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Andrea Bocelli - Under the Desert Sky [CD Included]

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Performed on a specially constructed floating stage in Lake Las Vegas, a resort community 20 miles south of Las Vegas, this historic performance captures Andrea Bocelli's first ever pop concert. Under the Desert Sky, which co-stars Tony® winner Heather Headley (Elton John's Aida), represents a new era for the Tuscan-born singer. Spanish guitars flourish, traditional Latin percussion seductively keeps the tempo, accordions and harmonicas provide haunting ambience. Highlights include "Somos Novios" - Perry Como had a hit with it as "It's Impossible" - and "The Prayer," a duet with Heather Headley, David Foster and Carole Bayer Sager's Oscar® nominated song from Quest for Camelot. Capping the program is a new song, "Because We Believe," by David Foster with lyrics by Andrea Bocelli and Amy Foster Gillies which was written for and introduced at the 2006 Torino Winter Olympics.

Disc 1 DVD
1. Amapola
2. Besame Mucho
3. Somos Novios
4. Canzoni Stonate
5. Pero Te Extrano
6. L'Appuntamento
7. Estate
8. September Morn
9. Can't Help Falling In Love
10. Mi Manchi
11. Jurame
12. Solamente Una Vez
13. Les Feuilles Mortes (Autumn Leaves)
14. Porque Tu Me Acostumbraste
15. Cuando do Me Enamoro
16. The Prayer
17. Momentos
18. Because We Believe

Disc 2 CD
1. Besame Mucho - live
2. Cuando Me Ennamoro - live
3. Estate with Chris Botti - studio version
4. September Morn - live
5. Can't Help Falling in Love - studio duet with Katharine McPhee
6. Canzoni Stonate - new studio edit with Stevie Wonder
7. Momentos - live
8. Somos Novios - live
9. The Prayer - live duet with Heather Headley If music be the food of love, then Under the Desert Sky is an Italian feast. Andrea Bocelli performs live at the Lake Las Vegas resort for this DVD and bonus CD, featuring some of the world's greatest love songs. In straying from the largely classical repertoire that helped shoot Bocelli to stardom, he is able to take more contemporary material and give it the sheen of timelessness. Most of the selections are in Italian, Spanish, or French--Romance languages, naturally. Highlights include the swoon-inducing "Amapole," the pitch-perfect "Canzoni Stonate," and even a reverent "Can't Help Falling in Love." Through it all, Bocelli's relaxed, self-effacing manner and confident delivery make for an intimate concert experience. Bocelli is also backed by a terrific group of talented musicians, including pianist and executive producer David Foster. A real show-stopper: Bocelli's duet with the Tony-winning Aida singer Heather Headley; the blending of their voices suggests the duets of Aaron Neville and Linda Ronstadt at their most sublime. There's only one real clunker: "Besame Mucho," which is so innately cheeseball that trying to deliver it sincerely only makes it more cheesy. Included is a CD with nine tracks, including a different version of "Can't Help Falling in Love," with a duet by American Idol's Katherine McPhee, and a soulful "Canzoni Stonate" with Stevie Wonder. DVD extras include interviews with Bocelli, Foster, and others (be sure to turn on your subtitles manually if you're not an Italian speaker). That's amore! --A.T. Hurley

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Product Information   Specifications for Andrea Bocelli - Under the Desert Sky [CD Included] Below:

Manufacturer Verve
Brand Universal Studios
UPC 602517043060
Item Weight 0.25 pounds
Item Size 5.5 x 0.53 x 0.53 inches
Package Weight 0.3 pounds
Package Size 5.4 x 0.6 x 0.6 inches
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