If ever there was anyone who had the right to sing these songs, then it must be Billie Holiday! For who else has experienced the destruction of body and soul? No matter whether the injuries came from without or within: she could express her emotions and feeling in each and every song. Shortly before the end of her career – her personality had been destroyed through alcohol, drugs and failed relationships – she entered the Verve studio where she recorded the most moving versions ever of these eight songs.
2. They Can’t Take That Away From Me
3. Darn That Dream
4. Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
2. Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good To You
3. Embraceable You
4. Moonlight In Vermont