The song of the day for Thursday, May 13, 2021, is “Watch What Happens.”
About This Song
“Watch What Happens” was written by Michel Legrand and Jacques Demy for the 1964 film The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Normal Gimbel wrote the English lyrics. Tony Bennett’s was the first recording of the song, other than the film score, and the first in English.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Watch What Happens” in January 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.