Yentl (soundtrack)

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Yentl
Yentl soundtrack album cover.jpg
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedNovember 8, 1983
Recorded1983
GenreMusical
Length45:30
LabelColumbia
ProducerBarbra Streisand and Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Dave Grusin, Phil Ramone
Barbra Streisand chronology
Memories
(1981)
Yentl
(1983)
Emotion
(1984)
Singles from Yentl
  1. "Papa, Can You Hear Me?"
    Released: January 28, 1984
  2. "The Way He Makes Me Feel"
    Released: November 5, 1983

The original soundtrack to the film Yentl was released on November 8, 1983.[1] It was produced by Barbra Streisand and Alan and Marilyn Bergman, and arranged and conducted by Michel Legrand. The music is by Legrand and the lyrics by the Bergmans. The album peaked at #9 on the Billboard Top 200 LP chart was gold and platinum status on January 9, 1984 by the RIAA for shipping 500,000 and 1 million copies, respectively.[1]

"The Way He Makes Me Feel" was released as the album's lead single reaching number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and spending two weeks at number one on the adult contemporary chart.[2] "Papa, Can You Hear Me?" was released as a follow-up and became another Top 30 Adult Contemporary Hit. "No Matter What Happens" was released as the second single in the UK.

In 1991, Streisand released three demos from the album sessions on her retrospective box set: Just for the Record including the previously unreleased song "The Moon And I."

According to the liner notes of Just for the Record, the album also received a record certification in France, the Netherlands and Israel.[3] Streisand told Digital Audio & Compact Disc Review magazine, that the album sold more than 3.5 million copies worldwide.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Michel Legrand; all lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman

  1. "Where Is It Written?" – 4:52
  2. "Papa, Can You Hear Me?" – 3:29
  3. "This Is One of Those Moments" – 4:07
  4. "No Wonder" – 2:30
  5. "The Way He Makes Me Feel" – 3:44
  6. "No Wonder" (Part Two) – 3:19
  7. "Tomorrow Night" – 4:43
  8. "Will Someone Ever Look at Me That Way?" – 3:03
  9. "No Matter What Happens" – 4:03
  10. "No Wonder" (Reprise) – 1:05
  11. "A Piece of Sky" – 4:19
  12. "The Way He Makes Me Feel" (Studio version) – 4:09
  13. "No Matter What Happens" (Studio version) – 3:18

Charts[edit]

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Austria (IFPI Austria)[21] Gold 25,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[22] Platinum 100,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[23] Gold 100,000^
United States (RIAA)[24] Platinum 1,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barbra Streisand - Yentl (soundtrack) Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  2. ^ Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications)
  3. ^ Liner notes, C4K 44111. Columbia Records, 1991
  4. ^ McKuen, Rod. (February 1986) Barbra Streisand Stages a Hit Peterborough, N.H. : WGE Pub., c1985-1988. Digital Audio & Compact Disc Review Retrieved January 17, 2016.
  5. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970-1992. St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  6. ^ "austriancharts.at Barbra Streisand- Yentl (soundtrack)" (ASP). Hung Medien (in German). Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  7. ^ "RPM: Top Albums/CDs". RPM Canada. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  8. ^ "dutchcharts.nl Barbra Streisand- Yentl (soundtrack)" (ASP). Hung Medien (in Dutch). MegaCharts. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  9. ^ "Album Search: Barbra Streisand- Yentl (soundtrack)" (in German). Media Control. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  10. ^ "charts.nz Barbra Streisand- Yentl (soundtrack)" (ASP). Hung Medien. Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  11. ^ Fernando Salaverri (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2.
  12. ^ "Barbra Streisand- Yentl (soundtrack)". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  13. ^ "Barbra Streisand- Yentl (soundtrack)". swisscharts.com. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  14. ^ "Barbra Streisand - Yentl (19.11.1983)". Official Charts Company. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  15. ^ "Barbra Streisand - Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". AllMusic. All Media Network. Archived from the original on 15 October 2012. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  16. ^ "The CASH BOX Year-End Charts: 1983". Archived from the original on October 5, 2012.. Cash Box magazine.
  17. ^ "Top 100 Albums of 1984". RPM. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
  18. ^ "Jaaroverzichten – Album 1984" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
  19. ^ "Swiss Year-end Charts 1984". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
  20. ^ "The CASH BOX Year-End Charts: 1984". Archived from the original on October 3, 2012.. Cash Box magazine.
  21. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Barbara Streisand – Yentl" (in German). IFPI Austria.
  22. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Barbra Streisand – Yentl". Music Canada.
  23. ^ "British album certifications – Barbra Streisand – Yentl". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Yentl in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  24. ^ "American album certifications – Barbra Streisand – Yentl". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.