Abbey Sings Abbey
Download links and information about Abbey Sings Abbey by Abbey Lincoln. This album was released in 2007 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 59:05 minutes.
|Genre:||Jazz, Vocal Jazz|
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|2.||Throw It Away||5:17|
|3.||And It's Supposed to Be Love||4:44|
|5.||The World Is Falling Down||3:38|
|7.||Down Here Below||6:30|
|8.||The Music Is the Magic||3:51|
|9.||Learning How to Listen||4:35|
|10.||The Merry Dancer||6:27|
|11.||Love Has Gone Away||4:38|
The legendary Abbey Lincoln closed out her recording career with the elegantly poignant Abbey Sings Abbey, an album filled with bittersweet wisdom. Lincoln reconsiders some of her best compositions here, giving them an eclectic spin that ranges beyond jazz into acoustic folk and country terrain. With wistful dignity and a touch of wry humor, she gives “Should’ve Been,” “Bird Alone” and “The World Is Falling Down” a nuanced treatment that brings out the aches and ironies in each line. She balances the brooding spirit of “Down Here Below” with brighter tunes like “The Merry Dancer.” Lincoln’s vocals are rich and potent, flowing with the rhythmic subtleties that always distinguished her work. Her backup combo plays with taste and imagination, with Gil Goldstein’s accordion and Scott Colley’s standup bass adding especially luminous colors. Between the hopeful self-liberation of “Throw t Away” and the clear-eyed autobiography of “Being Me,” Lincoln bares her heart with courage and grace. It makes for a haunting farewell statement by an artist who never gave less than her all.