Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway

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Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway
Streisand Encore cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 26, 2016 (2016-08-26)
Recorded2015–16
Genre Traditional pop
Length43:41
Label Columbia
Producer
Barbra Streisand chronology
Partners
(2014)
Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway
(2016)
The Music...The Mem'ries...The Magic!
(2017)
Singles from Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway
  1. "At the Ballet"
    Released: June 10, 2016 [1]

Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway is the thirty-fifth studio album by American singer and songwriter Barbra Streisand, released on August 26, 2016 by Columbia Records. Encore debuted at the top of the US Billboard 200 chart, extending Streisand's record as the woman with the most number-one albums in chart history. [2] The album also reached number one in Australia and the United Kingdom, where it became her third and seventh chart-topper respectively. Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway received a nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards held in February 2017. [3]

Contents

Commercial performance

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [4]
Entertainment Weekly B [5]
The Guardian Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [6]
The Huffington Post Favorable [7]
Metro Weekly Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [8]
Newsday A- [9]
NPR Music Favorable [10]
Yahoo! MoviesUnfavorable [11]
USA Today Favorable [12]
The Times Favorable [13]

The first leg of Barbra: The Music, The Mem'ries, The Magic concert tour preceded the album release, helping promote the duets collection. Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 149,000 album-equivalent units in its first week, of which 148,000 were pure sales. [14] Of that figure, physical album sales (CDs and vinyl LPs) equated to 126,000, the largest sales week for a physical album in 2016. Previously, Blink-182's California held the biggest physical week for an album of 2016, with 107,000 sold. Encore extended her record for the most number one albums among women, tying her with Bruce Springsteen for the third-most among all acts. The only artists with more number ones are The Beatles (with 19) and Jay Z (with 13).

Streisand also surpassed her own record for the longest span between number ones on the Billboard 200 as Encore arrived 51 years and 10 months after her first chart-topper, People , spent its initial week at number one (October 31, 1964). Further, Streisand continued to be the only act to have achieved number one albums in the last six decades (1960s–2010s). [2]

The album debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart with combined units of 20,000 in its first week, giving Streisand her seventh number one album in the United Kingdom. With that achievement, Streisand ranks second as the female solo artist with the most number one albums in UK, behind only Madonna, who has twelve number one albums. [15] It also peaked at number 3 in Canada, selling 10,318 copies in its first week. [16] The album debuted at number one spot in Australia, making it her third number one album there. [17]

Encore was the 45th best-selling album of 2016, according to IFPI, selling 600,000 that year. [18]

Track listing

Standard edition [19]
No.TitleWriter(s)Duet partnerLength
1."At the Ballet" (from A Chorus Line ) Edward Kleban, Marvin Hamlisch Anne Hathaway and Daisy Ridley 7:30
2."Loving You" (from Passion ) Stephen Sondheim Patrick Wilson 3:30
3."Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)" (from The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd ) Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley Anthony Newley 4:24
4."The Best Thing That Has Ever Happened" (from Road Show )Sondheim Alec Baldwin 3:13
5."Any Moment Now" (from an unproduced version of Smile )Marvin Hamlisch, Carolyn Leigh Hugh Jackman 4:45
6."Anything You Can Do" (from Annie Get Your Gun ) Irving Berlin Melissa McCarthy 3:12
7."Pure Imagination" (from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory )Bricusse, Newley Seth MacFarlane 4:12
8."Take Me to the World" (from Evening Primrose )Sondheim Antonio Banderas 4:16
9."I'll Be Seeing You"/"I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" (from Right This Way and My Fair Lady ) Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain/Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe Chris Pine 4:41
10."Climb Ev'ry Mountain" (from The Sound of Music ) Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II Jamie Foxx 4:01
Deluxe edition: additional solo tracks [20]
No.TitleWriter(s)Duet partnerLength
1."At the Ballet" (from A Chorus Line ) Edward Kleban, Marvin Hamlisch Anne Hathaway and Daisy Ridley 7:30
2."Loving You" (from Passion ) Stephen Sondheim Patrick Wilson 3:30
3."Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)" (from The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd ) Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley Anthony Newley 4:24
4."Any Moment Now" (from an unproduced version of Smile )Marvin Hamlisch, Carolyn Leigh Hugh Jackman 4:45
5."I Didn't Know What Time It Was" (from Too Many Girls )Rodgers, Lorenz Hart  5:48
6."The Best Thing That Has Ever Happened" (from Road Show )Sondheim Alec Baldwin 3:13
7."Not a Day Goes By" (from Merrily We Roll Along )Sondheim 3:19
8."Anything You Can Do" (from Annie Get Your Gun ) Irving Berlin Melissa McCarthy 3:12
9."Fifty Percent" (from Ballroom ) Billy Goldenberg, Alan and Marilyn Bergman  4:26
10."I'll Be Seeing You"/"I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" (from Right This Way and My Fair Lady ) Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain/Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe Chris Pine 4:41
11."Losing My Mind" (from Follies )Sondheim 3:56
12."Pure Imagination" (from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory )Bricusse, Newley Seth MacFarlane 4:12
13."Take Me to the World" (from Evening Primrose )Sondheim Antonio Banderas 4:16
14."Climb Ev'ry Mountain" (from The Sound of Music ) Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II Jamie Foxx 4:01

Charts

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA) [47] Gold35,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

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