Streisand Superman

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Streisand Superman
Studio album by Barbra Streisand
Released June, 1977
Genre Pop
Length 36:41
Label Columbia
Producer Gary Klein, Charles Calello (track 6)
Barbra Streisand chronology
A Star Is Born
(1976)
Streisand Superman
(1977)
Songbird
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone favorable[2]

Streisand Superman is an album released in 1977 by American singer Barbra Streisand.

The single "My Heart Belongs to Me" became a hit in 1977, peaking at #4 on the US pop chart.

The album peaked at number 3 on the Top 200 LP Billboard album chart and on the UK Albums Chart at number 32.[3] It has sold 2 million copies in United States and was certified 2× Platinum.[4]

Background[edit]

Two songs were written for the movie "A Star is Born" but not used in the picture —“Answer Me” by Streisand, Paul Williams, and Kenny Ascher; and “Lullaby For Myself” by Rupert Holmes.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Superman" (Richie Snyder) – 2:47
  2. "Don't Believe What You Read" (Barbra Streisand, Ron Nagle, Scott Mathews) – 3:37
  3. "Baby Me Baby" (Roger Miller) – 4:26
  4. "I Found You Love" (Alan Gordon) – 3:50
  5. "Answer Me" (Streisand, Paul Williams, Kenny Ascher) – 3:16
  6. "My Heart Belongs to Me" (Alan Gordon) – 3:21
  7. "Cabin Fever" (Ron Nagle) – 3:14
  8. "Love Comes from Unexpected Places" (Kim Carnes, Dave Ellingson) – 4:10
  9. "New York State of Mind" (Billy Joel) – 4:44
  10. "Lullaby for Myself" (Rupert Holmes) – 3:17

Singles[edit]

  • "My Heart Belongs To Me" / "Answer Me" (1977)
  • "Superman" / "A Man I Loved" (1979)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Ruhlmann. "Streisand Superman (Allmusic Review)". AllMusic. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  2. ^ Dave Marsh (August 11, 1977). "Rolling Stone Review-Streisand Superman". www.rollingstone.com. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Barbra Streisand Superman UK album chart". www.chartstats.com. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "RIAA: Streisand Superman -2x Platinum Certification". www.riaa.com. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Superman (1977)". Barbra Streisand Archives. Retrieved 19 January 2015.