The song of the day for Sunday, April 23, 2017 is “Watch What Happens.”
About This Song
“Watch What Happens” is from the 1964 film The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. It was composed by Michel Legrand; the original French lyrics were by Jacques Demy, who directed thee film, and the English lyrics by Norman Gimbel. Tony Bennett’s was the first recording of the song, other than the film soundtrack, and the first in English.
About This Version
Tony Bennett first recorded “Watch What Happens” in 1965 for his album If I Ruled the World: Songs For the Jet Set. The arrangement was by Don Costa.
“Watch What Happens,” as well as If I Ruled the World: Songs For the Jet Set, is available from iTunes.
My apologies for forgetting YouTube Saturday. But I do have a nice video of this song from the film The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.