Let's Get Lost is a jazz standard with music written by Jimmy McHugh and lyrics by Frank Loesser. The song was first performed in 1943 by Mary Martin and was included in the 1943 film Happy Go Lucky. The song has since been recorded by many notable artists, including Chet Baker, Russ Morgan and His Orchestra, Johnny Nash, Vince Jones, Vaughn Monroe, Susannah McCorkle, the Ralph Sharon Quartet, Andrea Marcovicci, Dave Frishberg, Cheryl Bentyne, and Van Morrison. In addition to the numerous covers that have followed its official release, this song has entered fully what could be described as the collective unconscious. Thereby, artists such as Hozier have hinted at this song. The Irish singer has thus alluded the song in his own song called "Almost" published through the release of his sophomore album, Wasteland, Baby!. The lyrics being as followed: "As Chet can sing "Let's Get Lost""more »
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