Songs for Swingin' Lovers!

Frank Sinatra - Songs for Swingin' Lovers!
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1956 Ratings: #3 / 7
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Sinatra and Varg once coexisted in this world. A thought I had in the shower. Huh.


That makin whoopee song made me cringe.


Another set of re-imagined classics in songwriting history, Sinatra repeats his first set of Capitol records; shifting from a moody concept to a fun and jazzy big-band sound. Much like those first set of albums, Songs for Swingin' Lovers! feels like it loses some grandiosity but provides a bouncy and warm contrast.

Sinatra sounds even more confident in his performance here than he does on Swing Easy!, which is saying a lot for a man who exuded poise and style. The album is also grander in ... read more


every song is good, but the reason why is because every song sounds the same


You Make Me Feel So Young (7.6)
It Happened In Monterey (8.3)
You're Getting to Be A Habit With Me (8.8)
You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me (7.1)
Too Marvelous For Words (8.9)
Old Devil Moon (7.4)
Pennies From Heaven (5.6)
Love Is Here To Stay (8.7)
I've Got You Under My Skin (8.9)
I Thought About You (9)
We'll Be Together Again (5.7)
Makin' Whoopee (7.7)
Swingin' Down The Lane (7.8)
Anything Goes (8.9)
How About You ? (8.2)

Frank Sinatra atinge o ápice de seu potencial até ... read more


This was an interesting album. I really enjoyed the more positive lyrics on here, and the big band ensemble fits Sinatra extremely well. The lyricism is very good here, and I especially love, "the Rockies may crumble, Gibraltar may tumble, but love is here to stay". 'Anything Goes' shows great foresight, and it makes me smile. It reminds me of my grandma and how she always complains, in an elderly fashion, how society isn't like it used to be. She would have been 21 when this album ... read more

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Track List

  1. You Make Me Feel So Young
  2. It Happened in Monterey
  3. You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me
  4. You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me
  5. Too Marvelous for Words
  6. Old Devil Moon
  7. Pennies from Heaven
  8. Love is Here to Stay
  9. I've Got You Under My Skin
  10. I Thought About You
  11. We'll Be Together Again
  12. Makin' Whoopee
  13. Swingin' Down the Lane
  14. Anything Goes
  15. How About You
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Added on: April 12, 2013