Stacey Kent’s ‘The Boy Next Door’ is an album recorded on February 18-22, 2003 and released on August 26, 2003 by Candid Records.
Track Listing : 1.The Best Is Yet To Come (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) – 03:24 . 2.The Boy Next Door (Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane) – 03:38 . 3.The Trolley Song (Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane) – 04:00 . 4.Say It Isn’T So (Irving Berlin) – 04:39 . 5.Too Darn Hot (Cole Porter) – 03:25 . 6.Makin’ Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) – 03:03 . 7.What The World Needs Now Is Love (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 04:07 . 8.You’Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) – 04:18 . 9.I Got It Bad (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) – 04:52 . 10.Ooh-Shoo-Be-Doo-Bee (Joe Carroll, Bill Graham) – 03:01 . 11.People Will Say We’Re In Love (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 03:42 . 12.’Tis Autumn (Henry Nemo) – 04:26 . 13.All I Do Is Dream Of You (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) – 03:22 . 14.I Get Along Without You Very Well (Hoagy Carmichael) – 03:23 . 15.You’Re The Top (Cole Porter) – 02:26 . 16.Bookends (Paul Simon) – 01:06
Musicians : Stacey Kent – Vocals . Jim Tomlinson – Saxophones, Backing Vocals . Curtis Schwartz – Backing Vocals . Colin Oxley – Guitar . David Newton – Piano, Keyboards, Backing Vocals . Dave Chamberlain – Double Bass . Matt Home – Drums
Production : Produced By Jim Tomlinson . Curtis Schwartz – Engineer, Mixing
Package : Ginny Bogadi – Make-Up . Jacqueline Brewer – Stylist . Kim Knott – Cover Photo
Recorded On February 18-22, 2003 At Curtis Schwartz Studios, Ardingly, England.
Released On August 26, 2003 By Candid Records.
All About Jazz
Stacey Kent is in love with words. She’s pretty fond of melody, too. But her heart belongs to a good lyricand when the words are right, her swinging jazz quartet is there to reimagine the tune, if necessary. […]
A new collection of standards from Cole Porter to Paul Simon, from the ever popular Ms… Stacey draws consonants out like bubblegum in ‘The Best is Yet to Come’, her voice smooth but with that serrated edge that keeps you entranced,… […]
Technically, she’s sound as polished as a purring Rolls Royce. Emotionally, though, there’s a bothersome disconnect. Kent sings from her head, not her heart. Which is surely why she’s a lot better at selling upbeat trifles like “Makin’ Whoopee” […]