Tag: Burt Bacharach

Various Artists: Come Join My Orchestra: The British Baroque Pop Sound 1967-73 (Grapefruit)

This excellent three disc set offers up an amazing treasure trove of Baroque pop from the late 60s and early 70s, offering up killer harmonies and lush orchestral arrangements from bands and artists both familiar and obscure.

Various Artists: Out Of Left Field: Where Soul Meets Country (Ace Records)

This superb Ace Records compilation offers up two dozen fine Country versions of songs that were also released by Soul artists. These crossovers aren’t nearly as shocking as you might assume.

Hazell Dean: The Sound of Bacharach & David (2014)

We here at The Recoup will always make time for anything that says “Burt Bacharach & Hal David” on it–even crappy remixes. Bacharach is that special, and considering his vast catalog of hit songs, even his lesser material–and lesser interpretations–will always retain a certain sense of quality. The Sound of Bacharach & David is a… Read More ›

Burt Bacharach: Make it Easy On Yourself 1962 (El Records)

Make It Easy On Yourself 1962 is the third album in El Records‘ ongoing series documenting the writing and recording career of legendary pop composer Burt Bacharach. This series, however, focuses on the more obscure recordings and songs from the man’s vast catalogue, with the occasional more well-known number, when omission would be conspicuous. Many… Read More ›