Take the aural equivalent of a moonlight dip in the ocean with Diana Krall’s latest valentine to the blissfulness of the bossa nova called “Quiet Nights.”
Never out of print in the last five decades since its 1958 release, this is a smokin' collection of rumbas, mambos, boleros, and cha-cha-chas. Press play on this sucker and just try and sit still.
Given that “Astral Weeks” is one of rock’s undisputed masterpieces, it seems like pure folly to revisit the album, song by song, 40 years on, with hopes of improving upon the original. [...]
If you’re looking for a CD to lose yourself in, step right up.