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Manilow Sings Sinatra

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Manilow Sings Sinatra

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Barry Manilow
Producers:
Arista
genre:
Pop

We gave it a D

A few interesting song choices aside, Barry Manilow’s schmaltzy takes on a dozen Sinatra standards (plus two icky new originals) sound more like a monumental ego trip than a heartfelt tribute. Manilow is a sincere but hopelessly shallow interpreter on Manilow Sings Sinatra, lacking the subtlety and nuance that balanced the Chairman’s larger-than-life persona, and his one-dimensional readings mainly remind us what a singular talent Sinatra was. D

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