In modern musical history, there are melodies almost archetypal, which simply change.…
Voices and performances compete with each other in quality and uniqueness.
One of these is “Feeling Good” or better known as “Feelin ‘Good“.
The composition belongs to the English singers and songwriters Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse.
The song was created for the musical “The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd”.
Before its Broadway premiere, a year after its creation in 1964, it was first sung by Cy Grant.
Actor, writer, poet, and musician, but also the first black celebrity presenter of the BBC.
In 1965 Gilbert Price performed it with all the members of the original Broadway.
Travel around the world …
As a separate from the musical song, he began his journey with Nina Simone in 1965 on her album “I Put a Spell on You”.
With this impressive performance, it was to become one of the most famous songs in the whole world!
Since then, it has experienced numerous covers in many languages and in many tempos.
It has musically dressed TV series, movies, and commercials until we get to 2001 and the unique performance by Muse.
The song is on their album “Origin of Symmetry”.
According to Total Guitar magazine, it is in fifth place among the best covers of all time.
In September 2010, NME magazine ranked it as the best cover ever made, along with the Beatles’ “Twist and Shout” and Johnny Cash’s “Hurt.”