A Wonderful World
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 5, 2002 (2002-11-05)
RecordedMarch 2002[1]
StudioJohn Harms Theatre (remotely recorded to Bennett Studios)
GenreJazz
LabelColumbia
ProducerT Bone Burnett, Danny Bennett
Tony Bennett chronology
The Essential Tony Bennett
(2002)
A Wonderful World
(2002)
The Art of Romance
(2004)
k.d. lang chronology
Live by Request
(2001)
A Wonderful World
(2002)
Hymns of the 49th Parallel
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]

A Wonderful World is an album by Tony Bennett and k.d. lang released in 2002.

It later won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. In the U.S., the album achieved gold record status, and reached top 40 in the UK.

Track listing

  1. "Exactly Like You" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh)  – 3:17
  2. "La Vie en Rose" (Mack David, David Louiguy, Edith Piaf)  – 3:23
  3. "I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)" (Doc Dougherty, Al J. Neiburg, Ellis Reynolds)  – 4:46
  4. "You Can Depend on Me" (Charles Carpenter, Carl M. Dunlap, Earl Hines)  – 3:00
  5. "What a Wonderful World" (Robert Thiele, George David Weiss)  – 3:23
  6. "That's My Home" (Otis Rene, Leon Rene)  – 3:05
  7. "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby)  – 3:25 (k.d. lang solo)
  8. "I Wonder" (Cecil Gant, Raymond Leveen)  – 3:49
  9. "Dream a Little Dream of Me" (Fabian Andre, Gus Kahn, Wilbur Schwandt)  – 3:52
  10. "You Can't Lose a Broken Heart" (James P. Johnson, Eddie Miller)  – 3:14
  11. "That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)" (Haven Gillespie, Beasley Smith)  – 4:36 (k.d. lang solo)
  12. "If We Never Meet Again" (Louis Armstrong, Horace Gerlach)  – 3:52

Personnel

Charts

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[14] Platinum 70,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[15] Gold 50,000^
United States (RIAA)[16] Gold 500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

References

  1. ^ "March 2002". 7 September 2014.
  2. ^ A Wonderful World at AllMusic
  3. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Tony Bennett & k.d. lang – A Wonderful World". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  4. ^ "Charts.nz – Tony Bennett & k.d. lang – A Wonderful World". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  5. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Tony Bennett & k.d. lang – A Wonderful World". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  6. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  7. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  8. ^ "Tony Bennett Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  9. ^ "Tony Bennett Chart History (Top Jazz Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  10. ^ "Top 200 Albums of 2002 (based on sales)". Jam!. Archived from the original on September 6, 2004. Retrieved March 23, 2022.
  11. ^ "Canada's Top 50 Jazz Albums of 2002 in Canada". Jam!. Archived from the original on August 12, 2004. Retrieved March 27, 2022.
  12. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums for 2003". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  13. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 2003". Billboard. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  14. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2002 Albums" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  15. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Tony Bennett – A Wonderful World". Music Canada. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  16. ^ "American album certifications – Tony Bennett & k.d. lang – A Wonderful World". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 17, 2021.