In a sense, Stan is not only a duet between Eminem and Dido, but also between the rapper’s post and pre-fame selves, where boldly he faces up to how little the former has to offer the latter.
Even after you’ve heard it hundreds of times, there’s still an amazing subtlety about the way the isolated segment of Dido’s Thank You anchors the spiralling mania of the narration. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Let's Call the Whole Thing Off (1937) This George and Ira Gershwin song is a catalogue of trivial incompatibilities.
Deprived of a place on the radio playlists, Breathe wound its way into people’s minds with the power of its melody, and became the fifth biggest selling single of the year.
Its claim to greatness comes from the way Paul’s bouncy dancehall rap of justification – “Sean Paul give you the good loving, daily” – is set against Cantrell’s timeless, soaring vocal of aching betrayal: “When love hurts, it won’t work.” The unusually slow tempo and the big-band brass emanate the same haunting mix of modern and old-fashioned. "I’m the new Sinatra and since I made it here/I can make it anywhere, yeah, they love me everywhere." Jay-Z takes inspiration from Sinatra's New York, New York for his own love letter to the Big Apple.
This rousing anthem, the most widely recorded song in her repertoire, was composed by Nina Simone as a homage to playwright Lorraine Hansberry.
Jamaican singers Bob Andy and Marcia Griffiths made theirs the most uplifting version of all by setting it to a skanking, uptempo rhythm and layering swooping strings over their vocal harmonies.
The course takes in the countryside nestled between mountains and the shore of Lake Geneva before finishing in the heart of the city in front of the famous Jet d’Eau.The closing stretch takes participants through the heart of Geneva before crossing the finish line on the Pont du Mont-Blanc, with a stunning view on the famous Jet d’Eau in the distance.On Saturday May 5th, a number of other race formats will be available for both juniors and adults.He has also starred in "Whoop-de-doo", "I Will Come Back" and, most recently, "Norma Does Men".The Sunday New York Times did a front page cover story on Tommy Femia in 2011 entitled "The Boy Who Became Judy Garland".