Il Volo Takes Flight

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Il Volo... Takes Flight - Live From Detroit Opera House
Il Volo Takes Flight Live from the Detroit Opera House cover.jpg
Live album by
ReleasedFebruary 28, 2012 (2012-02-28)
Recorded27 October 2011
Detroit Opera House
Genre
Length54:48
LanguageItalian, English
LabelGeffen Records
ProducerTony Renis, Humberto Gatica
Il Volo chronology
Christmas Favorites
(2011)
Il Volo... Takes Flight - Live From Detroit Opera House
(2012)
We Are Love
(2012)

Il Volo... Takes Flight: Live from the Detroit Opera House is the first live album by Italian operatic pop trio Il Volo. The album was recorded during one their first North American shows. It includes eight tracks from their debut album, Il Volo.

The album went gold in Mexico [1] and has sold more than 46,000 copies in USA [2]

Reviews[edit]

Jon O'Brien of AllMusic gave the album 3.5 out of 5 saying, “[The album] showcase their impressively mature and warm romantic tones in front of a lush 66-piece orchestra and a receptive sellout crowd” He added it’s “a far more authentic proposition on record than their older counterparts, Il Divo[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Il Mondo"Gianni Meccia, Jimmy Fontana, Carlo Pes, Italo Greco4:09
2."Un Amore Cosi' Grande"Guido Maria Ferilli, Antonella Maggio3:20
3."Ti Voglio Tanto Bene"Ernesto De Curtis2:44
4."Granada"Agustín Lara3:59
5."E Piu’ Ti Penso"Ennio Morricone, Tony Renis, Mogol4:54
6."'O sole mio"Giovanni Capurro, Eduardo Di Capua, Alfredo Mazzucchi3:41
7."Non ti scordar di me"Ernesto Curtis, Domenico Furno 
8."This Time"Michael Busbee, K. Griffin, M. Lewis3:10
9."Smile"Charlie Chaplin, John Turner, John Turner4:51
10."Mattinata"Ruggero Leoncavallo2:43
11."Music Proibita"Stanislao Gastaldon3:26
12."Mamma"Cesare Andrea Bixio3:40
13."La Luna Hizo Esto (feat. Pia Toscano) "Edgar Cortázar, Mark Portman, Diane Warren3:34
14."Notte Stellata [The Swan]"Tony Renis, Camille Saint-Saëns3:54
15."Funiculì, Funiculà"Luigi Denza3:26
Total length:54:49

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[4] 95
Italian Albums (FIMI)[5] 37
US Billboard 200[6] 85
US Top Classical Albums (Billboard)[7] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Top Classical Albums (Billboard)[8] 9

Credits[edit]

  • Arranged By: William Ross, Kenny O'Brien, Steven Mercurio
  • Art Direction, Design: Liam Ward
  • Bass: Reggie Hamilton
  • Conductor [Orchestra]: Steven Mercurio
  • Coordinator: Joann Tominaga
  • Drums: Blair Sinta
  • Engineer: Kenny O’Brien, Favio Esquivel
  • Guitar: Dean Parks
  • Mixed By: Cristian Robles
  • Photography By: Glenn Corcoran
  • Piano, Keyboards: Randy Kerber

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Certificaciones 2013". AMPROFON. Retrieved January 31, 2014.
  2. ^ "Il Volo Prep New Album, Tour With Barbra Streisand". Billboard. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
  3. ^ "Il Volo Takes Flight: Live from the Detroit Opera House". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Il Volo – Il Volo... Takes Flight: Live from the Detroit Opera House" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Il Volo – Il Volo... Takes Flight: Live from the Detroit Opera House". Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Il Volo Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Il Volo Chart History (Top Classical Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Year End 2012: Top Classical Albums". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 7 October 2015.