Let`s Face the Music - Complete Edition
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2 LPs on 1 CD!
4 TRACKS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON CD!!!
This release presents, for the first time ever on a single release, the complete sessions that produced the legendary Shirley Bassey LP Let’s Face the Music (Columbia SCX 3454), on which she was backed by the Nelson Riddle orchestra. To the twelve tracks of the original UK LP, we have added an extra tune and three alternate takes which only previously appeared on the American version of the LP, and are presented here for the first time ever on CD. As a further bonus, the complete Shirley Bassey 10” LP Born to Sing the Blues (Philips BBR 8130), recorded in 1957.
SHIRLEY BASSEY, vocals
Orchestra conducted and arranged by NELSON RIDDLE.
Original session produced by NORMAN NEWELL.
Recorded in London, England, in 1962.
17-24: Born to Sing the Blues
Orchestra conducted & arranged by Wally Stott.
Original session produced by John Franz.
Recorded in London, England, in 1957.
INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLET
4 1/2 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE
01 LET’S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE 3:07
02 I SHOULD CARE 3:58
03 LET’S FALL IN LOVE 3:04
04 THE SECOND TIME AROUND 4:34
05 IMAGINATION 4:04
06 ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE 3:10
07 I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU 2:52
08 EVERYTHING I HAVE IS YOURS 3:16
09 SPRING IS HERE 4:03
10 ALL OF ME 2:48
11 I CAN’T GET YOU OUT OF MY MIND 3:42
12 WHAT NOW MY LOVE 2:56
13 AS LONG AS HE NEEDS ME 2:58*
14 IMAGINATION [alternate take] 2:29*
15 ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE [alternate take] 2:54*
16 ALL OF ME [alternate take] 2:42*
17 BORN TO SING THE BLUES 2:53**
18 BEALE STREET BLUES 3:09**
19 WABASH BLUES 2:31**
20 BASIN STREET BLUES 2:41**
21 THE BIRTH OF THE BLUES 4:08**
22 CARELESS LOVE BLUES 2:38**
23 BLUES IN THE NIGHT 4:15**
24 ST. LOUIS BLUES 3:30*