No Promises - Carla Bruni
Track Listing
  1. Those Dancing Days Are Gone
  2. Before the World Was Made
  3. Lady Weeping at the Crossroads
  4. I Felt My Life with Both My Hands
  5. Promises Like Pie-Crust
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  1. Those Dancing Days Are Gone
  2. Before the World Was Made
  3. Lady Weeping at the Crossroads
  4. I Felt My Life with Both My Hands
  5. Promises Like Pie-Crust
  6. Autumn
  7. If You Were Coming in the Fall
  8. I Went to Heaven
  9. Afternoon
  10. Ballade at Thirty-Five
  11. At Last the Secret Is Out #
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After the runaway success of her charming, folksy first album, Quelqu'un M'a Dit, Carla Bruni's sophomore effort takes a more difficult route and sees her setting canonical works by such poets as Yeats and Emily Dickinson to music. The lines "Wrapping that foul body up/In as foul a rag" in Yeats' "Those Dancing Days Are Gone" are delivered almost winsomely, where in fact the word "foul" should be allowed to drag, and to weigh down the rest of the line. Metered verse cannot fit this sort of verse-verse-chorus model. Of ...

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