Colour My World: PETULA CLARK

Australian singles chart:
Colour My World entered the Kent charts on 18 Feb 1967 and peaked at #10. The song was #88 on the Top 100 of 1967.

Tony Hatch, Jackie Trent

Tony Hatch

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Colour My World was written by Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent.
The recording acknowledged the sound of the later 1960s by featuring a riff played on the sitar.
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The song was recorded in New York and Petula was surprised that the drummer, who was the city’s top stickman, appeared to be nervous. She recalled to us: “I looked at him and I said, ‘What’s wrong?’ He said, ‘I don’t know if I can get that London sound.’ I said, ‘What London sound?’ He said, ‘Well, you know, that sound…’ I said, ‘No, I don’t actually.’ I said, ‘Why don’t you just play it? That will be fine.'”
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