|Released November, 1981|
Artist Barbra Streisand
Genre Pop music
Memories (1981) Yentl (1983)
Release date November 1981
Producers Phil Ramone, Gary Klein
|Awards Brit Award for Best Selling Album|
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Memories is an album released by Barbra Streisand in 1981. It is primarily a compilation of previously released material, but includes three newly recorded songs. The album was certified 5× Platinum by the RIAA, reaching number 10 on the US albums chart. First released on Columbia, it was re-released under the CBS imprint in 1981 with four additional tracks. In the UK, where it was released as Love Songs, it reached number 1 on the albums chart for nine weeks (seven of them consecutively and it became the UK's best-selling album of 1982, the first album by female performer to achieve it. The album was certified platinum in the UK (prior to multi-platinum awards being given), and 6× platinum in Australia. According to the liner notes of Barbra's retrospective box set: Just for the Record, the album also received a record certification in the Netherlands and in Switzerland.Three previously unreleased tracks, "Memory", "Comin' In and Out of Your Life", and "Lost Inside of You" were featured on the album. "Comin' In and Out of Your Life" was the most successful of the new singles, peaking at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US.
The album won Best Selling Album at the 1983 Brit Awards.
The CBS re-release of 1981 and the retitled re-release Love Songs contained four additional tracks.
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3My Heart Belongs to Me3:23