Wow! This is how one segues into an autumn weekend - mille grazie, caro! Only ever heard Blossom Dearie sing this, but gosh doesn't it make you wish Dusty had done more club work? Sigh...
She really is splendid here, it would've been great had she done more in this vein. Perhaps if she'd lived longer she might have come 'round to it again...
yes. i thought the same as she warbled. she made it look too easy.
Dusty worshipped Blossom Dearie (who, in turn, wrote a lovely little dirty called "Dusty Springfield" -- she also wrote "Sweet Georgie Fame") and Peggy Lee, and was very good at that type of nightclub material -- yet simultaneously hated it and felt boxed in by the "cabaret bag." A most contrary, conflicted and brilliant singer.
Truly wonderful and her easy, warm, charismatic style, goes down like butter.
Lovely. Of course, this made me think of her post-modernist cabaret song from her White Heat LP, "Soft Core," written by the fabulous Rough Trade.
Utterly sublime - and accompanied by the peerless Johnny Pearson, whose arrangements of Cilla Black's "Anyone Who Had A Heart" and "You're My World" made them classics; he also worked with The Carpenters and wrote many a TV theme tune including "All Creatures Great and Small". Cannot be bettered, really...Jx