It Takes Two was originally a single from Marvin Gaye in 1966. Rod Stewart and Tina covered the song in 1990 and released it as the lead single from Rod's album Vagabond Heart. The following year, it was also included on Tina’s greatest hits compilation Simply The Best. The music video, which is available on the Simply The Best video collection, was also used for a Pepsi advertising campaign.

Released November 1990 in Europe on the Warner label on 7“ and 12“ vinyl, cassette and 5“ cd, It Takes Two reached #5 in England, #7 in Europe and #22 in Germany. It was also a #3 airplay hit in Europe. The single was not released in America.

Tina Turner & Rod Stewart - It Takes Two - Single
Tina Turner & Rod Stewart - It Takes Two - Single


A. It Takes Two (duet with Rod Stewart) 4:13

Written by William Stevenson, Sylvia Moy / Produced by Rod Stewart, Bernard Edwards

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A1. It Takes Two (Album Version) 4:13

B1. It Takes Two (Extended Remix) 4:52

Remix by Nick Launay

Tina Turner - It Takes Two - Music Video

Music Video
Director: David Hogan
Producer: Simon Straker
Home Video: Simply The Best
Time: 4:08


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