Ronnie Spector (born Veronica Yvette Bennett; August 10, 1943) is an American singer. In 2016, she released, through 429 Records, English Heart, her first album of new material in a decade. The album features her versions of songs of the British Invasion by the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Yardbirds, Bee Gees, and others produced by Scott Jacoby On August 9, 2017, People Magazine premiered a new single Love Power produced by Narada Michael Walden by Ronnie Spector and The Ronettes, making it the first Ronettes single in decades. The song was released August 18, 2017.
Redirected from English Heart (album)). English Heart is the fifth studio album by American recording artist Ronnie Spector, released on April 8, 2016, by 429 Records. The album is a rock and roll record, with Spector covering a variety of classic songs. Markos Papadatos of Digital Journal praised the album, stating "Overall, Ronnie Spector is as good as ever on her latest studio effort.
Album · 2016 · 14 Songs. Ronnie Spector's Best Christmas Ever - EP. 2010.
So it makes sense that Ronnie would look back at this era by recording an album of classic tunes by great British acts of the '60s. Released in 2016, English Heart features covers of ten memorable British rock tunes from the '60s. She also throws in one ringer, the Bee Gees' "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart," which the Australian act released in 1971. It's certainly a fun idea for an album, and Ronnie and producer Scott Jacoby have chosen wisely, tackling hits that suit her moody timbre, as well as a few lesser-known classics.
The 11 songs on 'English Heart' comprise of a collection of Ronnie’s hand–picked favourites, including songs recorded by The Kinks ('Tired of Waiting'), The Animals ('Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood') and The Beatles ('I’ll Follow the Sun').
Ronnie Spector will release 'English Heart,' her first album of new material since 2006, on April 8th. Samir Hussein/Getty. The Ronettes icon Ronnie Spector will release her first album of new material since 2006 this spring. The singer’s 1960s British-themed English Heart comprises her takes on songs from the era, which she handpicked. English Heart Track List. 1. Oh Me Oh My (I’m a Fool for You Baby) 2. Because 3. I’d Much Rather Be with the Girls 4. Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying 5. Tired of Waiting 6. Tell Her No 7. I’ll Follow the Sun 8. You’ve Got Your Troubles 9. Girl Don’t Come 10. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood 11. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart. In This Article: Ronnie Spector, The Ronettes.
Despite, or because of, its aptly era-appropriate brevity, English Heart is immaculate, and a lot better than it needs to be. Warm and beautiful.
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