The track and video of â€śBody and Soul,â€ť recorded by Amy Winehouse and Tony Bennett on March 23, 2011 at Abbey Road Studios in London, will be released in its entirety on Wednesday September 14 to commemorate what would have been Amy Winehouseâ€™s 28th Â birthday.
â€śBody and Soul,â€ť became the final recording Amy ever made before her passing on July 23rd of this year.
Tony Bennett commented:
â€śWe had a beautiful time recording together in the studio and I knew that Amy was very happy with how she performed that day. I thought she was absolutely brilliant and this recording truly captures the essence of her unique artistry. She was a rare talent.â€ť
Plans will be announced for donation of proceeds from the sale of â€śBody and Soulâ€ť single and video to the Amy Winehouse Foundation. Also, royalties from her Autumn / Winter 2011 clothingÂ collection for British clothing label Fred Perry will be donated to the Foundation.