XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of The Week: “Cut Copy Me” by Petula Clark

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petclark This week’s new Gotta Hear Song of the Week is “Cut Copy Me” by the legendary Petula Clark. Say what?!?! That’s right; Petula Clark, singer of hit songs from the Sixties including the huge international hits like “Downtown,” “Don’t Sleep In The Subway,” and “I Know A Place,” has returned with a gorgeous and haunting new song called “Cut Copy Me.” The 80 year old releases her new album Lost in You, on April 2nd on The End Records. The album features a mix of new songs like “Cut Copy Me,” as well as covers of songs by Gnarls Barkley, Elvis Presley and a beautiful take on “Imagine” by John Lennon. “Cut Copy Me” is sparse and ambient yet dramatically engaging. Delicate acoustic guitars intermingle with a lithe piano phrase, and Clark’s tender vocals float above a striking string arrangement. Below, listen to “Cut Copy Me.”

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5 Responses to “XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of The Week: “Cut Copy Me” by Petula Clark”

  1. Steve

    Will be interesting to see if the rest of the songs use the “echo” (a la Cher) on this track. I’m a big Pet song. With Tom Jones and Pet making new recording, the 60s are back.

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  2. Chippie

    Wow…80 years old…she’s older than Shirley Bassey.

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  3. Dick

    She has flown under the radar, with a voice like this, should not be missed. Will get this album asap. thanks for sharing this ladies new song.

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  4. Diane Krstulovich

    So charming. For all those grannies who are still afraid of computers. Very sweet, Petula. You’re still the top!

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  5. Nancy

    Petula is the best andost gracious and
    Humble entertainer. This new album is wonderful.

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