Feeling Good" (also known as "Feelin' Good") is a song written by English composers Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse for the musical The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd. It was first performed on stage in 1964 by Cy Grant on the UK tour and by Gilbert Price in 1965 with the original Broadway cast
The iconic Feeling Good that Nina Simone turned into an industry standard with her interpretation off her landmark record I Put A Spell On You was released on June 1st, 1965. Not released as a single at its time, the track was used in a 1987 commercial for, oddly enough, fabric conditioner, and grew to great popularity. Later featured in a variety of cinematic and commerical soundtracks, Feeling Good arguably became Simone’s signature song, its pure optimism and soulful vocals blessing the ears of millions around the world. Feeling Good" Track Info
Feeling Good" lyrics. Birds flyin' high, you know how I feel Sun in the sky, you know how I feel Breeze driftin' on by, you know how I feel It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life for me Yeah, it's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life for me, ooooooooh And. I'm feelin' good . album: "I Put A Spell On You" (1965). I Put A Spell On You Tomorrow Is My Turn Ne Me Quitte Pas Marriage Is For Old Folks July Tree Gimme Some Feeling Good One September Day Beautiful Land You've Got To Learn Take Care Of Business.
Album: I Put A Spell On You (1965). Charted: 40. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. songfacts ®. Artistfacts ®. Lyrics. British songwriters Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse wrote this as part of their 1965 Broadway musical The Roar Of The Greasepaint - The Smell Of The Crowd. In the UK, Simone's version went to when the song was used in a 1994 advertising campaign for Volkswagen cars. In 1997, a version by Huff & Herb charted in the UK at A soundalike version was used in a television commercial for Buick. Muse's interpretation of this song came top in a NME poll to find the best cover version of all time. The survey was commissioned by the Channel 4 show On Track With SEAT. The Beatles' "Twist and Shout" came second and Johnny Cash's "Hurt" third.
Feeling Good" (also known as "Feelin' Good") is a song written by English singer-songwriters Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse for the 1965 musical 'The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd' starring Cy Grant, who sang the original version of the song. The song has notably been covered by artists such as Muse, Michael Bublé and Eels. Nina Simone's version appeared on her 1965 album 'I Put a Spell on You'. I Put a Spell on You. Nina Simone.
A fiery interpreter of the usually staid American songbook, Nina Simone took a song and made it her own - whether it was Gershwin's "I Loves You, Porgy" or Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit. This 1994 collection on Universal features selections from her Philips years of the mid-'60s, generally acknowledged as the pinnacle of her recording career, the genesis of material including "My Baby Just Cares for Me," "Ne Me Quitte Pas (If You Go Away)," and her own "Mississippi Goddam.
Complete your Nina Simone collection. My Baby Just Cares For Me.