Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook Volume V

Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook Volume V, was released on 19 October 2010, and was the fifth title in Rod Stewart's series of covers of pop standards. It has sold 363,000 copies as of October 2012.[4]

Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook Volume V
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Studio album by
Released19 October 2010
StudioWestlake Studios and Reagan's Garage (Los Angeles, CA); Conway Studios and EastWest Studios (Hollywood, CA).
Genre
Length39:43
LabelJ
ProducerRichard Perry, Rod Stewart, Clive Davis, Lauren Wild
Rod Stewart chronology
Soulbook
(2009)
Fly Me to the Moon... The Great American Songbook Volume V
(2010)
Merry Christmas, Baby
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic51/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[2]
American Songwriter2.5/5 stars[3]
Mojo3/5 stars[1]
Uncut2/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "That Old Black Magic" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 4:35
  2. "Beyond the Sea" (Jack Lawrence, Charles Trenet) – 3:25
  3. "I've Got You Under My Skin" (Cole Porter) – 3:50
  4. "What a Difference a Day Makes" (Stanley Adams, María Grever) – 3:21
  5. "I Get a Kick Out of You" (Porter) – 3:32
  6. "I've Got the World on a String" (Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 2:52
  7. "Love Me or Leave Me" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) – 3:07
  8. "My Foolish Heart" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 3:37
  9. "September in the Rain" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 2:55
  10. "Fly Me to the Moon" (Bart Howard) – 2:45
  11. "Sunny Side of the Street" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) – 2:56
  12. "Moon River" (Henry Mancini, Mercer) – 2:48
Limited edition bonus CD
  1. "Bye Bye Blackbird" (Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson) – 4:09
  2. "All of Me" (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) – 3:09
  3. "She's Funny That Way" (Neil Moret, Richard A. Whiting) – 3:23
  4. "Cheek to Cheek" (Irving Berlin) – 3:29
  5. "Ain't Misbehavin'" (Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) – 3:48
  6. "When I Fall in Love" (Edward Heyman, Young) – 3:45

PersonnelEdit

  • Rod Stewart – lead vocals, backing vocals (11)
  • Joe Sample – acoustic piano (1, 7)
  • Mike Thompson – acoustic piano (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12), synth strings (11), accordion (12), arrangements
  • Alex Navarro – synth strings (1-10, 12), acoustic piano (3, 8), vibraphone solo (9)
  • Larry Goldings – additional synth strings (3), acoustic piano (11)
  • Nick Sample – additional synth strings (4)
  • Alicia Morgan – synth strings (7, 12)
  • Doug Lloyd – organ (7)
  • Larry Koonse – guitar (1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12)
  • Aaron Kaplan – guitar (3, 5, 8, 11)
  • Reggie McBride – bass (1, 2)
  • Chris Golden – bass (3, 5, 6, 11)
  • Trey Henry – bass (4, 7, 9, 10, 12)
  • Joel Hamilton – bass (8)
  • John Ferraro – drums (1-12)
  • Kalani Das – percussion (1)
  • Doug Webb – tenor sax solo (1, 2, 3), "stritch" sax solo (5), flute solo (6), tenor saxophone (7, 11), "stritch" saxophone (9), flute (9, 10), clarinet (11), additional horn arrangements
  • Andrew Lippman – trombone solo (2)
  • Lee Thornburg – brass parts (3, 9), trumpet solo (4), trombone solo (6), flugelhorn solo (8), flugelhorn (10), additional horn arrangements
  • Tom Evans – clarinet (11)
  • Adrian Woods – cello (3, 6)
  • Clive Davis – arrangements
  • Richard Perry – arrangements
  • Mike Navarro – synth string arrangements
  • Alan Broadbent – live string arrangements
  • Lauren Wild – backing vocals (1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12), arrangements, BGV arrangements
  • Angela Michael – backing vocals (7, 9, 11, 12)
  • Natasha Pierce – backing vocals (7)
  • Jeffrey Purrough – backing vocals (7)

Credits (Bonus Tracks 1-6)Edit

  • Rod Stewart – lead vocals
  • Mike Thompson – acoustic piano (1, 2, 4, 5, 6), synth strings (6)
  • Alex Navarro – synth strings (1, 2, 3, 5), acoustic piano (3), vibraphone solo (5)
  • Aaron Kaplan – guitar (1-4, 6)
  • Larry Koonse – guitar (1, 5)
  • Trey Henry – bass (1, 2, 5)
  • Reggie McBride – bass (3)
  • Chris Golden – bass (4, 6)
  • John Ferraro – drums
  • Kalani Das – percussion (1)
  • Doug Webb – clarinet solo (1), tenor sax solo (3, 6), tenor saxophone (4), clarinet (4), flute (4)
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet solo (2, 3)
  • Ariana Hall – backing vocals (1)
  • Anita Pointer – backing vocals (1)
  • Lauren Wild – backing vocals (1, 4, 5)
  • Angela Michael – backing vocals (1, 4)

ProductionEdit

  • Producer – Richard Perry
  • Co-Producers – Clive Davis, Rod Stewart and Lauren Wild.
  • Recorded by Carter William Humphrey and Jeffrey Purrough
  • Additional Engineering and ProTools – Rob Gaudet, Bobby Ginsburg, Paul Meyer, Todd Steinhauer and Seth Waldmann.
  • Mixed by Richard Perry and Jeffrey Purrough
  • Mastered by Stephen Marcussen at Marcussen Mastering (Hollywood, CA).
  • Art Direction and Design – Josh Cheuse
  • Photography – Ketil Dietrichson and Mark Seliger
  • Liner Notes – Rod Stewart and Arnold Stiefel
  • Management – Arnold Stiefel for Stiefel Entertainment.
  • Project Manager – Lotus Donovan for Stiefel Entertainment.
  • Assistant Production Manager – Ben McCarthy
  • Legal – Alan Grubman and Barry Tyerman

ChartsEdit

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Argentine Albums (CAPIF)[5] 4
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 4
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[7] 42
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[8] 10
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[9] 15
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[10] 4
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[11] 78
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[12] 50
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[13] 25
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[14] 14
Irish Albums (IRMA)[15] 20
Italian Albums (FIMI)[16] 83
Mexican Albums (Top 100 Mexico)[17] 10
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[18] 9
Polish Albums (ZPAV)[19] 5
Portuguese Albums (AFP)[20] 29
Scottish Albums (OCC)[21] 6
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[22] 9
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[23] 3
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[24] 52
UK Albums (OCC)[25] 5
US Billboard 200[26] 4

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[27] Gold 35,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[28] Gold 40,000^
Poland (ZPAV)[29] Platinum 20,000*
Sweden (GLF)[30] Gold 20,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[31] Gold 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

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