KISS’ Paul Stanley recently reacted to Tony Bennett’s decision to retiring from live shows on his Twitter account.
As you know, Tony Bennett is a legendary musician who started his career back in the 1950s. The 95-year-old singer is still active on the music scene, and throughout his career, Bennett has received 18 Grammies and several other awards.
In the last decade of his career, Tony Bennett made several duets and released duets albums. For instance, in 2014, he released ‘Cheek To Cheek,’ which features his duets with Lady Gaga.
Earlier this year, Bennett revealed that he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2016. Despite his condition, Bennet continued to make music for five years. The legendary musician was also planning to appear in some shows this year in the United States. However, he recently decided that he won’t be performing live anymore.
Upon seeing the news, Paul Stanley revealed his thoughts on the retirement decision. He sincerely praised Bennett and his musical talents while claiming he is the greatest. Stanley then named his favorite Bennett album, saying it is ‘The Art Of Excellence.’
Paul Stanley’s tweet read:
“Tony Bennett is the Olivier of song interpretation. I’ve always thought him the greatest. An incredible joy live & through all the decades he found a depth in lyrics & connection to the melody that is unmatched. My favorite album of his? ‘The Art Of Excellence.’ He is the embodiment.”
You can check out Paul Stanley’s tweet below.
Tony Bennett is the Olivier of song interpretation. I’ve always thought him the greatest. An incredible joy live & through all the decades he found a depth in lyrics & connection to melody that is unmatched. My favorite album of his? The Art Of Excellence. He is the embodiment. https://t.co/ZlFKPU5p8s
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) August 16, 2021