Wednesday, 2 December 2009

a post for Pierre

One of the things my bestest work pal Peter and I first bonded over, was Ray Conniff. A couple of years ago my parents brought home Ray's 'World of Hits'-album from a Salvation Army store in Massachusetts. I think they tried to subtly imply that I have very little taste, because look at the cover:

How wrong they were! That album soon grew to become of my favourites, and 'Try To Remember' and 'I Will Wait For You' are among the most played tracks on my iPod.

Any man that can make the theme to Les Parapluies de Cherbourg sound like the jingle of an ice cream truck is okay in my book, and Peter once told me about this little controversy:

Ray Conniff and political protest, whodathunkit?

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