american idol: Will there ever be another Sinatra? - 02/24/10 04:20 PM
Will there ever be another Sinatra?
"His phrasing has a lot to do with it, too. You feel he understands and means every syllable of the lyrics. He seems to be recounting a personal experience each time. He sings as if he knows. His phrasing is final, absolute, definitive - so logically and inevitably do the phrases follow each other that,¬†after hearing him sing a song, that song never sounds quite right sung by anyone else. He phrases more as if he is speaking to someone: the intervals, word stresses, note values and rhythms are changed to fit in more with … (8 comments)