Clark Collis
January 26, 2007 AT 05:00 AM EST

Some Enchanted Evening

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Art Garfunkel
Producers
Atco
genre
Pop

We gave it a B-

Rod Stewart may have paused in his lucrative march through the great American songbook, but Garfunkel has picked up the slack with Some Enchanted Evening, his classics-covering 12th solo album. Garfunkel’s style is more ethereal than Rockin’ Rod’s, and his keening version of ”Someone to Watch Over Me” is genuinely enchanting, as is a nicely swinging ”Let’s Fall in Love.” However, the singer’s lifeless reworking of ”I’m Glad There Is a You” merely proves that the line between delightful mood music and dreary elevator Muzak is a thin one.

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