I Only Have Eyes For You (Harry Warren / Al Dubin) by Claressa Monteiro @ Paragon (3 May 12) (HD)

Posted: May 4, 2012

Claressa Monteiro (vocals), Nick Lim (piano) and Razip (electric upright bass) performing "I Only Have Eyes For You" at Paragon Shopping Centre, Level 1, Orchard Road on the afternoon of 3rd May 2012. "I Only Have Eyes for You" is a popular song by composer Harry Warren and lyricist Al Dubin, written in 1934 for the film Dames where it was introduced by Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler. According to Billboard magazine, the song was a #2 hit for Ben Selvin in 1934. The orchestras of Peter Duchin and Anson Weeks also figured in the song's 1934 popularity. This song was recorded in 1950 by Peggy Lee, and most notably by The Flamingos in 1959, becoming one of their most popular hits. Rolling Stone magazine ranked the Flamingos' version #157 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. This version peaked at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The Flamingos' version was included on the soundtracks for the 1973 film American Graffiti and the 1983 films The Right Stuff and Heart Like a Wheel. A 1998 episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer borrows its title from the song and also features parts of the song in several instances. The song is a jazz standard, and has been covered by thousands of musicians. Music En Vogue 2012 Set your mood for shopping with our fine selection of great musical highlights. Daily (except Tuesday): 12:30pm & 1:30pm Claressa Monteiro - 2 to 14 May Claressa is a formidable talent that has emerged as Singapore's most exciting jazz personality. She was presented by the Composers & Authors Society of Singapore (COMPASS) with the Artistic Excellence Award - only the second jazz vocalist to have accomplished this. Her recorded works have earned her international rave reviews for her beautiful, soaring voice and masterful delivery. More info about Claressa can be found at