In this Oct. 9, 2014 photo, musician Annie Lennox poses for a portrait during an interview in Los Angeles to promote her new CD "Nostalgia." (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

LONDON (AP) — How do you follow in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles without sinking in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles? The answer, for Annie Lennox at least, is to throw out, to the greatest degree possible, the work of these giants and tackle some of their classics anew: no use of their phrasing, their arrangements, their orchestral sheets allowed.

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