Jun 282011

Streisand What Matters Most With “What Matters Most” will Barbra Streisand make history with a #1 album in six different decades?’s last album, “Love Is the Answer”, was her ninth #1 hit, mak­ing her the only artist to have a num­ber 1 album in five dif­fer­ent dec­ades. With her latest album, “What Mat­ters Most – Sings the Lyr­ics of Alan and ” she might be about to top her own record.

The Bergman’s have writ­ten some of pop­u­lar music’s biggest hits, and Streis­and will be singing some of the most fam­ous that she’s never recor­ded before: the Academy Award-winning song “The Wind­mills of Your Mind” from the 1968 film The Thomas Crown Affair, “So Many Stars” which was a hit for Ser­gio Mendes & Brazil 1966, “Nice ‘n’ Easy” as pop­ular­ized by Frank Sinatra, and “That Face”, first recor­ded by .

On the deluxe edi­tion of “What Mat­ters Most” are ten pre­vi­ously released per­form­ances of Streis­and singing Berg­man clas­sics like “The Way We Were”, “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers”, “Papa Can You Hear Me?” and “Pieces of Dreams”.

“What Mat­ters Most: Bar­bra Streis­and Sings the Lyr­ics of Alan and Mar­ilyn Berg­man,” will be released August 23 by Sony Corp.‘s Columbia Records.

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