Should Classic Love Songs Get A Sex Change For LGBT Marriage Equality?

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When Frank Sinatra sang some of his most well-known love songs, do you think he ever had another man in mind? Or do you think any of the torch songs of Ella Fitzgerald were ever created to illustrate the love between a same-sex couple?

Probably not.

But does that mean that today they couldn’t be interpreted that way? Some might say they shouldn’t be.

It’s a tricky topic, to be sure, and I don’t think there’s an easy answer. But how you feel on the topic of putting a same-sex spin on classic love songs will have a lot to do with whether or not you enjoy Universal Love.

This new digital EP brings together a surprising mix of vocalists to sing odes to members of their own sex: St. Vincent, Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie), Kesha, and the legendary Bob Dylan.

Here’s my review: