That’s the Way It Is (album di Elvis Presley del 1970)

THAT’S THE WAY IT IS è un album di Elvis Presley inciso nel 1970. Da poco tornato alla ribalta con innumerevoli singoli di spessore e un album, FROM ELVIS IN MEMPHIS, lodato da pubblico e critica, l’interprete di Tupelo si conferma in stato di grazia in 12 canzoni notevoli.

I just can’t help believin’, eseguita dal vivo, è un inno all’amore, con una profusione di cori, seconde voci e corde enfatizzati da una potente sessione di aria. Twenty days and twenty nights racconta di un uomo che abbandona il tetto coniugale: il brano è ricco di spunti drammatici che gli arrangiamenti di corda enfatizzano. How the web was woven è una notevole e straziante interpretazione di Presley anche grazie ai perfetti arrangiamenti degli strumenti a fiato. Patch it up è il secondo dei 4 brani dal vivo presenti nella scaletta: ritmo, chitarra, batteria in un pezzo di adrenalina senza sosta. Mary in the morning sottolinea il lirismo della voce di Elvis, sostenuta dagli arrangiamenti di strumenti a fiato e corda. You don’t have to say you love me, è la celebre Io che non vivo adattata per l’occasione, il cui testo racconta la prima reazione di un uomo appena lasciato dalla propria donna. You’ve lost that lovin’ feelin’, terza traccia dal vivo, prende le distanze dall’arrangiamento originale di Phil Spector per i Righteous Brothers e risulta avvincente e grintosa. I’ve lost you canta la perdita della passione per la relazione di coppia: determinante l’arrangiamento drammatico di Bergen White. Just pretend è uno dei passaggi migliori dell’album: un pezzo coinvolgente e passionale reso perfetto dalla potenza vocale di Presley. Stranger in the crowd, ben arrangiata da Norbert Putnam, vanta un notevole assolo di chitarra di James Burton. The next step in love evidenzia un passaggio di tromba che qualcuno associa nello stile a quello di Penny Lane dei Beatles. Chiude il classico di Simon & Garfunkel Bridge over troubled water, adattata in modo intenso e in crescendo fino all’esplosione finale: lo stesso Paul Simon definì la versione di Elvis la migliore dopo aver assistito ad un suo concerto.

Un disco appassionante ottimamente prodotto che confermò la forma smagliante appena ritrovata del più grande cantante del mondo.

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