Feeling Good

Feeling Good (Muse)

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"Feeling Good" (aka Feelin' Good) is a song written by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse for the 1965 musical The Roar of the Greasepaint—the Smell of the Crowd and has since been recorded by many artists, including Nina Simone, Muse, Sammy Davis Jr., Bobby Darin, Traffic, Michael Bublé, The Pussycat Dolls, George Michael, John Barrowman, John Coltrane, Toše Proeski, Adam Lambert, Joe Bonamassa, Frank Sinatra Jr, Jennifer Hudson, Stephen Williams.

Nina Simone's version appeared on her 1965 album I Put a Spell on You. Simone's version is also featured in the 1993 film Point of No Return, in which the protagonist uses the code name "Nina" and professes to be a longtime fan of Simone's music. (It is worth noting that at least half the soundtrack for the film featured Nina Simone songs.) The song was also featured in the promotional video of the TV series Six Feet Under (4th season), and is included in the show's volume 2 soundtrack. Additionally, Simone's version is also included in the 2006 film, Last Holiday, in the 2010 film Repo Men, appears as a background track in the 2009 game The Saboteur (despite the game taking place in Nazi-occupied Paris, long before the song was made),...

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