is Film Noir singer-songwriter Carly Simon's twenty-second album, nineteenth studio album, and third album devoted to standards, released in 1997.
Jimmy Webb co-produced the album and contributed his vocals, orchestration and piano skills to the project which was filmed for an AMC documentary (which premiered in September 1997). He also co-wrote the title song "Film Noir" with Simon. John Travolta duets with Simon on the song "Two Sleepy People". Film director Martin Scorsese provided liner notes in the fold out booklet.  
Promotion [ edit ]
Simon made and released a music video for
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye. She also performed the song on  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and  The Late Show with David Letterman. and appeared on  The View and CBS This Morning. She performed Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year, along with Jimmy Webb, on The Rosie O'Donnell Show. 
Songs In Shadow: The Making of Carly Simon's Film Noir aired as a special presententation on AMC. This documentary also features footage of Jimmy Webb, Arif Mardin and Van Dyke Parks in the studio recording the album with Simon.
40th Annual Grammy Awards
Track listing [ edit ]
"You Won't Forget Me" (Kermi Goel, F. Speilman) — 2:52
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" ( Cole Porter) — 4:33 "
Lili Marlene" (M. David, Norbert Schultze, H. Leip) — 3:41 "
Last Night When We Were Young" ( Edgar Yip Harburg, Harold Arlen) — 4:42 "Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year" (
Frank Loesser) — 3:34 "Film Noir" (
Jimmy Webb, Carly Simon) — 3:35 "
Laura" ( Johnny Mercer, David Raksin) — 4:44 "
I'm a Fool to Want You" ( Frank Sinatra, Joel Herron, John Wolf) — 3:32 "Fools Coda" (
Torrie Zito) — 1:13 "
Two Sleepy People" ( Frank Loesser, Hoagy Carmichael) — 3:37 "
Don't Smoke in Bed" ( Willard Robison) — 2:54 "Somewhere in the Night" (
Josef Myrow, Mack Gordon) — 3:29
Credits [ edit ]
Elena Barere - Concert Master
Dick Berkhe - Vocal Arrangement
Craig Boyce - Assistant Engineer, Mixing Assistant
Mark Burdett - Art Direction
Peter Calo - Guitar
Al Dana - Vocals (Background)
Jill Dell'Abate - Production Manager
Kevin DiSimone - Vocals (Background)
Peter Doell - Assistant Engineer
Billy Eric - Engineer
Brian Faehndrich - Engineer
Frank Filipetti - Engineer, Mixing
David Finck - Bass (Acoustic) Barry Finclair - Concert Master
Teese Gohl - Keyboards
Greg Gorman - Photography Roy Hendrickson - Engineer
Ted Jensen - Mastering Mindy Jostyn - Guest Artist
Rita Karidis - Design
Russ Kassoff - Piano
Michael Kosarin - Piano, Piano Arrangement
Joe Lizzi - Assistant Engineer
Arif Mardin - Producer Jim Murray - Assistant Engineer
Michael O'Reilly - Engineer
Kevin Osborne - Vocals (Background)
Van Dyke Parks - Arranger, Conductor, Guest Artist
Jeff Pevar - Mandolin Lenny Roberts - Vocals (Background)
Nancy Roof - Production Coordination
Al Schmitt - Engineer
Martin Scorsese - Liner Notes
Carly Simon - Composer, Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
Ben Taylor - Vocals (Background) Darryl Tookes - Guest Artist, Vocals (Background)
John Travolta - Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist Marlo Viscel - Design
Billy Ward - Drums
Jimmy Webb - Arranger, Composer, Conductor, Guest Artist, Organ, Performer, Piano, Primary Artist, Producer Yvonne Yedibalian - Assistant Engineer
Bill Zimmerman - Research
Torrie Zito - Arranger, Composer, Conductor
Album - Billboard (North America)
The Billboard 200
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