Chet Baker Sings

Chet Baker - Chet Baker Sings
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Based on 230 ratings
1954 Ratings: #1
Liked by 21 people
April 1, 1954 / Release Date
LP / Format
Pacific Jazz / Label
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Doublez
88

Barely 3 years after leaving the army, Chet Baker cut his teeth by collaborating with Stan Getz and Gerry Mulligna in particular, but very quickly, thanks to his talent and above all a musical vision quite different from other Jazzman, he managed to surprise his world with the interpretation of My Funny Valentine, which remained one of his classics.

In 1954, Pacific Jazz decided to record Chet Baker Sings, which quickly became a masterpiece because Baker's performance was so atypical and ... read more

YessYessYessYes
95

Chet Baker Sings, although an assortment of 14 love songs, is an absolutely amazing and breathtaking album in every way possible.

Chet Baker, right off the bat, is easily one of the greatest singers of the 20th century. The man holds a tune unlike I’ve ever heard for his smooth like butter vocal delivery with the addition of emotion and personality he brings to the table is absolutely amazing and a rarity. Baker’s approach to his songs is amazing and has resulted in many copying ... read more

HoodieBraden
90

Chet Baker's iconic collection of easy-listening gems remains one of the most beautifully captivating and classy crooner albums of all time. Only eight tracks are featured here, providing for a concise 23-minute experience; projects of that length, however, were quite popular during the '50s. If you choose to listen to the deluxe reissue including six additional tunes recorded in 1956, the runtime increases to a still very reasonable 43 minutes. Either way, you're in for the treat of your life. ... read more

AlpsyBalpsy
90

Simply Chet's best vocal record.

bandruk
84

Chet's voice is smooth as silk, and as sexy as it gets. Songs of unrequited love, tender embraces, and cigarette smoke lingering around the ceiling.

LonelyFriendly
78

Fav: [The Thrill Is Gone / I Fall in Love Too Easily / The Thrill Is Gone]

Least Fav: [My buddy]

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Track List

  1. But Not For Me
  2. Time After Time
  3. I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes)
  4. My Funny Valentine
  5. There Will Never Be Another You
  6. The Thrill Is Gone
  7. I Fall In Love Too Easily
  8. Look for the Silver Lining
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Added on: October 29, 2013