What The World Needs Now Is Burt Bacharach

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Paul Gambaccini talks to Burt and Kyle Riabko about Close To You - Bacharach Reimagined , the London stage show Kyle conceived around Burt's amazing songbook.

Kyle performs some acoustic versions of songs from Close To You at the BBC Maida Vale studios and Burt discusses the show, his career and collaborations with Hal David, Cilla Black, Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield, Carole Bayer Sager, Herb Alpert, Elvis Costello, The Carpenters, Aretha Franklin, BJ Thomas, Michael McDonald and Patti LaBelle.