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What Matters Most is the thirty-third studio album by Barbra Streisand. The album is Streisand's collection of songs by her longtime friends Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman. Streisand produced the album herself. The first disc contains Bergman songs not previously recorded by Streisand, while the second disc contains previously recorded Bergman songs.[4] On November 30, 2011 the album received a nomination in the 54th Grammy Awards for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.The album sold 68,000 in United States in the first week and a total of 210,000 copies (as of July 2012).[5]

Contents

1 A Happening at Starbucks 2 Track listing 3 Chart performance

3.1 Weekly charts 3.2 Year-end charts

4 External links 5 References

A Happening at Starbucks[edit] In promotion of the album, Streisand's February performance at the MusiCares Person of the Year benefit was made available to view on the Starbucks Digital Network between August 23 and 30.[6][7] Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length

1. "The Windmills of Your Mind" Michel Legrand 3:54

2. "Something New In My Life" Legrand 4:02

3. "Solitary Moon" Johnny Mandel 4:31

4. "Nice 'n' Easy" Lew Spence 4:27

5. "Alone In the World" Jerry Goldsmith 4:09

6. "So Many Stars" Sérgio Mendes 4:29

7. "The Same Hello, the Same Goodbye" John Williams 4:11

8. "That Face" Spence 4:31

9. "I'll Never Say Goodbye" David Shire 4:08

10. "What Matters Most" Dave Grusin 3:12

Deluxe Edition Bonus Disc

No. Title Writer(s) Length

1. "The Way We Were" Marvin Hamlisch 3:30

2. "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" Legrand 3:19

3. "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" Neil Diamond 3:24

4. "Papa, Can You Hear Me?" Legrand 3:29

5. "Pieces of Dreams" Legrand 3:26

6. "The Island" Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins 4:35

7. "The Summer Knows" Legrand 3:40

8. "How Do You Keep the Music Playing?" Legrand 5:09

9. "After the Rain" Legrand 3:43

10. "A Piece of Sky" Legrand 4:20

All lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, except "That Face", lyrics by Alan Bergman and Lew Spence. Composers indicated. Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak position

Australian Albums (ARIA)[8] 42

Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[9] 29

Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[10] 60

Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[11] 54

Canadian Albums (Billboard)[12] 11

Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[13] 19

French Albums (SNEP)[14] 156

German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[15] 18

Hungarian Albums Chart[16] 14

Italian Albums (FIMI)[17] 37

Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[18] 30

Polish Albums Chart[19] 24

Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[20] 18

Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[21] 54

Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[22] 28

UK Albums (OCC)[23] 7

US Billboard 200[24] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak position

Billboard Year-End[25] 186

External links[edit]

What Matters Most on Amazon What Matters Most on iTunes What Matters Most at AllMusic

References[edit]

^ John Bush (August 2011). "AllMusic Review: What Matters Most". AllMusic. All Media Network. Archived from the original on 10 June 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2017.  ^ Mikael Wood (10 August 2011). "EW Review: What Matters Most". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 27 September 2017. Retrieved 27 September 2017.  ^ Stephen Holden (22 August 2011). "The New York Times Review: What Matters Most". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 27 September 2017. Retrieved 27 September 2017.  ^ "New album "What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings the Lyrics of Alan & Marilyn Bergman" coming August 23". barbrastreisand.com. 27 June 2011. Retrieved 24 August 2011.  ^ "Sales "What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings the Lyrics of Alan & Marilyn Bergman"". hitsdailydouble.com. 25 July 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012.  ^ "Watch a never-before-seen Barbra concert at Starbucks featuring songs from What Matters". barbrastreisand.com. 17 August 2011. Retrieved 24 August 2011.  ^ ""A Happening at Starbucks" premieres tomorrow!". barbrastreisand.com. 22 August 2011. Retrieved 24 August 2011.  ^ "Australiancharts.com – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Ultratop.be – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Ultratop.be – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Barbra Streisand Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Lescharts.com – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "MAHASZ – Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége". mahasz.hu. Retrieved 2011-09-14.  ^ "Italiancharts.com – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". olis.onyx.pl. Retrieved 2011-09-03.  ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Barbra Streisand Artist Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Barbra Streisand Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved March 12, 2016. ^ "Billboard 200 Albums - Year-end charts". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on 13 February 2017. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 

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Barbra Streisand

Studio albums

The Barbra Streisand Album (1963) The Second Barbra Streisand Album (1963) The Third Album (1964) People (1964) My Name Is Barbra (1965) My Name Is Barbra, Two... (1965) Color Me Barbra (1966) Je m'appelle Barbra (1966) Simply Streisand (1967) A Christmas Album (1967) What About Today? (1969) Stoney End (1971) Barbra Joan Streisand (1971) Barbra Streisand...and Other Musical Instruments (1973) The Way We Were (1974) ButterFly (1974) Lazy Afternoon (1975) Classical Barbra (1976) Superman (1977) Songbird (1978) Wet (1979) Guilty (1980) Emotion (1984) The Broadway Album (1985) Till I Loved You (1988) Back to Broadway (1993) Higher Ground (1997) A Love Like Ours (1999) Christmas Memories (2001) The Movie Album (2003) Guilty Pleasures (2005) Love Is the Answer (2009) What Matters Most (2011) Partners (2014) Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway (2016)

Live albums

A Happening in Central Park (1968) Live Concert at the Forum (1972) One Voice (1987) Barbra: The Concert (1994) Timeless: Live in Concert (2000) Live in Concert 2006 (2007) Back to Brooklyn (2013) The Music...The Mem'ries...The Magic! (2017)

Compilations

Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits (1970) Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits Volume 2 (1978) Memories (1981) A Collection: Greatest Hits...and More (1989) Just for the Record... (1991) The Essential Barbra Streisand (2002) Duets (2002) Barbra: The Ultimate Collection (2010) Release Me (2012) The Classic Christmas Album (2013)

Cast recordings and soundtracks

I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1962) Funny Girl (1964) Funny Girl (1968) Hello, Dolly! (1969) The Owl and the Pussycat (1970) On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970) The Way We Were (1974) Funny Lady (1975) A Star Is Born (1976) Yentl (1983) Nuts (1987)

Videos

Timeless: Live in Concert (2001) One Night Only: Barbra Streisand and Quartet at The Village Vanguard (2010)

Tours

Barbra Streisand in Concert Timeless Streisand Barbra Live Barbra: The Music, The Mem'ries, The Magic

Films directed

Yentl (1983) The Prince of Tides (1991) The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)

Related articles

Discography Streisand effect Elliott Gould (first husband) Jason Gould (son) James Brolin (second husband) Josh Brolin (stepson) Roslyn Kind (maternal half-sister)

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