Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. I was the band leader, piano player and accompanist, and I loved being in that role. With an emphasis on her sultry vocal interpretations, the latest album reaches out to a broad, popular music audience. He's just an amazing, good person. By interpreting classic love songs, Krall's latest album turns toward romantic interests. The album's supporting tour, , began in on February 25, 2015.
The album debuted at number 19 on the with 3,511 copies sold in its first week. These stumbles are slight and, tellingly, they put into context 's achievement with : by singing these songs as sweet and straight as the dusty old standards on or the bossa nova on 2009's , she demonstrates how enduring these once-dismissed soft rock tunes really are. Enter Diana Krall in the field Interpret. Yet this is exactly what makes The Look of Love so maddening. It is at a high level. David has a jazz background, but he's also a great pop producer and incredible accompanist which I discovered more and more as I was working with him.
I wanted to do a pop record and keep the integrity of the original melody and chord changes. Enter Diana Krall in the field Interpret. The arrangements and performances enhance them. For her 12th album, Krall enlisted fellow British Columbian David Foster, a 16-time Grammy winner. . Archived from on September 25, 2012. I sang pop music most of my life.
I had a chance to work with David Foster whom I've known for a long time. A Journal of Musical Things. Do you feel a personal connection with these songs from the '60s and '70s? By January 2016 the album had sold 66,000 copies in Canada. Enter Wallflower in the field Titel. I really made it clear that I didn't want to do a jazz record. Select Gold in the Certification field. Every day it was a joy to come into the studio and see Paul and producer Tommy LiPuma work together.
It eschews her frequent focus on American standards. Archived from on September 24, 2012. I don't think I could do things that I don't find some connection to. It became Krall's first album to top the. Title Writer s Original artist Length 1.
It's one of my favorite tracks. I've always seen myself as a jazz pianist first. Elton John was always a hero of mine alongside Oscar Peterson. The album was produced by. Archived from on February 28, 2015.
Archived from the original on February 21, 2002. Even her substantial piano interludes take on the appearance of drifting mists, through the mix of orchestral timbres. That whole time working with Paul was probably one of the greatest experiences in my life. Archived from on October 13, 2013. Like many kids of the 20th century, she grew up listening to the radio, which meant she was weaned on the soft rock superhits of the '70s -- songs that earned sniffy condescension at the time but nevertheless have turned into modern standards due to their continual presence in pop culture and arguably were treated that way at the time, seeing cover after cover by middlebrow pop singers. Archived from the original on February 21, 2002. I was a somewhat normal young person listening to pop music -- Crowded House, Linda Ronstadt, Bryan Adams -- and playing it.
I know that some will like this album and some will not. Retrieved March 12, 2016 — via. It's not like I'm pulling songs from another era that mean nothing to me. Select album in the field Format. In the United States, it entered the at number 10 with first-week sales of 44,000 copies, becoming Krall's sixth top-10 album on the chart. It's just that jazz fans usually want the improvised licks along with their melodies. Foster did the arrangements and played most of the piano parts, freeing Krall to focus on her vocals.