Music Monday: Nick Lachey Soundtrack Of My Life

Lachey

In Your Eyes (Peter Gabriel, Say Anything)
Falling Slowly (Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, Once)
Here With Me (Dido, Love Actually)
Iris (Goo Goo Dolls, City of Angels)
Angel (Sarah MacLachlan, City of Angels)
Streets of Philadelphia (Bruce Springsteen, Philadelphia)
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing (Aerosmith, Armageddon)
When You Say Nothing At All (Ronan Keating, Notting Hill)
What A Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong, Good Morning Vietnam)

 

The latest CD release from Nick Lachey is “Soundtrack Of My Life” in which he sings some of his favorite movie songs.  I have to say, he has been hyping this CD up a TON on VH1 Big Morning Buzz (which I record and watch at least the first 15 or so minutes every day) and I was very disappointed with it. I found it to be mediocre at best and not his best singing performance at all. I am not sure if this was a rush to put out to get out of a contract, but it sure seems like it.  I do love Nick, but I do not love this CD.  It may be because I am familiar with very few of the movie songs he featured, and a couple that he did feature that I was familiar with (I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing, Falling Slowly) I love so much from the movie or from other versions that it is hard for anyone else to do them justice.

If you can pick it up deeply discounted in a holiday sale then consider picking it up. If not, I’d pass.

I purchased this CD in order to write this review. I was not asked to write this review, nor was I compensated.

 

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