Stranger in Paradise

Stranger in Paradise by Tony Bennett was a UK number 1 hit on Friday, May 13, 1955 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "Stranger In Paradise" was written by Robert Wright and George Forrest for the 1953 Broadway show Kismet, where it was sung by Richard Kiley and Doretta Morrow.The most popular version was sung by Tony Bennett; his version peaked at #2 in the US. (The other side of the single, "Rags to Riches," reached #1). Also in 1955, Kismet was made into a movie. In the film, the song is performed by Vic Damone and Ann Blyth. Not only did this prove to be Tony Bennett's only UK chart-topper, but "Stranger In Paradise" was his only Top 10 hit in Britain. Yet, despite a comparative lack of chart success with his singles, Bennett has long been acknowledged across the Atlantic as one of the great jazz balladeers.

Stranger in Paradise FAQs

Who sang Stranger in Paradise?

Stranger in Paradise was performed by Tony Bennett

What year did Stranger in Paradise get to the UK number 1 spot?

Stranger in Paradise first became a UK number 1 on Friday, May 13, 1955

How long was Stranger in Paradise at number 1 in the UK?

Stranger in Paradise spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.