The title of his joint album with Lady Gaga was announced on Tony Bennett’s 95th birthday. The record is called Love for Sale and has been announced as the last work of the artist, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.
The album, a tribute to composer Cole Porter, features both solos and duets by Lady Gaga and Bennett. The video for the song I Get A Kick Out Of You will premiere on Friday , the album will be released on October 1.
Bennett and Gaga are currently preparing for two shows at Radio City Music Hall. The announcement of the duo’s performances came a few months after Bennett’s family revealed that the legendary singer is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The Radio City shows that take place on Tuesday and Thursday are his last live performances in New York.
It is not the first time that Bennett and Lady Gaga have released music together. Love for Sale is the duo’s second album, following their successful 2014 album Cheek to Cheek .
Bennett and Gaga also went on a world tour together after that album. Lady Gaga has always been full of praise for Bennett. “I would never have gotten to where I am today without Tony. He was one of my musical inspirations and I am very grateful to him for that,” said Gaga.
Today is @itstonybennett’s 95th birthday! To celebrate him and the love all of his fans have for him, I’m making a special video with 95 Reasons Gaga, Little Monsters, and Bennett Monsters Love Tony! pic.twitter.com/nBvUrgY4dX— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) August 3, 2021
I can’t wait to perform with you tonight Tony. Happy Birthday. I love you so much. 😭❤️ pic.twitter.com/Ep38xrhSVz— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) August 3, 2021