August is the tenth studio album from Eric Clapton, including the duet with Tina on Tearing Us Apart and backing vocals from her on „Hold On“. Tearing Us Apart was released as the second single from the album with „Hold On“ on the b-side. Tina and Eric performed it also live in 1986 at the All Star Rock concert in London’s Wembley Arena. This version was later released on the Prince’s Trust charity album in 1987. August was released in November 1986 from Duck / Warner Records on vinyl, cassette and compact disc.

Tina Turner & Eric Clapton - August - Album

Front Cover

Tearing Us Apart (duet with Eric Clapton) 4:14

Written by Eric Clapton, Greg Phillinganes / Produced by Phil Collins, Tom Dowd
Single release in 1987

Hold On (Backing vocals) 4:55

Written by Eric Clapton, Phil Collins / Produced by Phil Collins, Tom Dowd

musicians
Guitar: Eric Clapton / Keyboard: Greg Phillinganes / Backing vocals: Phil Collins, Greg Phillinganes / Bass Guitar: Nathan East / Drums, Percussion: Phil Collins / Horns, Saxophone: Michael Brecker / Trumpets: Jon Faddis, Randy Brecker / Trombone: Dave Bargerone

1985

Tina Turner & USA for Africa - We Are The World

We Are The World

1986

Tina Turner & Eric Clapton - August - Album

August

1987

Tina Turner - Prince’s Trust Superstar Collection

Princes Trust