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Manufacturer: Reprise
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Product Description:
Audience Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Binding: Audio CD
Brand: GROBAN,JOSH
EAN: 0093624815426
Feature: GROBAN JOSH JOSH GROBAN
Item Dimensions: Array
Label: Reprise
Languages: Array
Manufacturer: Reprise
Model: 2031381
MPN: 093624815426
Number Of Discs: 1
Number Of Items: 1
Publication Date: 2001-11-20
Publisher: Reprise
Release Date: 2001-11-20
Studio: Reprise
Product Features:
GROBAN JOSH JOSH GROBAN
Editorial Review:
The extraordinary voice of 20-year-old Josh Groban is an inspiring force. Not only did it move Grammy-Award winning producer David Foster to bring Josh into the studio to produce his magnificent debut album, it also moved Ally McBeal creator/executive producer David E. Kelley to bring Josh on the show's season finale to perform "You're Still You." After an overwhelming reaction from viewers, Josh was brought back to sing "To Where You Are" on this year's Christmas episode. The day after the show aired, Josh Groban became the number-one selling album at Amazon.com, while his website was flooded with thousands of e-mails and even marriage proposals from adoring fans. All it takes is one listen to fall in love with the voice of Josh Groban.

Certified Platinum by the RIAA. (5/02)
There are worse things in life than making your acting debut on the much ballyhooed season finale of Ally McBeal, though teen operatic baritone Josh Groban doesn't seem destined to encounter them anytime soon. As the awkward high school student-client who asks the typically romance-jinxed Ally to his senior prom, Groban performed this debut album's "You're Still You" (adapted from film-composing legend Ennio Morricone's Academy Award-nominated score for Malèna, with lyrics by Linda Thompson) as a heart-tugging, literal showstopper. The young phenom was just 17 when veteran producer-writer David Foster tapped him to fill in for Andrea Bocelli at rehearsals for the 1999 Grammys, where Groban found himself suddenly dueting with Celine Dion.

Indeed, such were his fortunes that the young Foster protégé was forced to drop out of Carnegie Mellon when professional commitments--including this record--interfered. And if this collection tends to hew sometimes uncomfortably close to Foster's own MOR sonic instincts, the material offers enough challenges to display Groban's talent and the potential of his warm, mature voice: a lyrical take on another Morricone classic, "Cinema Paradiso"; melancholy readings of Don McLean's "Starry, Starry Night" and Albert Hammond's "Alejate"; masterfully dramatic takes of the Neapolitan "Alla Luca Del Sole" and "Canto Alla Vita," the latter featuring the Corrs. Many of Groban's performances here, including a neo prog-rock-opera take on Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" (with Lili Haydn), seem both bigger and bolder than their precious musical frameworks, a telling hint that Grand Opera can't be far from his grasp. As said earlier, there are worse things in life. --Jerry McCulley

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