Released on March 9, 2015, “Lady Sings The Blues” is the third studio album by British singer Rebecca Ferguson.
Track Listing : 1.Get Happy (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 02:48 . 2.Fine And Mellow (Billie Holiday)- 02:36 . 3.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 03:36 . 4.That Ole Devil Called Love (Allan Roberts, Doris Fisher) – 03:06 . 5.Blue Moon (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 02:50 . 6.I Thought About You (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer) – 03:03 . 7.Summertime (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) – 02:50 . 8.I’Ll Never Smile Again (Ruth Lowe) – 03:21 . 9.Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be) (Jimmy Davis, Roger Ramirez, James Sherman) – 03:18 . 10.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) – 02:38 . 11.God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr)- 03:33 . 12.What Is This Thing Called Love? (Cole Porter) – 02:37 . 13.Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 03:11 . 14.Lady Sings The Blues (Billie Holiday, Herbie Nichols)- 03:36 . 15.Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) – 02:38 . 16.Don’T Explain (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr)- 03:51 . 17.My Man (Jacques Charles, Channing Pollock, Albert Willemetz,Maurice Yvain) – 03:34
Musicians : Rebecca Ferguson – Vocals
Production : Produced By Troy Miller
Recorded 2014 At Capitol Studios.
Released On March 9, 2015 By Rca Records.
Rebecca Ferguson, Lady Sings the Blues, review: ‘rich, tender, soulful’Ferguson is never overwhelmed or in awe, singing with rhythmic sass and feeling. A lean, propulsive reconfiguration of What Is This Thing Called Love offers a brief glimpse at a much bolder album that could have been made with these songs and this voice. […]
Absolutely – you can’t think about the originals. I said to them, “Play me it twice and that’s it.” I had to go in and interpret it in my own way. If you over-listen to the song, you’ll just sound like a silly mimic. […]
Rebecca Ferguson: Lady Sings the Blues review – decent set of Billie Holiday coversLike Lady Gaga’s pairing with Tony Bennett or Robbie Williams’ recent career, Lady Sings the Blues is a regal step into retro, and a guaranteed dinner-party pleaser. Müller, take note. […]