These past two days I’ve been listening to, and greatly enjoying I must add, Paul Anka’s latest album “Rock Swings“. I first heard some bits from it at a friend’s place and was hooked immediately.
On this album Paul Anka has taken a number of the most famous rock songs of these past years, re-arranged them using some cool swinging jazz beats, and the result is pure magic.
Some of the hits he’s covered and that I loved on this cd are: Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana), Wonderwall (Oasis), Black Hole Sun (Soundgarden), It’s My Life (Bon Jovi), Tears In Heaven (Eric Clapton) and Hello (Lionel Richie).
When I first heard a bit of this album at my friend’s place, I’d never have guessed that it was old 50s crooner Paul Anka, who can count my dad as one of his fans. But well, he did an amazing job on this album, and I’m truly enjoying every bit of it.
I really recommend listening to this album, it’s a great piece of music, that gives another dimension and life to a list of great songs.
And if you enjoy this album, I also recommend the following cool albums: