If you're anything like me, a little bossa nova goes a long way. Not that its bad by any stretch, but after two minutes or so, you're so relaxed and overcome by a "peaceful easy feeling" that you are soon soaring high above the clouds on a purple unicorn named Herb Alpert with a martini in one hand and a young Rachael Welch in the other.
|"OK, one more drink and then I really do have to find my pants."|
|"Yep, you have a fever of 103. We better get you into bed"|
While most other albums that seek to present the music of the fabs in a different light can come off as a little thin in both execution and presentation, that is not at all the case here, as the BTO manage to be both inventive and respectful of the original arrangements.