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Lyn Stanley brings 'London Calling' for Valentine's day / Keys&Chords

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Past Valentine brought the American jazz singer Lyn Stanley this new album, a gift for lovers and lovers of beautiful music, as they created in the sixties. This album is available in different formats: regular and Super Audio CD, plus a double pee. Music has always been present in Lyn's life. Her mother was a dancer, her father a jazz pianist, and a grandfather an opera singer. Still, Lyn was sent in the direction of the business woman, but the appeal of the music was stronger. In 2011 she was looking for jazz pianist Paul Smith, and his wife, who is a voice coach, found her voice very good. Two years later she came up with her debut 'Lost in Romance', and in the meantime she has released six albums. In 2017 I already discussed 2 CD's of her, The Moonlight Sessions vol.1 and vol.2. Now she has recorded a tribute to the late Julie London. Lyn chose 16 standards, plus two versions of the classic 'Summertime' (about which I once wrote an article). These include the swinging 'Goody Goody', 'Bye Bye Blackbird' from 1926, 'Heard it Through the Grapevine' (originally a hit for Gladys Knight & The Pips in 1966, two years later well-known in the version of the late Marvin Gaye) , the wistful 'Cry Me a River', the romantic 'As Time Goes By', Gershwin's' Summertime '(in a band version, and a version accompanied by piano), Perry Como's' It's Impossible', 'Blue Moon', 'I 've Got a Crush on You', The Doors' 'Light My Fire', 'Sway' and 'Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye'. They show a side of Lyn, who was not yet to be heard. She made the songs her own, and this is definitely her best work so far! - Patrick Van de Wiele 

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