The New Standard (album)

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The New Standard
Studio album by Herbie Hancock
Released March 5, 1996
Recorded 1995
Manhattan Center Studios, New York
Genre Jazz
Length 77:15
Label Verve
Producer Guy Eckstine, Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock chronology
Dis Is da Drum
(1994)
The New Standard
(1996)
1 + 1
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The New Standard is the fortieth album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, released in 1996 on Verve. It consists of jazz renditions of classic and contemporaneous rock and R&B songs.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "New York Minute" (Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Jai Winding) - 8:35
  2. "Mercy Street" (Peter Gabriel) - 8:36
  3. "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" (Lennon, McCartney) - 8:07
  4. "When Can I See You" (Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds) - 6:17
  5. "You've Got It Bad, Girl" (Wonder, Yvonne Wright) - 7:15
  6. "Love Is Stronger Than Pride" (Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman) - 8:00
  7. "Scarborough Fair" (Simon, Garfunkel) - 8:24
  8. "Thieves in the Temple" (Prince) - 7:33
  9. "All Apologies" (Kurt Cobain) - 5:08
  10. "Manhattan (Island of Lights and Love)" (Herbie Hancock, Jean Hancock) - 4:06
  11. "Your Gold Teeth II" (Donald Fagen, Walter Becker) - 5:14

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "The New Standard - Herbie Hancock | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 26 June 2011.