Back to Broadway

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Back to Broadway
Barbra Streisand - Back to Broadway.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 29, 1993
GenrePop
Length49:41
LabelColumbia
ProducerDavid Foster, Andrew Lloyd Webber
Barbra Streisand chronology
Just for the Record...
(1991)
Back to Broadway
(1993)
The Concert
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyC+[2]

Back to Broadway is the twenty-sixth studio album by Barbra Streisand, released in 1993. The album was Streisand's second collection of songs from Broadway musicals, after 1985's The Broadway Album. It debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and gave her the title of "only female artist to have a number one album in four different decades." The album sold 189,000 copies in the first week, and has been certified 2× Platinum by the RIAA, her fifth album to do so. The album was another smash hit for Streisand, also reaching the top 10 in Canada, the UK and Australia.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Some Enchanted Evening"3:52
2."Everybody Says Don't"Stephen Sondheim2:34
3."The Music of the Night" (duet with Michael Crawford)5:35
4."Speak Low"4:08
5."As If We Never Said Goodbye"4:44
6."Children Will Listen"Sondheim4:09
7."I Have a Love/One Hand, One Heart" (duet with Johnny Mathis)4:44
8."I've Never Been in Love Before"Frank Loesser3:49
9."Luck Be a Lady"Loesser3:31
10."With One Look"
  • Black
  • Hampton
  • Webber
3:32
11."The Man I Love"3:39
12."Move On"Sondheim5:24

Charts[edit]

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[13] Platinum 100,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[14] Gold 100,000^
United States (RIAA)[15] 2× Platinum 2,000,000^

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

Accolades[edit]

The album was nominated for two Grammy Awards for:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Back to Broadway at AllMusic
  2. ^ Greg Sandow (25 June 1993). "Back to Broadway (Entertainment Weekly Review)". www.ew.com. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Barbra Streisand – Back to Broadway". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Barbra Streisand – Back to Broadway" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  5. ^ "Top RPM Albums: Issue 2199". RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  6. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Barbra Streisand – Back to Broadway" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  7. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  8. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Barbra Streisand – Back to Broadway". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  9. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Barbra Streisand – Back to Broadway". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  10. ^ "Barbra Streisand | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  11. ^ "Barbra Streisand Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  12. ^ "The RPM Top 100 Albums of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved November 19, 2010.
  13. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Barbra Streisand – Back to Broadway". Music Canada.
  14. ^ "British album certifications – Barbra Streisand – Back to Broadway". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Back to Broadway in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  15. ^ "American album certifications – Barbra Streisand – Back to Broadway". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.