The 85-year old legendary singer has worked in collaboration with Lady GaGa for his album project called "Duets II" where the two music artists sang together on the hit song "The Lady is a Tramp."
Tony Bennett considers the "Born This Way" singer to be one of the many interesting recording artists that he has ever worked with. Recently, there has been rumors circulating that Tony Bennett and Lady GaGa will be working together on a full album.
Tony Bennett and Lady GaGa sang together on the hit song “The Lady is a Tramp.”
"She is becoming the Picasso of music. She's very talented," Bennett told BBC Breakfast. "She's different than every performer that I've ever met in my whole career. She recreates herself on a daily basis. I can't believe her energy and intelligence," he further added.
Meanwhile, Tony Bennett also praised and never forgot the late singer, Amy Winehouse. The two artists worked together for a music cover of the single "Body and Soul." Bennett had nothing but kind words for the very talented Amy Winehouse who tragically died of overdose because of her drugs and alcohol addiction. "She was a great jazz singer. It was regretful that she died so young. She really was one of the greatest jazz singers of all time," Bennett shared.
During the early course of his music career, Tony Bennett openly recalled about his very own history with addiction to drugs and alcohol."I was smart enough to stop at a young age. It happens to all performers," he said. According to Bennett, helium will just infiltrate into an artist's brain the minute that he or she becomes famous and successful back in the early 1960s.
"You make a lot of wrong moves at first," he said. Then, the singer remembered the point in his life that made him stop his addiction and change for the better. "I asked Woody Allen's manager about someone on drugs. He said that 'He's sinned against his talent'. When I heard that sentence, I immediately dropped everything. Alcohol, cocaine and marijuana," Bennett revealed. "I could have stopped 15 years ago. I have a very strong passion, my ambition is to get better as I get older, and it's working," the singer said of his long career in the music industry. Bennett is currently on tour in United Kingdom.
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