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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.

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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.

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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.

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Produced by Kent's long time companion and collaborator Jim Tomlinson and recorded at Curtis Schwartz Studios, England, the album has been remastered and is available on vinyl for the first time in over a decade as a 2xLP set.

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Remastered by Alex McCollough at True East Mastering. Vinyl cut by Jeff Powell at Take Out Vinyl

KENT,STACEY / LET YOURSELF GO: A TRIBUTE TO FRED ASTAIRE

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, the album has been remastered and is available on vinyl for the first time in over a decade as a 2xLP set.

~

Remastered by Alex McCollough at True East Mastering. Vinyl cut by Jeff Powell at Take Out Vinyl

KENT,STACEY / LET YOURSELF GO: A TRIBUTE TO FRED ASTAIRE

708857332113

Details

Format: Vinyl
Label: CANDID
Rel. Date: 12/01/2023
UPC: 708857332113

Let Yourself Go: A Tribute To Fred Astaire [180 Gram]
Artist: Stacey Kent
Format: Vinyl
New: Available $40.98
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Formats and Editions

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 for My Baby (And One More for the Road)
9. 's Wonderful
10. A Fine Romance
11. I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan
12. I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket
13. 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, the album has been remastered and is available on vinyl for the first time in over a decade as a 2xLP set.

~

Remastered by Alex McCollough at True East Mastering. Vinyl cut by Jeff Powell at Take Out Vinyl

KENT,STACEY / LET YOURSELF GO: A TRIBUTE TO FRED ASTAIRE

        
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