Tierney Sutton – Dancing In The Dark (2004) [2.0 & 5.1] {PS3 ISO + FLAC}

Tierney Sutton – Dancing In The Dark (2004)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 54:34 minutes | Scans included | 3,56 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 1,06 GB
Features Stereo and Multichannel surround sound | Telarc # SACD-63592 | Genre: Jazz

…A gifted American jazz singer with a strong, wide-ranging voice and uncluttered style.

This isn’t Sutton’s tribute to Sinatra, although all the material here was recorded and made famous by him. Instead, it’s her working through the nooks and crannies of his songbook, and bringing things out and putting her own particular polish on them. It could be something with strings, such as “What’ll I Do?” or the intimacy of “I’ll Be Around,” which is as much a plea as a reassurance and resignation. Her version of “I Think of You,” whose melody comes originally from Rachmaninov, is gloriously subtle, the emotion as softly drawn out as the syllables. “I Could Have Told You” offers comfort and a shoulder to cry on, a gentle embrace that’s almost a whisper in Sutton’s hands. The music here is at its best when the orchestra keeps away – they simply become overkill, the too-sweet icing on an already-delicious cake. Perhaps her biggest test, though, comes at the end of the album, tackling “Fly Me to the Moon,” followed by a medley of “Last Dance” and “Dancing in the Dark,” taking on some of Sinatra’s most famous pieces. While on the former Sutton doesn’t always dig to the absolute heart of the song, the arrangement is stunning, with some outstanding piano from Christian Jacob that frees the songs from its ’50s shackles. Sutton does sparkle on the other piece, however, especially “Dancing in the Dark,” where the orchestral contributions are kept to a minimum, and the tracks swings in a minimalist fashion, Sutton’s voice imbued with the magic of the night. The album might have been inspired by Sinatra, but in her own way, Sutton has gone beyond her inspiration.

01. What’ll I Do
02. Only the Lonely
03. I’ll Be Around
04. All the Way
05. I Think of You
06. Where or When
07. Without a Song
08. I Could Have Told You
09. Emily
10. Last Night When We Were Young
11. Fly Me to the Moon
12. Last Dance / Dancing in the Dark





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