Tormé: A New Album

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Tormé: A New Album
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Studio album by
Released1977
RecordedJune, 1977, London
GenreVocal jazz
Length39:08
LabelGryphon Records
Mel Tormé chronology
Mel Tormé live at the Maisonette
(1975)
Tormé: A New Album
(1977)
Together Again: For the First Time
(1978)
Alternative cover
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Alternative cover / title
DCC Classics CD release
DCC Classics CD release
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Tormé: A New Album is a 1977 studio album by Mel Tormé.[2] The album has also been re-issued as, Mel Tormé: The London Sessions and with additional "bonus" tracks as A New Album, London Sessions Complete Edition.

Tormé had not released a studio album since 1969, and the late 1970s would see him return to recording, with critical and commercial success.

Track listing[edit]

LP side A

  1. "All in Love Is Fair" (Stevie Wonder)
  2. "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" (Ewan MacColl)
  3. "New York State of Mind" (Billy Joel)
  4. "Stars" (Janis Ian)

LP side B

  1. "Send in the Clowns" (Stephen Sondheim)
  2. "Ordinary Fool" (Paul Williams)
  3. Medley
    1. "(Ah, the Apple Trees) When the World Was Young" (M. Philippe Gerard, Angela Vannier, Johnny Mercer)
    2. "Yesterday When I was Young" (Charles Aznavour, Herbert Kretzmer)
  4. "Bye Bye Blackbird" (Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson)

Bonus tracks on Paddle Wheel Records' A New Album, London Sessions Complete Edition CD re-issue:[3]

  1. "It's Too Late"
  2. "Never Look Back"
  3. "Charade"
  4. "Like A Lover"
  5. "What's This"

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Tormé: A New Album at AllMusic
  3. ^ Hulme, George, "Mel Torme: A Chronicle of His Recordings, Books and Films," McFarland and Company, 2000 p. 64 (link)
  • Gryphon G 796 (LP, A New Album)
  • Gryphon G 916 (LP, A New Album)
  • Rhapsody CD 3 (CD, A New Album)
  • DCC (Compact Classics) (1990 CD, The London Sessions)
  • Paddle Wheel KICJ 128 (CD, Mel Tormé - A New Album, London Sessions Complete Edition)