The song of the day for Friday, October 12, 2018 is “Out of This World.”
About This Song
This song was written by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer for the 1945 movie of the same name. Out Of This World starred Eddie Bracken; however, Bing Crosby dubbed the vocals for Bracken and introduced the song. Alec Wilder was a fan of this song, praising its ethereal quality and the excellent lyrics by Mercer.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “Out of This World” in 1967 for the album For Once in My Life. Marion Evans did the very fine arrangement.
Out Of This World – 2011 Remaster, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“Out of This World,” as well as For Once In My Life, is available from iTunes.