Another Spring | Nina Simone
Interviewer: Would you rather be remembered for ‘My Baby Just Cares For Me’ or… Simone: I’d rather be remembered for ‘Nina Simone and Piano!’. - March 1999 (x)
The album held not only special significance for her, but for composer Angelo Badalamenti (best known for his Twin Peaks score), whose first career triumphs were the songs he wrote for Nina Simone - among them “Another Spring”.
He reportedly stopped by her office unannounced and asked if she would record his songs “I Hold No Grudge” and “He Ain’t Comin’ Home No More” by singing them for her a capella. She said yes on the spot. (x)
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