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Press Release |  05 Oct 2017 16:10 |  By RnMTeam

Columbia Records releases 'Johnny Mathis sings the Great New American Songbook'

MUMBAI: Legendary vocalist Johnny Mathis released his new album, Johnny Mathis Sings The Great New American Songbook on 29 September. The album features 11 inspired Mathis interpretations of prevailing current songs that comprise the modern great American songbook, all imbued with the iconic vocalist’s indelible touch.

Produced by Grammy-winning music greats Kenneth Babyface Edmonds and Clive Davis, Johnny Mathis Sings The Great New American Songbook features a matchless array of modern-day ‘standards’ christened by Mathis intuitive delivery. Among the songs included are Hello, originally recorded by Adele, Happy, originally recorded by Pharrell, the aforementioned Hallelujah, originally recorded by Leonard Cohen, You Raise Me Up, originally recorded by Josh Groban, I Believe I Can Fly, originally recorded by R. Kelly, Just The Way You Are, originally recorded by Bruno Mars, and Run To You featuring Kenny G originally recorded by Whitney Houston.

One of the seminal voices of popular music, Johnny Mathis has attained unparalleled achievement as a recording artist and live performer in an incredible career that has spanned more than six decades. Universally recognized for his inimitable artistry and signature renderings of the American song catalogue, his vast stylistic range has encompassed romantic interpretations of jazz and pop standards, music composed for stage and film, contemporary pop hits, and holiday music both sacred and secular, enduring as one of the most acclaimed traditional pop vocalists in music history.