Hot August Night/NYC: Live from Madison Square Garden

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Hot August Night/NYC
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Live album by Neil Diamond
Released August 14, 2009 (2009-08-14) (Walmart)
February 9, 2010 (Commercially)
November 24, 2014 (UMe)
Recorded August 14, 2008
Genre Rock
Label
Neil Diamond chronology
The Best of Neil Diamond
(2008)
Hot August Night/NYC
(2009)
Dreams
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Hot August Night/NYC is a DVD release from Neil Diamond released on August 14, 2009. The DVD features songs from Diamond's four shows at Madison Square Garden during his 2008 tour. An accompanying 2-CD album was released at the same time.[2]

An edited, hour-long special featuring songs from this DVD was shown on CBS on the night of the disc's release. The special was watched by 13 million viewers.

This is the third in a series of similarly titled live albums; it was preceded by Hot August Night (1972) and Hot August Night II (1987).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Holly Holy"
  2. "Street Life"
  3. "Beautiful Noise"
  4. "Love on the Rocks"
  5. "Play Me"
  6. "Cherry, Cherry"
  7. "Thank the Lord for the Night Time"
  8. "Home Before Dark"
  9. "Don't Go There"
  10. "Pretty Amazing Grace"
  11. "Crunchy Granola Suite"
  12. "Done Too Soon"
  13. "Brooklyn Roads"
  14. "I Am...I Said"
  15. "Solitary Man"
  16. "Kentucky Woman"
  17. "Forever in Blue Jeans"
  18. "Sweet Caroline"
  19. "Sweet Caroline" (reprise)
  20. "You Don't Bring Me Flowers"
  21. "Song Sung Blue"
  22. "I'm a Believer"
  23. "Man of God"
  24. "Hell Yeah"
  25. "Cracklin' Rosie"
  26. "America"
  27. "Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show"

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[3] 21
Belgian (Flanders) Albums Chart[4] 71
Dutch Albums Chart[5] 34
German Albums Chart[6] 45
Spanish Albums Chart[7] 54
Swiss Albums Chart[8] 91
US Billboard 200[9] 2
Chart (2010) Peak
position
Greek Albums Chart[10] 23

DVD[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Australian Music DVDs Chart[11] 1
Austrian Music DVDs Chart[12] 9
Belgian (Flanders) Music DVDs Chart[13] 3
Dutch Music DVDs Chart[14] 2
Irish Music DVDs Chart[15] 5
Spanish Music DVDs Chart[16] 15
Chart (2011) Peak
position
New Zealand Music DVDs Chart[17] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Graff, Gary (August 10, 2009). "Neil Diamond's 'Hot August Night/NYC' Comes To DVD". Billboard. Retrieved May 1, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Neil Diamond – Hot August Night / NYC". Australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Neil Diamond – Hot August Night / NYC". Ultratop (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Neil Diamond – Hot August Night / NYC". GfK Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Album – Neil Diamond, Hot August Night / NYC". Charts.de (in German). Media Control. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Neil Diamond – Hot August Night / NYC". Spanishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Neil Diamond – Hot August Night / NYC". Hitparade.ch (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  9. ^ Caulfield, Keith (August 19, 2009). "George Strait Dethrones Michael Jackson, Tops Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved May 1, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Neil Diamond – Hot August Night / NYC". Greekcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  11. ^ "ARIA Top 40 Music DVD" (PDF). The ARIA Report (1018): 24. August 31, 2009. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Austria Top 40 – Musik-DVDs Top 10 11.09.2009". Austriancharts.at (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Neil Diamond – Hot August Night / NYC [DVD]". Ultratop (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Dutch Charts Portal". GfK Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Irish Charts – Singles, Albums & Compilations". IRMA. Fireball Media. Archived from the original on August 30, 2009. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Top 20 DVD Musical" (PDF). PROMUSICAE (in Spanish). Media Control GfK. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Top 10 Music DVDs". RIANZ. Retrieved January 30, 2013.