Lady Gaga has teamed up with veteran singer Tony Bennett on new album Cheek to Cheek.
And Gaga says she felt incredibly inspired by Amy, who died in July 2011, while laying down the record.
“I thought of her almost every day in the studio. I wish she was still here. She was jazz to her core,” Gaga wrote during a Twitter question and answer session.
“I’m sure that she would be proud and that makes me feel good,” Tony added
Gaga also spoke openly about how close she grew to Tony during the recording of the album. The singer added she will consider Tony a friend for life.
“Tony told me Frank Sinatra changed his life when he said ‘For my money, Tony Bennett is the best singer in the business.’
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