The Look of Love (Diana Krall album)

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The Look of Love
Studio album by Diana Krall
Released September 18, 2001
Recorded Avatar Studios
(Manhattan, New York)
Capital Studios
(Hollywood, Los Angeles)
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 50:32
Label Verve
Producer Tommy LiPuma
Diana Krall chronology
When I Look in Your Eyes
(1998)
The Look of Love
(2001)
Live in Paris
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Look of Love is the sixth album by Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall, released in 2001 (see 2001 in music). It became Diana Krall's best-selling album, best-selling album of Canada and best-selling album of 2001. Billboard ranked album at number 5 on the magazine's Top Jazz Albums of the Decade.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "'S Wonderful" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 4:29
  2. "Love Letters" (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) – 4:56
  3. "I Remember You" (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) – 3:56
  4. "Cry Me a River" (Arthur Hamilton) – 5:03
  5. "Besame Mucho" (Sunny Skylar, Consuelo Velazquez) – 6:40
  6. "The Night We Called It a Day" (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) – 5:42
  7. "Dancing in the Dark" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 5:48
  8. "I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes)" (Hoagy Carmichael, Jane Brown Thompson) – 3:44
  9. "The Look of Love" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 4:41
  10. "Maybe You'll Be There" (Rube Bloom, Sammy Gallop) – 5:31

In addition to the above tracks, a version of the album carried in the United States by Target stores also included two songs used by the company in holiday promotions — "The Man with the Bag" (Dudley Brooks, Hal Stanley, Irving Taylor) and "Charmed Life" (Krall).

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Tommy LiPuma
  • Engineers: Chris Clark, John Hendrickson, Richard Lancaster, Al Schmitt
  • Assistant engineers: Chris Clark, John Hendrickson, Richard Lancaster, Bill Airey Smith, Bill Smith, Aya Takemura
  • Mixing: Al Schmitt
  • Mastering: Robert Hadley, Doug Sax
  • Surround mix: Al Schmitt
  • Stereo master: Doug Sax
  • Production coordination: Laurie Bird
  • Release coordinator: Stuart Pressman, Robert Silverberg
  • Orchestral arrangements: Claus Ogerman
  • Art direction: Hollis King
  • Design: Isabelle Wong
  • Photo production: Donna Ranieri
  • Photography: Jane Shirek, Bruce Weber
  • Make-up: Voula Ampas
  • Wardrobe: Annette Christensen
  • Hair stylist: Howard Fugler

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2001 The Billboard 200 9
2001 Top Canadian Albums 1
2001 Top Internet Albums 1
2001 Top Jazz Albums 1

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
2001 "The Look of Love" Adult Contemporary 22

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Sales/shipments
Canada 7x Platinum[2] 700,000
United States Platinum 1,600,000[3]
Brazil Gold 50,000

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
Blue Gardenia by Etta James
U.S. Billboard Top Jazz Albums number-one album
October 06, 2001 – March 23, 2002
Succeeded by
Come Away With Me by Norah Jones

Awards[edit]

Grammy Awards

Year Winner Category
2001 The Look of Love Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dryden, Ken (2001-09-18). "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  2. ^ CRIA Gold & Platinum certifications for October 2006. Retrieved July 25, 2007.
  3. ^ "Mente Aberta - NOTÍCIAS - "Falar de bossa nova? Vai levar a noite toda"". Revistaepoca.globo.com. 2009-04-19. Retrieved 2012-05-31.