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[FozFan Song of The Week] Smile again – Tomi Malm feat. SunHo Lim

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Source: www.fozfan.com
Review by “FozFan”

“Fly Away: The Songs Of David Foster,” released in 2009, was an outstanding tribute to Foster’s unique artistry and fantastic songbook. Released by Spanish Label Contante & Sonante, it was also a showcase for the amazing talent of Finnish arranger/producer, Tomi Malm who was the mastermind behind the whole work.

During the sessions for “Fly Away: The Songs Of David Foster,” Malm recorded an instrumental take of the Manhattan Transfer’s classic, “Smile Again.” This breathtaking ballad was originally co-written by Foster with his old partners in crime, Jay Graydon and Bill Champlin plus lyrics written by Man Tran’s singer, Alan Paul.
Malm reworked the track as an homage to Foster’s instrumental tunes of the late eighties and ninet...

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First Listen: Andrea Bocelli and Nelly Furtado – ‘Corcovado’

Exclusive First Listen: Andrea Bocelli and Nelly Furtado Climb ‘Corcovado’

By Christopher John Farley – http://blogs.wsj.com

“Corcovado” is one of the most beautiful songs that bossa nova legend Antonio Carlos Jobim ever wrote, and that’s saying a lot since he was the man behind such songs as “Garota de Ipanema (The Girl from Ipanema)” and “Águas de Março (Waters of March).” The song’s title refers to Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janeiro, which boasts the famous statue of Cristo Redentor at its peak. Composed by the Brazilian musical genius in 1960, the classic tune, also known as “Quiet Night of Quiet Stars,” has been covered by Miles Davis, Stan Getz with Astrud Gilberto, Frank Sinatra, Diana Krall and Queen Latifah, among many others.

Now superstar vocalist A...

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In the spotlight: Kere Buchanan

 

Kere Buchanan

 

New Zealand born Kere Buchanan is an enormously talented producer and arranger, songwriter and pianist, even if maybe he’s best known as a drummer’s drummer having played with great Australian artists including Tina Arena and Marcia Hines.

His new album ‘Starting Over’ is a superb album, aptly named as he introduces his audience to a dynamic new phase of his career. His collaboration with the towering talents of people like Steve Clisby, Geoff Robertson, Glenn Bidmead, Michelle Martinez and Kimi Tupaea, provides a sublime edge to the Pop, R&B, Jazz and Blues genre that such a vocal line-up would suggest.

The album sounds not unlike a great 70s/80s R&B album like Anita Baker’s “Rapture” or any of Al Jarreau’s old albums so it’s easy to imagine Kere’s giving a tribute to D...

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Seal: ‘Commitment’ Album Preview

 

Seal

 

Life is good for Grammy-winning, international R&B superstar Seal. Propelled by his 1994 smash “Kiss From A Rose,” the smooth-throated singer has enjoyed two decades of success (outside of his marriage to supermodel Heidi Klum, which is an achievement all its own). Seal is releasing his seventh LP, Commitment, on September 28 in U.S. (it’s already available in the rest of the world), his first collection of all-new material in two years. The album is produced by David Foster and if you’ve been a fan over the years then you know exactly what to expect: soulful lyrics, soothing instrumentation, and an experience tailor-made for the grown but still sexy crowd.

 

Click here to listen the full album: http://www.seal.com/commitment

 

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Listen to Katherine Jenkins’ new album Believe

 

Katherine Jenkins

 

Katherine Jenkins’ new album Believe is out in the UK on October 26. You can hear it all week on Telegraph.co.uk ahead of its release.

Released by Warner Bros., it is produced by David Foster, who is credited with a role in the success of Josh Groban and Michael Buble.
Foster has also worked with some of the biggest voices in pop music, such as Whitney Houston, Celine Dion and Barbra Streisand.

“Last year when the opportunity to work with David came up, for me it was a dream come true,” said Jenkins.
“I’ve always loved his style, what he brings to the music, and it’s been an absolutely amazing experience working with him. This is the album I’ve always dreamt of making”.
The album also features a duet with award-winning tenor Andrea Bocelli.
‘I Believe’, arranged by F...

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David Foster Interview with Van McNeil on 99.1 WMYX

 

David Foster

 

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Audio interview: David to work with Justin Timberlake and Whitney Houston

David Foster

From Oprah.com:

For the past 35 years, David Foster has written and produced some of the most beloved songs of artists such as Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand and Earth, Wind and Fire. Gayle King talks with the 14-time Grammy winner about his career and future projects.

David says songwriting has been a part of his life since his days in junior high band. As a member of the 1970s band Skylark, David was introduced to the Los Angeles music scene, and after his band broke up, he became a sought-after producer and songwriter. “Most everything I wrote … I wrote with somebody else, so I like to think of myself as having good hands and so I can be good hands for anybody who wants to write a song,” he says.

From producing hit songs like Whitney Houston’s version of “I Will Always Love You” t...

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Interview: Bublè during italian press conference

 

Michael Bublè

 

This is the audio recording of Michael Buble’s italian press conference in April 2007. Italian singer and journalist Matteo Brancaleoni asked to Michael about his new album “Call Me Irresponsible” and he told lovely about his collaboration with David Foster, Bob Rock and being a Canadian. It’s maybe the most interesting Michael’s interview for Foster fans. Enjoy !

 

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Audio file: Michael Bublè live at Fiorello

 

Michael Bublè

 

Michael Bublè did a beautiful and funny live performance presenting his forthcoming album “Call Me Irresponsible” at Italian radio show “Viva Radio 2″ with Fiorello and Marco Baldini. Here are some excerpts with Michael singing “Everything”, “It Had Better Be Tonight”, a duet version of “Home”, an amazing rendition of “Always On My Mind” and “Sway”.
Also, listen Michael doing Elvis and Eminem…enjoy !

 

 

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Audio file: David Foster and Lisa Lovbrand – “When I fall in love”

 

Lisa Lovbrand

 

David sings again ! He performed a lovely duet with Swedish singer/actress Lisa Lovbrand on her debut soft jazz album “Embraceable”.
It includes some jazz standard and a beautiful new song, “Seagulls” written by Lisa and composer/arranger Jeremy Lubbock.
International artists such as Chris Botti and Paul Buchanan performed on “Embraceable”.
Please give a listen to the clip below: it’s a montage of “When I fall in love” by David and Lisa, “Seagulls” and “These foolish things”. Enjoy !

You may order the album at Burmans Musik.

More info: Lisa Lovbrand website

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