About “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”
“Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” is a hidden song by Lauryn Hill from her album The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill.
“I hadn’t intended to have a cover on the album at all. The record company asked me to put it on the album as a bonus song because it was a song that I had done for The Conspiracy Theory score. It wasn’t even on the soundtrack. Someone heard it, took it from the film and started playing it on the radio. It spread right across the States, a song that was never intended for radio play or even release. I thought it was kind of funny, another cover version taking off like that. Naturally there was some record company pressure, but if I had my way it wouldn’t be on it at all.” – Lauryn Hill in Muse, 1998.
The song was nominated for the 1999 Grammy Award for “Best Female Pop Vocal Performance” – the first instance of a hidden track being nominated for a Grammy.
“Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” was written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio. It was first recorded by Frankie Valli in 1967, and has since been covered by many artists from a variety of genres, including Andy Williams, Gloria Gaynor, and Muse.
“Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” has become a classic love song that has stood the test of time and continues to be a popular choice for weddings and other romantic occasions. Its popularity has also led to its inclusion in various movies and TV shows over the years.
About The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill is the debut solo album by American singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill, released in 1998. It is considered a masterpiece of neo-soul, hip-hop, and R&B, blending elements of these genres with gospel, reggae, and rock. The album’s themes revolve around love, relationships, motherhood, spirituality, and social issues.
The album features Hill’s powerful and soulful vocals, along with her sharp and introspective lyrics, which earned her numerous accolades, including five Grammy Awards, and made her an iconic figure in music history. Hits like “Doo Wop (That Thing),” “Ex-Factor,” and “Everything Is Everything” showcase Hill’s unique style, combining infectious melodies, honest lyrics, and skilled rapping.
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill is a timeless classic that has influenced many contemporary artists and has become a symbol of empowerment and self-awareness for women and people of color. It is widely regarded as one of the best albums of all time, a true masterpiece that continues to inspire generations of music lovers.
How to find “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”
On CD: Go directly to track #15
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