Pop culture fans live for unlikely pairings and collaborations and the pairing of Lady Gaga, one of the top pop stars to emerge in the 21st century with Tony Bennett, one of the most successful crooners of the 20th century, is among the most unlikely yet. The two got together for a recording on Tony’s 2012 album Duets II felt like a natural match for the both of them. So naturally, they’re singing cheek to cheek.
Cheek To Cheek consists of traditional pop and jazz standards from the 1920s, 30s and 40s, including a few from the Great American Songbook. Tony is once again in his element with a top notch performance that doesn’t at all suggest his abilities have waned after seven decades. It’s even more impressive when you consider that he’s 88 and still going strong. Plus, he just broke his own record for being the oldest artist to have a #1 album.Read more