This Is My Life (Carly Simon album)

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This Is My Life
This Is My Life.jpg
Soundtrack album by Carly Simon
Released April 14, 1992
Recorded at Right Track Recording, Bubble Hill Studio and The Hit Factory, New York City
Genre Soundtrack
Length 37:30
Label Qwest Records
Producer Frank Filipetti, Carly Simon, Andy Goldmark & Russ Kunkel
Carly Simon chronology
Have You Seen Me Lately
(1990)
This Is My Life
(1992)
Romulus Hunt: A Family Opera
(1993)
Singles from This Is My Life
  1. "Love of My Life"
    Released: 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

This Is My Life is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's 18th album, and 16th studio album, released in 1992 on Qwest Records. It is the soundtrack to the 1992 film This Is My Life directed by Nora Ephron and starring Julie Kavner, Carrie Fisher and Dan Aykroyd.

The single "Love of My Life" peaked at No. 16 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.[2] Simon made a music video for the song, which featured a young Ben Taylor (Simon's son), along with clips from the film.[3] The song has been included on several compilations of Simon's work.[4]

The song "The Night Before Christmas" was also featured in the Ephron directed 1994 film "Mixed Nuts".[5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Carly Simon; except where indicated

  1. "Love of My Life" – 3:35
  2. "Back the Way (Dottie's Point Of View)" – 4:51
  3. "Moving Day" – 1:23
  4. "Easy on the Eyes" (Simon, Andy Goldmark) – 4:44
  5. "Walking and Kissing" – 1:08
  6. "The Show Must Go On" – 3:46
  7. "Love of My Life (Toots)" – 2:18
  8. "Back the Way (Girls' Point of View)" – 2:58
  9. "Little Troupers" – 0:37
  10. "The Night Before Christmas" – 3:41
  11. "This Is My Life Suite: Pleasure And Pain/Coming Home/Uncle Peter" – 4:44
  12. "Love Of My Life (Drive To The City)" – 3:45

Credits[edit]

Charts[edit]

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1992 "Love of My Life" Adult Contemporary 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ This Is My Life at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Carly Simon - Chart history | Billboard". billboard.com. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  3. ^ "Love Of My Life - Carly Simon - YouTube". youtube.com. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  4. ^ "Carly Simon Official Website - Love Of My Life lyrics". Web.archive.org. Archived from the original on April 4, 2005. Retrieved 2015-05-27. 
  5. ^ "Mixed Nuts - Soundtrack | imdb". imdb.com. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 

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