Former cab driver Mitch releases his album of jazz and swing classics, Rush Of Love, next Monday.Posted by Amy HQ | Filed under Uncategorized “I remember the first time hearing her voice… And we miss her.” Mark Cooper BBC “Amy Winehouse At The BBC”, a four-disc collection chronicling the many remarkable performances by arguably the greatest and most genuine talent to emerge in British music in decades, will be released on November 12th. TO KNOW HIM IS TO LOVE HIM (Pete Mitchell 2006) DISC THREE (DVD) Amy Winehouse- BBC One Sessions Live at Porchester Hall 1.
The two divorced in 2009 after pressure from both their parents but rekindled their romance briefly before her death in 2011. Despite already being in a relationship, by the end of the month she'd tattooed his name on her neck.“Amy Winehouse – The Day She Came to Dingle” (Disc 4), perhaps the centrepiece of the box set, is a short film featuring a fascinating interview with the artist intercut with Amy, at the height of her powers, delivering an electrifying 20 minute live performance recorded in December 2006 in a tiny church. Like Amy’s three previous albums, this new collection will prove, once more, a fitting tribute to her peerless artistry, phenomenal talent, and extraordinary powers as a songwriter, a singer and an interpreter of classics. I instantly knew she was destined to be one of the greatest.” NAS “Jools loved Amy straight away – her honesty as a vocalist, songwriter and Londoner…Britain has produced a lot of brilliant female singer-songwriters and vocalists in the last decade or so, many from Beth Gibbons to Adele, rooted in older black American forms, soul and jazz and blues. Spread across three dvds, and one CD, this comprehensive collection captures the strong and enduring relationship that Amy enjoyed with the BBC and is further proof of quite what an extraordinarily talented, completely original, and truly engaging performer Amy was. The Special Edition box set includes Amy’s earliest BBC Radio sessions, her first ever TV performances, as well as candid interviews, rarely seen footage, unheard gems, rarities, unique covers and live versions of classic songs from “Frank” and “Back To Black”. Also, like Nellie Mc Kay (but unlike nearly all of her contemporaries), Winehouse songs like "Fuck Me Pumps," "Take the Box," and "I Heard Love Is Blind" cast a cool, critical gaze over the music scene, over the dating scene, and even over the singer herself.With "In My Bed," she even proves she can do a commercial R&B production, and a club version of "Moody's Mood for Love" not only solidifies her jazz credentials but proves she can survive in the age of Massive Attack.Both he and Alex Clare had relationships with the deceased soul singer Amy Winehouse.Donovan Jackson, Composer, Author, Keyboards - Copyright Control, Music Publisher - Earl Chinna Smith, Composer, Author, Guitar - Amy Winehouse, Composer, Author, Vocals, Main Artist - Gordon Williams, Composer, Author - Rudy Bird, Other - Delroy "Chris" Cooper, Composer, Author, Bass - Astor Campbell, Composer, Author - Emi Music Publishing Ltd., Music Publisher - Ben Bryant, Asst.The set also includes a beautifully illustrated booklet featuring rare photographs, a deeply touching appreciation from her friend, rap superstar, Nas, extensive sleeve notes by the Sunday Times Culture’s Dan Cairns as well as the thoughts of BBC producer Mark Cooper who worked closely with Amy on many of the highlights of the set. Disc 1 is a DVD selection of recordings chosen by Later presenter, songwriter and musician Jools Holland, Disc 2 is a 14-song audio selection dating from 2004 to 2009, while Disc 3 features Amy’s memorable Porchester Hall sessions.