Just the Two of Us (Matt Dusk and Margaret album)

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Just the Two of Us
Just the Two of Us Matt Dusk & Margaret album.jpg
Studio album by
Released6 November 2015 (2015-11-06)
Genre Jazz
Length58:50
Label Magic
Producer
Matt Dusk chronology
Lost in Rio
(2015)
Just the Two of Us
(2015)
Quiet Nights
(2016)
Margaret chronology
Add the Blonde
(2014)
Just the Two of Us
(2015)
Monkey Business
(2017)
Singles from Just the Two of Us
  1. "'Deed I Do"
    Released: 23 October 2015 (2015-10-23)
  2. "Just the Two of Us"
    Released: 23 October 2015 (2015-10-23)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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Just the Two of Us is a collaborative album by Canadian singer Matt Dusk and Polish singer Margaret. It consists of their interpretations of jazz standards. [3] Dusk handled its production, and Margaret and Shelly Berger co-produced it. [4] The album was recorded in Canada and Poland. [5] It was released on 6 November 2015, through Magic Records, only in Poland. [6] [7] Its limited edition was released the same day exclusively to Empik. [8] On 21 January 2016, it was released on a 12-inch vinyl with altered tracklist. [9]

Contents

The album spawned two singles: "'Deed I Do" and "Just the Two of Us". [3] It reached number 28 on the Polish Albums Chart, and was certified platinum by the Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry (ZPAV). [10] [11]

Track listing

Just the Two of Us [7]
No.TitleLength
1."Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corvocado)"4:46
2."Just the Two of Us"3:30
3."Something Stupid"3:27
4."'Deed I Do"6:11
5."Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You"4:48
6."You Are the Sunshine of My Life"4:03
7."Your Kiss Is on My List"4:59
8."This Masquerade"4:54
9."Girl from Ipanema (Garota de Ipanema)"5:31
10."How Insensitive (Insensatez)"4:24
11."Our Love Is Here to Stay"4:24
12."They Can't Take That Away from Me"5:12
13."I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good" (Bonus track; Margaret solo)2:41
Total length:58:50
Just the Two of Us— Limited edition [8]
No.TitleLength
1."Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corvocado)"4:46
2."Just the Two of Us"3:30
3."Something Stupid"3:27
4."'Deed I Do"6:11
5."Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You"4:48
6."You Are the Sunshine of My Life"4:03
7."Your Kiss Is on My List"4:59
8."This Masquerade"4:54
9."Girl from Ipanema (Garota de Ipanema)"5:31
10."How Insensitive (Insensatez)"4:24
11."Our Love Is Here to Stay"4:24
12."They Can't Take That Away from Me"5:12
13."I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)" (Bonus track; Margaret solo)2:41
14."Just the Two of us" (Bonus track; acoustic version) 
15."'Deed I Do" (Bonus track; acoustic version) 
Just the Two of Us— 12-inch vinyl [9]
Side A
No.TitleLength
1."Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corvocado)"4:46
2."Just the Two of Us"3:30
3."Something Stupid"3:27
4."Girl from Ipanema (Garota de Ipanema)"5:31
Side B
No.TitleLength
1."'Deed I Do"6:11
2."Our Love Is Here to Stay"4:24
3."You Are the Sunshine of My Life"4:03
4."Your Kiss Is on My List"4:59
Total length:36:51

Accolades

YearCeremonyCategoryResultRef.
2016 Róże Gali Awards MusicWon [12]

Charts

Chart (2015)Peak
position
Polish Albums (ZPAV) [10] 28

Certification

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Poland (ZPAV) [11] Platinum10,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png

Double-dagger-14-plain.png Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

Release history

RegionDateFormatVersionLabelRef.
Poland6 November 2015Standard Magic Records [7]
CD (only Empik)Limited [8]
21 January 2016 12-inch vinyl Altered standard [9]

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