The song of the day for Saturday, September 24, 2016 is “Watch What Happens.”
About This Song
“Watch What Happens” is from the 1964 film The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Michel Legrand wrote the score and director Jacques Demy wrote the lyrics. The English lyrics are by Norman Gimbel. Tony Bennett’s was the first recording of the song, other than the film soundtrack, as well as the first in English.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Watch What Happens” in 1965 for his album If I Ruled The World: Songs for the Jet Set. The arrangement is by Don Costa.
“Watch What Happens,” as well as If I Ruled the World: Songs for the Jet Set, is available from iTunes.
For our video today,we have the scene from Les Parapluies de Cherbourg where this song is sung. Your bloggers are especially fond of the wallpaper.
Alan Curtis says
Only about five years late but if you’re still listening thank you so much for posting that wonderful video. I haven’t heard watch what happens in the original since I saw the film when it first came out.