesias,Julio
Music Format Compact Disc

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