Solitaire is the thirty-first studio album by American pop singer Andy Williamsreleased in the fall of by Columbia Records and was an attempt to move away from his formulaic series of recent releases that relied heavily on songs that Apertura Della Caccia - Ennio Morricone - 1900 / Novecento artists had made popular.
The first single from the album was the title track, which entered Billboard' s list of the 40 most popular Easy Listening songs Savist Saar - J.M.K.E.
- Gringode Kultuur the week in the U. Solitaire was released on compact disc for the first time as one of two albums on one CD by Collectables Records on February 19,the other album being Williams's Columbia release Last Tango In Paris - Andy Williams - Last Tango In Paris the fall ofAlone Again Naturally. In Williams began to shift the focus of the material he recorded for his studio projects for Columbia Records away Last Tango In Paris - Andy Williams - Last Tango In Paris traditional pop by recording the Beatles ballads " Michelle " and " Yesterday " for his album The Shadow of Your Smile.
Covers of contemporary pop hits edged out his usual album fare of standards completely with the release of his album Honey and would dominate his LPs into the early s. Williams justified his latest decision to change his way of selecting music to record in an interview with Billboard in My Columbia albums of Sonata in B Minor - Liszt*, György Sándor - Sonata In B Minor / Piano Music Of Liszt covers have all made money, but I feel it's time for me to move along with the market.
The most obvious differences are a new concentration on strong rhythm instrument core and predominance of previously unrecorded songs. The singer also took on a new approach to recording the album.
Ever the perfectionist, Andy wound up taping new vocals over the finished instrumental tracks. William Ruhlmann of Allmusic took note of the new Williams sound. Unfortunately, getting out in front of fashions is as commercially dicey as falling behind them, and while Sedaka himself went on to commercial resurgence in and "Solitaire" became a hit for the Carpenters inWilliams did not benefit from his prescience except in the UK, where his version made the Top Five.
In keeping with the tone of the title track, the arrangements and Williams's tone tended to emphasize melancholy, so that even 'You Are the Sunshine of My Life' sounded somewhat sad. The singer had not found a way to reverse his career decline, and the album barely grazed the charts.
This is the first Williams album that credits the musicians involved, and they are listed on the back cover of the LP with each track as follows: .
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