This Decca Phase 4 two-fer revives a pair of out of print LPs by English bandleader, pianist, and composer Frank Chacksfield, Beyond the Sea and The New Limelight, released in 1964 and 1965, respectively. Both albums contain romantic mood music with the first 11 tracks dominated by an ocean theme, including "How Deep Is the Ocean," "Sea Mist," "The Sea," "Moon River," and "Ebb Tide," while the remaining tracks focus on show tunes and standards like "Tonight," "Come Rain or Come Shine," "The Man That Got Away," and "Limelight." This is an enjoyable reissue from Frank Chacksfield's out of print catalog on Decca Records.
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AllMusic Review by Al Campbell