Like Buttah: Barbra Streisand Releases a New Album

by Melissa Silverstein on September 29, 2009

in Music

Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur

Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur

In my mind the only thing better than Barbra Streisand releasing an album would be Barbra Streisand releasing a movie.  Her new album of Jazz standards, Love is the Answer, produced by the awesome Diana Krall is out today.  She performed for one night this past weekend at the Village Vanguard.

The album sounds like a return to the says before people’s voices were botoxed for perfection.

At Ms. Streisand’s request the engineers used hardly any electronic juicing or reverberation. Her singing is uncommonly intimate and exposed.

Here are some video clips from the show.  Album is available everywhere.

Can’t wait.

Streisand’s Fine Instrument and Classic Instinct (NY Times)

Barbra Streisand Official Site

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Michelle September 29, 2009 at 9:13 AM

Streisand and Krall…. the Super collaboration of jazz!

vince September 30, 2009 at 4:39 PM

The Voice and Diana Krall. Glorious together.

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