A story about this — 3 years ago
Wow. This is a gorgeous album.
Sinatra’s relationship with Ava Gardner, the love of his life, had recently ended and he really pours his heart and soul into these sad songs. You won’t find any of the swinging, happy-go-lucky songs here. What you will find is loneliness, longing, and heartache sung spectacularly to beautiful music.
Frequently listed as one of the greatest albums of all time.