We have had the pleasure of experiencing many talented artists and performances, but few have left as lasting an impression as Eddy McManus’s singing of Melissa Manchester’s “Midnight Blue.” From the first notes of this beautifully crafted love song, I was struck by the grace and elegance of the melodies and the emotional depth of the lyrics.
Written by Manchester and Carole Bayer Sager, “Midnight Blue” is a classic ballad about a couple who have been together for a long time and are trying to reconcile their differences for one last night. The lyrics convey a sense of longing and nostalgia as the couple looks back on their relationship and the good times they shared. The song’s simple yet effective arrangement allows Eddy’s vocals and the lyrics to take center stage, and his performance is nothing short of breathtaking.
Eddy’s vocals on “Midnight Blue” are rich and full of emotion as he effortlessly conveys the vulnerability and tenderness of the lyrics. Lines like “Haven’t we had enough?” and “Is something I could use” are sung with a depth of feeling that is truly soulful, and Eddy’s voice moves seamlessly between the high notes and low notes of the song. His interpretation of the song is truly exceptional, capturing the spirit of the original while adding his own unique flair.
In the United States, “Midnight Blue” became Manchester’s first top ten entry on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number six, and reached the top of the Adult Contemporary chart. Its enduring popularity and success on the charts are a testament to Manchester’s talent as a singer and songwriter and the timeless appeal of “Midnight Blue.” And with Eddy McManus’s superb rendition of this classic hit, you can experience the magic of this beloved song in a whole new way.
Overall, I would highly recommend giving Eddy McManus’s singing of “Midnight Blue” a listen. His soulful and heartfelt interpretation of this classic love song is a true masterpiece and a must-have for any fan of great music. So don’t wait – get your hands on a copy today and let the music take you away!