|Greatest hits album by|
|Released||February 5, 2002|
|Barry Manilow chronology|
Ultimate Manilow is a compilation of the greatest hits of Barry Manilow. Nearly every top 20 hit is included in this collection. This compilation is best known for setting the stage for a comeback for Manilow, as it debuted at No. 3 on the charts.While on a six-week tour to promote his latest album Here at the Mayflower , Manilow immediately extended it to a six-month tour. At the time Ultimate Manilow was released, no other compilations of Manilow's music were in print.
Ultimate Manilow, with a slightly different track listing (but with the same number of tracks), was also issued in the United Kingdom in 2004, charting first in March of that year.
|1.||"Mandy" (single version)||3:15|
|2.||"It's a Miracle" (alternate mix)||3:48|
|3.||"Could It Be Magic" (album version)||6:44|
|4.||"I Write the Songs" (album version)||Bruce Johnston||3:46|
|6.||"Tryin' to Get the Feeling Again"||David Pomeranz||3:48|
|7.||"This One's for You"||3:22|
|8.||"Weekend in New England"||Randy Edelman||3:42|
|9.||"Looks Like We Made It"||3:27|
|10.||"Daybreak" (studio recording, non-hit version)||3:02|
|11.||"Can't Smile Without You"||3:04|
|13.||"Copacabana (At the Copa)"||5:38|
|14.||"Somewhere in the Night"||3:19|
|15.||"Ready to Take a Chance Again" (mono version)||2:56|
|17.||"I Made It Through the Rain"||4:14|
|18.||"The Old Songs"||4:38|
|19.||"When October Goes"||3:55|
|20.||"Somewhere Down the Road"||3:57|
|2.||"Could It Be Magic"||6:44|
|3.||"I Write the Songs"||Bruce Johnston||3:46|
|4.||"Copacabana (At the Copa)"||5:38|
|5.||"Can't Smile Without You"||3:04|
|6.||"Weekend in New England"||Randy Edelman||3:42|
|7.||"It's a Miracle"||3:48|
|8.||"Tryin' to Get the Feeling Again"||David Pomeranz||3:48|
|9.||"I Made It Through the Rain"||4:14|
|10.||"Let's Hang On"||3:07|
|11.||"Somewhere in the Night"||3:19|
|12.||"The Old Songs"||4:38|
|13.||"You're Looking Hot Tonight"||Barry Manilow||3:54|
|15.||"Ready to Take a Chance Again"||2:56|
|17.||"Looks Like We Made It"||3:27|
|18.||"Strangers in the Night"||3:07|
|19.||"One Voice"||Barry Manilow||3:01|
|20.||"Who Needs to Dream"||3:56|
|1.||"Could It Be Magic"||6:44|
|2.||"Let's Hang On"||3:07|
|3.||"Read 'Em and Weep"||Jim Steinman||5:25|
|6.||"Can't Smile Without You"||3:04|
|7.||"I Made It Through the Rain"||4:14|
|8.||"Some Kind Of Friend"||4:02|
|9.||"It’s a Miracle"||3:51|
|10.||"Somewhere in the Night"||3:19|
|11.||"The Old Songs"||4:38|
|12.||"You’re Looking Hot Tonight"||Barry Manilow||3:54|
|14.||"Copacabana (At The Copa)"||5:38|
|15.||"Ready To Take A Chance Again"||2:56|
|16.||"I Write The Songs"||Bruce Johnston||3:46|
|17.||"Moonlight Serenade"||Glenn Miller||4:49|
|18.||"Strangers In The Night"||3:07|
|19.||"Blue" (duet with Sarah Vaughan)||4:19|
|US Billboard 200||3|
Barry Manilow is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician, producer and actor, with a career that has spanned more than 50 years. His hit recordings include "Could It Be Magic", "Mandy", "I Write the Songs", "Can't Smile Without You" and "Copacabana ".
Ultimate Kylie is the second major greatest hits album by Australian recording artist Kylie Minogue, and her first greatest hits released under her contract with Parlophone, her record company between 1999–2015. The compilation was released in many different formats including a two-disc edition and a deluxe double disc with a bonus DVD. A separate compilation DVD with the same name, was released to accompany the audio versions. The album includes two new tracks; its lead single, "I Believe in You", and the second single, "Giving You Up". A third track, "Made of Glass", was recorded for the album but not used; it was included on the physical releases of "Giving You Up".
"Copacabana", also known as "Copacabana ", is a song recorded by Barry Manilow. Written by Manilow, Jack Feldman, and Bruce Sussman, it was released in 1978 as the third and final single from Manilow's fifth studio album, Even Now (1978).
"Come into My World" is a song recorded by Australian singer Kylie Minogue for her eighth studio album Fever (2001). Written and produced by Cathy Dennis and Rob Davis, "Come into My World" is a dance-pop song in which the singer pleads to her lover to come into her world. "Come into My World" was released as the fourth and final, and third North American single from Fever on 11 November 2002.
"Love at First Sight" is a song by Australian singer Kylie Minogue from her eighth studio album Fever (2001). It was written by Minogue, Richard Stannard, Julian Gallagher, Ash Howes and Martin Harrington, and produced by Stannard and Gallagher. It is unrelated to the song "Love at First Sight" from Minogue's debut studio album Kylie (1988). "Love at First Sight" is a dance-pop and nu-disco song which, lyrically, describes the singer falling and believing in love at first sight. It was released as the third, and second in North America, single from Fever on 10 June 2002.
