Label: Blix Street Records - G2-10106 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Pop • Style: Vocal, Smooth Jazz
In her brief lifetime, vocalist Eva Cassidy probably never thought that she would one day have What A Wonderful World - Eva Cassidy - The Best Of Eva Cassidy in common with rap legend 2Pac. But in the years following their deaths oddly enough, both instudio and live recordings of the artists have continuously been unearthed and released to an eager public.
Although 2Pac 's musical vault seems to be never-ending, it appears that Eva Cassidy 's savings box may have finally been emptied with the issuance of the Blix Street compilation Wonderful World. Mostly comprised of songs culled from her posthumous releases, Wonderful World seems to signal that there is precious little left that hasn't been heard and that a second "best-of" is an appropriate way to sum up Cassidy 's recorded legacy.
Meant to be a companion disc to Songbirdher first compilation that became an unexpected phenomenon in the U. In the quiet reverence of "What a Wonderful World" or the rousing gospel of "How Can I Keep from Singing," it is evident Earthquake - Threat - Overcome Cassidy did not simply sing a familiar song but dove into its emotional core, bringing to the surface a lyrical richness that perhaps had never Rainbow High - Andrew Lloyd Webber And Tim Rice - Evita: Original London Cast Recording found before.
But she never limited herself to singing recognizable oldies, and her selections of more obscure material are the real highlights of Wonderful World. Her pretty guitar strumming warmly envelopes her voice on a shortened version of Paul Simon 's "Kathy's Song," while Claire Hamill 's gorgeous "You Take My Breath Away" is made even more so by Cassidy 's heartfelt performance. Perhaps the most stunning song is her take on the folk ballad "Waly, Waly.
Both moving and breathtaking, the song is a testament to the vocal gifts of Eva Cassidy and the love she had for the music she chose to sing. Perhaps like 2Paca few more recordings will be discovered over time and What A Wonderful World - Eva Cassidy - The Best Of Eva Cassidy , but even if that never happens, it is fortunate to already have received the bounty of treasures that Eva Cassidy left behind from her Wonderful World of music.
Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Track Listing. What a Wonderful World. Eva Cassidy. Kathy's Song. Paul Simon. Say Goodbye. Andrew Hernandez. Anniversary Song. How Can I Keep from Singing? You Take My Breath Away. Claire Hamill.
Drowning in the Sea of Love. Penny to My Name. You've Changed. Carl Fischer. It Doesn't Matter Anymore. Paul Anka. Waly Waly. Spotify Amazon. Kathy's Song Paul Simon. Say Goodbye Andrew Hernandez. You've Changed Carl Fischer. Waly Waly Traditional.
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