France’s ‘first lady’ gears up for album release

Carla Bruni's 'No Promises' comes out next month

Former supermodel Carla Bruni is gearing up for the US wide-release of ‘No Promises’, slated to hit stores on February 19.

The album is the second release from the Italian model and was previously available through iTunes and Barnes and Noble. The concept sees Bruni interpret her favourite poems through song.

Shel is currently best known for her relationship with French president Nicolas Sarkozy, whom she has been dating since November. Recent reports that the pair married in secret are unsubstantiated.

The track list is:

‘Those Dancing Days Are Gone’ (poem by William Butler Yeats)

‘Before The World Was Made’ (poem by William Butler Yeats)

‘Lady Weeping At The Crossroads; (poem by WH Auden)

‘I Felt My Life With Both Hands’ (poem by Emily Dickinson)

‘Promises Like Pie Crust’ (poem by Christina Rossetti)

‘Autumn’ (poem by Walter De La Mare)

‘If You Were Coming into The Fall’ (poem by Emily Dickinson)

‘I Went To Heaven’ (poem by Emily Dickinson)

‘Afternoon’ (poem by Dorothy Parker)

‘Ballade at Thirty-Five’ (poem by Dorothy Parker)

‘At Last The Secret is Out’ (poem by WH Auden)

–By our New York staff.

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