Amy Winehouse Contributes Song In Quincy Jones Tribute Album

September 12th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
amy winehouseSep 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse has gone one step closer to carving her own exclusive niche in the music industry. The ‘Rehab’ star contributed a song in the upcoming album as a tribute to the legendary Quincy Jones. The album is named ‘Q: Soul Bossa Nostra’ and Amy Winehouse will be seen covering the 1963 classic ‘It’s My Party’ by Lesley Gore. The song is one of the first hits by Quincy Jones as a producer.

Quincy Jones explained that he is thrilled that Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson (her producer) have decided to be a part of the album and contribute a song. He also appreciated the way Amy Winehouse gave her own inputs to the song by Lesley Gore. The legendary producer went on to add that he is not only astounded by the talent and voice of Amy Winehouse but also likes the respect and knowledge that she has about the history of music. The song will be Amy Winehouse’s first single in a long time and fans will be looking forward to it for sure.

Quincy Jones and Amy Winehouse met at the 90th birthday party of Nelson Mandela and reports suggest that Quincy Jones asked her there to feature in the tribute album of the star. He was also seen referring to Amy Winehouse as his ‘little naughty sister’. He has also joked about the fact that when he asked Amy Winehouse to straighten up her life, she gave him hope by saying that her husband will soon be out of jail. Amy Winehouse has been in the new in the recent years more for her drug stories than her music. She has promised her fans that she will release an album in 2011.

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