is an album by the American Moonlight Serenade singer-songwriter Carly Simon. It is her 22nd studio album (her 29th overall), and her fourth album of pop standards.
Released on July 19, 2005 by
Columbia Records, Moonlight Serenade debuted at #7 on the , selling 58,000 copies in its first week, and remained on the chart for 10 weeks. Billboard 200 It was Simon's first US Top 10 album since  (1978). The album was produced by Boys in the Trees Richard Perry, with whom Simon had worked with in the 1970s on songs such as " You're So Vain".
The album was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.
Formats and alternate versions [ edit ]
The album was released in both regular and
DualDisc formats, the latter which included an interview with Simon and Perry, as well as behind the scenes footage of the recording sessions and the entire album in surround sound.
Track listing [ edit ]
Moonlight Serenade" ( Glenn Miller, Mitchell Parish) – 4:02 "
I've Got You Under My Skin" ( Cole Porter) – 3:48 "
I Only Have Eyes for You" ( Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 4:39 "
Alone Together" ( Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 3:32 "
In the Still of the Night" (Porter) – 4:26 "
Moonglow" ( Eddie DeLange, Will Hudson, Irving Mills) – 3:06 "
Where or When" ( Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)" – 3:31 "
The More I See You" ( Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 3:31 "
My One and Only Love" ( Robert Mellin, Guy Wood) – 3:26 "
All the Things You Are" ( Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) – 3:49 " How Long Has This Been Going On?" ( George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 3:52
Transatlantic concert [ edit ]
A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2
In September 2005, Simon performed two concerts aboard the
, on a transatlantic trip from RMS Queen Mary 2 New York City to Southampton. A DVD of the concerts was released as on November 22, 2005, and an edited version was broadcast on various A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2 PBS stations during their December 2005 pledge drives. Simon performed many songs from the album, along with some of her biggest hits.
DVD Track listing [ edit ]
Concert tour [ edit ]
In October 2005, Simon announced her "Serenade Tour" which was to include older hits and songs from
Moonlight Serenade. Her children, Sally Taylor and Ben Taylor, joined her on the tour.
48th Annual Grammy Awards
Credits [ edit ]
Lauren Dooreck - Camara, Art Direction, Design
Phil Carbo - Assistant Engineer
Andy Chukerman - Arranger, Main Personnel, Synthesizer, Synthesizer Strings
Jim Cox - Main Personnel, Piano
Vincent D'Onofrio - Guitar, Soloist
Eddie DeLange - Composer
Howard Dietz - Composer
Al Dubin - Composer Tom Evans - Main Personnel, Saxophone, Soloist
John Ferraro - Drums, Main Personnel
Sam Fischer - Violin
Samuel Formicola - Violin
William Galison - Harmonica, Soloist Anthony Gallo - Assistant Engineer
George Gershwin - Composer
Ira Gershwin - Composer Bobby Ginsburg - Audio Engineer, Engineer, Mixing, String Engineer
Chris Golden - Bass, Bass Instrument, Main Personnel
Mack Gordon - Composer Bob Gothard - Photography
Robert Hadley - Mastering
Oscar Hammerstein II -Composer
Lorenz Hart - Composer Will Hudson - Composer
Carter William Humphrey - Engineer
Jerome Kern - Composer Shauna Krikorian - Assistant
Victor Lawrence - Cello
Larry Lunetta - Main Personnel, Soloist, Trumpet
Dylan Margerum - Engineer
Ben McCarthy - Production Coordination
Robert Mellin - Composer Sammy Merendino - Drum Programming, Main Personnel, Percussion, Programming
Glenn Miller - Composer
Irving Mills - Composer Alex Navarro - String Arrangements, Synthesizer Strings
Jimmy Paar - Digital Editing, Engineer
Mitchell Parish - Composer
Richard Perry - Arranger, Audio Production, Producer Jeff Phurrough - Digital Editing, Engineer
Cole Porter - Composer Cesar Ramirez - Assistant Engineer
Mark Robertson - Violin
Richard Rodgers - Composer Nick Sample - Digital Editing, Engineer
Arthur Schwartz - Composer Danny Seidenberg - Viola
Carly Simon - Main Personnel, Primary Artist, Vocals Mike Thompson - Arranger, Fender Rhodes, Main Personnel, Piano, String Arrangements, Synthesizer, Synthesizer Strings, Vibraphone
Lee Thornburg - Flugelhorn, Main Personnel, Soloist, Trombone, Trumpet Shalini Vijayan - Violin
Harry Warren - Composer
Doug Webb - Clarinet, Flute, Main Personnel, Saxophone, Soloist, Stritch Lauren Wild - Arranger, Associate Producer
Guy Wood - Composer
Album - Billboard (North America)
The Billboard 200
Top Internet Albums
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External links [ edit ]