It is undeniable that Billie Holiday's singing changed in her later years. Her voice darkened and shifted to a lower range. Her economy of expression distilled her sound to its essence - a kind of heightened speech. The classic LP Songs For Distingué Lovers - her best work of the 1950’s — has also deepened and become burnished with time.
Verve’s Acoustic Sounds Series features transfers from analog tapes and remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging
Format / LP, 180 gram audiophile pressing Label / Verve Cat No / B0036831 Genre / Jazz Release date / 23 June 2023