Qty:1
$12.66 + $3.99 shipping
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Crows Nest Movies.
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Like New | Details
Sold by MovieMars-CDs
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: Sealed item. Like NEW. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$14.10
+ $3.99 shipping
Sold by: vsource
Add to Cart
$16.99
+ $3.99 shipping
Sold by: SHAVALON
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Wallflower
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Wallflower


See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Listen Instantly with Amazon Music Album
Other Formats & Versions Amazon Price New from Used from
Audio CD, February 3, 2015
$12.66
$8.91 $11.44
New Deluxe Edition Available A deluxe version of Diana Krall's "Wallflower" is available exclusively on Amazon. Click here to learn more.

Bob NOW

$12.66 + $3.99 shipping In Stock. Ships from and sold by Crows Nest Movies.

Amazon's Diana Krall Store

Music

Image of album by Diana Krall

Photos

Image of Diana Krall

Biography

“Wallflower, wallflower, won't you dance with me? / I'm fallin' in love with you”—“Wallflower” by Bob Dylan

Musically speaking, Diana Krall is no wallflower.

By any standard this five-time Grammy® winning jazz pianist and vocalist is one of the most accomplished and distinctive musicians in the world today. Respected far and wide as a ... Read more in Amazon's Diana Krall Store

Visit Amazon's Diana Krall Store
for 53 albums, 3 photos, videos, and 1 full streaming song.


Frequently Bought Together

Wallflower + Shadows In The Night
Price for both: $24.54

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

Buy the selected items together

Product Details

  • Audio CD (February 3, 2015)
  • Original Release Date: 2015
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Verve
  • ASIN: B00L1OVE4K
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (206 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,262 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

Wallflower is a collection of songs from the late 60's to present day that inspired Krall in her early years. Produced by 16 time Grammy® Award winning producer David Foster, the album finds Krall breaking new ground with her interpretations of some of the greatest pop songs of all time.

On Wallflower, Diana Krall showcases her considerable gifts as a vocalist in a bold and beautiful way. Krall sings a set of songs that include familiar popular classics like The Mamas and the Papas' "California Dreaming" and the Eagles' "Desperado" favorite vintage songs by Krall's musical heroes Bob Dylan (he inspired the album's title track "Wallflower") and Elton John "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word". The album also features more recent gems like Crowded House's "Don't Dream It's Over" and a wonderful new composition from Paul McCartney "If I Take You Home Tonight".

Diana Krall's unique artistry transcends any single musical style and has made her one of the most recognizable artists of our time. Krall has sold more albums than any other female jazz artist in the last 30 years, establishing herself as one of the best-selling artists of her generation.

The new album marks Krall's first studio effort since 2012's Glad Rag Doll, produced by T Bone Burnett, which debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 and at No. 1 on the Jazz Albums chart. Diana Krall is the only jazz singer to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. To date, she has won five Grammy® Awards, eight Juno® Awards and has also earned nine gold, three platinum and seven multi-platinum albums.

Customer Reviews

Bought the CD, and AM HOOKED.
Lonnie Kiener
The record is a good example of musical versatility and appreciation and highly recommended for fans and aficionados.
R. DelParto
The album really never gets going.
Bruce S

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

45 of 46 people found the following review helpful By shawnonamazon on February 3, 2015
Format: Audio CD
Miss Krall does her versions of mostly 70's and 80's soft rock gems. The good news is, fans of Diana Krall will love this CD/Album/MP3. And the other good news is that this release is on vinyl, and if it's anything like her other releases on vinyl and you have a nice system, this is pure ear candy from start to finish. Let's face it, Diana Krall could literally sing the phonebook and it would go platinum. A number of these covers not only work, but are all the way Krall: "California Dreamin';" "Superstar"; "I Can't Tell You Why;" "I''m Not In Love;" "Don't Dream it's Over." There is bad news here, though. Well, actually mixed news. If you're a Krall purist and a complete music fan, about half of these selections fall flat (hence 4 stars instead of 5). Let's face reality here, do we really need another version of "Desperado?" Really?!? However there is more good news - the remaining eight songs are trademark Krall. The top selections have a soaring and rich orchestral layer that pops every time. Dylan's "Wallflower" is a complete surprise which finds Miss Krall doing something she does best: reinventing a popular tune and making it her very own. Diana literally remakes four songs on this release and completely renews them ala Krall, making her versions equal to, if not better than the originals. Ultimately, Diana Krall has reinvented "Lounge Jazz" for 2015 and stamped it with her signature vocals and virtuoso piano skills. She surrounds herself with talented pros from top to bottom as usual (Did you see who produced this album?). Almost a classic. Worth the wait for most everyone who is familiar with her music.
3 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
25 of 26 people found the following review helpful By Peter Durward Harris HALL OF FAMETOP 100 REVIEWER on February 3, 2015
Format: Audio CD
I enjoy Diana's early jazz albums, but at least for the time being, she has chosen to go for the easy listening market. The only jazz track is a duet with Georgie Fame on a cover of Yeh yeh, which is not on the standard CD but is a bonus track on the deluxe edition. Although described as an Amazon deluxe edition, it is not exclusive to Amazon. I am familiar with most of the other tracks via the original versions and / or earlier covers.

Apart from Yeh yeh, I think the best track here is Alone again (Naturally), a duet with Michael Bublé. Originally a Gilbert O'Sullivan solo recording, it takes on a whole new perspective as a duet.

The title track is a hitherto obscure Bob Dylan song. It seems that his version has only been released so far on bootleg compilations, while not many cover versions have been recorded. Maybe Diana's cover will give the song wider attention.

Two Eagles covers are featured, Desperado probably being the better known, but I can't tell you why (from The long run) is certainly no obscurity.

I find this to be a very enjoyable album to listen to. It's certainly not a jazz album apart from one of the bonus tracks, but I enjoy easy listening music as well as other genres.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
21 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Joseph Brotherton on February 3, 2015
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
... ... and, unless something beyond my imagination comes along, I have just heard the best CD of 2015, and this is it. I have listened to Diana Krall for years and I have always liked her music and I still do. "Wallflower" is a collection of covers including songs from, among others, The Mamas and The Papas, The Eagles, Jim Croce, and The Beatles. All of the songs are vocally flawless, as anyone would expect from Diana Krall, and her wonderful contralto is appropriately accompanied by understated instrumentation. I have listened to the CD twice since it was delivered to my door and I expect to listen to it a dozen more times before the end of the week. It began being simply wonderful and will get better and better as time passes. These are songs to which you can listen carefully, take note of the lyrics, and clearly understand the states of mind of the songwriters and the vocal performer without having to work at it too hard and with high confidence that your own state of mind has briefly been transformed so as to be in accord with theirs. Wear a warm sweater when you listen to this record and listen in a well ventilated room because Diana Krall will simultaneously give you cold chills and take away your breath. "Wallflower" has joined Jamie O'Neal's"Eternal", Lynda Kay's "Dream My Darling", Martina McBride's "Timeless", Patty Loveless' "Sleepless Nights", and Shelby Lynne's "Just A Little Lovin" in my regular rotation along with The Marvelous Linda Ronstadt and The Incomparable Emmylou Harris. This is strong company and "Wallflower" belongs there, without doubt.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
27 of 34 people found the following review helpful By John K. on February 4, 2015
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
I pre-ordered the vinyl version thinking I can't really go wrong with Diana Krall doing some of the greatest songs ever written.

I should've listened to the previews, but it wasn't available when I pre-ordered. Bad decision on my part because SOMEBODY REALLY SCREWED UP BAD ON THIS ALBUM. I've never written a bad review, but this whole album just got me so mad I had to chime in.

I am not a huge fan of Diana Krall, but I have many of her albums alongside some of the most accomplished female vocalists of our time. She undoubtedly belongs with the best of them, but this album just sucks the life out of her and confines her talents to singing some cheap karaoke of great songs. What a TOTAL WASTE of talent!
.
If I had to point a finger, it would have to be David Foster. This is by far the worst of his works I have heard yet although I am not much of his fan to begin with. Either he ran out of money, time or just didn't get it. Perhaps all three. It's such a waste of talent and money to produce something this bad with so much resources at one's disposal.

The entire album sounds bad. I've heard amateur engineers do much, MUCH better than this. The recording studio credits are pretty much top of the line, but the mix and mastering is just way below average - especially when compared to some of her finest collaborations with Al Schmitt.

The only good thing I can say about this album is the choice of songs, but that just makes it harder to swallow the overall poor performance in every respect. It could have been so much better, and leaves so much to be desired.

DO NOT BUY THE VINYL either. Not worth the money. Preview the songs before you buy. If you like any one of them, good for you.
Read more ›
4 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Forums

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions

Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 



What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Look for Similar Items by Category

Crows Nest Movies Privacy Statement Crows Nest Movies Shipping Information Crows Nest Movies Returns & Exchanges