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  • Audio CD (27 Sept. 2004)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Spectrum
  • ASIN: B0000089JE
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 32,908 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. King Henry The Fifth - William Shatner
2. Elegy For The Brave - William Shatner
3. Highly Illogical
4. If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song)
5. Mr. Tambourine Man - William Shatner
6. Where Is Love
7. Music To Watch Space Girls By
8. It Was A Very Good Year - William Shatner
9. Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town
10. Hamlet - William Shatner
11. A Visit To A Sad Planet
12. Abraham, Martin and John
13. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - William Shatner
14. If I Was A Carpenter
15. How Insensitive - William Shatner
16. I'd Love Making Love To You
17. Put A Little Love In Your Heart
18. Sunny
19. Gentle On My Mind
20. I Walk The Line
See all 24 tracks on this disc

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Leonard Nimoy Spaced Out (The Best Of William Shatner & Leonard Nimoy)

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A collection of curiously compelling recordings brought together for the first time, summarising the talents of two artists who hold cult status in the worlds of both television and music. Spock sings, Kirk raps. Surreal soliloquies, mad monologues, peculiar parlance are all here. William Shatner (Captain Kirk) performs a bewildering collision of Bob Dylan, Shakespeare and The Beatles, narrated over a strangely disconnected free for all culled from his 1968 album The Transformed Man. Discover his staggering interpretations of "Mr Tambourine Man" and "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds". Leonard Nimoy (Spock) performs an astounding collection of lounge croons--"Where Is The Love?", "Everybody's Talkin"--and Spock standards--"Highly Illogical", "Music To Watch Space Girls By". An essential purchase for both Trekkies and connoisseurs of musical exotica. --F.B.Hawkes

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4.5 out of 5 stars

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28 of 28 people found the following review helpful By shi_enya on 5 Feb. 2005
Format: Audio CD
Why the 5 star rating? Well, read all about it...
Shatner is quoted on the insert as saying, "I've been entranced with music for the longest time...and the bane of my life is that I really can't sing...I'm kind of feeling my way into an area that I'm discovering." This is exactly what many people miss - this isn't just a compilation of songs, this stuff was done as conceptual art. Conceptual art is not always made to popular tastes.
Thus, when I listened to this (my dad has the vinyls) I alternatively howled with laughter, tapped my toes, and sang along. The excellent selection does cover the unforgettable favorites, such as Shatner's Mr Tambourine Man and Nimoy's Ballad of Bilbo Baggins. These are truly unique.
These famous songs should not typecast the album, though - for instance, Shatner's renditions of Shakespeare are arguably quite good. The pieces are dramatic and interpretive (back to the art thing) and Shatner dares to be different - how much fun would it be to hear only one version of Hamlet? He's aware he can't sing so adapts (incidentally, Rex Harrison spoke his way through most of My Fair Lady - a musical!!)
Nimoy, on the other hand, provides spoken word and singing. One of the best songs is Where is Love - a touching, simple and well sung rendition. YES Nimoy CAN SING. I really liked the spoken piece, A Visit to A Sad Planet, as I hadn't heard before and found the ending intriguing (no spoilers here!). You really notice the difference between the 'Spock voice' and his 'Nimoy voice.'
With the variety on the CD you're bound to find something you love - whether because it's a funny laugh and you think it's dated or simply because you appreciate something a bit different from two cultural icons.
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136 of 138 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 15 Sept. 2004
Format: Audio CD
This is the worst recording of anything ever produced and proof that God has forsaken us. Listening to Shatner scream his way through Mr Tambourine man, one dare not imagine what he's going to do if he catches up with him, surely something unspeakable. His now legendary performance of Lucy in the sky with diamonds is just as chilling in the way the song is first throttled and then finally kicked to death. Nimoy does not let us down easily either, The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins is a superb example of cringe at warp factor 10, there is so much terrible stuff on this CD that you cannot imagine its scale of horror. The sheer embarrassment of listening to this CD in public is a spiritually humbling experience. This is one of the funniest CD's you will ever hear, I urge you to defy logic and buy it!
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68 of 70 people found the following review helpful By Mr. G. C. Stone VINE VOICE on 18 Nov. 2004
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Do not listen to any of these tracks in the car. I once heard Shatners 'Lucy in the Sky' on the radio and was shaking so much (with what I can only describe as a highly potent mix of extreme mirth and total, magisterial awe) that I nearly veered off the road.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By "saffron42" on 23 Nov. 2003
Format: Audio CD
I discovered this CD by accident and bought it because I thought "That looks fun". I am very glad I did. This is an hour and ten minutes of pure entertainment. Leonard Nimoy's performances on this CD are, generally, much better than I had expected. He has a good voice and all of his recordings are well arranged and performed. Leonard's performance of "Both Sides Now" is every bit as good as that of Paul Young and Clannad from a few years ago.
William Shatner's tracks, on the other hand, are absolutely bizarre. I can only imagine there was an intoxicating fog in the studio when these were recorded. Bill's reading from Hamlet is backed by incidental music from Star Trek, his psychotic approach to Mr Tambourine Man is quite scary and his version of It Was A Very Good Year is beyond comment.
This is a great CD.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Prof TBun on 1 Dec. 2005
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This is REAL music, a true piece of art. You will want to sing along to songs that before you never new you liked. At the same time it challenges your perception of what is good music.
Bill's "It was a very good year is a fine comic interlude", but
personally I much prefered Nimmoy's deep flat singing voice to Shatner's ham acting style. With 18 Nimmoy tracks I'm not complaining though.
Its said Mozart never wrote a wrong note, and that's why this is so, so much better than Mozart.
Nimmoy and Shatner don't shy away for letting loose and enjoying themselves and its positively infectious. There is plenty of invention and variation throughout.
I recommend this to all fun-loving adults.
... and if you're not a fun loving person, then sit back, keep listening and you soon will be.
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23 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Scott on 8 Sept. 2005
Format: Audio CD
It was a love for the song 'Lucy (in the sky with diamonds)' that I braved the scared and concerned looks of my other half as a parted cash to buy this CD. All the while knowing that only William Shattner could sing it the way it needed not be sung. I think I may have been going too far when I turned up the cd player and started grinning like a mad fool as the room filled with his voice. Its a laugh, buy it for the satisfaction of knowing you own it. Hell play it enough and you'll eventually (though briefly) begin to actually enjoy it.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By MR RJ ADAMSON on 1 Jun. 2004
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This is truly a triumph of ego over talent. From the complete pretension of the cover photo to the amazingly pompous production of the tracks. I thought this CD may the one to get rid of unwanted guests at parties, but after listening to a few tracks I realised that this has a certain fascination & may not clear parties as hoped. I strongly recommend this as a lesson of all pomp & no circumstance. A total treat!
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