04 September, 2013

Lush Life

I've been a fan of Billy Strayhorn's, "Lush Life" for a long time. Some of the classics from the 30s and 40s haven't held up well, but Lush Life just keeps rolling on and on.

Many singers have tried to do it, and quite a number have failed. And, up until today, one of my favourites was a Sinagoprean jazz and bossa nova singer, Jacintha  Abisheganaden's, rendition – from her 2002, "Lush Life" album.

Today, however, I tripped over a Queen Latifah version from the movie, "Living Out Loud," which movie I haven't seen. I think I have a new favourite Lush Life:

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