Amy Winehouse's Last Song & Video Drop on What Would Have Been Her 28th Birthday
Today would have been British singing sensation Amy Winehouse's 28th birthday. It's only fitting, then, that today is the day her last song and video are released; it's a duet with legendary crooner Tony Bennett, who numbers himself as one of Winehouse's great admirers. That video is here for you for your video lunch.
"The duet with jazz icon Tony Bennett on the standard 'Body and Soul' premiered at 6 a.m. on MTV, VH1, MTV Hits and mtvU and will be repeated on an hourly basis throughout the morning, after which it will be available online on MTV.com," notes MTV. The music network says that Winehouse looks really healthy, and points out the late singer's on-screen flirtation with the 85-year-old Bennett.
Also launching today is the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which will help young people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction and other troubles. The Bennett album, Duets II, that contains the Winehouse pairing, comes out on Tuesday.
Winehouse died July 23 at her London home.