Burt Bacharach Songbook

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The Look of Love: Burt Bacharach Songbook
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 20, 2006 (NL)
January 17, 2007 (Japan) [1]
StudioPolyhymnia Recording, MCO (Hilversum), Village Recorder (Los Angeles)
GenrePop, Jazz
LabelBlue Note
ProducerPatrick Williams
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The Look of Love: Burt Bacharach Songbook is an album by Trijntje Oosterhuis and Metropole Orchestra, released on November 20, 2006. This album is the fourth album for Trijntje Oosterhuis, and was released in Japan on January 17, 2007 under the artist name Traincha with a bonus song 'Anyone Who Had a Heart (live)'.[1] The album consists of Burt Bacharach covers.

The Metropole Orchestra was conducted by Vince Mendoza, who gained notoriety for arranging the Grammy winning album Both Sides Now by Joni Mitchell. The album was mixed by Al Schmitt.

The album was certified Platinum on the day of release for having shipped more than 70,000 copies [2] and debuted at No. 1 on the Dutch album chart for two weeks.[3] Oosterhuis performed a Christmas tour with the Metropole Orchestra from December 6, 2006 onwards to promote the album.[4]

Track listing[edit]

#TitleOriginal version forLengthNote
1'Do You Know the Way to San Jose'Dionne Warwick in Valley of the Dolls by Dionne Warwick3:13
2'The Look of Love'Dusty Springfield4:34
3'A House Is Not a Home'Dionne Warwick3:54
4'I Say a Little Prayer'Dionne Warwick2:50
5'Waiting for Charlie (To Come Home)'Etta James4:25
6'I'll Never Fall in Love Again'musicalPromises, Promises3:07
7'Falling Out of Love'Aretha Franklin4:11
8'Walk on By'Dionne Warwick3:09
9.'Alfie'Cilla Black4:35
10.'Anyone Who Had a Heart'Dionne Warwick5:27
11'This House Is Empty Now'Painted from Memory by Elvis Costello5:13
12'(They Long to Be) Close to You'The Carpenters3:46
13.'The Windows of the World'Dionne Warwick4:44
14.'That's What Friends Are For'film Night Shift by Rod Stewart3:50
15.'Anyone Who Had a Heart' (live)Dionne Warwick6:02Bonus track in Japan version of 2007[1]


  • Burt Bacharach – piano
  • Rob Shrock – piano
  • Hans Vroomans – piano
  • Peter Tiehuis – guitar, piano
  • Martijn Vink – drums
  • Caroline Dest – backing vocals
  • Lodewijk VanGorp – backing vocals
  • Patrick Williams – arranger, producer
  • Fred Williams – producer
  • Al Schmitt – engineer, mixing[5]


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2006–07)Peak
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[6]27
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[7]1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2006)Position
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[8]8
Chart (2007)Position
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[9]10

Burt Bacharach Songs


  1. ^ abccdjapan.co.jpThe Look of Love – Burt Bacharach Song Book page Accessed: December 3, 2006
  2. ^EMImusic.nl Trijntje Oosterhuis page, '20-11-2006 - Trijntje ontvangt Platina Award tijdens The Look of Love première' Retrieved: November 23, 2006
  3. ^MegaCharts.nl - Album Top 100 Flash required Retrieved: December 7, 2006
  4. ^Entertainmentgroup.nl 'Album Trijntje Oosterhuis: The Look Of Love, nieuw binnen op nummer 1.' (Dutch) Retrieved: December 3, 2006
  5. ^'The Look of Love: Burt Bacharach Songbook - Trijntje Oosterhuis, Traincha Credits'. AllMusic. Retrieved 23 May 2017.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^'Ultratop.be – Trijntje Oosterhuis & Metropole Orchestra – The Look Of Love - Burt Bacharach Songbook' (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  7. ^'Dutchcharts.nl – Trijntje Oosterhuis & Metropole Orchestra – The Look Of Love - Burt Bacharach Songbook' (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  8. ^'Jaaroverzichten – Album 2006'. dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved October 6, 2020.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^'Jaaroverzichten – Album 2007'. dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved October 6, 2020.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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This is a list of songs written by Burt Bacharach.

