The beginning of a New Year

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someonenameddavid
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The beginning of a New Year

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Don't expect our immortal composer to be slowing down anytime soon. He has 2020 vision
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice, but in practice, there is.

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Re: The beginning of a New Year

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Always good to get inside information from David.
UK and Europe I hope.

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Re: The beginning of a New Year

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nowmedical, I think someonenameddavid will have to put a bit more meat on the bones for me to regard what he posted as 'information'! Still, if he's alluding to the likelihood of more concert tours next year then that has to be great news. However, what would really excite me is the prospect of a new Bacharach album and there's certainly enough material to draw upon from these past ten years. In fact I believe Bacharach has experienced something of an Indian Summer in his composing in the last decade and for example from the musical Some Lovers we have gems like Every Other Hour, Hush, Just Walk Away, Hold Me, Ready to be Done With You and the title song. And from New York Animals there's Something That Was Beautiful. Then there's Dancing With Your Shadow from the 'Po' soundtrack and best of all in my opinion there's the song that's already become a concert staple since it was introduced less than 18 months ago, With A Voice. If you add a few of his recent collaborations with Elvis Costello then there's enough I think for a terrific album, especially if he uses the three singers he's toured with these past twenty years and who would really do justice to this material, some of which they've already performed on and off for a number of years during Bacharach's shows.
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Speaking of New York Animals (which I have always thought had a stronger score than Some Lovers - despite the latter stealing a song or two from the former), I have a fantasy of Burt making an album with Jo Lampert. It will never happen. Burt has said that he will never do a project with a singer again because there would be no profit in it, given the streaming services we have now. But, she gets him...and what a voice.

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Re: The beginning of a New Year

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I would love to put "meat on the bones" but occasionally I have overstepped and don't want to talk someone out of a job. It is obvious that Burt is in control and will do what he wants to do. He has great rapport with his fans in a live setting, and I think we will see more intimate shows this year.
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Re: The beginning of a New Year

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Unless David you are now a double agent, employed by BB's HQ to test the water....

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Re: The beginning of a New Year

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I have been accused of being a double agent for P*** A***...... but I would be thrilled to bits to report a tour of Italy, Germany Scandinavia and the UK: but I can't, not right now, and I know that those "really in the know " scan these posts from time to time. All I'm saying is that the man with the skills does not forget his fans, that performing is his thing and small venues work well. There's nothing too privileged in that information. who knows, he might go right around the world...
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Re: The beginning of a New Year

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Ok, some one else said it on the net: Japan in April.
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harrymcc
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Re: The beginning of a New Year

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I hope he comes to the Bay Area in 2020. He didn’t in 2019, for the first time in quite awhile.

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Re: The beginning of a New Year

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someonenameddavid wrote:Ok, some one else said it on the net: Japan in April.
Really? I plan to be in Japan in April :D

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Re: The beginning of a New Year

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There may well be a thriller of a followup
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Re: The beginning of a New Year

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Burt is the real son of a gun .... :P

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