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by Nicko
Sat Dec 10, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Update on Rumer - This Girl's in Love: A Bacharach & David Songbook
Replies: 68
Views: 37125

Re: Update on Rumer - This Girl's in Love: A Bacharach & David Songbook

Here's a little bit of information from Rumer on these songs that sheds a little light "For songs like Look Of Love and Close To You, they were all one takes. Sometimes you get a bit of magic in the studio, whilst playing the piano, if I'm in the right mood, the lighting's in the right spot and you ...
by Nicko
Sun Sep 18, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Update on Rumer - This Girl's in Love: A Bacharach & David Songbook
Replies: 68
Views: 37125

Re: Update on Rumer - This Girl's in Love: A Bacharach & David Songbook

Here is Rumer's 'Walk on by' which had its world premiere on Radio 2 today

http://youtu.be/ssUcI_iFEWI
by Nicko
Sat Sep 03, 2016 3:06 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Update on Rumer - This Girl's in Love: A Bacharach & David Songbook
Replies: 68
Views: 37125

Re: Update on Rumer - This Girl's in Love: A Bacharach & David Songbook

It's curious how her recording of 'The Balance of Nature' seems to owe more to the Carpenters than her version of 'Close to You'. Either way, both tracks are tip-top and they auger well for the rest of the album. One fact that is already becoming clear is the importance of having Bacharach's former...
by Nicko
Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:11 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)
Replies: 1251
Views: 610732

Re: Put Your Youtube.com Links Here! (if you want)

A hot redition of 'This Guys in love' here from Tom Jones and Pet Clark.


https://youtu.be/-wgJoZl3lFU
by Nicko
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Update on Rumer - This Girl's in Love: A Bacharach & David Songbook
Replies: 68
Views: 37125

Re: Update on Rumer - This Girl's in Love: A Bacharach & David Songbook

Rumer is joining Burt on his upcoming appearance at London Palladium no doubt prompted by their personal interest in this album.
by Nicko
Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:08 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt on the piano?????
Replies: 6
Views: 3776

Re: Burt on the piano?????

I learned yesterday that Burt is playing on Rumer's new Bacharach & David album beng recorded at Capitol L A.
by Nicko
Wed Dec 02, 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt Bacharach - A life in Song, Festival Hall, London
Replies: 31
Views: 19912

Re: Burt Bacharach - A life in Song, Festival Hall, London

Martin Johnson wrote: Talking of BBC radio, when's Burt going to be featured on Desert Island Discs?
Why have you heard that he's recorded a Desert island discs show?
by Nicko
Wed Dec 02, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt Bacharach - A life in Song, Festival Hall, London
Replies: 31
Views: 19912

Re: Burt Bacharach - A life in Song, Festival Hall, London

More exposure for Burt on New Years Eve

BBC Radio 2 at midday " What the World needs Now is Burt Bacharach" ---- Paul Gambaccini talks to Burt Bacharach ( duration 2 hours).
by Nicko
Tue Nov 10, 2015 2:12 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Burt Bacharach - A life in Song, Festival Hall, London
Replies: 31
Views: 19912

Re: Burt Bacharach - A life in Song, Festival Hall, London

Martin Johnson wrote:For UK based members of this site, the show is being televised on Friday 27th at 9pm on BBC4. The length of the broadcast and whether it's the whole show I've yet to ascertain.

According to my TV guide the show is 1 hour 30 minutes duration, whether that's the whole thing who knows?