Shandon Records is very proud to announce the release of the first CD outing of Josh Johnston as a duo with Dutch singer and actress Truly DiVine. With a songlist collected from three and a half years of producing successful themed concerts in Dublin and across Ireland, Dutch singer Truly DiVine and Irish pianist Josh Johnston have created an album of songs about love from Broadway and the silver screen. Click here to read the full press release.
1. Close your eyes
Written by Bernice Petkere
Learnt from the recording of Doris Day and André Previn (1962)
2. This girl’s in love with you (1968)
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
3. Try your wings (1958)
Written by Michael Barr and Dion McGregor for Blossom Dearie
4. Down with Love (1937)
Written by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg
From the musical “Hooray for what?”
5. Johnny (1931)
Written by Friedrich Holländer
From “The Song of Songs” (1933), performed by Marlene Dietrich
6. The heat is on (1953)
Written by Lester Lee and Ned Washington
From “Miss Sadie Thompson” (1953), performed by Jo Ann Greer (as the singing voice of Rita Hayworth), banned when the film first came out for being too raunchy.
7. Girl Talk (1965)
Written by Neal Hefti and Bobby Troup
From “Harlow”, the biopic of Jean Harlow
8. Look me over closely (1953)
Written by Terry Gilkyson for Marlene Dietrich
9. Ev’rything I’ve got (1942)
Written by Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart
From the musical “By Jupiter”.
10. It’s magic (1947)
Written by Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn
From “Romance on the high seas” (1947), performed by Doris Day
11. Candy (1944)
Written by Alex Kramer, and Mack David and Joan Whitney
12. Frim Fram Sauce (1945)
Written by Joe Ricardel and Redd Evans
13. One for my baby (1943)
Written by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer
From “Macao” (1953), performed by Jane Russell
14. Hooray for Love (1935)
Written by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields
Truly DiVine – singing
Josh Johnston – piano
Produced by Josh Johnston & Truly DiVine
Engineered & mixed by Michael Manning
Mastered by Ciaran Byrne
Released 8th April 2016
Hear some samples of the album here
Buy this CD now for €15 (including p&p worldwide from here.
If you are in Dublin, it is also available in Tower Records on Dawson Street.
The CD is now available to buy digitally from I-Tunes Music Store and to stream from Spotify and other digital music outlets.