“On the day we released ‘Cheek To Cheek’ in 2014, Tony Bennett he called me and asked if I wanted to record another album with him, this time with songs Cole Porter“- she wrote on Instagram Lady Gaga. “
It is an honor to sing with my friend Tony every time, so of course I agreed and accepted the invitation. Without hiding my excitement and with great joy I can reveal that our new album ‘Love for Sale’ will be released on October 1st “- announced the artist.
We have already met the first single announcing the album “Love for Sale” – “I Get A Kick Out Of You”.
The musical friendship between Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett began in 2011. The American, together with the singer, recorded her own version of a jazz song “The Lady Is a Tramp” from the repertoire of Frank Sinatra, which made it to Bennett’s album “Duets II”.
Over the years, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have created an unusual bond, not only on stage. Their first joint jazz album “Cheek to Cheek” from 2014, debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200 pop and rock charts. The album was awarded a Grammy.
Now the artists have joined forces again. The couple could be admired on the stage on August 3 at Radio City Music Hall in New York, during the concert “One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga”, celebrating the singer’s 95th birthday. The pair will repeat their performance on August 5.
The concerts take place months after Bennett’s family revealed that the musician lives with Alzheimer’s disease.
“AARP” magazine describes, inter alia, how much his wife contributed to the singer’s struggle, Susan. “His face was impassive, like a mask that changed only slightly to obscure awareness as Susan placed her hand on his shoulder. … rest of the world “- you could read.
The wife also explained that the musician does not fully understand what he is fighting. “He asks me what Alzheimer’s disease is. I explain, but he doesn’t get it. He tells me, ‘Susan, he’s fine’ … He’s physically fine, so nothing has changed in his mind. He’s not aware of it. what has changed “- she said.
Bennett has repeatedly emphasized that he gets along very well with the American singer, and their cooperation has brought mutual benefits. “Gaga is an amazing singer and when she sings some good ballad, I get goosebumps. She helped me and I helped her by working on Cheek to Cheek. By telling her audience how much she liked me, all her fans stood by. All these teenagers. On the other hand, because she sang those beautiful songs on the album, my audience said, “God, we didn’t know she sang so well,” said Bennett in one of the interviews.