A Love Like Ours Album is by Barbra Streisand, the American singer, songwriter and actress. Recorded between November 1998 and March 1999, it was released in Europe on the 20th of September 1999 and a day later in the United States under the Columbia record label.
The A Love Like Ours album became her first commercial release after her marriage to James Brolin, the American actor and director. James is best known for his many roles in TV and film including the US sitcom Roseanne and The West Wing.
The most successful single, ” If You Ever Leave Me “, was a duet with Vince Gill, the American country music singer. The song made number sixty-two on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, staying there for six weeks.
In the United Kingdom, the single was released on the 30th of October 1999. There it reached number twenty-six on the UK Singles Chart, spending one week in the Top Forty and three weeks in the Top 100.
The album wasn’t as successful as her two previous albums. In the United States, it debuted at number six on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 145,000 copies sold, making it her 23rd Top Ten album in the country. The Recording Industry Association of America ( RIAA ) has certified the album Platinum.
In the United Kingdom, A Love Like Ours entered the UK Albums Chart on the 2nd of October 1999 and peaked at number twelve, spending three weeks in the Top Twenty and eleven weeks on the chart. The British Phonographic Industry ( BPI ) has certified the album Gold.
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About Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand is an American singer, songwriter, filmmaker and actress. Her six-decade career has seen success in different fields of entertainment.
Barbara Joan ‘ Barbra ‘ Streisand was born in Brooklyn, New York, on the 24th of April 1942. After winning a talent contest held at The Lion in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, she performed there several times over a period of weeks.
Barbra’s first professional engagement in 1960 was at the Bon Soir nightclub where she was paid the sum of $125 a week. Barbra’s career took off from there.
Her debut The Barbra Streisand Album was released on the 25th of February 1963 by Columbia Records. It made number eight on the Billboard 200.
To date, Barbra Streisand’s Album releases are thirty-five studio, nine live, eleven Compilations, fifteen Soundtrack and ten video albums. She has also released 117 singles and twenty-four music videos. Her worldwide tally for record sales is currently over 145 million.
As a multi-award-winning recording artist, Barbra has won eight Grammys plus Grammy Legend ( 1992 ) and Lifetime Achievement ( 1994 ), both of which were non-competitive. She has also won five People’s Choice Awards and four AGVA ( American Guild of Variety Artists ) Georgie Awards.
A Love Like Ours Track Listing:
1. I’ve Dreamed of You
2. Isn’t It a Pity?
3. The Island
4. Love Like Ours
5. If You Ever Leave Me” (Duet with Vince Gill)
6. We Must Be Loving Right
7. If I Never Met You
8. It Must Be You
9. Just One Lifetime
10. If I Didn’t Love You
12. The Music That Makes Me Dance