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Lorraine Feather: Flirting With Disaster

Across 10 previous albums, you could count on Lorraine Feather to be funny, sardonic, wisely observant of the minutiae of everyday life and, occasionally, wistful and romantic. Now, for the first time in her colorful recording career, Feather is focusing exclusively on love songs-all originals (of course), her lyrics paired with music by pianists Shelly Berg, Russell Ferrante and Dave Grusin and guitarist Eddie Arkin, all of whom also contribute arrangements for their respective compositions and play on various tracks. In the liner notes, Feather says the title derives from her belief that “any time you fall in love, you’re flirting with disaster.”

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