Burt Bacharach: Anyone Who Had A Heart - The Best
Label: HIP-O RECORDS (UMe)
2013 two CD collection released to coincide with the songwrting icon's 85th birthday. This set features various artists performing his memorable writing collaborations! Dating from his first pop hit on the charts and especially his work with longtime writing partner and lyricist Hal David, who helped the duo create an amazing streak of classics, to those songs of recent years when Bacharach ventured out on his own to write with Carole Bayer Sager and Elvis Costello among others, the collection celebrates the work of Bacharach and how the combined efforts of talented songwriters, majestic melodies, unforgettable lyrics and great vocalists can yield timeless pop classics and be interpreted in unique ways.