The song of the day for Friday, November 6, 2020, is “Watch What Happens.”
About This Song
“Watch What Happens” was written by Michel Legrand for the 1964 film The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. The original French lyrics were written by Jacques Demy, who also directed the film. The English lyrics were written 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 recorded “Watch What Happens” in 1965 for his album If I Ruled The World: Songs For The Jet Set. Don Costa wrote the arrangement.
“Watch What Happens,” as well as If I Ruled The World: Songs For The Jet Set, is available from Apple Music.