New Streisand Recording, "Love Is the Answer," Due in September

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The newest solo recording from Barbra Streisand — the actress' first studio collection since 2005 — is due in stores in the fall.
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand

Entitled "Love Is the Answer," the CD will arrive on the Columbia Records label Sept. 29. The new recording, press notes state, "presents the artist as a cabaret and jazz singer of emotional clarity, depth and maturity, offering the listener a warm and intimate selection of late night meditations on love's powers, heartbreaks and solaces."

The new disc provides Streisand the opportunity to work with Grammy-winning Canadian jazz artist Diana Krall (piano) and her quartet (guitar, bass, drums). Orchestrations were penned by Grammy-winning arranger Johnny Mandel.

Song titles have yet to be announced.

Barbra Streisand starred on Broadway in I Can Get It for You Wholesale and Funny Girl, earning Tony Award nominations for both performances. She received a 1970 Special Tony Award. The actress, composer and director has won two Academy Awards: for Best Actress in a Leading Role in "Funny Girl" and for Best Music, Original Song (with Paul Williams) for the "A Star Is Born" song "Evergreen." Her Grammy-winning recordings are numerous. Streisand is also a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors.

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