Normal as Blueberry Pie – A Tribute to Doris Day

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Normal as Blueberry Pie - A Tribute to Doris Day
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Studio album by Nellie McKay
Released October 13, 2009
Label Verve Records
Nellie McKay chronology
Obligatory Villagers
(2007)Obligatory Villagers2007
Normal As Blueberry Pie - A Tribute to Doris Day
Home Sweet Mobile Home
(2010)Home Sweet Mobile Home2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (7.4/10)[2]
Robert Christgau (A)[3]

Normal as Blueberry Pie – A Tribute to Doris Day is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter, Nellie McKay. Released by Verve Records, it is McKay's first cover album, composed of songs previously recorded by American singer and actress Doris Day, except the track "If I Ever Had a Dream", which is an original song written by McKay in tribute to Day.[4][5]

The album with the bonus track, "I Want To Be Happy", was made available through Barnes & Noble.[6] Additionally, the iTunes edition of the album features a different bonus track, "I'll Never Smile Again".[7]

Track listing[edit]

Standard release[edit]

  1. "The Very Thought of You" (Ray Noble)
  2. "Do Do Do" (George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin)
  3. "Wonderful Guy" (Oscar Hammerstein II / Richard Rodgers)
  4. "Meditation" (Norman Gimbel / Antonio Carlos Jobim)
  5. "Mean to Me" (Fred E. Ahlert / Roy Turk)
  6. "Crazy Rhythm" (Irving Caesar / Roger Wolfe Kahn / Joseph Meyer)
  7. "Sentimental Journey" (Les Brown / Bud Green / Ben Homer)
  8. "If I Ever Had a Dream" (Nellie McKay)
  9. "Black Hills of Dakota" (Sammy Fain / Paul Francis Webster)
  10. "Dig It" (Johnny Mercer)
  11. "Send Me No Flowers" (Burt Bacharach / Hal David)
  12. "Close Your Eyes" (Bernice Petkere)
  13. "I Remember You" (Johnny Mercer / Victor Schertzinger)

Barnes and Noble exclusive edition[edit]

Standard Track Listing including as Track 14:

  1. "I Want to Be Happy" (Barnes and Noble Bonus track)

iTunes edition[edit]

Standard Track Listing including an album-only Track 14:

  1. "I'll Never Smile Again" (iTunes Bonus track)