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Sarah Brightman, Encore

Audio CD

Disk ID: 1882165

Disk length: 51m 30s (15 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 2002

Label: Unknown

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“Encore” Tracks & Durations

1. Whistle Down The Wind (Whistle Down The Wind) 3:28
2. Away From You (Rex) 3:29
3. Guardami (With One Look, Italian Version) (Sunset Boulevard) 3:38
4. Think Of Me (Phantom of the Opera) 3:15
5. One More Walk Around The Garden (Carmelina) 3:18
6. Surrender (Sunset Boulevard) 3:06
7. If I Ever Fall In Love Again (The Crooked Mile) 3:59
8. Half A Moment (Jeeves) 3:59
9. Piano (Memory, Italian Version) Cats 5:07
10. What More Do I Need (Saturday Night) 3:04
11. There Is More To Love (Aspects of Love) 2:34
12. The Last Man In My Life (Song And Dance) 3:10
13. In The Mandarin's Orchid Garden (East Is West) 3:17
14. D Dance) 3:11
15. Chi Il Bel Sogno Di Doretta (La Rondine) 2:45

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Review

In a career that's veered from '70s pop chanteuse to Broadway star and neo-operatic diva, Sarah Brightman has brought a critics-be-damned sense of dramatic scale to nearly every project she's tackled. As the title suggests, the tracks here are largely culled from her Songs That Got Away and Surrender song anthologies, although they do include four previously unreleased outtakes from those collections. Her 1998 recording of the title song from ex-husband Andrew Lloyd Webber's Whistle Down the Wind succeeds by emphasizing its melodic grace with a deft, airy touch, while the remainder rescue worthy songs from obscure or failed musicals. From Lerner and Lane's 1959 Carmelina comes the lovely "One More Walk Around the Garden." Stephen Sondheim's youthful 1954 debut, Saturday Night, yields a sprightly take on "What More Do I Need," while an operatic reading of "In the Mandarin's Orchid Garden," from the Gershwins' unproduced 1929 East Is West, is also included. If the selection leans a little too heavily on the Lloyd Webber connection elsewhere (including Italian versions of "Guardami (With One Look)" from Sunset Boulevard and "Piano (Memory)" from Cats delivered in her patently restraint-free soprano), they're only reminders that shrewdness has hardly been the least of Brightman's talents. --Jerry McCulley

Other Versions

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Sarah Brightman - Encore

Tracks: 15, Disk length: 51m 30s

Sarah Brightman - Encore

Tracks: 15, Disk length: 51m 40s (+0m 10s)

Sarah Brightman - Encore

Tracks: 15, Disk length: 51m 3s (-1m 33s)

Sarah Brightman - Encore

Tracks: 15, Disk length: 51m 58s (+0m 28s)

Sarah Brightman - Encore

Tracks: 15, Disk length: 52m 12s (+0m 42s)

Sarah Brightman - Encore

Tracks: 15, Disk length: 50m 25s (-2m 55s)

Sarah Brightman - Encore

Tracks: 21 (+6 tracks), Disk length: 1h 19m 24s (+27m 54s)