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Beyond The Sea CD 1 of 1

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Format: CD
Sku: 63915610
UPC: 081227844424
UPC 14: 00081227844424
Release Date: 11/23/2004
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Hello Young Lovers ~ Original Soundtrack
2. Once Upon A Time ~ Original Soundtrack
3. Fabulous Places ~ Original Soundtrack
4. Simple Song Of Freedom ~ Original Soundtrack
5. Mack The Knife ~ Original Soundtrack
6. Beyond The Sea ~ Original Soundtrack
7. By Myself / When Your Lover Has Gone ~ Original Soundtrack
8. Some Of These Days ~ Original Soundtrack
9. Change ~ Original Soundtrack
10. If I Were A Carpenter ~ Original Soundtrack
11. Artificial Flowers ~ Original Soundtrack
12. That's All ~ Original Soundtrack
13. Dream Lover ~ Original Soundtrack
14. Splish Splash ~ Original Soundtrack
15. Lazy River ~ Original Soundtrack
16. Charade ~ Original Soundtrack
17. As Long As I'm Siging ~ Original Soundtrack
18. Curtain Falls, The ~ Original Soundtrack
Among only a handful of entertainers who bridged the gap between '50s rock fans and their Sinatra-loving parents, Bronx-born pop legend Bobby Darin's life and career were short but extraordinary. In 1959 the singer/composer rocketed to stardom with 2 Grammy Awards-Best New Artist and Record of the Year for the #1 smash "Mack the Knife." His other signature smash provides the title for this biopic chronicling his genre-defying music, tempestuous marriage to starlet Sandra Dee, and untimely death at age 37-in 1973-from a heart defect acquired during a childhood illness. Kate Bosworth stars as Dee, and Darin is brought to life by Academy Award®-winner Kevin Spacey, who also directed the film and sings 18 of the artist's classic hits.

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Liner Note Author: Kevin Spacey.
Muze PNote Kevin Spacey harbored a longtime fascination with Bobby Darin that ultimately pushed him to direct and star in BEYOND THE SEA, a biopic about the singer. Taking things a step further, Spacey--known as a talented mimic--sang a host of Darin classics in the film, as captured on the soundtrack album. While Spacey's vocal impression isn't exactly blindfold-test material (his tone isn't as big and brassy as Darin's), he does a far more impressive job than anyone might have expected. The authentically recreated arrangements match Spacey step for step, from the rock & roll of "Splish Splash" to the swinging staple "Mack the Knife" to the folk-rock of the Tim Hardin-penned "If I Were a Carpenter." The latter is an especially interesting study in pop-cultural evolution, as Darin's original version was virtually a carbon copy of Hardin's, and Spacey engages in some third-party meta-interpretation. Ultimately, the goal here seems to be that of paying tribute to Darin, and Spacey comes across as a completely earnest acolyte of the late, chameleonic vocalist.

Producer: Phil Ramone

Associated Artists and Works

California Dreams
Original Soundtrack

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 11/23/2004
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2004
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 78444
Music Label Name Label : Rhino (Label)
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00081227844424

Professional Reviews

Entertainment Weekly (p.89)
- "Backed by John Wilson's 73-piece orchestra, [Spacey's] ordinary voice delivers an extraordinary performance." - Grade: B

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