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Just One of Those Things


Download links and information about Just One of Those Things by Nat King Cole. This album was released in 1957 and it belongs to Pop genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 33:53 minutes.

Artist: Nat King Cole
Release date: 1957
Genre: Pop
Tracks: 12
Duration: 33:53
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No. Title Length
1. When Your Lover Has Gone (featuring Nat *) 2:32
2. A Cottage For Sale (featuring Nat *) 2:59
3. Who's Sorry Now? (featuring Nat *) 2:58
4. Once In a While (featuring Nat *) 2:50
5. These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) (featuring Nat *) 3:48
6. Just For the Fun of It (featuring Nat *) 2:36
7. Don't Get Around Much Anymore (featuring Nat *) 3:12
8. I Understand (featuring Nat *) 2:26
9. Just One of Those Things (featuring Nat *) 2:15
10. The Song Is Ended (But the Melody Lingers On) (featuring Nat *) 2:46
11. I Should Care (featuring Nat *) 2:47
12. The Party's Over (featuring Nat *) 2:44



Just One of Those Things is a theme album comparable to one of Frank Sinatra's uptempo swing albums of the same period (Come Fly with Me, etc.), and employs the same arranger/conductor, Billy May. Nat King Cole is a bit less effective than Sinatra at uptempo material; he tends to undersing these sprightly standards, and May saves his dramatic horn charts and percussion shots for moments when Cole is away from the microphone. Even so, by the fifth track, "These Foolish Things Remind Me of You," May has retreated to ballad time, and though his embellishments threaten to break out behind the singer, Cole gives an assured, unhurried performance. And that's the point: that Cole has tamed the rambunctious May does not mean he doesn't give wonderful interpretations to some wonderful songs: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," "Just One of Those Things," "The Song Is Ended (But the Melody Lingers On)." And the light-handed swing supports those efforts well.