FIRST LISTEN: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Sing 'Anything Goes' on Upcoming 'Cheek to Cheek' Album
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Lady Gaga is showing off her jazzy side with the highly anticipated duets album with legendary crooner Tony Bennett, titled Cheek To Cheek. Today the pair shared a first listen to the Cole Porter hit "Anything Goes" from the Broadway musical of the same name.
The tune is now available on iTunes here but you can get your first listen below!
Recently, Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance at the Montreal Jazz Fest, joining Bennett on stage for a few songs from their upcoming joint jazz album. Gaga was in town for her 'ArtRave' concert in Montreal. Check it out here!
Back in June, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett surprised a high school class at Queen'sFrank Sinatra School of the Arts with a special discussion and performance which included the pair singing "I Can't Give You Anything but Love" along with a cheek-to-cheek dance.
During a recent interview with LaPress,Bennett, Bennett spoke about his upcoming jazz album with Lady Gagaand shared that the record will feature both covers and original songs sung by them together and seperately.
"I don't understand why she makes contemporary music! When she sings great standards, she does it with such emotion." said the legendary crooner. "She will surprise people by the quality of her voice when making quality songs. We sing covers together on the album, but also separately. There are also some original songs, including one she wrote called Paradise. With this album, I think she will become bigger than Elvis Presley! Of course we recorded the album in New York. As the song says: "If you can make it in New York, you'll make it anywhere".
According to Interscope Records, the album is scheduled to hit stores later in 2014.