Chart hits and other notable songs written by Burt Bacharach[edit]

The Burt Bacharach Songbook

YearSong[1]Original artist[1]Co-writer(s) with Bacharach[1]U.S. Pop[2]UK Singles Chart[3]Other charting versions,[1] and notes
1957'The Story of My Life'Marty RobbinsHal David15-1958: Michael Holliday, #1 UK
1958: Gary Miller, #14 UK
1958: Dave King, #20 UK
1958: Alma Cogan, #25 UK
1958'Magic Moments'Perry ComoHal David411958: Ronnie Hilton, #22 UK
'Wendy Wendy'The Four Coins72-
'The Blob'The Five BlobsMack David33-
1959'With Open Arms'Jane MorganHal David39-
1960'We're Only Young Once'The AvonsRobert Colby-45
1961'Please Stay'The DriftersBob Hilliard14-1966: The Cryin' Shames, #26 UK
2001: Mekon ft. Marc Almond, #91 UK
'I Wake Up Crying'Chuck JacksonHal David59-
'Tower of Strength'Gene McDanielsBob Hilliard5-1961: Frankie Vaughan, #1 UK
'You're Following Me'Perry ComoBob Hilliard92-
'Three Wheels on My Wagon'Dick Van DykeBob Hilliard--
'Baby It's You'The ShirellesMack David, Luther Dixon8-1964: Dave Berry, #23 UK
1969: Smith, #5 pop
1995: The Beatles (live), #67 pop, #7 UK
'You Don't Have to Be a Tower of Strength'Gloria LynneBob Hilliard100-
1962'Another Tear Falls'Gene McDanielsHal David--1966: The Walker Brothers, #12 UK
'Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird)'Chuck JacksonBob Hilliard23-1969: Percy Sledge, #86 pop
1982: Ronnie Milsap, #1 country and #14 pop
'(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance'Gene PitneyHal David4-
'I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself'Tommy HuntHal David--1964: Dusty Springfield, #3 UK
1966: Dionne Warwick, #26 pop
1970: Gary Puckett, #61 pop
2003: The White Stripes, #13 UK
'Make It Easy on Yourself'Jerry ButlerHal David20-1965: The Walker Brothers, #16 pop, #1 UK
1970: Dionne Warwick, #37 US
'Don't You Believe It 'Andy WilliamsBob Hilliard39-
'Only Love Can Break a Heart'Gene PitneyHal David2-1967: Margaret Whiting, #96 pop
1977: Bobby Vinton, #99 pop
'Keep Away from Other Girls'Helen ShapiroBob Hilliard-40
'The Love of a Boy'Timi YuroHal David44-
'Don't Make Me Over'Dionne WarwickHal David21-1966: The Swinging Blue Jeans, #31 UK
1970: Brenda & the Tabulations, #77 pop
1979: Jennifer Warnes, #67 pop
1989: Sybil, #20 pop, #19 UK
1963'This Empty Place'Dionne WarwickHal David84-
'Wishin' and Hopin'Dionne WarwickHal David--1964: Dusty Springfield, #6 pop
1964: The Merseybeats, #13 UK
'Blue on Blue'Bobby VintonHal David3-
'Be True to Yourself'Bobby VeeHal David34-
'True Love Never Runs Smooth'Gene PitneyHal David21-
'Saturday Sunshine'Burt BacharachHal David93-
'Make the Music Play'Dionne WarwickHal David81-
'Blue Guitar'Richard ChamberlainHal David42-
'(They Long to Be) Close to You'Richard ChamberlainHal David--1970: The Carpenters, #1 pop, #6 UK
1972: Jerry Butler featuring Brenda Lee Eager, #91 pop
1976: B. T. Express, #82 pop
1986: Gwen Guthrie, #25 UK
1990: The Carpenters, #25 UK (reissue)
'Reach Out for Me'Lou JohnsonHal David74-1964: Dionne Warwick, #20 pop, #23 UK
'Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa'Gene PitneyHal David175
'Wives and Lovers'Jack JonesHal David14-
'Anyone Who Had a Heart'Dionne WarwickHal David8421964: Cilla Black, #1 UK
2008: Atomic Kitten, #77 UK
2015: Cilla Black, #41 UK
1964'Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed'Linda ScottHal David100-
'Walk On By'Dionne WarwickHal David691969: Isaac Hayes, #30 pop
1975: Gloria Gaynor, #98 US
1978: The Stranglers, #21 UK
1979: AWB, #92 pop, #46 UK
1982: D Train, #44 UK
1989: Dina Carroll, #95 UK
1990: Sybil, #74 pop, #6 UK
1997: Gabrielle, #7 UK
'A House Is Not a Home'Dionne WarwickHal David71-1964: Brook Benton, #75 pop
2010: The Glee Cast, #53 pop, #77 UK
'You'll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart)'Dionne WarwickHal David34201973: The Stylistics, #23 pop
'Me Japanese Boy I Love You'Bobby GoldsboroHal David74-
'(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me'Lou JohnsonHal David49-1964: Sandie Shaw, #1 UK
1968: Dionne Warwick, #65 pop
1968: Jose Feliciano
1970: R. B. Greaves, #27 pop
1983: Naked Eyes, #8 pop, #59 UK
1994: Sandie Shaw, #66 UK (reissue)
1995: Tin Tin Out, #14 UK
'A Message to Martha (Kentucky Bluebird)'Lou JohnsonHal David-361964: Adam Faith, #12 UK
1966: Dionne Warwick, 'Message to Michael', #8 pop
'Rome Will Never Leave You'Richard ChamberlainHal David99-
1965'Long After Tonight Is All Over'Jimmy RadcliffeHal David-40
'Trains and Boats and Planes'Burt BacharachHal David-41965: Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, #47 pop, #12 UK
1966: Dionne Warwick, #22 pop
'What the World Needs Now Is Love'Jackie DeShannonHal David7-1971: Tom Clay, #8 pop
1998: Dionne Warwick & the Hip-Hop Nation United, #87 pop
'What's New Pussycat?'Tom JonesHal David311
'My Little Red Book'Manfred MannHal David--1966: Love, #52 pop
'Here I Am'Dionne WarwickHal David65-
'A Lifetime of Loneliness'Jackie DeShannonHal David66-
'Looking with My Eyes'Dionne WarwickHal David64-
'Are You There (With Another Girl)'Dionne WarwickHal David39-
1966'Promise Her Anything'Tom JonesHal David74-
'Alfie'Cilla BlackHal David9591966: Cher, #32 pop
1967: Dionne Warwick, #15 pop
1968: Eivets Rednow, #66 pop
2004: Alison Moyet, #99 UK
'Come and Get Me'Jackie DeShannonHal David83-
'Another Night'Dionne WarwickHal David49-
1967'The Beginning of Loneliness'Dionne WarwickHal David79-
'Casino Royale'Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass2727
'The Look of Love'Dusty SpringfieldHal David22-1968: Sérgio Mendes, #4 pop
1971: Isaac Hayes, #79 pop
1973: Gladys Knight & the Pips, #21 UK
1996: T-Empo, #71 UK
2001: Diana Krall, #22 Adult Contemporary
'The Windows of the World'Dionne WarwickHal David32-
'I Say a Little Prayer'Dionne WarwickHal David4-1968: Aretha Franklin, #10 pop, #4 UK
1971: Glen Campbell and Anne Murray, #81 pop
1988: Bomb the Bass, #10 UK
1997: Diana King, #38 pop, #17 UK
'One Less Bell to Answer'Keely SmithHal David--1970: The 5th Dimension, #2 pop
