The song of the day for Friday, August 27, 2021, is “You Must Believe In Spring.”
About This Song
“You Must Believe In Spring” was written for the 1967 French film Les Demoiselles de Rochefort. The music was composed by Michel Legrand, with original French lyrics by Jacques Demy, who also directed the film. The English lyrics were written by Alan and Marilyn Bergman. The song has been widely recorded by artists including Sylvia Syms, Barbra Streisand, and Bill Evans, in a posthumous release of an album with the same name, featuring sessions with Eddie Gomez and Eliot Zigmund.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Bill Evans recorded “You Must Believe In Spring” in 1976 for their second album, Together Again, released in 1977. I think it’s one of Bennett’s most beautiful and touching recordings.
“You Must Believe In Spring,” as well as Together Again is available on Apple Music.