The song of the day for Sunday, April 15, 2019, is “Watch What Happens.”
About This Song
“Watch What Happens” is from the 1964 film The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. The music was written by Michel Legrand. Jacques Demy, who directed the film, wrote the French lyrics; Gene Lees wrote the English lyrics. 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 recorded “Watch What Happens” in 1965 for his album If I Ruled the World: Songs for the Jet Set. Don Costa did the arrangement.
Watch What Happens, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“Watch What Happens,” as well as If I Ruled the World: Songs for the Jet Set, is available from iTunes.