Dec 032017

from CLOSER (special edition)
Written by Tom Bahler

“She’s Out Of My Life” was a poignant ballad written by Tom Bahler and popularized by the late Michael Jackson (August 29, 1958 to June 25, 2009) on his 1979 Off The Wall album. Bahler wrote this gorgeous song after the end of a long relationship. Quincy Jones said that he initially wanted to record the song with the late Frank Sinatra (December 12, 1915 to May 14, 1998), but eventually cut it with Jackson who gave a very emotional performance that immediately made “She’s Out Of My Life” a classic.

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Sep 182016

Written by Paul Simon

Closer was released in November 2003 and was Josh Groban’s sophomore cd. After a couple of months in the Top Ten, it zoomed at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 at the dawn of 2004. Produced by David Foster, that milestone cd eventually sold over six million copies in the US alone. That triumphant chart performance led to a high-profile tour that sent the young singer all over the US to perform at sold-out venues. His tour was captured on Groban’s next cd/dvd entitled Live At The Greek. Recorded at Los Angeles’ infamous Greek Theater, Live At The Greek delivered top ratings when broadcasted on the PBS “Great Performances” series, became an out-of-the-box best-seller and was certified six-times platinum.
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May 172015

Written by David Foster, Walter Afanasieff & Lucio Quarantotto

The fall 2001 release of Josh Groban was the introduction of the Los Angeles-born baritone to the music world. David Foster crafted the now-classic release that beautifully showcased Groban’s terrific vocal talent. Yet, Warner Bros., the owner’s of the Reprise label that Josh Groban was on, showed hesitation to sign the future superstar. Warner was unsure that the young Groban’s voice and music style would become winners on the charts and radio.

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May 252014

written by Marc Jordan & Stephen Moccio

The beginning of 2007 saw the release of a special Valentine’s Day project by international recording star Josh Groban. This eight track compilation CD was titled “With You” and was sold exclusively at the Hallmark store chain. “With You” included previously released material personally selected by the baritone superstar like “You’re Still You,” “Broken Vow,” “When You Say You Love Me” and “Per Te.” This romantic tour-de-force also presented a couple of beautiful, unreleased songs – the title track and “My Heart Was Home Again.”

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Mar 172013

from YOU RAISE ME UP (Radio Edit)

written by Rolf Lovland & Brendan Graham

“You Raise Me Up” is an inspirational song originally composed and performed in 2002 by Irish/Norvegian duo, Secret Garden. The song was brought to worldwide recognition by Josh Groban who recorded it, in 2003, for his second album, Closer. “You Raise Me Up” was the hit single off that album reaching the top of the adult contemporary chart where it stayed for six weeks. It was also Groban’s first entry on Billboard’s Hot 100 at #73 and it was eventually nominated for a Grammy as “Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.”

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