Strangers in the Night is a 1966 studio album by Frank Sinatra. It marked Sinatra's return to number one on the pop album charts in the mid-1960s, and consolidated the comeback he started in 1965. Combining pop hits with show tunes and standards, the album creates a balance between big band and pop instrumentation. The single "Strangers in the Night" also reached number one on the pop single charts, while "Summer Wind" would slowly become a classic, used for television commercials and mood-setting entrances by the 2000s.
At the Grammy Awards of 1967 Sinatra garnered two Grammys for his efforts on this album, including the Record of the Year for the title track, as well as Best Male Vocal Performance for the same song. (He also won a further Grammy that same year, the Album of the Year for A Man and His Music). Ernie Freeman's arrangement of the title track won him the Grammy Award for Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist or Instrumentalist.
This is the final album Sinatra performed with long-time arranger/conductor Nelson Riddle and his orchestra.
Strangers in the Night has been certified platinum for one million copies sold in the US. Aside from his Christmas output, it remains Sinatra's only solo studio album to achieve this certification to date.
On 26 January 2010 the album was reissued as a "Deluxe Edition" which included three bonus tracks (two recorded tracks of "Strangers in the Night" and "All or Nothing at All" performed at the Budokan Hall from 1985, and an alternate take of "Yes Sir, That's My Baby"). In this 2010 version the audio channels are inverted.
|Strangers In The Night|
|All Or Nothing At All|
|You're Driving Me Crazy|
|On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)|
|My Baby Just Cares For Me|
|Yes Sir, That's My Baby|
|The Most Beautiful Girl In The World|
Frank Sinatra – Strangers In The Night [LP]
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