The Look of Love (Trijntje Oosterhuis album)

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The Look of Love
Trijntje Oosterhuis The Look of Love.jpg
Studio album by Trijntje Oosterhuis
Released November 20, 2006 (NL)
January 17, 2007 (Japan) [1]
Studio Polyhymnia Recording, MCO (Hilversum), Village Recorder (Los Angeles)
Genre Pop, Jazz
Length 56:58
Label Blue Note
Producer Patrick Williams
Trijntje Oosterhuis chronology
See You As I Do
The Look of Love
Sundays in New York
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating 4/4 stars Link (Dutch) Favorable ("Damn good") Link (Dutch)

The Look of Love is the fourth solo album by Trijntje Oosterhuis, released on November 20, 2006. The album was released in Japan on January 17, 2007 under the artist name Traincha with a bonus song "Anyone Who Had a Heart (live)".[1] The album consists of Burt Bacharach covers and was recorded with the Metropole Orchestra

The Metropole Orchestra was arranged by Vince Mendoza, who gained notoriety for arranging the Grammy winning album Both Sides Now by Joni Mitchell. The album was mixed by Al Schmitt.

The album was certified Platinum on the day of release for having shipped more than 70,000 copies [2] and debuted at No. 1 on the Dutch album chart for two weeks.[3] Oosterhuis performed a Christmas tour with the Metropole Orchestra from December 6, 2006 onwards to promote the album.[4]

Track listing[edit]

# Title Original version for Length
1 "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" Dionne Warwick in Valley of the Dolls by Dionne Warwick 3:13
2 "The Look of Love" Dusty Springfield 4:34
3 "A House Is Not a Home" Dionne Warwick 3:54
4 "I Say a Little Prayer" Dionne Warwick 2:50
5 "Waiting For Charlie (To Come Home)" Etta James 4:25
6 "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" musical Promises, Promises 3:07
7 "Falling Out of Love" Aretha Franklin 4:11
8 "Walk On By" Dionne Warwick 3:09
9. "Alfie" Cilla Black 4:35
10. "Anyone Who Had a Heart" Dionne Warwick 5:27
11 "This House Is Empty Now" Painted from Memory by Elvis Costello 5:13
12 "(They Long to Be) Close to You" The Carpenters 3:46
13. "The Windows of the World" Dionne Warwick 4:44
14. "That's What Friends Are For" film Night Shift by Rod Stewart 3:50


  • Trijntje Oosterhuis
  • Metropole Orkest
  • Burt Bacharach – piano
  • Rob Shrock – piano
  • Hans Vroomans – piano
  • Peter Tiehuis – guitar, piano
  • Martijn Vink – drums
  • Caroline Dest – backing vocals
  • Lodewijk VanGorp – backing vocals
  • Patrick Williams – arranger, producer
  • Fred Williams – producer
  • Al Schmitt – engineer, mixing[5]


  1. ^ a b The Look of Love – Burt Bacharach Song Book page Accessed: December 3, 2006
  2. ^ Trijntje Oosterhuis page, "20-11-2006 - Trijntje ontvangt Platina Award tijdens The Look of Love première" Retrieved: November 23, 2006
  3. ^ - Album Top 100 Flash required Retrieved: December 7, 2006
  4. ^ "Album Trijntje Oosterhuis: The Look Of Love, nieuw binnen op nummer 1." (Dutch) Retrieved: December 3, 2006
  5. ^ "The Look of Love: Burt Bacharach Songbook - Trijntje Oosterhuis, Traincha | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 May 2017.