Tony Bennett: Duets II CD To Be Released On September 20th
On Rpm/Columbia Records
Tony Records His Classic Hits with Today's Biggest Stars
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TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - American icon Tony Bennett celebrates his 85th birthday this year with a new CD, Tony Bennett: DUETS II, which will be released on September 20th. The recordings were completed over the last 4 months and feature a celebrated list of artists, including the last ever studio recording with Amy Winehouse and recordings with, amongst others: Michael Bublé ; Lady Gaga; k.d. Lang; Sheryl Crow; Mariah Carey; Andrea Bocelli; Queen Latifah and Willie Nelson.
DUETS II is currently available for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon. iTunes, in an exclusive offering, will allow fans to receive Tony's duet with Michael Bublé, "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," instantly upon placing a pre-order for the album.
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Speaking of recording with Tony, Michael Bublé commented: "One of the most important things about being a great singer is that your voice is unmistakable when someone hears it. Tony Bennett's voice.. no-one, even sounds close."
DUETS II is the follow-up to the multi-platinum CD, DUETS, released in conjunction with Tony's 80th birthday in 2006, which won him three Grammy Awards and was his best-ever selling CD. Phil Ramone takes the helm once again as producer, following up on his success with the Bennett's first DUETS album.
DUETS II: ARTIST AND SONG ROSTER
|ANDREA BOCELLI||STRANGER IN PARADISE|
|MICHAEL BUBLÉ||DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE|
|MARIAH CAREY||WHEN DO THE BELLS RING FOR ME?|
|NATALIE COLE||WATCH WHAT HAPPENS|
|SHERYL CROW||THE GIRL I LOVE|
|ARETHA FRANKLIN||HOW DO YOU KEEP THE MUSIC PLAYING?|
|JOSH GROBAN||THIS IS ALL I ASK|
|FAITH HILL||THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT|
|NORAH JONES||SPEAK LOW|
|LADY GAGA||THE LADY IS TRAMP|
|k.d. lang||BLUE VELVET|
|JOHN MAYER||ONE FOR MY BABY (AND ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD)|
|WILLIE NELSON||ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET|
|QUEEN LATIFAH||WHO CAN I TURN TO?|
|ALEJANDRO SANZ||YESTERDAY I HEARD THE RAIN|
|CARRIE UNDERWOOD||IT HAD TO BE YOU|
|AMY WINEHOUSE||BODY AND SOUL|
SOURCE Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.