Stoney End is the twelfth studio album by Barbra Streisand. Released in 1971, it was a change in direction for Streisand with a more upbeat contemporary pop sound. The album peaked at #10 in the United States, her first to reach the top 10 in five years, and was produced by music producer Richard Perry. When asked by fans during the Q&A segment of Streisand's Back To Brooklyn concert on October 11th 2012 what the title track Stoney End was about, she replied that she still didn't know.
The album hit number 10 on the Billboard Top 200, where it was certified Platinum with sales of 1 million copies. In the UK the album entered the chart at Number 28. The album has sold 1.5 million copies worldwide.