In the Wee Small Hours – Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra In The Wee Small Hours cover
's album cover – In The Wee Small Hours

Frank Sinatra's “In the Wee Small Hours” is considered one of the first concept albums in music. Unlike the albums produced at the time which were a compilation of singles, it has an overall theme that ties all the songs together. This theme is the loneliness and melancholy felt in the late hours of the night. The songs were carefully selected to reflect this idea, and the album was arranged to create a cohesive and immersive musical experience. This innovative approach to album creation was a precursor to later concept albums in popular music.

This album was recorded while Sinatra was going through a difficult period in his personal life, his troubled marriage to .

The album was recorded using an innovative studio technique that captured Sinatra's voice in a very intimate and expressive way. The songs on the album, which include tracks such as In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning and Mood Indigo, are considered to be among the best and most moving of his career. The album was a great commercial success and reached number one on the US Billboard charts.

Mood Indigo

The lyrics of Mood Indigo capture the melancholy and sadness of ‘In the Wee Small Hours'.

Always get that mood indigo
Since my baby said goodbye
In the evening when the lights are low
I'm so lonesome I could cry
‘Cause there's nobody who cares about me

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