As Time Goes By: The Great American Songbook, Volume II

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As Time Goes By: the Great American Songbook, Volume II
Studio album by Rod Stewart
Released 14 October 2003
Genre Traditional pop
Label J
Producer Richard Perry, Phil Ramone, Clive Davis
Rod Stewart chronology
It Had to Be You: The Great American Songbook
(2002)
As Time Goes By: the Great American Songbook, Volume II
(2003)
Stardust: The Great American Songbook, Volume III
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]
Blender 3/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau (2-star Honorable Mention)[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 1.5/5 stars[4]

As Time Goes By: the Great American Songbook, Volume II is Rod Stewart's second album of pop standards. It was released on 14 October 2003 by J Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Time After Time" (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 2:59
  2. "I'm in the Mood for Love" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) – 3:07
  3. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell) – 2:48
  4. "Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) (duet with Cher) – 4:14
  5. "Till There Was You" (Meredith Willson) – 2:51
  6. "Until the Real Thing Comes Along" (Cahn, Saul Chaplin, L.E. Freeman, Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols) – 3:38
  7. "Where or When" (Rodgers, Hart) – 3:10
  8. "Smile" (Charlie Chaplin, Geoffrey Claremont Parsons, John Phillips) – 3:13
  9. "My Heart Stood Still" (Rodgers, Hart) – 3:03
  10. "Someone to Watch Over Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 3:31
  11. "As Time Goes By" (Herman Hupfeld) (duet with Queen Latifah) – 3:50
  12. "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) (duet with Ana Belén)– 3:08
  13. "Crazy She Calls Me" (Russell, Carl Sigman) – 3:28
  14. "Our Love Is Here to Stay" (G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin) – 2:57
  15. "My Favourite Things" (Rogers, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 2:55 Bonus Track for Japan and UK only
  16. "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" (Jack Strachey, Holt Marvell) – live – 3:47 Extra Track for Japan only, previously issued on "It had to be you – The great american Songbook" concert DVD
  17. "The Way You Look Tonight" (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields) – live – 3:50 Extra Track for Japan only, previously issued on "It Had to Be You: the Great American Songbook" concert DVD

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[5] 7
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[6] 26
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[7] 1
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[8] 35
German Albums (Official Top 100)[9] 38
Irish Albums (IRMA)[10] 14
New Zealand Albums (Recorded Music NZ)[11] 42
Polish Albums (ZPAV)[12] 2
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[13] 22
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[14] 8
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 79
UK Albums (OCC)[16] 4
US Billboard 200[17] 2

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Argentina (CAPIF)[18] Platinum 40,000x
Australia (ARIA)[19] 2× Platinum 140,000^
Brazil (ABPD)[20] Platinum 125,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[21] 2× Platinum 200,000^
Poland (ZPAV)[22] Platinum 70,000*
Sweden (GLF)[23] Gold 30,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[24] 2× Platinum 600,000^
United States (RIAA)[25] 2× Platinum 2,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Blender review
  3. ^ Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
  4. ^ Rolling Stone Album Guide
  5. ^ "Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By... The Great American Songbook Volume II". Australiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By... The Great American Songbook Volume II" (in Dutch). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  7. ^ "Rod Stewart Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for Rod Stewart. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  8. ^ "Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By... The Great American Songbook Volume II" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  9. ^ "Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By... The Great American Songbook Volume II". Officialcharts.de. GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  10. ^ "GFK Chart-Track". Chart-Track.co.uk. GFK Chart-Track. IRMA. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  11. ^ "Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By... The Great American Songbook Volume II". Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  12. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLIS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  13. ^ "Top 100 Albumes". PROMUSICAE (Media Control). Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  14. ^ "Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By... The Great American Songbook Volume II". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  15. ^ "Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By... The Great American Songbook Volume II". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  16. ^ "2003-11-01 Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  17. ^ "Rod Stewart Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Rod Stewart. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  18. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certifications". CAPIF (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. 
  19. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2004 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  20. ^ "Brazilian album certifications – Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By" (in Portuguese). Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  21. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By...The Great American Songbook Vol. 2". Music Canada. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  22. ^ "Polish album certifications – Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By" (in Polish). Polish Producers of Audio and Video (ZPAV). Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  23. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certifications: 2006". IFPI Sweden (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. 
  24. ^ "British album certifications – Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 18 February 2014.  Enter As Time Goes By in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Go
  25. ^ "American album certifications – Rod Stewart – As Time Goes By". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2 January 2013.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH