Life is a Cabaret: The Top 12 Liza Minnelli Albums

By Ben Rimalower
23 Nov 2013

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"Liza's Back"

2002's "Liza's Back" is the comeback album to end all comebacks. After several years of bad press, Minnelli had been pretty much written off as dead, until she exploded into the public eye in a hurricane of publicity around her ultimately ill-fated marriage to David Gest. Whatever drama there was, I'll forever be grateful for Minnelli's triumphant return to the stage, singing "Liza's Back," an original Kander and Ebb concoction both poking fun and celebrating the moment. She looked fabulous, and she was singing better than she had in years. This live album captures much of that excitement, and wonderful takes on such favorites as "Don't Cry Out Loud," "Never Never Land" and "What Did I Have That I Don't Have?"

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