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Danish singer Caecilie Norby's first recording to be released in the United States is quite a mixed bag. At times, Norby comes across as Nancy Wilson, going over the top in places and not showing much subtlety; on Irving Berlin's classic "Suppertime," she does not seem to know what she is singing about, sounding quite upbeat about a lynching. Some other selections are poppish including odd revivals of "The Look of Love" and "Spinning Wheel", but there are places such as on "Just One of Those Things" and Wayne Shorter's "African Fairytale" where Norby shows potential as a jazz singer. She is assisted by a strong cast of Americans and Scandinavians including pianists Dave ...
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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Danish singer Caecilie Norby's first recording to be released in the United States is quite a mixed bag. At times, Norby comes across as Nancy Wilson, going over the top in places and not showing much subtlety; on Irving Berlin's classic "Suppertime," she does not seem to know what she is singing about, sounding quite upbeat about a lynching. Some other selections are poppish including odd revivals of "The Look of Love" and "Spinning Wheel", but there are places such as on "Just One of Those Things" and Wayne Shorter's "African Fairytale" where Norby shows potential as a jazz singer. She is assisted by a strong cast of Americans and Scandinavians including pianists Dave Kikoski and Joey Calderazzo, keyboardist Lars Jansson, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, trumpeter Randy Brecker, and, on "Spinning Wheel," tenor saxophonist Michael Brecker.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/26/2003
  • Label: Emi Europe Generic
  • UPC: 724385342226
  • Catalog Number: 8534222

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Look of Love (3:00)
  2. 2 The Right to Love (2:58)
  3. 3 Set Them Free (4:27)
  4. 4 Supper Time (3:46)
  5. 5 African Fairytale (5:44)
  6. 6 Life on Mars? (3:40)
  7. 7 Spinning Wheel (5:06)
  8. 8 What Do You See in Her (3:09)
  9. 9 Just One of Those Things (3:54)
  10. 10 Snow (5:22)
  11. 11 Song for You (3:52)
  12. 12 Calling You (5:24)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cæcilie Norby Primary Artist, Vocals, Background Vocals
Michael Brecker Tenor Saxophone
Joey Calderazzo Piano
Terri Lyne Carrington Percussion, Drums
Dave Kikoski Piano, Hammond Organ
Scott Robinson Flute
Lars Danielsson Bass
Lars Jansson Piano, Hammond Organ
Randy Brecker Flugelhorn
Alex Riel Drums
David Amlen Overdubs
Lennart Ginman Bass
Louise Norby Background Vocals
Jacob Andersen Percussion
Jeff Boudreaux Drums
Technical Credits
Niels Lan Doky Arranger, Producer
Jan Eliasson Mastering
Hans Nielsen Engineer
Malcolm Pollack Engineer
Cæcilie Norby Arranger, Producer
Kenneth Schultz Art Direction
Nikolaj Foss Executive Producer
Lennart Ginman Arranger
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