Classics: The Best of Sarah Brightman

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Classics: The Best of Sarah Brightman
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Greatest hits album by Sarah Brightman
Released UK: October 2, 2006
Genre Pop Rock/Classical Crossover
Producer Frank Peterson
Sarah Brightman chronology
Love Changes Everything: The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection, Volume 2
(2005)Love Changes Everything: The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection, Volume 2 2005
Classics: The Best of Sarah Brightman
(2006)
Diva: The Singles Collection
(2006)Diva: The Singles Collection2006

Classics: The Best of Sarah Brightman is a European-only compilation album by classical crossover soprano Sarah Brightman. An earlier version of Classics was released Worldwide, except for Europe, in 2001. The cover art for both albums are the same (with the exception of the full title), but the track listings are different.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "La Wally" 4:04
2. "Anytime, Anywhere" 3:20
3. "Ave Maria" 3:00
4. "Lascia ch'io pianga" 3:30
5. "Hijo de la Luna" 4:30
6. "What You Never Know" 3:24
7. "En Aranjuez con tu amor" 3:51
8. "La Luna" 4:50
9. "It's a Beautiful Day" 3:56
10. "Nella Fantasia" 3:39
11. "The Music of the Night" 5:22
12. "O mio babbino caro" 2:23
13. "Pie Jesu" 3:56
14. "Nessun Dorma" 3:06
15. "Winter Light" 3:17
16. "Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partirò)" (feat. Andrea Bocelli) 4:05
17. "A Question of Honour, Part 2" (Radio edit version of “A Question of Honour”) 5:18
Total length: 60:05

Charts and certifications[edit]

VHS Release[edit]

Classics: The Best of Sarah Brightman VHS
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Video by Sarah Brightman
Genre Operatic/Pop/Rock
Producer Frank Peterson

Classics: The Best of Sarah Brightman is a VHS of the PBS special of the same name that aired in 2002. A copy of the show was made available to the audience if they made a financial contribution to their local PBS station. The VHS is hosted and narrated by Laura Savini along with Sarah herself. The two women talk in various locations including Sarah's home in London, her studio in Germany, one of Mozart's apartments, and in several concert halls where some of Sarah's most famous performances occurred.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again" (live) – From Sarah Brightman: In Concert from the Royal Albert Hall in London
  2. "Just Show Me How To Love You" – music video with José Cura
  3. "Anytime, Anywhere" – (live) – From Sarah Brightman One Night in Eden from the Sun City Super Bowl in South Africa
  4. "Nessun Dorma" (live) From Sarah Brightman One Night in Eden from the Sun City Super Bowl in South Africa
  5. "Figlio Perduto" (live) From Sarah Brightman La Luna: Live in Concert from the National Car Rental Center in Ft. Lauderdale
  6. "Pie Jesu" (live) From Sarah Brightman La Luna: Live in Concert from the National Car Rental Center in Ft. Lauderdale
  7. "La Luna" (live) From Sarah Brightman La Luna: Live in Concert from the National Car Rental Center in Ft. Lauderdale
  8. "Dans La Nuit" (studio clip)
  9. "La Wally/A Question of Honour" (live) From Sarah Brightman La Luna: Live in Concert from the National Car Rental Center in Ft. Lauderdale
  10. "La Ci Darem La Mano" (live) -with Plácido Domingo – From The Millennium Gala Concert in Japan
  11. "O Mio Babbino Caro" (live) – From Sarah Brightman: In Concert from the Royal Albert Hall in London
  12. "Time to Say Goodbye" (live) -with Andrea Bocelli – From Andrea Bocelli's Statue of Liberty Concert in Jersey City
  • The VHS contains bonus segments that did not air on PBS. This section includes music videos for: "Deliver Me", "Ave Maria", "Eden", "Whiter Shade of Pale", and "Winter Light".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ultratop.be – Sarah Brightman – Classics - The Best of" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Sarah Brightman – Classics - The Best of" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Sarah Brightman – Classics - The Best of" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  4. ^ サラ・ブライトマンのアルバム売り上げランキング [Sarah Brightman album sales ranking] (in Japanese). Oricon. Archived from the original on 22 October 2016. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Sarah Brightman – Classics - The Best of". Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Sarah Brightman – Classics - The Best of". Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Sarah Brightman – Classics - The Best of". Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Sarah Brightman | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  9. ^ "British album certifications – Sarah Brightman – Classics: The Best of". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Classics: The Best of in the search field and then press Enter.

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