Sings the Standards

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
While Rhino's Julie London roundup beats this one out for song selection, Sings the Standards still get kudos for its hefty 22 sides from the singer's prime. Mostly taken from London's '50s and '60s stretch in the spotlight, this import offers a sultry stroll through classic Tin Pan Alley terrain, from tailor-made numbers like "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" and "Hello, Dolly!" to such after-hours ballads as "Blue Moon" and "When I Fall in Love." The backdrop may range from slick combo swing to lush orchestrations, but London's erotically somnambulistic vocals never waiver through it all.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
While Rhino's Julie London roundup beats this one out for song selection, Sings the Standards still get kudos for its hefty 22 sides from the singer's prime. Mostly taken from London's '50s and '60s stretch in the spotlight, this import offers a sultry stroll through classic Tin Pan Alley terrain, from tailor-made numbers like "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" and "Hello, Dolly!" to such after-hours ballads as "Blue Moon" and "When I Fall in Love." The backdrop may range from slick combo swing to lush orchestrations, but London's erotically somnambulistic vocals never waiver through it all.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/26/2001
  • Label: Emi Europe Generic
  • UPC: 724353257422
  • Catalog Number: 532574
  • Sales rank: 45,871

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Julie London Primary Artist, Vocals
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Noël Coward Composer
Jerry Herman Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Victor Young Composer
Ian Grant Composer
George Cory Composer
Douglass Cross Composer
Martin Hutchinson Liner Notes
Lionel Rand Composer
Bart Howard Composer
Herman Hupfeld Composer
Robby Krieger Composer
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