Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood - Nancy & Lee
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1968 Ratings: #24
January 1, 1968 / Release Date
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Lee Hazlewood, Nancy Sinatra / Primary Artists
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Undoubtedly one of the all-time great duet albums, even 50 years later there’s truly nothing like “Nancy & Lee” — and it’s not for lack of trying. This is the rare album that could not sound any more dated than it does, and works not in spite of this quality, but because of it. There’s a reason this template has held up so well, and the heavily orchestrated yet buoyant psychedelic baroque country pop compositions are an absolute joy. It’s a ... read more
I had a dream of a future lover slow dancing to You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' with lowly dimmed lights as heartache hangs on the air. Who can't fall in love with Nancy's sensuous vocals and Lee's 'stache? I am.
How good is this album. It has that classic friendly duet feeling where they occasionally play off of each other or even break character. But their somewhat simple inflections of their voices balance each other very well, and some of the music is excellent. The psychadelic breakdown of Sand or the ultra-catchy horn motif of Lady Bird are a couple examples. The 2nd half of the album is almost masterpiece-level, from Sundown Sundown on. Glorious stuff.
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Added on: October 29, 2013