Nothing Comes Easy. Think Sometimes About Me. I Don't Need Anything. Puppet on a String. Tonight in Tokyo. You've Not Changed.
Harry Nilsson. Those Were the Days. Gene Raskin. Later in the year, a new phase in her career began after she received a letter from "two incurable Sandie Shaw fans" — singer Morrissey and lead guitarist Johnny Marr of the Smiths — telling her that "The Sandie Shaw legend cannot be over yet — there is more to be done.
Shaw embarked on two more successful university tours, and made appearances at Gay pride and Peace festivals. The s saw the release of many compilation albums of Shaw's material on various minor labels, as well as reissues of some of her original albums. Shaw's autobiography, The World at My Feet , was published in , and the following year she began studying at Oxford and the University of London and qualified as a psychotherapist in During that time, she recorded new versions of some of her s songs for the album Nothing Less Than Brilliant , released in It was also around this time that Shaw divorced Powell and met her third husband, Tony Bedford.
Concentrating on a new career as a psychotherapist , Shaw opened the Arts Clinic in with her husband, to provide psychological healthcare and creative development to those in the creative industries. Shaw also embarked on a successful legal battle to establish ownership of her entire recording catalogue, and began working with contemporary acts and producers, reworking much of her s and s material.
In , Shaw licensed her recording catalogue worldwide to EMI , continued to develop her Arts Clinic, and began executive coaching and mentoring. Meanwhile, EMI released compilations of her French and Italian recordings, and the following year released similar compilations in Spanish and German.
Newly remastered versions of Reviewing the Situation and Hello Angel also were issued with bonus tracks, and toward the end of the year a 4-CD box set entitled Nothing Comes Easy was released. On 26 February , in honour of her 60th birthday, Shaw released a new version of "Puppet on a String" on her website. The re-tooled version, called "Puppet's Got a Brand New String," had a complete overhaul in sound and vocals under the supervision of her friend Howard Jones and mixer Andy Gray.
The schlager style of the song was replaced with a calmer melody. She also took the opportunity to criticise the Eurovision Song Contest, saying that it was bad when she did it, but had now got even worse. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color:. The Pye Anthology. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Price. Audio CD "Please retry". Register a free business account.
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