Pastel Blues

Nina Simone - Pastel Blues
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Based on 2 reviews
1965 Ratings: #13 / 28
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Based on 140 ratings
1965 Ratings: #3
October 1, 1965 / Release Date
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Philips / Label
Vocal Jazz, Soul / Genres
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zachthesnack
97
Hey guys! Im working on perhaps my most expansive project yet! I have set out to create a list ranking every single album I have ever listened to and rated on this site! Once i complete the list it will be updated daily with each subsequent listen and will be adding a brief synopsis for each record :)

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itsyahboinoah
100
Nina Simone LP "Pastel Blues" hold a true special moment in my life. This album draws influences from blues, souls, jazz and the classical. In my own subjective opinion, this is my favourite album of her discography.As i stated earlier, reason why it holds a true special moment in my life is due to the fact not only the music all around was superb but my grandma would most of the times play this. Unlike artists such as Aretha franklin or Jill scott, Nina simone possess a heavy deep ... read more
ACreativeName
65
Sjo album 35
Nina Simone is (as always) an immaculate and compelling performer. Her vocals are nothing short of moving. A lot of it is admittedly quite samey, but there’s no denying Nina’s emotive power.
bornunderpunch
91
I've heard all of these by their own, but I never realized I didn't listen to it in it's entirety. So, going in this, I just wanted to experience the feel that you get from the record. And well :
Yeah. It is a masterpiece. I've given three records a 90+ in a row. Next two won't be a nine, i promise. Or a Nina for that matter
This record is just so happy! It is probably the happiest I've ever been while listening to a record. Maybe I had a really good day, or maybe it's intended to be this way, ... read more
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50
jazz
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MISC LISTS

#21/Pitchfork (1960s)

Track List

  1. Be My Husband
  2. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
  3. End of the Line
  4. Trouble in Mind
  5. Tell Me More and More and Then Some
  6. Chilly Winds Don't Blow
  7. Ain't No Use
  8. Strange Fruit
  9. Sinnerman
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