Daily Express Premiere Engelbert Humperdinck’s Music Video for “The First, The Last, My Everything”
Engelbert has released his new single and video, a country version of Barry White’s 1974 classic You’re The First, The Last, My Everything.
Riding a new wave of popularity, iconic singer Engelbert Humperdinck surprises fans with a brand new single, “You’re The First, The Last, My Everything”, a fresh spin on Barry White‘s chart-topping Gold record.
Thanks to massive awareness created by the use of some of his classic hits on uber-popular TV shows like Moon Knight – ‘A Man Without Love’ and Umbrella Academy – ‘Quando, Quando, Quando’, the indomitable 86 year young Leicester boy (as the Queen calls him) finds himself at the centre of attention once again. Having a newly recorded version of West Ham United’s football anthem ‘Forever Blowing Bubbles’ in Brad Pitt’s current No.1 runaway hit movie ‘Bullet Train’ hasn’t hurt either.
Today, the Daily Express has delivered the premiere of Engelbert’s lively music video to accompany the new single, featuring a novel country line dance arrangement that crosses genres and generations.
“You would never think this particular song would turn into a country line dance song,” says Engelbert. “Barry White’s version of it was unmistakable. He had his own inimitable style. I’ve taken it and moved it into a different direction and hopefully, it has the catchy form that people like.”
“The video, which exclusively premieres on the Daily Express website today, was shot in the Cowboy Palace Saloon, a honky tonk club in Los Angeles. Engelbert said he wanted to keep it as authentic as possible with genuine dancers, not actors.
The song is a taster from his new album, coming out later this year, which was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee. It is not the first time he has covered this genre. His huge 1960s hits Release Me and There Goes My Everything were originally country tunes.” – via Daily Express
Engelbert has turned the song into a Country Line Dance Hit that is instantly infectious and makes you smile and immediately want to head to the dance floor. Given that some of Engelbert’s greatest hits have all had roots in Country music: ‘Release Me’, ‘There Goes My Everything’, ‘Am I That Easy To Forget’, his love for it shouldn’t be a surprise. With his new single though he takes things to another level and delivers a worthy successor to Billy Ray Cyrus’ ‘Achy Breaky Heart’. To top it off he has filmed a fun music video, one of only a handful in his career, that shows him performing the song at the Cowboy Palace Saloon – an authentic Honky Tonk Club in California.
The man doesn’t let grass grow under his feet. Currently, he is on a South East Asian tour, a warm up for his extended touring activities in the USA throughout the fall. He is making up for time lost to the pandemic and is determined to give fans every chance to see him Live in person in his element. Nothing could express his love for his fans and their love for him better than the title of the song ‘You’re The First, The Last, My Everything’!