Thursday, January 28, 2010

Why Try To Change Me Now

My most recent anthem. It's a remake of an old Cy Coleman song. Though, of course, the only other version I've heard is the Frank Sinatra version. And while he does it beautifully, of course he does, Fiona Apple's version is so haunting, and her voice is just better suited to the song, in my opinion. Listen, and then listen again, because I don't think the full impact hits on the first run through.

2 comments:

Lou Ann said...

OK - first - I understand that you listened to Ol Blues Eyes sing this...I didn't realize you knew it was a Cy Coleman song! (you still amaze me) and second - WOW!Fiona Apple captures the whole atmoshpere and intent of this song..and indeed very haunting...I had only her sing one other song (don't remember the name, it was on the radio) and now, will have to hear more of her! That sultry, haunting, truth-that-hurts sound she has is perfect for this song...gotta get it...

Lou Ann said...

Oh, and, the anthem fits you