Album

Break Every Rule (1986)

Tina Turner - Break Every Rule - Album

Break Every Rule is the very successful follow-up album to Private Dancer with no less than seven singles. With this album, Tina reached for the first time #1 on the German album charts and remained there for 9 weeks. It’s more pop orientated than its predecessor and includes no cover versions. All first five songs were written and produced by Graham Lyle and Terry Britten, the team behind the 1984 hit single What's Love Got To Do With It. Tina performed most of the songs live at her Break Every Rule Tour, available on the album Live In Europe from 1988.

For promotion, Capitol Records released a radio interview, in which Tina speaks about the new songs, her autobiography and many other things. The almost one hour long interview with questions from Paul Gambaccini was released on vinyl with white lables, marked with a sticker. Pepsi, the sponsor of the Break Every Rule Tour released a special version of the album with a wonderful gatefold cover, featuring pictures from the Pepsi advertising „We Got The Taste“.  The clip is available on the Break Every Rule home video.

Photographer: Herb Ritts
Design: Stylorouge
Release: September 1986
Label: Capitol / EMI
Format: Vinyl / CD / Cassette  / Digital
Charts: Germany: #1 / UK: #2 / Europe: #2 / USA: #4 / #1 in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
Certifications: UK: 1x Platinum / Germany: 3x Gold, 2x Platinum / USA: 1x Gold, 1x Platinum
Grammy: 1987 (Best Female Rock Vocal Performance) for „Back Where You Started"

Tracklist
Side A
  1. Typical Male 4:18
  2. Written by Terry Britten, Graham Lyle / Produced by Terry Britten / Single release in 1986
  3. What You Get Is What You See 4:31
  4. Written by Terry Britten, Graham Lyle / Produced by Terry Britten / Single release in 1987
  5. Two People 4:11
  6. Written by Terry Britten, Graham Lyle / Produced by Terry Britten / Single release in 1986
  7. Till The Right Man Comes Along 4:11
  8. Written by Terry Britten, Graham Lyle / Produced by Terry Britten
  9. Afterglow 4:30
  10. Written by Terry Britten, Graham Lyle / Produced by Terry Britten / Single release in 1987
  11. Girl's 4:56
  12. Written by David Bowie, Erdal Kizilacay / Produced by Terry Britten / Single release in 1987
Side B
  1. Back Where You Started 4:27
  2. Written by Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance / Produced by Bryan Adams & Bob Clearmountain / Promo release in 1986
  3. Break Every Rule 4:02
  4. Written by Rupert Hine, Jeannette Obstoj / Produced by Rupert Hine / Single release in 1987
  5. Overnight Sensation 4:40
  6. Written by Mark Knopfler / Produced by Mark Knopfler & Neil Dorfsman / Promo release in 1986
  7. Paradise Is Here 5:35
  8. Written by Paul Brady / Produced by Mark Knopfler & Neil Dorfsman / Single release in 1987
  9. I’ll Be Thunder 5:21
  10. Written by Rupert Hine, Jeannette Obstoj / Produced by Rupert Hine
Billboard Review

September 27, 1986

Followup to 1984's multiplatinum, Grammy-winning „Private Dancer“ finds Tina pursuing a variety of pop material under the wing of no less than four production teams. Leadoff single „Typical Male,“ produced by Terry Britten, has already cracked the top 20; likely followup contenders are Britten’s „What You Get Is What You See,“ the Mark Knopfier-tailored „Overnight Sensation“ and the hard-rocking Bryan Adams track „Back Where You Started“. Production is class A.

We Got The Taste

Pepsi Commercial (Tina & Gino Padilla)

Beside Tina’s solo version, the Pepsi commercial „We Got The Taste“ was also recorded as a duet with the following artists: The Brazilian singer and actor Evandro Mesquita, the Philippine singer Gino Padilla, the Mexican singer Emmanuel, the Thai singer and actress Pu Anchalle Jongkadeekij and the Puerto Rican singer Wilkins.

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Promotional Records

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12“ Vinyl Promo

Interview with questions from Paul Gambaccini

  1. Interview 28:15
  2. Steve Winwood on Afterglow / Till The Right Man Comes Along / I Tina & Kurt Loder / Music styles / Bryan Adams / Back Where You Started / David Bowie & Girl's / Rupert Hine / Break Every Rule / Title of the album / Being sexy / I'll Be Thunder / Jamie West-Oram / Overnight Sensation / River Deep, Mountain High
  3. Interview 24:00
  4. Recording vocals in Paris / Paul Brady (Paradise Is Here) / Hit records / Taking a rest after Private Dancer / Color Purple / Mad Max / Acting, Movie scripts / One Of The Living / Terry Britten / Two People / Typical Male / Management / Favorite song (What You Get Is What You See) / Stage Performance with video screens / Live Aid / Singing R&B / About interviews
Promotional Pictures

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