Songs of Cinema
Catalogue Number: FR CD 776
Release Date: 10-02-2017
1. When A Man Loves A Woman (2017 version)
from…When a Man Loves a Woman
2. Stand By Me
from… Stand By Me
3. I’ve Got A Woman
4. I Will Always Love You (Feat. Dolly Parton)
from… The Body Guard
5. Old Time Rock & Roll
from… Risky Business
6. Heard It Through The Grapevine
from… The Big Chill
from… Michael Bolton’s Big Sexy Valentine’s Day Special
8. Somewhere Over The Rainbow
from… The Wizard of Oz
9. As Time Goes By
10. Jack Sparrow (Ballad)
from… The Lonely Island SNL digital video short
Lights, camera, action legendary American singer Michael Bolton is releasing his new album "Songs of Cinema." The record includes brand new recordings of songs from iconic films such as "The Body Guard", "Casablanca", "Stand by Me", "Risky Business" and "The Wizard of Oz" among others.
Michael Bolton is a multiple Grammy Award-winning Singer, Songwriter and Social Activist, who has sold more than 65 million records worldwide. Bolton remains committed to humanitarian causes, especially through the Michael Bolton Charities, now in its 24th year.
In recognition of his artistic achievements, Michael won 2 Grammys for Best Pop Male Vocal Performance (nominated four times), 6 American Music Awards, and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As a songwriter, he has earned over 24 BMI & ASCAP Awards, including Songwriter of the Year, 9 Million-Air awards, and the Hitmakers Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. To date, Michael has seen 8 studio albums rank in the Top Ten, with 9 #1 singles. He is preparing to release his 27th album, Songs of Cinema, a tribute to beloved songs from the world’s most iconic films.
Bolton has written with some of the greatest and most diverse talent of our time, including Bob Dylan, Paul Stanley, Lady Gaga, Diane Warren, and David Foster. Bolton's songs have been recorded by the likes of KISS, Kanye West, Jay Z, Barbra Streisand, Cher, and Marc Anthony. Continuing to tour the world each year, Michael has performed with legacies such as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Renee Fleming and BB King.
Michael became a viral sensation in The Lonely Island’s Emmy nominated video, “Captain Jack Sparrow” that launched on Saturday Night Live and has racked up over 160 million views on YouTube. Bolton continued his comedic appearances in several episodes of CBS’s hit series Two and a half Men, the hit Fox network show Glee, HBO’s hit series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and has ongoing campaigns with American Greetings.
Michael’s songs and performances have been featured in numerous television and film soundtracks, including the Oscar-nominated theme song “Go the Distance” from Walt Disney’s blockbuster animated film Hercules and the recent Russell Crowe film Fathers & Daughters. He also executive produced the documentary Terror at Home addressing Domestic Violence in America, and was Emmy-nominated for writing the title song “Tears of The Angels”. Michael is currently completing a feature-length documentary, Gotta Keep Dreamin about the 21st Century Renaissance of Detroit.
TOUR DATES EUROPE
March 29 – National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria
April 1 – Cluj, Romania
April 3 – Bucarest, Romania
April 6 – Zermatt. Switzerland
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