"On a Night Like This" is a song recorded by Australian recording artist Kylie Minogue. It was released on 11 September 2000 by Parlophone as the second single for her seventh studio album, Light Years (2000), and distributed in various formats. The track was originally written for Swedish singer Pandora by Steve Torch, Brian Rawling, Graham Stack, and Mark Taylor, while production was handled by the latter two, it was handed to Minogue to record. Musically, "On a Night Like This" is a dance-pop song that also incorporates elements of Eurodance. Its lyrical content delves on experiencing unique, possibly sexual experiences during the night.
"Confide in Me" is a song recorded by Australian singer Kylie Minogue, taken from her fifth, self-titled studio album (1994). It was released as the album's lead single on 29 August 1994, by Deconstruction, Imago, and Mushroom Records. The track was written by Steve Anderson, Dave Seaman, and Owain Barton, whilst production was handled by British trio Brothers in Rhythm. It was recorded in London, United Kingdom at DMC and Sarm West Studios during 1994. Musically, it is a pop song that incorporates elements of indie music, trip hop, and Middle Eastern instrumentation such as strings and percussion, whilst the lyrical content talks about Minogue's earnest of seduction and manipulating people to confide into her.
"Put Yourself in My Place" is a song recorded by Australian singer Kylie Minogue, taken from her fifth and eponymous studio album (1994). It was released as the record's second single on 14 November 1994, and was distributed by Deconstruction and Mushroom as a CD single, cassette tape and 12" vinyl. The track was written, arranged, and produced by Jimmy Harry, and was recorded in New York City with the parent album's engineer Doug Deangelis. A ballad that discusses themes of ending a relationship and moving on, the song's sound incorporates musical elements of trip hop and pop music.
"I Write the Songs" is a popular song written by Bruce Johnston in 1975. Barry Manilow's version reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in January 1976 after spending two weeks atop the Billboard adult contemporary chart in December 1975. It won a Grammy Award for Song of the Year and was nominated for Record of the Year in 1977. Billboard ranked it as the No. 13 song of 1976.
"Could It Be Magic" is a song with lyrics by Adrienne Anderson and music by Barry Manilow, based on Frédéric Chopin's Prelude in C minor, Opus 28, Number 20. Initially released in 1971 by Featherbed, produced and co-written by Tony Orlando, it was later re-recorded as a Barry Manilow solo track, given a first album and single release in 1973 on Bell Records and - after being remixed - an album and single re-release in 1975 on Arista Records. The 1975 re-release became one of Manilow's first hits. The song has been recorded by a number of other artists over the years, most successfully by Donna Summer in 1976 and by Take That in 1992.
"How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" is a song released by the Bee Gees in 1971. It was written by Barry and Robin Gibb and was the first single on the group's 1971 album Trafalgar. It was their first US No. 1 single and also reached No. 1 in Cashbox magazine for two weeks.
Duets is a compilation album by American singer Barbra Streisand, released on November 26, 2002, by Columbia Records. The collection features nineteen duets from Streisand's career, including two newly-recorded ones: "I Won't Be the One to Let Go" with Barry Manilow and "All I Know of Love" with Josh Groban. The former song was released as the album's lead single on November 4, 2002, as a streaming-only exclusive for AOL Music website members. Duets was reissued in South American countries in 2013 under the title Star Collection with new artwork.
Ultimate Santana is a compilation by rock band Santana, combining hits from recent albums Supernatural, Shaman and All That I Am with early classics. Amongst the 18 tracks there are three new recordings. This album was made possible when Sony Music Entertainment merged with BMG to form Sony BMG.
The Very Best of TLC: Crazy Sexy Hits is the second greatest hits album by American girl group TLC. It was released exclusively in the United Kingdom on August 20, 2007, by Sony BMG. Having a similar track listing to that of the group's first compilation, Now & Forever: The Hits (2003), the album contains TLC's most successful singles from four of their studio albums, which have been credited to many of the group's producers such as Dallas Austin and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds.
Tear Down These Walls is the seventh solo studio album by British recording artist Billy Ocean. It was originally released in January 1988 by Jive and Arista as the follow-up to Ocean's critically and commercially successful 1986 album Love Zone.
Greatest Hits Volume I is a compilation album released by Barry Manilow in 1989 on Arista Records. It was the first of a three-album series released that year, along with Volume II and Volume III.
Greatest Hits Volume II is a compilation album released by Barry Manilow in 1989 on Arista Records. It was the second of a three-album series released that year, along with Volume I and Volume III.
Greatest Hits Volume III is a compilation album released by Barry Manilow in 1989 on Arista Records. It was the third of a three-album series released that year, along with Volume I and Volume II.
Artie Kaplan is an American recording artist, songwriter and a session musician. He has also been a music contractor where he was hired to musicians for sessions. In the 1960s, he was casting musicians for sessions for Aldon Music. When musician Joe Delia was asked about the best advice he had ever had, he said it was from Kaplan, who said "Always show up on time and bring a pencil."
Bill Anderson's Greatest Hits is a compilation album by American country singer-songwriter Bill Anderson. It was released in October 1967 via Decca Records and was produced by Owen Bradley. The album was Anderson's third compilation recording released in his career and first album of greatest hits. Twelve tracks were included on the collection that had been previously released. The album itself also reached major record chart positions.
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