442) Sharon Tandy — “The Way She Looks at You”
OK, I couldn’t resist, another classic by Sharon Tandy (see #371, 441). This “very Sandy Shaw-like” song (Richie Unterberger, https://www.allmusic.com/album/you-gotta-believe-its-mw0000741620 ) is “upbeat and undeniably commercial . . . squarely in the vogue of 1968 British pop and thus once again its total lack of chart action begs explanation.” (Alec Palao’s liner notes to her You Gotta Believe It’s . . . Sharon Tandy comp) Yes, this is one of the greatest exuberant Swinging London tracks that I have heard. How could it not have been a hit? The song was written by her husband Frank “Fenter’s in house writing team Brian Potter and Graham Dee”, of whom Sharon said “Graham Dee and Brian Potter, they could write!” (liner notes to You Gotta Believe It’s . . . Sharon Tandy)
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