The Look of Love - The Burt Bacharach Collection

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The Look of Love - The Burt Bacharach Collection

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and Bacharach privately complained about the difficulty working with actors who were not trained singers. The show, which Burt had no personal involvement with, got mostly poor reviews and closed on June 29. The soundtrack failed to generate a significant hit (although the 5th Dimension’s cover of “Living Together, Growing Together” reached No. Bacharach underwent a remarkable resurgence in popularity in the 1990s, with alternative acts such as Pizzicato Five, Oasis, REM, Stereolab, Faith No More, Yo La Tengo, Ben Folds Five, the White Stripes and John Zorn each paying homage to Bacharach in interviews and through recordings.

When he did sing, he explains, "I [tried] to sing the songs not as a singer, but just interpreting it as a composer and interpreting a great lyric that Hal [David] wrote. Richard Chamberlain first recorded this Burt Bacharach and Hal David ballad in 1963, but it was not a hit.

In November 1998,Rhino RecordsissuedThe Look of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection,a three-disc anthology of Bacharach’s work spanning his entire career, from “The Story of My Life” (Bacharach’s first Top 40 hit) to 1998’s “God Give Me Strength. Mike Myers said the first film in the series, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), was partially inspired by the song " The Look of Love". Bacharach and Bayer Sager co-wrote 11 of the songs on Bayer Sager's 1981 album Sometimes Late at Night, and Bacharach produced the album. In early 2009, Bacharach worked with Italian soul singer Karima Ammar and produced her debut single "Come In Ogni Ora".

He occasionally joined Warwick for sold-out concerts in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York City, where they performed at the Rainbow Room in 1996. Burt Bacharach: A Composer Steps Onstage with Shower of Swinging, Successful Melodies", Chicago Tribune, June 14, 1970. During this period, Bacharach found the most success with songs written with lyricist Bob Hilliard, including " Please Stay" ( The Drifters, 1961), " Tower of Strength" ( Gene McDaniels, 1961), " Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird)" ( Chuck Jackson, 1962), and "Mexican Divorce" (The Drifters, 1962). In 2002, Bacharach appeared for the third time in an Austin Powers movie, turning up as the credits rolled on “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (which also included a rendition of “Alfie”–recast as “Austin”–sung by Susanna Hoffs). Bacharach went on to release several more collections of his own recordings of his hits, including Reach Out (1967), Make It Easy On Yourself (1969), Burt Bacharach (1971), Living Together (1973), Futures(1977) and Woman (1979), an ambitious song cycle recorded live in the studio with the Houston Philharmonic Orchestra.It has been recorded by many artists since, including Dionne Warwick and a hard rock version by The White Stripes.

Burt Bacharach Behind the Scenes During the Out-of-Town Tryout of Promises, Promises," Playbill, January 1969. The result was the Broadway musical Promises, Promises, which ran for three years and 1,281 performances and won two Tonys and a Grammy for best cast recording.That same year he wrote “Two Hearts” (White, Bacharach, Bailey) for Earth, Wind and Fire’s album Milennium. its title song was a Top 5 hit for Tom Jones in 1965),After The Fox,Casino Royale(which introduced “The Look of Love”) andButch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, which spawned the No. May 25, 1921), whom he had met while both worked at the Famous Paramount Music Company in New York’s legendary Brill Building. In 1956, at the age of 28, Bacharach's productivity increased when composer Peter Matz recommended him to Marlene Dietrich, who needed an arranger and conductor for her nightclub shows. The precise arrangements, the on-a-dime shifts in meter, and the mouthfuls of lyrics required to service all those notes have, over the years, proven challenging to singers and musicians.

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