Mar 132016
 

From MY FUNNY VALENTINE (single)

Written by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart

“There are very few singers that excite me and live up to my particular expectations. Kelly fills the bill in every way. Her voice is stunning, her way of interpreting a song is exactly how I want to hear it and imagine it to be in a perfect world.  She’s beautiful inside and out and for sure this is a girl we are going to hear lots more from in the future. Good is the enemy of great—Kelly is not good, she’s GREAT!!!”

These words of praise about the up ’n’ coming US singer, Kelly Levesque, come from David Foster himself. In the past few years, the legendary Hitman has been mentoring the New York-born pop/adult contemporary songbird. This fortunate chance has opened the door to many opportunities for Levesque including appearances at big charity events, international tours and collaborations with superstars Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bolton and Josh Groban. Levesque is also the wife of Fraser Walters of the renowned Canadian vocal quartet, The Tenors.

Recently, this gifted singer recorded a heart-warming cover of the classic Rodgers & Hart composition, “My Funny Valentine.” Levesque’s rendition of one of the most haunting love songs ever written has shaped up into a special release for Valentine’s Day. “My Funny Valentine” showcases Levesque’s beautiful voice and Foster’s moving accompaniment on the acoustic piano. This special duet generates some genuine magic as Foster dances around the singer with his masterful playing. Levesque’s vocal performance is pure gold delivered with command, elegance and various nuances that perfectly match the song’s gorgeous melody and memorable lyrics. “My Funny Valentine” was produced by Walters and engineered by Jochem van der Saag and Jorge Vivo.

“My Funny Valentine” is more evidence of the Canadian super-producer’s unique ear when it comes to discovering superior talents like Levesque. She displays huge potential to become the next big thing in the traditional pop field. Who is better than Foster to guide her to that goal? We look forward to more special collaborations coming from this pair very soon.


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Lead Vocals: Kelly Levesque
Acoustic Piano: David Foster

Produced by Fraser Walters


Lyrics

My funny valentine
Sweet comic valentine
You make me smile with my heart
Your looks are laughable
Unphotographable
Yet you’re my favorite work of art

Is your Figure less than Greek?
Is your mouth a little weak?
When you open it to speak
Are you smart?

But don’t change a hair for me
Not if you care for me
Stay little valentine stay
Each day is Valentines day

Is your figure less than Greek
Is your mouth a little weak
When you open it to Speak
Are you smart?

But don’t change a hair for me
Not if you care for me
Stay little valentine stay
Each day is valentines day.