The Singer (Liza Minnelli album)

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The Singer
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Studio album by Liza Minnelli
Released March 1973
Recorded Larrabee Sound Studios
Genre Pop, vocal, traditional
Label Columbia
Producer Snuff Garrett
Liza Minnelli chronology
Liza with a Z
(1972)Liza with a Z1972
The Singer
(1973)
Live at the Winter Garden
(1974)Live at the Winter Garden1974
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Billboardfavorable[2]

The Singer is the seventh studio album by American actress and singer Liza Minnelli. The album is a milestone in Minnelli's career as it is her only studio album (i.e. non-soundtrack) to reach the Top 40 on the Billboard 200 Album chart.[3] The album also peaked at number 45 in the UK Albums Chart.[4] The album was re-released in CD by Cherry Red Records with 4 additional bonus tracks.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."I Believe in Music"Mac Davis3:37
2."Use Me"Bill Withers3:39
3."I'd Love You to Want Me"Lobo3:36
4."Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?"Eileen Sylvia Smith3:31
5."You're So Vain"Carly Simon3:30
6."Where Is the Love?"Ralph MacDonald, William Salter3:49
7."The Singer"Walter Marks2:31
8."Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"James Taylor3:51
9."Dancing in the Moonlight"Sherman Kelly3:19
10."You Are the Sunshine of My Life"Stevie Wonder2:36
11."Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me"Mac Davis2:52
Total length:36:14

Personnel[edit]

  • Engineered by Lenny Roberts
  • Arranged by Al Capps
  • Vocals arranged by Marvin Hamlisch
  • Art direction by Ron Coro
  • Photography by Alan Pappé

Charts[edit]

Chart (1973) Peak
position
Canada Top Albums/CDs (RPM)[7] 45
UK Albums (OCC)[8] 45
US Billboard 200[9] 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Ruhlmann. "Liza Minnelli - The Singer (Allmusic Review)". allmusic.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ Billboard Magazine Review-Liza MInnelli The Singer. books.google.com. March 17, 1973. Retrieved December 7, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Liza Minnelli - The Singer (Allmusic Charts-Awards)". allmusic.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Liza Minnelli - The Singer". The Official UK Charts Company 2015. Retrieved December 11, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Liza Minnelli - The Singer: Expanded Edition". Cherry Red Records. Archived from the original on 30 July 2017. Retrieved July 22, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Liza Minnelli - The Singer (Track listing)". Discogs. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Top RPM Albums: Issue 4816". RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Liza Minnelli | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  9. ^ "Liza Minnelli Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved May 21, 2016.