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
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
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 BUBLÃ“° 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. BLUE VELVET lang 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.