Nancy King and Steve Christofferson: Dream Lands
Showing their versatility, the blues are visited with a bit of funk on "Blue Station" where King engages in some relaxed scatting. Her intelligent wordless scatting skills are also put on display with good effect on "From Me to You". This is not the Beatles' Lennon, McCartney tune, but one by Charlie Smalls. The "Picnic/Moonglow" medley vividly recalls perhaps one of the most sumptuous scenes in motion picture history, the beautiful Kim Novak slowly sauntering down the steps of the raised dance floor to "Moonglow" all the time staring (leering?) at William Holden. Adding variety to the play list, King and Christofferson happily revive the 1943 Harold Adamson/Jimmy McHugh song they wrote for the film Higher and Higher and made popular by Sinatra, "A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening". The rest of the session is filled with performances which are equally as attractive. Nancy doesn't have a web page, but Steve does at http://www.teleport.com/~pelagic.
Track Listing: Talk to Me; From Me to You; Picnic/Moonglow; A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening; Like Someone in Love; You Say You Care; Lazy Afternoon; Crooked Road; Blue Station; When the Wind Was Green; Tomorrow's Another Day
Personnel: Nancy King - Vocals; Steve Christofferson - Piano, Melodica
Record Label: Stellar Sound