Torch (Carly Simon album)
|Studio album by Carly Simon|
|Released||August 1, 1981|
|Recorded||Power Station Studios, New York City|
|Carly Simon chronology|
Torch is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's tenth studio album (eleventh overall). It was her first album devoted to standards, mostly old torch songs, relating unrequited love or rejection, and one Simon original, From The Heart. The album was released in 1981, and was made during her marriage break up to James Taylor, which was announced one month after the release of this album.
Hurt was the only single released from the album. It just missed the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #106.
"Not a Day Goes By" was included on Simon's 2002 career spanning collection Anthology.
- "Blue of Blue" (Nicholas Holmes, additional lyrics by Carly Simon) - 3:38
- "I'll Be Around" (Alec Wilder) - 2:30
- "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good" (Duke Ellington, P.F. Webster) - 3:46
- "I Get Along Without You Very Well" (Hoagy Carmichael) - 3:23
- "Body and Soul" (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) - 4:12
- "Hurt" (Jimmie Crane, Al Jacobs) - 3:21
- "From the Heart" (Simon) - 2:47
- "Spring Is Here" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 3:02
- "Pretty Strange" (Jon Hendricks, Randy Weston) - 2:59
- "What Shall We Do with the Child" (Holmes, Kate Horsey, additional lyrics by Simon) - 2:44
- "Not a Day Goes By" (From the Broadway show Merrily We Roll Along) (Stephen Sondheim) - 2:40
Album - Billboard (North America)
Singles - Billboard (North America)