Blair N. Cummings wrote:I`m sure I posted this years ago but we`re in such a rut here anyway another rerun can`t hurt. The song was actually composed by Lalo Schifrin whose major claim to fame (as American Baby Boomers will recall) was writing the theme for the TV show Mission:Impossible.
You might have done, Blair, but it's good to hear it again. I always find with Randy Crawford that once I've heard her sing one song I immediately want to hear another. Extraordinary to think that something as subtle and understated as her self penned 'Almaz' could get into the UK Top 10 as recently as the late 80s. I can't claim that this owes anything to Bacharach other than that some of the piano part has echoes of a certain Oscar winning title song of his: