Pink Martini are a 14-piece band formed in Portland, Oregon in 1994 by Thomas M. Lauderdale. The group incorporates a number of different styles into their music including lounge, classical and jazz.
The debut album Sympathique, released in 1997, is a mix of original works and covers
of classics, such as "Que Sera Sera".
"Amado Mio" is a song from the classic 1946 film noir Gilda, written by Allan Roberts & Doris Fisher. The piece was mimed by Rita Hayworth and sung by Anita Kert Ellis.
The song served as the second single from Grace Jones' 1989 album Bulletproof Heart. In the US, the single was a double A-side with "Crack Attack". Pink Martini covered the song on their 1997 album Sympathique