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Nice 'n' Easy is a 1960 album by Frank Sinatra.[2]

Nice 'n' Easy
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 25, 1960
RecordedMarch 1 – 3, April 13, at Capitol Studio A, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
ProducerDave Cavanaugh
Frank Sinatra chronology
No One Cares
Nice 'n' Easy
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]

All the songs, with the notable exception of the title song, are sung as ballads and were arranged and conducted by Nelson Riddle. The title song was a last-minute substitute for the originally planned "The Nearness of You," which did not appear on the original LP.

The album spent nine weeks at number one on the Billboard stereo album chart, and one week at number one on the corresponding mono album chart.[3] At the 1960 Grammy Awards, Nice 'n' Easy was nominated for the Grammy Award as Album of the Year, Best Male Vocal Performance, Best Arrangement. The song "Nice 'n' Easy" was released as a single in 1960 and made it to number 60 on the charts. It was also recorded by Charlie Rich in 1964, Peggy Lee in 1966, Michael Buble in 2004, Natalie Cole in 2008, and Barbra Streisand in 2011. Nancy Sinatra recorded a cover version as single Reprise Records RS.20756 "Happy" b/w " Nice 'n' Easy" and is also included in her album "Nancy" CD version as bonus track.

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  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Nice 'n' Easy at AllMusic
  3. ^ Joel Whitburn, Top Pop Albums 1955-2001 (Menomonee Falls, WI: Record Research, 2001), 1177.