Some of the world s entertainment legends have joined forces with Engelbert Humperdinck to create tracks for his forthcoming duets album. Coming over 45 years after his first massive number one single, the incomparable trademark Please Release Me , this album is a celebration of an incredible career. The album will be released on March 17th 2014 through Conehead via Nova Distribution / Universal. Featuring brand new recordings that see Engelbert teaming up with some of music s greatest stars, this is a collection that really shines. The album is being produced by Grammy Award-winner Martin Terefe [Jason Mraz, James Morrison, KT Tunstall, Mary J Blige]. Engelbert said, This album is a true labour of love. We have a few more recordings to go, but what a cast! I m keeping most of it under my hat but I was so excited about working with Elton, Smokey, Willie Nelson, Dionne Warwick, Kenny Rogers and of course Sir Cliff whom I have admired ever since first hearing them, I m honoured that they have contributed to this album, people are going to love the songs . Elton commented, One of the sweetest and nicest people I have ever worked with. We had great time singing together and he is so quick, what I call a one-take singer , 76 years old and still sounding as good as ever Features duets with, among others, Elton John, Cliff Richard, Lulu, Il Divo, Willie Nelson, Gene Simmons, Ron Sexsmith, Johnny Mathis, Olivia Newton John, Smokey Robinson, Shelby Lynne, Armando Manzanero, Beverly Knight, Kenny Rogers, Andrea Corr, Neil Sedaka, Dionne Warwick, Charles Aznavour, Tini, Luis Fonsi
About the Artist
In an illustrious career spanning over 45 years, Engelbert Humperdinck has sold over 150 million records worldwide, received four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe for Entertainer of the Year, 63 gold and 24 platinum records and is one of only a handful of artists with a star on both the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Las Vegas Walk of Fame.