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Cassandra Wilson
Released June 10, 2008
Recorded August 13-17, 2007
Genre Jazz
Label Blue Note
Producer Cassandra Wilson
Cassandra Wilson chronology

Silver Pony
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
All About Jazz (favorable) [2]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [3]

Loverly is an album by American jazz singer Cassandra Wilson, released in 2008.

Track listing

  1. "Lover, Come Back to Me" (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 4:16
  2. "A Day in the Life of a Foo'" (Luiz Bonfá, Antonio Maria) – 4:58
  3. "Wouldn't It Be Loverly" (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 5:02
  4. "Gone With the Wind" (Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel) – 5:51
  5. "Caravan" (Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Irving Mills) – 4:23
  6. "'Til There Was You" (Meredith Willson) – 6:42
  7. "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most" (Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf) – 5:01
  8. "Arere" (Babalola, Moran, Plaxico, Riley, Sewell, Wilson) – 5:42
  9. "St. James Infirmary" (Irving Mills) – 4:40
  10. "Dust My Broom" (Elmore James, Robert Johnson) – 4:46
  11. "The Very Thought of You" (Ray Noble) – 4:47
  12. "A Sleepin' Bee" (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote) – 4:35


  • Cassandra Wilson – vocals
  • Jason Moran – piano (1-6, 8-10, 12)
  • Marvin Sewell – guitar (1-10, 12)
  • Lonnie Plaxico – acoustic bass (1-6, 8-10, 12)
  • Reginald Veal – acoustic bass (11)
  • Herlin Riley – drums (1-6, 8-10, 12)
  • Lekan Babalola – percussion (1, 2, 4-6, 8-10)
  • Rhonda Richmond – background vocals (8)
  • Nicholas Payton – trumpet (1)

Chart positions

Year Chart Position
2008 Billboard Top Jazz Albums 3
Billboard Heatseekers 19


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