The Ultimate Collection (2010 Barbra Streisand album)

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The Ultimate Collection
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Greatest hits album by Barbra Streisand
Released March 29, 2010
Recorded 1964–2009
Genre Vocal
Label Legacy, Columbia
Barbra Streisand chronology
Love Is the Answer
(2009)Love Is the Answer2009
The Ultimate Collection
(2010)
What Matters Most
(2011)What Matters Most2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Daily Express 5/5 stars[2]
Contactmusic.com 4.5/5 stars[3]

The Ultimate Collection is a compilation album released in 2010 by American singer Barbra Streisand.

The album peaked at #8 in the United Kingdom, [4] with sales of 24,736.[5]

The Ultimate Collection was the 51st best-selling album of 2011 in the UK, with sales of 231,000.[6] The BPI certified the album Platinum on December 20, 2013.

In Canada the album peaked at number 24 and had sold 23,357 copies as of March 2013. It was certified Gold in Hungary.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Woman in Love" (from Guilty, 1980) 3:52
2. "Evergreen" (from A Star Is Born (soundtrack), 1976)
3:06
3. "The Way We Were" (from The Way We Were, 1974) Marty Paich 3:31
4. "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" (Duet with Neil Diamond, from Greatest Hits Volume 2, 1978)
Mike Berniker 3:23
5. "Guilty" (Duet with Barry Gibb, from Guilty, 1980)
  • Barry Gibb
  • Galuten
  • Richardson
4:24
6. "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" (Duet with Donna Summer, from Wet, 1979) Gary Klein 4:44
7. "Don't Rain on My Parade" (from Funny Girl (soundtrack), 1968) Jack Gold 2:45
8. "Memory" (from Memories, 1981) Webber 3:53
9. "Papa, Can You Hear Me?" (from Yentl (soundtrack), 1983)
  • Streisand
  • Alan Bergman
  • Marilyn Bergman
3:31
10. "As If We Never Said Goodbye" (from Back to Broadway, 1993) Stephen Sondheim Streisand 4:43
11. "Tell Him" (Duet with Celine Dion, from Higher Ground, 1997)
  • Foster
  • Afanasieff
4:51
12. "Stranger in a Strange Land" (from Guilty Pleasures, 2005)
  • Barry Gibb
  • John Merchant
4:50
13. "I've Dreamed of You" (from A Love Like Ours, 1999) Streisand 4:52
14. "Send in the Clowns" (from The Broadway Album, 1985) Sondheim Streisand 4:42
15. "People" (from People, 1964) Streisand 3:41
16. "Smile" (from The Movie Album, 2003) Tommy LiPuma 4:16
17. "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" (from Love Is the Answer, 2009) Diana Krall 4:02
18. "Somewhere" (from The Broadway Album, 1985) Foster 4:46

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[8] 24
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[9] 32
Irish Albums (IRMA)[10] 28
Mexican Albums (Top 100 Mexico)[11] 69
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[12] 11
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[13] 73
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[14] 81
UK Albums (OCC)[15] 8

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Hungary (MAHASZ)[16] Gold 3,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[17] Platinum 300,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jon O'Brien (2007-03-26). "AllMusic Review:Barbra:The Ultimate Collection". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  2. ^ Simon Gage and Paul Callan (22 October 2010). "Album review: The Ultimate Collection - Barbra Streisand (Sony)". www.express.co.uk. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Nima Baniamer (10 November 2010). "Barbra Streisand - The Ultimate Collection Album Review". www.contactmusic.com. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Official Charts Company - The Ultimate Collection by Barbra Streisand Search". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Bacalzo, Dan. "Barbra Streisand's Barbra:The Ultimate Collection first week sales". musicweek.com. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  6. ^ Hyett, Paul (2011-06-01). "Barbra Streisand's Barbra: The Ultimate Collection sales". freak-search.com. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  7. ^ "Barbra Streisand - Hungary Certification". zene.slagerlistak.hu. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Barbra Streisand – Chart history" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for Barbra Streisand. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Barbra Streisand – Barbra - The Ultimate Collection" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 26, 2013.
  10. ^ "GFK Chart-Track Albums: Week 43, 2010". Chart-Track. IRMA. Retrieved October 26, 2013.
  11. ^ "Mexicancharts.com – Barbra Streisand – Barbra - The Ultimate Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 26, 2013.
  12. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Barbra Streisand – Barbra - The Ultimate Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 26, 2013.
  13. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Barbra Streisand – Barbra - The Ultimate Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 26, 2013.
  14. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Barbra Streisand – Barbra - The Ultimate Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  15. ^ "Barbra Streisand | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved October 26, 2013.
  16. ^ "Adatbázis – Arany- és platinalemezek – 2010" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. 
  17. ^ "British album certifications – Barbra Steisand – Barbra: The Ultimate Collection". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Barbra: The Ultimate Collection in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Platinum in the field By Award. Click Search