Burt Bacharach: One Special Night

Burt Bacharach’s banner year included the TNT homage from which this disc was culled, One Special Night. For every thrill — Chrissie Hynde’s sexy ”Baby It’s You,” Wynonna’s bluesy ”Anyone Who Had a Heart” — there are game but tepid attempts by All Saints, Ben Folds Five, and Barenaked Ladies. And while Mike Myers’ ”What’s New Pussycat?” was a hoot to watch, listening is another matter. What a relief when Dionne Warwick and Luther Vandross show how it’s done. B-

Burt Bacharach: One Special Night
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