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Gig Alerts: Nellie McKay

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Nellie McKay
"Wonderful Guy"
Playing at: Feinstein's at Loews Regency
(540 Park Ave., U.E.S.)
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Known for her eclectic musical style and biting lyrics, singer-songwriter Nellie McKay doesn't seem like the type to record a tribute album to 20th century pop sweetheart Doris Day. But McKay is actually a long-time fan of the singer, and this track from her 2009 salute to Day shows all the markings of a sincere admirer. "Wonderful Guy" sees McKay re-interpreting this show tune from the musical "South Pacific" with sophisticated intimacy and sweet, jazzy style.

Download Nellie McKay's Normal As Blueberry Pie: A Tribute To Doris Day at Amazon.com

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