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Elvis Presley 'If I Can Dream' is the Number 3 Album in New Zealand


By: Elvis Australia
Source: www.elvis.com.au
November 11, 2015 - 6:27:06 PM
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Elvis is number 3 in New Zealand this week with 'If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' no. 3 on debut on the Official New Zealand album chart. And on other charts; UK #1, Scotland #1, Ireland #2, Belgium #10, Netherlands # 17, Germany #37, Sweden #48 and Italy #95.

Elvis Presley Video Australian TV Commercial for 'If I Can Dream' CD (00:30)

There have been several attempts at an Elvis Presley remix album, none of which have worked. This one does! The songs don't and were never intended to replace the original masters, nothing ever could, but to my ears Sony Music have succeeded (with 'If I Can Dream') where others have failed – they have produced an album that that while remaining faithful to the style that was Elvis Presley have created a new listening experience. And this is what the album is, a new listening experience, not a replacement of his body of work. And importantly it is an album. One that Elvis would have - could have - gone into the studio to cut. Read the full review.

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There have been several attempts at an Elvis Presley remix album, none of which have worked. This one does! The songs don't and were never intended to replace the original masters, nothing ever could, but to my ears Sony Music have succeeded where others have failed - they have produced an album that that while remaining faithful to the style that was Elvis Presley have created a new listening experience. And this is what the album is, a new listening experience, not a replacement of his body of work. And importantly it is an album. One that Elvis would have - could have - gone into the studio to cut. Elvis Presley CD, Book and DVD Reviews Review : If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Elvis Presley Video Priscilla Presley, Duane Eddy, Michael Bublé and co producers : (05:46)

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Elvis Presley Video Listen to ... Elvis Presley Fever ft. Michael Bublé (05:05)

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If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra CD.

Elvis Presley Video Listen to 'If I Can Dream (03:13)

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Track listing

  1. Burning Love
  2. It's Now Or Never
  3. Love Me Tender
  4. Fever (feat. Michael Bublé)
  5. Bridge Over Troubled Water
  6. And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind
  7. You've Lost That Loving Feeling
  8. There's Always Me
  9. Can't Help Falling In Love
  10. In The Ghetto
  11. How Great Thou Art
  12. Steamroller Blues
  13. An American Trilogy
  14. If I Can Dream

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Tupelo's Own Elvis Presley DVD + 16 page booklet.

Never before have we seen an Elvis Presley concert from the 1950's with sound. Until Now! The DVD Contains recently discovered unreleased film of Elvis performing 6 songs, including Heartbreak Hotel and Don't Be Cruel, live in Tupelo Mississippi 1956. Included we see a live performance of the elusive Long Tall Sally seen here for the first time ever.

This is an excellent release no fan should be without it.

The 'parade' footage is good to see as it puts you in the right context with color and b&w footage. The interviews of Elvis' Parents are well worth hearing too. The afternoon show footage is wonderful and electrifying : Here is Elvis in his prime rocking and rolling in front of 11.000 people. Highly recommended.