Shirley Bassi is as glamorous as ever at 83 years old.
Prior to the release of her latest album (November 6), she was featured in Fashion Magazine. Vogue And the press material includes all gold-plated face masks.
Clear reference to the title song Goldfinger The James Bond film, which made him famous in the 1960s, was not lost on many fans.
The British diva, who was honored with the title of Dam two decades ago, is now releasing a new album: I am all to you It’s her first in five years and it’s also gold.
His record company has called it a “grand finale” – does that mean Bassi is leaving the music business after so many years?
The title will fit, if that’s the case. She says the album is a big thank you to all of her fans and “in 70 years of show business, 70 years of support from her fans and 70 years full of music.”
In I am all to you It features a luxurious orchestrated mix of cover versions and new songs.
She plays the British Grand Dame with all her usual intrusions, plenty of shocks and her own theatricality.
Her voice, which she lost temporarily after the trauma of her daughter Samantha’s death in the mid-1980s, is still full of power.
There is plenty of drama in his presentation Who wants to live forever By the queen. And his version of the classic has almost contagious melancholy Always on my mind, Which Elvis Presley and Pet Shop Boys had great success with.
And in the midst of all this, there’s a big band number Loo but don’t touch.
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During the recording, she couldn’t stop dancing, Bassi says, now often Grandma and Grandma-Grandma. “We had our little party in the studio.”
The lyrics to the title song were written by Bassi’s good friend and colleague Don Blake, who also wrote the Bond song. Diamonds are forever (1971), among others.
Meanwhile, the music was composed by British songwriter Jack McManus, who was born 20 years later. Goldfinger Was published.
When you hear the ballad of the rise of Barry Manilo I made it through rain, It is as if there is never another version, but of Bassi.
She knows that over the course of her long career, both professionally and personally, she has experienced many ups and downs.
He says the song’s positive message brings him up to date. “It’s even more important to know that things will work out and we will do it.”
He says, “The songs I have chosen feel very personal and connected to my life.”
If I am all to you Her final act is, then Bassi has a complete farewell. – DPA
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