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The Best of Burt Bacharach


  • 1. This Guys in Love With Yo
    2. Look of Love
    3. I'll Never Fall in Love A
    4. Do You Know They to San J
    5. What the World Needs Now
    6. Alfie
    7. Promises Promises
    8. Close to You
    9. Make It Easy on Yourself
    10. I Say a Little Prayer
    11. Any Day Now
    12. Pacific Coast Highway
    13. Raindrops Keep Fallin On
    14. Trains & Boats Plaines
    15. One Less Bell to Answer
    16. Wives & Lovers
    17. Dont Make Me Over
    18. Living Together Growing T
    19. Knowing When to Leave
    20. Windows of World
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 5404522

  • Credits
    Producer
    Engineer

    THE BEST OF BURT BACHARACH collects 20 of the songwriter and producer's primarily instrumental recordings from his A&M Records solo albums of the 1960s and '70s, including "The Look of Love" and "Alfie."
    Listeners looking for the sultry vocals of Dionne Warwick, the genial delivery of B.J. Thomas, or the impossibly even tone of Karen Carpenter will throw their hands up in the air a few songs into A&M's Best of Burt Bacharach, as none of these 20 classic Bacharach compositions are the ones that casual fans will be familiar with. That said, hearing "What the World Needs Now Is Love," "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head," "(They Long to Be) Close to You," and "Trains and Boats and Planes" presented in their instrumental, choral, and occasionally sung (by the man himself) forms really brings out their lounge/cocktail vibe, resulting in the perfect tonic after a long day at work, or the audio equivalent of a Tom Collins. Fans looking for the radio hits should pick up WEA International's mammoth three-disc Look of Love collection. ~ James Christopher Monger

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