When I lived there it was quite young people who felt guilty for finding themselves so prosperous, having bought these houses when they were relatively cheap and then finding the value had gone up enormously.‘It’s now lived in by stockbrokers and bankers and people who burrow down into the basements and all that. I don’t think they’d like it because it would reflect on the value of their property.When I lived there, people were just glad that I got Miss Sheppard and they didn’t.’Bennett decided to turn his play into a film after Dame Maggie expressed an interest in the idea a couple of years ago.Barbra Streisand has a new duets album of her own, Partners, where she overpowers Billy Joel, Lionel Richie, and Josh Groban; I dare you to listen to her “Come Rain or Come Shine” with John Mayer. The man is almost 90, and even if his voice has lost some elasticity and gained a little husk, he still sounds great, his timbre rich, his phrasing effortless.Bennett has played this game too—he has recorded with Mariah Carey, Andrea Bocelli, and Elmo, among other suspects—but his 2002 album of duets with K. He’s like a well-maintained vintage yacht, sleek and powerful but never flashy—think teak deck, not helipad—unbuffeted by waves or decades.Quibbles: Another problem with duets albums is they too often serve no real musical purpose.
They found all sorts of things: among them, that people cheat on the Internet (uh huh), that young people don’t think their relationships are like their parents’ (of course), and that everyone seems to have taken to the term of millennials (43%, and higher among the youngest subset) said they would support a marriage model that involved a two-year trial — at which point the union could be either formalized or dissolved, no divorce or paperwork required.
You should also know, a few quibbles aside, that it’s pretty wonderful.
After one week in release, the record is holding down the top spot on the Billboard 200 album chart—making Bennett, at 88, the oldest artist ever to earn that distinction. Tony Bennett, at 85, three years ago with Duets II.
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