Here is the perfect Valentine’s Day present for all those lovers who can appreciate the cream of romantic ballads – this is simply the best way there is to say “I love you”. Love is not the exclusive preserve of the young, and many a “Retrospective-aged” music-lover has a romantic side. This album is designed for them – but perhaps not exclusively since such excellence can be enjoyed by anyone with an ear for timeless miniature masterpieces. 25 of the most wonderful evergreen songs of love, from that golden age when songwriters really knew how to compose a great love song, are interpreted here by the supreme song stylists of the era. Here is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for a loved one, that can be enjoyed all year round? These fabulous songs come from the pens of such supreme masters as Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin, Sammy Fain, Victor Young and others. And the singers? Well there’s Nat King Cole, Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Jo Stafford alongside just about every truly great balladeer of that heady period.