Be Tender With Me Baby is a ballad, written by Albert Hammond & Holly Knight and is the last European single from the album Foreign Affair. Tina performed the song as the encore at her Foreign Affair Tour and once again in 2008 / '09 at her 50th Anniversary Tour. Beside the live version on this single, an additional version is available on the Do You Want Some Action! home video from 1991. As a special bonus, a cut to shape picture disc was released in addition to the regular single.
The music video, directed by Nick Frye and produced by M.B. Kleber, was recorded live at Woburn Abbey in England, while Tina played two concerts on July 28 + 29, 1990. It is available on the All The Best home video from 2004.
Released in October 1990 in Europe from Capitol / EMI Records on 7“ (picture shape) & 12“ vinyl, cassette and 5“ CD, Be Tender With Me Baby reached #28 in England. The single was not released in America.
Single - Front Cover
Vinyl Picture Shape (UK) - Inlay
A. Be Tender With Me Baby (Album Version) 4:17
B. Be Tender With Me Baby (Live Edit) 4:01
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A1. Be Tender With Me Baby (Album Version) 4:17
Written by Albert Hammond, Holly Knight / Produced by Dan Hartman / Mixed by Chris Lord-Alge
B1. You Know Who (Is Doing You Know What) 3:45
Written by Tony Joe White / Produced by Dan Hartman
B2. Be Tender With Me Baby (Live) 6:50
Mixed by Dave Natale / Recorded by Dave Wilkerson / Assisted by Chris Myring / Recorded live in Europe on the Foreign Affair Tour 1990
Design: Glenn Sakamoto
Stan Evenson Design
Vinyl Picture Shape (UK) - Front
Vinyl Picture Shape (UK) - Back
Eurocharts Promo - November 03, 1990
Already 35 Gold albums
& 14 Platinum
across Europe & it’s just the beginning ...
"Be Tender With Me Baby"
The New Single