Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Tal and Irma: Streets Of Philadelphia

A cover of Bruce Springsteen's Streets Of Philadelphia by French artists Tal and Irma.

The new version of the song comes from a forthcoming collection entitled Les stars font leur cinéma.

Springsteen's song, originally released in 1994 won an Academy Award for Best Original Song as well as a Golden Globe and four Grammies.

It originally featured on the soundtrack of Jonathan Demme's 1993 movie Philadelphia, a film starring Tom Hanks  and Denzel Washington. It was one of the first mainstream Hollywood films dealimng with Aids, and Tom Hanks won the  Academy Award for Best Actor for his role.

The song's previously been covered by a large number of artists, including  Melissa Etheridge, David Gray and Elton John.

This new version features on a forthcoming compilation released to coincide with the 120th anniversary of cinema, and it includes versions of songs from Dirty Dancing, Pretty Wiman, Titanic, Pulp Fiction along with memorable numbers from other films.

Artists involved includeM Pokora,  Maska, Lara Fabian, Amaury Vassili and others.

The album is relased on April 27.

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