is the third studio Look Around album by Sérgio Mendes and Brasil '66 released in 1968. This was the final album with the original edition of Brasil '66.
Mendes burst into mainstream prominence when he performed the Oscar-nominated
Burt Bacharach/ Hal David song " The Look of Love" on the Academy Awards telecast in March 1968. The album was recorded at the Sunset Sound, Western Recorders, and Annex Studios, Hollywood. Brasil '66's version of "The Look of Love" quickly shot into the top 10, eclipsing Dusty Springfield's version.
"Like a Lover", an English-language version of
O Cantador, was covered by many jazz vocalists such as Carmen McRae, Sarah Vaughan, Helen Merrill, Dianne Reeves, Al Jarreau, Natalie Cole, Jane Monheit, Kimiko Itoh and others. "So Many Stars" was also recorded by Heren Merrill, [3 ] Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughan, Jane Monheit, Barbra Streisand, Natalie Cole, Stacey Kent and others. [4 ]
A remastered version of the album was released on CD in 2000.
Track listing [ edit ]
With a Little Help From My Friends" ( John Lennon, Paul McCartney) "Roda" (
Gilberto Gil, João Augusto) "Like a Lover" (
Dori Caymmi, Nelson Motta, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) "The Frog (A Rã)" (
João Donato) "Tristeza (Goodbye Sadness)" (
Haroldo Lobo, Niltinho) "
The Look of Love" ( Burt Bacharach, Hal David) "Pra Dizer Adeus (To Say Goodbye)" (
Edu Lobo, Torquato Neto, Lani Hall) "Batucada (The Beat)" (
Marcos Valle, Paulo Sérgio Valle) "So Many Stars" (
Sérgio Mendes, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) "Look Around" (
Sérgio Mendes, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
Album credits [ edit ]
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Certifications [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Ginell, Richard S. "Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66: at Look Around > Review" AllMusic. Retrieved August 31, 2011.
^ Song search results for "Like A Lover" - allmusic, retrieved September 8, 2010
^ Song search results for "So Many Stars" - allmusic, retrieved September 8, 2010 Archived October 3, 2010 at the Wayback Machine
^ "Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 – Chart history" for Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66. Billboard 200
^ " Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 – Chart history" for Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66. Billboard Top Jazz Albums
^ " Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 – Chart history" for Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
^ "American album certifications – Sérgio Mendes & Brasil 66". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Album , then click SEARCH