It was his first album in six years. Some Nice Things I've Missed. Consisting mainly of cover versions of songs made popular by other artists, the conceit of the album's title is that the songs on the album were ones that Sinatra liked but did not get the chance to record before they became hits. Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back. Released amidst a whirlwind of publicity, the album was a commercial success, earning gold status and peaking just outside the top-ten on the UK and Billboard album charts.
The first side of this album is in the bossa nova style, and the second side is influenced by soft rock, featuring a couple of standards from John Denver. Arranged by Eumir Deodato, the recordings had been completed, the artwork finalized, and an 8-track tape release of the planned album, titled Sinatra—Jobim, briefly made available when the decision was made to retrench.
Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. The Song Is You , "Basie didn't play piano on several of the tracks: 'The day before the first date, we rehearsed all day, all night', said Bill Miller, officially serving as contractor.
Basie was a capable but not an expert reader, Miller continued, 'and he was very slow to learn new tunes, so on a couple of the songs, he said, "You play it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Frank Sinatra. Retrieved 21 August June 9—12, , Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Vocal jazz , Jazz. Reprise FS America, I Hear You Singing It Might as Well Be Swing Basie Land Our Shining Hour Virgin Books.
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