Moonlight Serenade is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's 29th album, 22nd studio album, and fourth album devoted to standards.
Released on July 19, 2005 by Columbia Records, Moonlight Serenade debuted at number seven on the Billboard Top 200, selling 58,000 copies in its first week. The album was produced by Richard Perry, with whom Simon had worked with in the 1970s on songs such as "You're So Vain". The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.
The album was released in both regular and DualDisc
format. This was Simon's first DualDisc. It included an interview with Simon and Perry, as well as surround sound tracks.
- "Moonlight Serenade" (Glenn Miller, Mitchell Parish) – 4:02
- "I've Got You Under My Skin" (Cole Porter) – 3:48
- "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 4:39
- "Alone Together" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 3:32
- "In the Still of the Night" (Porter) – 4:26
- "Moonglow" (Eddie DeLange, Will Hudson, Irving Mills) – 3:06
- "Where or When" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)" – 3:31
- "The More I See You" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 3:31
- "My One and Only Love" (Robert Mellin, Guy Wood) – 3:26
- "All the Things You Are" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) – 3:49
- "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 3:52
In September 2005, Simon performed two concerts onboard the Queen Mary II
, on a transatlantic trip from New York
. A DVD of the concerts was released on November 222005
, and a version was broadcast on various PBS
stations during their December 2005 pledge drives.
In October 2005, Simon announced her "Serenade Tour" which was to include older hits and songs from Moonlight Serenade
. Her children, Sally Taylor
and Ben Taylor
, joined her on the tour.
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