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by Hank
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: In The Darkest Place
Replies: 0
Views: 362

In The Darkest Place

This is a favorite from Painted From Memory. Something that has always bothered me about the structure of the song though is how the "I only have to tell myself that by now you could be with someone else" piece is not repeated in the second chorus. For me this is maybe the best section of ...
by Hank
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Elvis Costello album
Replies: 57
Views: 4685

Re: New Elvis Costello album

I was thinking the same thing. Way too good for a vocal version not to see the light of day.
by Hank
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: New Elvis Costello album
Replies: 57
Views: 4685

Re: New Elvis Costello album

I know where you're coming from re- Elvis's voice but he sure can convey emotion...which leads me to favor his take on God Give Me Strength or This House is Empty Now over trijntje's (love her voice) or anyone else's...
by Hank
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Concert choice
Replies: 22
Views: 2241

Re: Concert choice

This was the first time I ever heard this song and I was blown away by it.
Still think this is a phenomenal arrangement and vocal.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgRJImdIloo
by Hank
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Dionne - Odds & Ends album
Replies: 2
Views: 825

Dionne - Odds & Ends album

Did I miss a discussion about this one ?
https://www.amazon.com/Ends-Scepter-Records-Rarities-Dionne-Warwick/dp/B076CTDT2V
I listened to a track called Amanda which I'd never heard.
It features some strange percussion choices but some classic Bacharach hooks...
by Hank
Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Herb Alpert's next album includes new Bacharach-Costello composition
Replies: 19
Views: 6678

Re: Herb Alpert's next album includes new Bacharach-Costello composition

Would definitely love to hear the vocal version of this.
I'm hearing something along the lines of, "oh - if I could just become forgetful....."
by Hank
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Swing out Sister new cd
Replies: 50
Views: 12675

Re: Swing out Sister new cd

Thanks for the tip. I've been really enjoying this album.
by Hank
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Another great song that sounds like Bacharach
Replies: 197
Views: 65504

Re: Another great song that sounds like Bacharach

Yes. Great song. I really like this version sung by Paul Weller:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuhWXamkfw8
by Hank
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Olympics Music
Replies: 17
Views: 6413

Re: Olympics Music

This came in my Spotify discover weekly list. Interesting concept and seems to be very well done.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHgSqRFpCoQ
There is a whole album's worth - including Aretha's version of Walk On By..but this one is good.
by Hank
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Bruce
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

Re: Bruce

by Hank
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Bruce
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

Bruce

I’ve always thought the E-Street Band could do a great version of (There Goes) The Forgotten Man. I doubt there will be anything like that on Bruce’s next album but - interesting to read that it was influenced by Glen Campbell, Jimmy Webb and Burt... http://variety.com/2017/music/news/bruce-springst...
by Hank
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: The Cake and the Rain by Jimmy Webb (a memoir)
Replies: 34
Views: 13884

Re: The Cake and the Rain by Jimmy Webb (a memoir)

Thats a monumental song and about the best vocal you’re ever gonna get from Jimmy.
Devastating.

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