Raw, idiom, 14a: in the natural, uncultivated, or unrefined state: nature in the raw.
Swooning over moon songs this morning in the wake of last night's lunar eclipse, as I piece together a stardust playlist for this evening's candlelight flow.
It doesn't get much better than this. Tony Bennett and k.d. lang's stellar version of that mid-century jazz chestnut, "Moonglow," has been catching my breath in my throat for upwards of a decade now. It remains so. Give it a listen.
(And happy solstice. Shortest, darkest day of the year. From here on out, it all brightens. I'll drink to that.)
Tony Bennett and k.d. lang ~ Moonglow (YouTube)