August 12, 2011

In Celebration Of Tony Bennett’s 85th Birthday

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

To view the Social Media Release, click here:

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 Bubl© ; 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 Bubl©, "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," instantly
upon placing a pre-order for the album.

To view the video for "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," click here.

For media assets, embed codes, broadcast quality video click here.

Speaking of recording with Tony, Michael Bubl© 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. 


    ANDREA BOCELLI                              STRANGER IN PARADISE

    MICHAEL BUBLÓ°                               DON'T GET AROUND MUCH

    MARIAH CAREY                                WHEN DO THE BELLS RING FOR

    NATALIE COLE                                WATCH WHAT HAPPENS

    SHERYL CROW                                 THE GIRL I LOVE

    ARETHA FRANKLIN                             HOW DO YOU KEEP THE MUSIC

    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.                                        BLUE VELVET

    JOHN MAYER                                  ONE FOR MY BABY (AND ONE
                                                MORE FOR THE ROAD)

    WILLIE NELSON                               ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE

    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.