‘Memories,’ one of those great songs that demands great artistry. Recognized artists like Barbara Streisand and Elaine Page do justice to this song – but how about Susan Boyle. Page is the artist Susan Boyle claimed as her goal in artistic performance. Which rendition do you prefer.
For my money – no one beats Streisand – I recognize this is an unfair comparison.
In defense of fairness – Elaine Page sang this song live as a role in the play Cats. A proper comparison should include a live performance in the context of story:
Susan Boyle – live on Britain’s Got Talent: