Feb. 15, 2007
180 Music and Target will release Burt Bacharach’s latest recordings on Feb. 27 as part of its new music line, The Spotlight Music Series. The 15 releases in the series will be available exclusively at Target for $9.99 each. Burt appears on the CD New Music From An Old Friend. Produced by the legendary Phil Ramone (who engineered many of Burt’s classic recordings), New Music features legendary songwriters including Burt, Brian Wilson, Kris Kristofferson, Carole King and Willie Nelson each contributing two songs, one a remake of a classic composition and the other a brand new song.
Bacharach contributes a remake of “Alfie” featuring Peabo Bryson and a new song written in collaboration with Brian Wilson, “What Love Can Do.” For more information about New Music From An Old Friend and all the releases in the series, visit www.180music.com.