Dame Shirley Bassey is to release new album Hello Like Before on 17th November 2014 it has been confirmed.
The new album is Bassey’s first in 5 years and marks her very own Diamond Jubilee of an incredible 60 years in the entertainment business. The collection sees the icon put her own spin on classic songs such as Sting’s Englishman In New York and Nina Simone’s Wild is the Wind.
Paloma Faith appears on Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend and Bassey has re-recorded one of her signature hits Goldfinger. Talking about re-recording the song she said, “I got a couple of notes wrong originally! After 50 years I got the chance to re-record it and get it right. It was great to record it in Abbey Road, wearing a gown!”
The tracklisting for the album is:
1. This Is What You Are
2. Englishman In New York
4. I’m Still Here
5. Macarthur Park
6. Wild Is The Wind
8. Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend (duet with Paloma Faith)
9. Here’s To Life
10. It Was A Very Good Year
11. Hello Like Before
12. We Got Music (deluxe bonus track)
13. Hey Jude (deluxe bonus track)