‘Way We Were’, ‘Love Me Tender’ & More are included on Barbra Streisand’s ‘Partners’ Album; See Full Duets & Track List! Columbia Records released Barbra Streisand’s “Partners” album, featuring inimitable new Streisand duets with the world’s greatest male vocalists.
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Fans can order “Partners” now. The album includes three unforgettable songs: “New York State Of Mind,” with Billy Joel, the Lionel Richie duet of the classic “The Way We Were”. (Composed by Marvin Hamlisch) And the Michael Buble duet “It Had To Be You.”
VIDEO: With Michael Buble:
The inspired new musical pairings on “Partners” include, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble, Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, Jason Gould, Josh Groban, Billy Joel,
Video: with Billy Joel:
John Legend, John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Blake Shelton, Stevie Wonder and a breathtaking virtual duet with the King of rock n’ roll, Elvis Presley. The new album, which is executive produced by Ms. Streisand and Jay Landers, is produced by ‘Babyface’ and Walter Afanasieff.
“Partners” is comprised of many of the songs regarded as Streisand classics. Among the songs included are “New York State Of Mind,” with Billy Joel, “It Had To Be You,” with Michael Buble, “Come Rain Or Come Shine,” with John Mayer,
Video: With John Mayer:
“Love Me Tender,” with Elvis Presley, “The Way We Were,” with Lionel Richie, “What Kind Of Fool,” with John Legend, “People,” with Stevie Wonder, “I Can Still See Your Face,” with Andrea Bocelli, “Evergreen,” with Babyface, and Ms. Streisand’s first studio‐recorded duet with her son Jason Gould, on “How Deep Is The Ocean.”
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Throughout her career, Barbra Streisand has generously shared microphone and spotlight to create some of the most magical duets in music history. Ms. Streisand has elevated the craft of pairing incomparable vocal styles with impeccable song choices, transforming the realm of the duet into the summit of collaborative artistry. For more than six decades she has seamlessly blended such extraordinary moments both live and in the studio into an acclaimed body of work that is unrivaled in popular music.
Ms. Streisand is currently the best‐selling female recording artist in history and the only woman to make the All‐Time Top 10 Best Selling artists list, an honor which includes “Partners” duettist Elvis Presley. Ms. Streisand has recorded 51 gold, 30 platinum and 13 multi‐platinum albums in her career, including nine #1s, and is the only recording artist to have accomplished #1 album in five consecutive decades.
Recognized as an icon in multiple entertainment fields, Ms. Streisand has attained unprecedented achievements as a recording artist, actor of stage and screen, concert performer, movie producer, film director, author and songwriter. In her accomplished career she has been awarded two Oscars, five Emmys, ten Golden Globes, eight Grammys, a special Tony award in 1970 as star of the decade, and two Cable Ace awards the only artist to receive honors in all of those fields of endeavor. Ms. Streisand is the recipient of the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Endowment for the Arts Medal, two Peabody Awards, A Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and a Grammy Legend Award. Ms. Streisand is also the first film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors.
Most recently, Columbia Records released Barbra Streisand’s “Back To Brooklyn” concert CD/DVD, which reached #1 on the Billboard Top DVD Music Videos chart in December of 2013. Ms. Streisand has topped the DVD charts five times, earning nine Gold DVDs, six Platinum and three Multi‐Platinum citations.
The “Back To Brooklyn” concert CD/DVD captures Streisand’s first musical performance in her native Brooklyn since she departed at age 16 to pursue her acting career and became one of the most popular nd acclaimed musical performers in history.
All the artists featured on “Partners” have achieved global acclaim. Below are just a few highlights from their prestigious careers…READ MORE…BABYFACE..ANDREA BOCCELLI.…MICHAEL BUBLE…JASON GOULD…JOSH GROBAN…BILLY JOEL…JOHN LEGEND…JOHN MAYER…ELVIS PRESLEY…LIONEL RICHIE…BLAKE SHELTON…STEVIE WONDER…
Track Listing for “Partners”
1. It Had To Be You — with Michael Buble
2. People — with Stevie Wonder
3. Come Rain Or Come Shine — with John Mayer
4. Evergreen — with Babyface
5. New York State Of Mind — with Billy Joel
6. I’d Want It To Be You — with Blake Shelton
7. The Way We Were — with Lionel Richie
8. I Still Can See Your Face — with Andrea Bocelli
9. How Deep Is The Ocean — with Jason Gould
10. What Kind Of Fool — with John Legend
11. Somewhere — with Josh Groban
12. Love Me Tender — with Elvis Presley
SOURCE Columbia Records