1968'Do You Know the Way to San Jose'Dionne WarwickHal David108
'This Guy's in Love with You'Herb AlpertHal David131969: Dionne Warwick, 'This Girl's in Love with You', #7 pop
'Let Me Be Lonely'Dionne WarwickHal David71-
'Who Is Gonna Love Me?'Dionne WarwickHal David3356
'To Wait for Love'Herb AlpertHal David51-1964: Tony Orlando
'Promises, Promises'Dionne WarwickHal David19-
1969'The April Fools'Dionne WarwickHal David37-
'I'll Never Fall in Love Again'Burt BacharachHal David93-1969: Bobbie Gentry, #1 UK
1969: Dionne Warwick, #6 pop
1990: Deacon Blue (on Four Bacharach & David Songs), #2 UK
'Odds and Ends'Dionne WarwickHal David43-
'I'm a Better Man (For Having Loved You)'Engelbert HumperdinckHal David3815
'Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head'B. J. ThomasHal David1381970: Sacha Distel, #10 UK
1970: Bobbie Gentry, #40 UK
1970'Everybody's Out of Town'B. J. ThomasHal David26-
'Let Me Go To Him'Dionne WarwickHal David32-
'Paper Mache'Dionne WarwickHal David43-
'The Wine Is Young'Dionne WarwickHal David1970 - B side to Paper Mache
'The Green Grass Starts to Grow'Dionne WarwickHal David43-
1971'Who Gets the Guy'Dionne WarwickHal David57-
'Long Ago Tomorrow'B. J. ThomasHal David61-
1973'Living Together, Growing Together'The 5th DimensionHal David32-
'Lost Horizon'Shawn PhillipsHal David63-
1980'I Don't Need You Anymore'Jackie DeShannonPaul Anka86-
1981'Stronger Than Before'Carole Bayer SagerBruce Roberts, Carole Bayer Sager30-
'Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)'Christopher CrossChristopher Cross, Carole Bayer Sager, Peter Allen17
'Making Love'Roberta FlackBruce Roberts, Carole Bayer Sager13-
1982'Night Shift'QuarterflashCarole Bayer Sager, Marvin Ross60-
'Heartlight'Neil DiamondCarole Bayer Sager, Neil Diamond547
'That's What Friends Are For'Rod StewartCarole Bayer Sager--1985: Dionne Warwick and Friends (Stevie Wonder, Elton John and Gladys Knight), #1 US pop, #1 R&B, #16 UK
1983'Front Page Story'Neil DiamondCarole Bayer Sager, Neil Diamond65-
1984'A Chance for Heaven'Christopher CrossCarole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross76-
'Turn Around'Neil DiamondCarole Bayer Sager, Neil Diamond62-
1986'On My Own'Patti Labelle and Michael McDonaldCarole Bayer Sager12
'Love Always'El DeBargeBruce Roberts, Carole Bayer Sager43-
1987'Love Power'Dionne Warwick and Jeffrey OsborneCarole Bayer Sager1263
'Over You'Ray Parker Jr.Carole Bayer Sager, Ray Parker Jr.-65
1994'Don't Say Goodbye Girl'Tevin CampbellSally Jo Dakota, Narada Michael Walden71-
1998'Toledo'Elvis CostelloElvis Costello-72


  1. ^ abcdSongs written by Burt Bacharach, MusicVF.com. Retrieved 8 September 2014
  2. ^Whitburn, Joel (2003). Top Pop Singles 1955-2002 (1st ed.). Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. ISBN0-89820-155-1.
  3. ^Betts, Graham (2004). Complete UK Hit Singles 1952-2004 (1st ed.). London: Collins. ISBN0-00-717931-6.
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