Released as a single, "Sunny" reached #3 on the R&B charts, #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #12 in the UK. When Hebb toured with The Beatles in 1966 his "Sunny" was as well received as any Beatles tune. BMI rated "Sunny" number 25 in its "Top 100 Songs of the Century".
Phillips has set aside the Beatle-esque pop and the effervescent exotica that informed her last few releases for a more subdued approach. Van Dyke Parks and Gillian Welch are among the contributors here, but the star of the show remains Phillips, whose vibrant personality shines brightly throughout