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Stacey Kent is a classic jazz singer with a legion of fans, international honors and awards, sales in the millions, and chart-topping albums spanning a 25 year career. As the title suggests, 1998's Let Yourself Go: Celebrating Fred Astaire, is a tribute to one of Kent's heroes. The album features songs from The Great American Songbook made famous by Astaire on film. Like Astaire, Kent seamlessly and easily takes the audience along with her, creating an elegant intimacy in her performances. Thanks to the tight arrangements, effortlessly executed by Kent's skilled section, the recording exudes a remarkable sense of musical cohesion and sophistication. Kent's interpretation of the songs is marked by her understanding of the lyrics, conveying their emotional depth and subtle nuances. Produced by Kent's long time companion and collaborator Jim Tomlinson and recorded at Curtis Schwartz Studios, England.
Stacey Kent is a classic jazz singer with a legion of fans, international honors and awards, sales in the millions, and chart-topping albums spanning a 25 year career. As the title suggests, 1998's Let Yourself Go: Celebrating Fred Astaire, is a tribute to one of Kent's heroes. The album features songs from The Great American Songbook made famous by Astaire on film. Like Astaire, Kent seamlessly and easily takes the audience along with her, creating an elegant intimacy in her performances. Thanks to the tight arrangements, effortlessly executed by Kent's skilled section, the recording exudes a remarkable sense of musical cohesion and sophistication. Kent's interpretation of the songs is marked by her understanding of the lyrics, conveying their emotional depth and subtle nuances. Produced by Kent's long time companion and collaborator Jim Tomlinson and recorded at Curtis Schwartz Studios, England.
708857332120

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Format: CD
Label: CANDID
Rel. Date: 12/01/2023
UPC: 708857332120

Let Yourself Go: A Tribute To Fred Astaire
Artist: Stacey Kent
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Let Yourself Go
2. They Can't Take That Away From Me
3. I Won't Dance
4. Isn't This A Lovely Day
5. They All Laughed
6. He Loves And She Loves
7. Shall We Dance?
8. One Foe My Baby (And One More For The Road)
9. S'Wonderful
10. I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan
11. I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
12. By Myself
13. Let Yourself Go
14. They Can't Take That Away From Me
15. I Won't Dance
16. Isn't This A Lovely Day
17. They All Laughed
18. He Loves And She Loves
19. Shall We Dance?
20. One Foe My Baby (And One More For The Road)
21. S'Wonderful
22. I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan
23. I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
24. By Myself

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Stacey Kent is a classic jazz singer with a legion of fans, international honors and awards, sales in the millions, and chart-topping albums spanning a 25 year career. As the title suggests, 1998's Let Yourself Go: Celebrating Fred Astaire, is a tribute to one of Kent's heroes. The album features songs from The Great American Songbook made famous by Astaire on film. Like Astaire, Kent seamlessly and easily takes the audience along with her, creating an elegant intimacy in her performances. Thanks to the tight arrangements, effortlessly executed by Kent's skilled section, the recording exudes a remarkable sense of musical cohesion and sophistication. Kent's interpretation of the songs is marked by her understanding of the lyrics, conveying their emotional depth and subtle nuances. Produced by Kent's long time companion and collaborator Jim Tomlinson and recorded at Curtis Schwartz Studios, England.
        
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