Bette Midler is Bette Midler's self-titled second studio album which was released on November 16, 1973 by Atlantic Records.
- Skylark 3:02
- Drinking Again 2:46
- Breaking Up Somebody's Home 3:47
- Surabaya Johnny 4:52
- I Shall Be Released 4:55
- Optimistic Voices/Lullaby Of Broadway 2:27
- In The Mood 2:37
- Uptown/Da Doo Run Run 3:23
- Twisted 2:23
- Higher And Higher (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) 4:08
"Bette Midler" peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200 and was certified Gold by the RIAA with sales of 500,000.
Allmusic's Joe Viglione called it "a solid album" and wrote: "The trouble is, it's all so artsy. It's a beautiful record ignoring the need to match the success of her first two singles, and in a world driven by radio, where timing is everything, the question to this day remains -- why?"