For the song "That's Life," see "That's Life (song)."
That's Life
That's Life.jpg
Cover art by Bill George
General information
Release date(s)
November 18, 1966
1974 (LP)
May 1, 1998 (CD)
October 18, 1966 - November 18, 1966
Record Label
FS 1020
Jimmy Bowen
Product code
Track information
Total tracks
3 / 5[2]
Alternate cover art

That's Life is a 1966 Reprise Records album performed by Frank Sinatra; it is Sinatra's fiftieth studio album. The album was conducted by Ernie Freeman.

The overall theme of the album starts off with the hit song, of which the album is titled, "That's Life". Other tracks in the album include such songs as "Winchester Cathedral" and "The Impossible Dream (The Quest)".

Track listing[edit | edit source]

  1. "That's Life" (Dean Kay, Kelly Gordon) – 3:10
  2. "I Will Wait for You" (Michel Legrand, Norman Gimbel, Jacques Deny) – 2:19
  3. "Somewhere My Love (Lara's Theme)" (From Doctor Zhivago) (Paul Francis Webster, Maurice Jarre) – 2:19
  4. "Sand and Sea" (Gilbert Bécaud, Maurice Vidalin, Mack David) – 2:29
  5. "What Now My Love" (Gilbert Bécaud, Carl Sigman, Pierre Leroyer) – 2:32
  6. "Winchester Cathedral" (Geoff Stephens) – 2:38
  7. "Give Her Love" (Jim Harbert) – 2:14
  8. "Tell Her (You Love Her Each Day)" (Samuel Ward, Charles Watkins) – 2:42
  9. "The Impossible Dream (The Quest)" (Joe Darion, Mitch Leigh) – 2:34
  10. "You're Gonna Hear from Me" (Andre Previn, Dory Previn) – 2:51

Singles[edit | edit source]

Only one single was released for That's Life — the title track. "That's Life" was released as a single in 1966 along with the title track to Sinatra's 1965 September of My Years.[1]

Reception[edit | edit source]

Allmusic gave the album a score of three out of five stars, criticizing the blues feel of the title track "wasn't attempted for the entire album."[2]

That's Life peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200 charts of 1967. In 1966, the title track of the album peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. "That's Life" also peaked at #25 on the R&B singles chart of 1967.[3]

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Gilbert Bécaud Composer
Jimmy Bowen Producer
Eddie Brackett Engineer
Jimmy Brown Producer
Stan Cornyn Liner Notes
Joe Darion Composer
Mack David Composer
Jacques Demy Composer
Ernie Freeman Arranger, Conductor
Ernie Freeman Combo Arranger, Conductor
Bill George Artwork, Cover Art, Illustrations
Norman Gimbel Composer
Kelly Gordon Composer
Lee Herschberg Engineer
Michel Legrand Composer
Mitch Leigh Composer
Pierre Leroyer Composer
Carl Sigman Composer
Frank Sinatra Vocals
Dean Kay Thompson Composer
Ed Thrasher Art Direction
Maurice Vidalin Composer
Samuel A. Ward Composer
Charles Watkins Composer

References[edit | edit source]

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