Diana Krall’s ‘Love Scenes’ is her fourth album produced by Tommy LiPuma and released on August 26, 1997 by Impulse!.
Track listing : 1.All or Nothing at All (Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence) – 04:35 . 2.Peel Me a Grape (Dave Frishberg) – 05:52 . 3.I Don’t Know Enough About You (Dave Barbour, Peggy Lee) – 04:01 . 4.I Miss You So (Jimmy Henderson, Sydney Robin, Bertha Scott) – 04:42 . 5.They Can’t Take That Away from Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 05:39 . 6.Lost Mind (Percy Mayfield) – 03:48 . 7.I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 06:14 . 8.You’re Getting to Be a Habit With Me (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 02:14 . 9.Gentle Rain (Luiz Bonfá, Matt Dubey) – 04:55 . 10.How Deep Is the Ocean (How High Is the Sky) (Irving Berlin) – 04:45 . 11.My Love Is (Billy Myles) – 03:26 . 12.Garden in the Rain (James Dyrenforth, Carroll Gibbons) – 04:56 . 13.That Old Feeling (Lew Brown, Sammy Fain) – 02:32 .
Musicians : Diana Krall – Piano, Vocals . Russell Malone – Guitar . Christian Mcbride – Double Bass .
Production Produced by Tommy LiPuma . Al Schmitt – Engineer, Mixing, Surround mix: . Lawrence Manchester – Assistant engineer . Bill Airey Smith – Assistant engineer . Koji Egawa – Mixing assistant . Bob Ludwig – Mastering . Doug Sax – Mastering .
Package : Hollis King – Art direction . Isabelle Wong – Design . Rocky Schenck – Photography . Diana Krall – Liner notes .
Released on August 26, 1997 by Impulse!.
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