Versions of the song Petula Clark and Andy Williams charted simultaneously in and had their best showings on Billboard magazine's Easy Listening chartwhere Clark peaked at number 12  and Williams spent two weeks at number Journey (DMX Krew Rmx) - Aural Float - Space Night Vol.
IV - New Frontiers Pt. I. The first recording of "Happy Heart" to reach the charts in Billboard magazine was an instrumental version by record producer Nick DeCaro that debuted on the Easy Listening chart in the March 15,issue and got as high as number 22 over the course of seven weeks. A full-page advertisement in the March 22 issue of Billboard with the headline The Latest Thing from Paris showed a pair of bare legs standing in cleated running shoes and described the rush that Petula Clark - Happy Heart / Love Is The Only Thing and her record company were in to get a recording of the song out:.
Last Monday. Petula races from Paris to Hollywood. She lives in Paris. She records in Hollywood. She races in with no suitcase. Just one song. A quick trip for just one short song? Not with the song Petula's holding. What Petula holds is probably the song of the year. By Tuesday morning [Warner Bros. We, too, are off to the races.
Right now, the guys from Warners're racing at you, with that latest thing. From Petula. Petula's "Happy Heart" beats at Warner Bros. The differences between the arrangements of the two vocal versions stood out for critics. Billboard described both of them in one capsule review, which also appeared in the March 22 issue.
Williams's, produced by Jerry Fulleris a brighter tempo with much jukebox appeal as well. Clark and Williams each debuted "Happy Heart" on Billboard' s Easy Listening chart in the April 5 issue, but Clark reached only number 12 during her seven weeks there.
Director Danny Boyle chose the Williams version for the soundtrack of his British film Shallow Graveand in Rolling Stone revisited the scene in which it was used. He grins, knowing his double-cross worked. You're trying to find an extra irony, an extra delight,' Boyle says. He loved crooners. And, God's honest truth, we were hanging out in Glasgow where we did most of the shooting, and as we got into a black cab, the driver was playing it.
That moment, as you get into the cab, you go, "That's the Party Like A Rockstar - Various - Massive R&B Winter Collection 2007 of the film. It's perfect. Despite what you're seeing, inside he's feeling, "It's my happy heart," and singing loud as he can. The soundtrack CD included the Clark recording as well as a new remix of the song.
In the August 8,issue of BillboardDance Trax columnist Larry Flick wrote, "Speaking of revamping oldies, Junior Vasquez has done a fine Rubber Room - Gibson Bros - Columbus Soul 85 of tweaking Petula Clark's 'Happy Heart' into a thumpy house anthem" and added that "the track benefits tremendously from a rare peek into Vasquez's festive sense Petula Clark - Happy Heart / Love Is The Only Thing humor.
He seems to be having a blast playing with Clark's girlish vocal, wrapping it in vibrant synths and wriggling percussion fills. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the Andy Williams album, see Happy Heart album. Billboard Hot  62 U. Billboard Hot  22 U. New York: Sony Music. The International Petula Clark Society. Retrieved 11 April The Official Charts Petula Clark - Happy Heart / Love Is The Only Thing . Retrieved 12 April Rolling Stone.
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