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It’s All in the Game

It’s All in the Game

Recorded live at The London Palladium, London, England on March 9, 2000 and Igloo Studios, Burbank, California. Ricky Martin can see a vision of his own future by listening to "Dance the Night Away," the opening track by the '60s crooner who had nine Top 20 hits over a span of nine years, from 1967-1976. There are no revelations here; it is classic Engelbert, 12 new songs, including covers of Tommy Edwards' 1958 hit "It's All in the Game," a disco rendition of Sinatra's 1966 hit "Strangers in the Night," and a unique reading of Dan Hill's 1978 Top Five hit "Sometimes When We Touch." 
  1. Dance the Night Away
  2. It’s All in the Game
  3. Strangers in the Night
  4. Sometimes When We Touch
  5. Nothing in This World
  6. Dancing in the Rain
  7. Blame It on the Night
  8. Hopelessly
  9. How to Win Your Love
  10. Maybe the Feeling Will Go
  11. A Little More Time
  12. You’re What Love Should Be
  13. Release Me [Live]
  14. Quando, Quando, Quando [Live]
  15. A Man Without Love [Live]
  16. Spanish Eyes [Live]
  17. After the Lovin’ [Live]
  18. The Last Waltz [Live]



A very pleasant and listenable addition to the Humperdinck collection which shows the artist still cares about his audience and his art.

To one generation, Engelbert Humperdinck is the King of Romance and the Sultan of the Showroom, to another a seemingly ageless kitsch colossus. Whatever, the former Arnold George Dorsey remains an unlikely icon, a traditional pop singer who rose to fame at the height of the '60s rock revolution and retains a loyal worldwide following even a quarter century after his last substantial hit. This compilation of standards, Eurodisco-ized covers, and sterling Y2K live renditions of his core hits (including "Release Me," "Quando Quando Quando," and "After the Loving") showcases many of the reasons behind Enge's enduring appeal: a compelling mastery of the ballad and a deceptively effortless vocal power and grace. There's something here for lovers of both classics and camp, from his gentle R&B spin of "All in the Game" to the Latin seasonings of "Dance the Night Away" and "Blame It On the Night" to the disco cheeseball of "Strangers in the Night" and "Sometimes When We Touch." And lest anyone doubt the man's seemingly ageless way with a song, the modern recording of "How to Win Your Love" included here can stand proudly alongside his romantic best--Jerry McCulley


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"One of my favorites from this CD and the matching DVD is Nothing in this World. It was beautifully done. If I remember correctly, you had a great saxophonist on stage that night. Great CD."

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