The Essential Sarah McLachlan

The Essential Sarah McLachlan

by Sarah McLachlanSarah McLachlan


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Sarah McLachlan may have a quarter century of recording under her belt, but she has very few compilations in her discography. Prior to 2013's The Essential Sarah McLachlan, there was really only one: 2008's Closer: The Best of Sarah McLachlan and, as she only released one other album since that compilation (2010's Laws of Illusion), there would seem not to be much territory for this set to cover, but The Essential is a very different compilation than Closer. That 2008 collection served up 16 basics, but this double-disc set runs 30 tracks, digging deep into her early pre-hit material as well as the music she made after she turned into a star. That doesn't mean that this skimps on the hits. "Possession," "Hold On," "Good Enough," "I Will Remember You," "Building a Mystery," "Sweet Surrender," "Adia," "Angel," "Silence," "Ice Cream," "Fallen," and "U Want Me 2" are all here, along with deep album cuts and a few other minor hits, providing a thorough, near-definitive portrait of McLachlan's peak years.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/20/2013
Label: Sony Legacy
UPC: 0888837507721
catalogNumber: 375077
Rank: 30199

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sarah McLachlan   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Cyndi Lauper   Composer,Producer
John Lennon   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Randy Newman   Producer
Delerium   Producer
Sarah McLachlan   Producer,Executive Producer
Kenny Ascher   Composer
Glen Ballard   Producer
Rick Chertoff   Producer
Rob Hyman   Composer
Pierre Marchand   Producer,Engineer
Greg Reely   Producer
Gary Stokes   Producer
Paul Williams   Composer
William Wittman   Producer
Amy Linden   Liner Notes
Mark Larson   Art Direction
Pleasure Palace   Producer
Ian Stewart   Executive Producer
David A. Stewart   Producer
Sam Feldman   Management
Chris Potter   Producer,Engineer

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