Neil Diamond – “Hello Again” Live
Neil Diamond At His Best!
“The Jazz Singer” released on 1980 was a remake of the 1927 classic drama film. It starred Neil Diamond and the soundtrack was a huge hit! It became certified multi-platinum and considered as one of Neil’s most successful albums. Though the film itself didn’t receive that much positive reviews from critics, the album earned several praises:
Allmusic critic Johnny Loftus considers it Diamond’s “signature late-career ballad.” Author T. Mike Childs rated it as a “terrific” ballad. Movie reviewer Joe Peacock described “Hello Again” as being “keenly affecting to the emotions.”Advertisement
- Number 6 in the Billboard Hot 100
- Number 3 in the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart (US)
- Number 70 in the 1981 Billboard Pop Single Overall
The slow ballad also received nominations and awards aside from topping the charts. There were three unforgettable tracks namely “Love On The Rocks,” “America” and “Hello Again.” It was nominated for Best Album in the Grammy Awards and “America” won the Most Performed Feature Film Standards from the ASCAP Awards. “Love on the Rocks” was also nominated for Best Original Song during the Golden Globe Awards.