Elle Magazine – Video Clip with Barbra
August 24, 2011, 2:00am

What Matters Most—Barbra Streisand Sings the Lyrics of Alan and Marilyn Bergman, a lush, 10-song album written by husband-and-wife lyricist team the Bergmans, long-time Streisand collaborators.

“[They’ve] been in my life since I was 18-years-old,” says 69-year-old Streisand, who’s covered more than 50 of the duo’s songs. “It’s wonderful to work with people that you love on several levels.”

In our exclusive interview with the Oscar (2), Tony (1), and Grammy (8!) winner, Streisand reveals the story behind the album’s title and explains her decades-long relationship (“We’re like family,” she says) with the Bergmans. Click through to watch!