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Gregory Porter Nat King Cole And Me 2Vinyl LP 2017

Cat no. 5791499

LP 1
Mona Lisa
Nature Boy
Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
Miss Otis Regrets
Pick Yourself Up

LP 2
When Love Was King
The Lonely One
I Wonder Who My Daddy Is
But Beautiful
Sweet Lorraine
For All We Know
The Christmas Song

The vinyl release featuring 3 deluxe tracks from ‘Nat King Cole & Me’, from Grammy-winning singing sensation Gregory Porter – one of the most successful jazz artists of his generation. It is a deeply personal tribute to Nat King Cole – the legendary crooner who ignited Gregory’s love of music. “It’s only natural that I go to the root of my inspiration and where I come from. And that root would be my mother and gospel music and Nat King Cole,” he says.

Recorded at London’s AIR Studios, the 12-track album features some of Gregory’s favourite Nat King Cole tunes including ‘Smile’, ‘L-O-V-E’ and ‘Nature Boy’. There is also a Nat-inspired arrangement of Gregory’s own song ‘When Love Was King’, originally released on his million-selling hit album, ‘Liquid Spirit’.

For Gregory Porter, the influence of Nat King Cole on his life and music runs deep, a through-line that reaches back into some of his earliest childhood memories, and culminates in the release of his new album ‘Nat King Cole & Me’.