Songs for Insomniacs 40: Julie London, “Perfidia”

“Perfidia,” by Mexican songwriter Alberto Dominguez (originally released by Xavier Cugat in 1940), is considered by many to be one of the world’s greatest melodies. Here it gets the ultra-sultry treatment by Julie London. (Warning: the vinyl version will melt your speakers.)

Songs for Insomniacs playlist

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