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Vic Damone

Vic Damone - Closer Than a Kiss / This Game of Love

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Closer Than a Kiss / This Game of Love  

By Vic Damone

Very + Good Condition. (Includes jewel case, original artwork inserts, and Cd, all in very good condition.)

Track ListingThis pairing of two of Vic Damone's Columbia albums spotlights both his strengths and weaknesses as a performer. Closer Than a Kiss showcases Damone's beautiful yet somewhat emotionally empty voice on a respectable but ultimately dull collection of standards. This Game of Love, however, may just be the best album that the crooner ever cut. Damone recorded the session with a small but superb jazz group that gives diverse backings to a strong selection of ballads and rhythm tunes. You wouldn't think that Vic Damone, the world's whitest white man, could be capable of spinning off a vibrant version of Fats Waller's "Ain't Misbehavin'," but he does. Thankfully, Damone and his crew of crack jazz musicians are as good on the rest of the album's 11 selections. Closer Than a Kiss may be far from essential, but This Game of Love is so good that vocal pop fans will still want to add this two-for-one CD to their collections.


1   Closer Than a Kiss

2   Out of Nowhere

3   I Kiss Your Hand, Madame

4   We Kiss in a Shadow

5   Cuddle Up a Little Closer

6   A Toujours (Till Always)

7   You and the Night and the Music

8   Prelude to a Kiss

9   How Deep Is the Ocean?

10 Day by Day

11 As Time Goes By

12 Close As Pages in a Book

13 Alone Together

14 My Romance

15 Ain't Misbehavin'

16 But Beautiful

17 The End of a Love Affair

18 The Things We Did Last Summer

19 Am I Blue?

20 I'll Be Around

21 It's a Lonesome Old Town

22 Me and My Shadow

23 I Like the Likes of You

24 A Fellow Needs a Girl

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