Amy Winehouse and Tony Bennett: How should this duet shape up?
Image Credit: Dave M. Benett/Getty ImagesCan you imagine what a mash-up of “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” and “Rehab” might sound like? Well, you might not have to imagine for much longer—the disparate artists (in sound and age!) behind both hits, Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse, are apparently teaming up for a duet, likely to come later this year. Few specifics about the collaboration have emerged yet, but Winehouse is said to be a big fan of Bennett’s work. The crooner confirmed that he’s working with Winehouse, saying, “We’re working on partnering up to record a duet together, but it’s still in the works.” And Bennett’s wife, Susan Bennedetto, added that Winehouse “went to see him twice while he was performing in London.” Awww, Amy Winehouse has a crush!
An tantalizing side note to this collaboration, of course, is the troubles both stars have faced. Bennett nearly derailed his career with drug addiction in the 1970s, while Winehouse’s issues have been well documented over the past several years. “Rehab,” indeed. It should be interesting to see what the pair comes up with—it’ll undoubtedly be a unique sound that possibly could go much, much deeper. Any ideas about how would you like the Winehouse-Bennett duet to take shape? Sound off in the comments below!
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