The original song is written by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse, and sung by Cy Grant in a musical. Since then (1965) it has been recorded by many other artists, bringing some classics to life. The first of them – and probably the most noticable one – is the Nina Simone‘s version.
Nina Simone – Feeling Good
Album: I Put a Spell on You
Memorable line: “It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life… For me”
Genres: soul, jazz, blues