MARIANNE FAITHFULL - IS THIS WHAT I GET FOR LOVING YOU?



MARIANNE FAITHFULL - "Is This What I Get For Loving You?" / "Tomorrow's Calling" (Decca F.22524) February 1967

Today's spotlight is on Marianne Faithfull (again) with her 1967 flop "Is This What I Get For Loving You?" The song was recorded first in 1965 by The Ronettes. Their version flopped too.
On this cut, Marianne's vocals are at a lower register and have a similar moodiness to that of Nico on the first Velvet Underground album.

I wonder if she was singing with Mick Jagger in mind here?







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