Engelbert Records Duet With Il Divo
The Engelbert Humperdinck 2014 duets album has a new star act. Il Divo have re-recorded Engelbert’s classic ‘Spanish Eyes’ with the legendary singer.
Il Divo are the pop-operatic act formed in 2004 by American Idol creator Simon Cowell. Cowell conducted a two-year worldwide search for singers to be part of the Il Divo project. Urs Bühler, Sébastien Izambard, David Miller and Carlos Marin became Il Divo and in 2013 joined Engelbert in the studio for the ‘Spanish Eyes’ remake.
‘Spanish Eyes’ was written by German composer Bert Kaempfert originally as ‘Moon Over Naples. The song was recorded in English as ‘Spanish Eyes’ by Engelbert in 1969.
The eagerly awaited Engelbert Humperdinck album now also has a name. It has been christened ‘Engelbert Calling’.
“The CD is shaping up extremely well and I am delighted to be working with some of the greats of this industry,” Engelbert told Noise11.com.
‘Engelbert Calling’ by Engelbert Humperdinck will be released on March 17, 2014.
Engelbert Records A Duet With Olivia Newton John For His New CD
Engelbert Humperdinck has recorded a cover of the Shirley Bassey classic ‘Never Never Never’ with Olivia Newton-John for his forthcoming duets album ‘Engelbert Calling’.
Dame Shirley Bassey recorded ‘Never, Never, Never’ in 1972. The song was originally the Italian song ‘Grande, Grande, Grande’ and a number one hit on the Italian chart in 1972 for Mina. Shirley Bassey recorded the English version ‘Never, Never, Never’ and it became a number one hit in Australia for Dame Shirley in 1972. Her version also reached number 8 in the UK and number 48 in the USA.
Engelbert Records With Kenny Rogers For New Duets CD
Engelbert and Kenny Rogers Duet - COMPLETED
"Hearing Kenny's silky smooth vocals on this track has really made my day!.Kenny sounds fantastic and what a joy to work with!"
Engelbert said today.
"Engelbert has always been one of my favourites and to get the opportunity to record with him for his upcoming duets CD was a dream come true"
Can you guess which song they recorded?
Engelbert Humperdinck Adds Smokey Robinson To His List Of Stars For Duets Record
Engelbert Humperdinck ready to be rediscovered by a new generation of fans
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Sir Elton duets with Humperdinck
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James Morrison helping Engelbert Humperdinck on new track
Engelbert Humperdinck has been working on a brand new song called 'Real Love' written specifically for the music legend by Dan Wilson, James Morrison and Martin Terefe. Dan was formerly with the US band Semisonic and had a global hit with 'Closing Time'. As a songwriter, he wrote 'Someone Like You' for Adele, six songs for Dixie Chicks 'Taking The Long Way' album including the Grammy Award winning Song of the Year 'Not Ready To Be Nice' and six of the tracks on Josh Groban's 'Illuminations' album. British singer/songwriter James Morrison had his first global hit in 2006 with 'You Give Me Something'. Co-writer Martin Terefe is also the producer of the next Engelbert Humperdinck album. He has produced music for Train, Jason Mraz, Cat Stevens, Jamie Cullum, James Morrison and KT Tunstall. Engelbert has signed with Conehead Records UK for the release of his next album. A release date is yet to be confirmed.
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Video of the Month: BBC announces Engelbert for the Eurovision Song Competition 2012
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Adele Songwriter Delivers New Song To Engelbert Humperdinck
Engelbert Humperdinck will have a brand new song from Adele’s songwriter Dan Wilson (Someone Like You) on his next album.
The music legend has been working on his next record in London with Train producer Martin Terefe and has recorded the new Dan Wilson song for the record.
Dan was the lead singer and songwriter for Semisonic who had the no. 6 hit in America with ‘Closing Time’ in 1999. That song earned him a Grammy Award nomination.
Dan wrote six of the songs of Dixie Chicks ‘Taking The Long Way’ album and won the 2007 Grammy Song of the Year for ‘Not Ready To Be Nice’, the song he co-wrote with Dixie Chicks.
Dan also wrote six songs on the Josh Groban ‘Illuminations’ album including the first single ‘Hidden Away’.
Dan Wilson is up for a Grammy Award next month for Adele’s ‘Someone Like You’ for Best Pop Solo Performance.
The Engelbert Humperdinck album will be out early this year through Conehead Records UK.