Music review: Diana Krall's' 'Wallflower' fails to inspire

February 3, 2015 4:50 PM

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The last time we heard from Diana Krall, on 2012's "Glad Rag Doll," the popular singer and piano player was exploring songs from the 1920s and '30s that she'd discovered in her father's collection of 78-rpm vinyl. Three years later, Krall is still looking back, but this time she's not trying to impress anyone with what she's found.

"Wallflower" collects renditions of familiar soft-pop tunes from the '60s and '70s such as "Superstar," 10cc's "I'm Not in Love" and "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" by Elton John; the album's only obscurities are by guys named Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney.

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