We All Love Ennio Morricone

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Compilation album by Various Artists
Released February 20, 2007
Label Sony
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We All Love Ennio Morricone is a 2007 tribute album honoring noted film composer Ennio Morricone. It features a diverse lineup of artists including Andrea Bocelli, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters, and Celine Dion. Also, industry giant Quincy Jones, an admirer of Morricone’s work as a composer for many years, enlisted his longtime songwriting collaborators Alan and Marilyn Bergman to write the lyrics to "I Knew I Loved You", which Dion sang to Morricone’s "Deborah's Theme" from Once Upon a Time in America . Bruce Springsteen won the Grammy Award Best Rock Instrumental Performance for his version of "Once Upon A Time In The West", beating out Metallica who was nominated for their cover of "The Ecstasy of Gold", also from this album. The album sold over 120,000 copies in Italy alone [2]

Ennio Morricone Italian composer, orchestrator and conductor

Ennio Morricone, Knight Grand Cross is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player, writing in a wide range of musical styles.

Andrea Bocelli Italian tenor and singer-songwriter

Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM is an Italian singer, songwriter, and record producer. Celine Dion has said that "if God would have a singing voice, he must sound a lot like Andrea Bocelli," and David Foster, a record producer, often describes Bocelli's voice as the most beautiful in the world.

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Metallica is an American heavy metal band. The band was formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California by drummer Lars Ulrich and vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield, and has been based in San Francisco, California for most of its career. The group's fast tempos, instrumentals and aggressive musicianship made them one of the founding "big four" bands of thrash metal, alongside Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer. Metallica's current lineup comprises founding members Hetfield and Ulrich, longtime lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo. Guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassists Ron McGovney, Cliff Burton and Jason Newsted are former members of the band.

Track listing

  1. "I Knew I Loved You" - Celine Dion
  2. "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" - Quincy Jones featuring Herbie Hancock
  3. "Once Upon a Time in the West" - Bruce Springsteen
  4. "Conradiana" - Andrea Bocelli
  5. "The Ecstasy of Gold" - Metallica
  6. "Maléna" - Yo-Yo Ma
  7. "Come Sail Away" - Renée Fleming
  8. "Gabriel's Oboe" - Ennio Morricone
  9. "Conmigo" - Daniela Mercury featuring Eumir Deodato
  10. "La Luz Prodigiosa" - Dulce Pontes
  11. "Love Affair" - Chris Botti
  12. "Je Changerais d'Avis" - Vanessa and the O's
  13. "Lost Boys Calling" - Roger Waters
  14. "The Tropical Variation" - Ennio Morricone
  15. "Could Heaven Be" - Denyce Graves
  16. "Addio Monti" - Taro Hakase
  17. "Cinema Paradiso" - Ennio Morricone

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