Tuesday, 08 September 2009 10:47

John Barry and Don Black contribute new song for Shirley Bassey album

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BBC News has provided the main details of Dame Shirley Bassey's new album, The Performance, which is due for release in November.  Producer David Arnold is one of the song-writers involved, along with The Manic Street Preachers and The Pet Shop Boys, but the great news for Barry fans is that he and Don Black have contributed a song, Our Time is Now. This is the first song they have written for Dame Shirley since Diamonds are Forever, some 38 years ago!

The album will be released on November 9. Track listing:

Almost There (Tom Baxter)
Apartment (Rufus Wainwright)
This Time (Gary Barlow)
Love You Now (Kaiser Chiefs)
Our Time is Now (John Barry / Don Black)
As God is my Witness (David Arnold / David McAlmont)
No Good about Goodbye (David Arnold / Don Black)
The Girl from Tiger Bay (Manic Street Preachers)
Nice Men (KT Tunstall)
After The Rain (Richard Hawley)
The Performance of My Life (Pet Shop Boys)

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