American singer songwriter Carole King’s (You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman was featured on Big Little Lies last night — Big Little Lies, Season 2, Episode 5, “Kill Me Now”.
The song was heard as we see Madeline and Ed talking as they are driving to the retreat.
(You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman is one of Carole King’s most iconic songs (and there are a lot of them!). It was originally from her 1971 second studio album Tapestry. The most successful album King has ever released and, with more than 10 million sales, was certified Diamond.
It also earned King four Grammy Awards, including one for Best Album.
Nowadays, Tapestry is thought of as one of the best albums ever released, and most definitely one of the most successful.
With 313 weeks on the album chart in the United States (that’s over 6 years!), Tapestry has only ever been beaten with a longer chart stay by Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon.
As for (You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman, it was originally recorded by Aretha Franklin, but then re-recorded by Carole King for Tapestry.
The song has also been recorded by Celine Dion, Peggy Lipton, Peggy Lee and,weirdly and interestingly, Rod Stewart, who recorded it under the title (You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Man.
Listen to Carole King’s (You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman from Big Little Lies, Season 2, Episode 5 in the video below.
You can also hear her iconic album Tapestry in all its loveliness in the Spotify widget below that.