The Deluxe Editions are great new editions to the Sony Music catalogue. Giving the fan two great albums for the price of one.
This version has Elvis' two stunning albums with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra together which both charted highly on the Australian ARIA charts, especially If I Can Dream which spent 3 weeks at #1, and would make the perfect gift this mother's day.
Wonder Of You, The: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony Music is proud to announce the release of 'The Wonder Of You: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra!'
This remarkable new album is the follow up to last year's huge global phenomenon 'If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,' which topped charts worldwide and sold over 1.5 million copies. 'The Wonder Of You' focuses on the iconic artist's unmistakable voice with lush new orchestral accompaniment. Recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London with acclaimed producers Don Reedman and Nick Patrick, the album features Elvis' most dramatic original performances augmented with lush new arrangements by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
The album spans a variety of musical styles that Elvis embraced, from rock and gospel to country and ballads, featuring beloved Presley classics along with several surprises.
Standout tracks include a sultry new version of the "A Big Hunk O' Love," the glorious "Amazing Grace," the heartfelt emotion on "Kentucky Rain," a stunning new take on the classic "Always On My Mind," and the fun, upbeat "I've Got A Think About You Baby."
If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of 'If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra!'
The remarkable new album features classic Elvis vocal performances with brand-new orchestral accompaniment, along with a duet with Michael Bublé, and appearances by Il Volo and Duane Eddy.
An exciting revisit of Elvis' work, 'If I Can Dream' focuses on the iconic artist's unmistakable voice, emphasizing the pure power of The King of Rock and Roll. Recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London with acclaimed producers Don Reedman and Nick Patrick, the 14-track album features Elvis' most dramatic original performances augmented with lush new arrangements by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
"This would be a dream come true for Elvis," Priscilla Presley says of the project. "He would have loved to play with such a prestigious symphony orchestra. The music... the force that you feel with his voice and the orchestra is exactly what he would have done." Don Reedman also commented, "Abbey Road Studios and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are as good as it gets and Elvis deserves as good as it gets."
The album features a scintillating duet with best-selling jazz-pop singer Michael Bublé on "Fever." The album also includes additional contributions by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Duane Eddy adding his signature sound to "An American Trilogy" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water," and Italian operatic pop trio Il Volo lending their outstanding vocals to "It's Now or Never."
'If I Can Dream' also highlights Elvis Presley's diverse musical tastes and appreciation for great vocalists spanning a variety of genres from standards to opera
Title: Wonder Of You, The & If I Can Dream - Collector's Edition
Release Date: 24 Mar 2017
Artist: Elvis Presley
Catalogue No: 88985378202
Disc Count: 2