The song of the day for Thursday, February 13, 2020, is “Out Of This World.”
About This Song
“Out Of This World” 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 “Out Of This World” in 1960 for the album Alone Together. Frank DeVol arranged and conducted the album.
“Out Of This World,” as well as Alone Together, is available from iTunes.