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album by Annie Lennox


Release Date 2014
Released4 years (approx) ago
Performer Annie Lennox
Annie Lennox performing at the Rally For Human Rights during the International AIDS Conference 2010 in Vienna as part of her SING Campaign.

About Nostalgia

Nostalgia is the sixth studio album by Scottish singer-songwriter Annie Lennox. It was released on 30 September 2014 by Island Records. It is Lennox's first album in four years, and her third album of covers. The album consists entirely of cover versions, mainly of compositions from the Great American Songbook originally written in the 1930s; two compositions initially date from the 1950s. The material was researched and learned by Lennox as she studied archival footage uploaded to YouTube.Nostalgia debuted at number 10 on the US Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 32,000 copies, earning Lennox her third top-10 solo album on the chart, as well as her first-ever number-one album on both Billboard's Jazz Albums and Traditional Jazz Albums charts. It had sold 139,000 copies in the United States as of April 2015. The album debuted at number nine on the UK Albums Chart, becoming Lennox's fifth UK top-10 solo album. Nostalgia peaked inside the top ten in Austria, Canada, Italy and Switzerland. The album was nominated for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album at the 57th Grammy Awards.

Extra Info

Genre jazz
Record label Island Records
Follows A Christmas Cornucopia