Love Songs is a compilation album with a collection of Tina’s greatest love songs, released just in time for Valentine’s day. All pictures from the booklet were taken from the 1993 What’s Love soundtrack and the 1996 Wildest Dreams photo shooting.
Released in February 3, 2014 from Rhino / Parlophone Records on compact disc and digital, Love Songs reached #30 in England and #56 in Germany.
1. The Best (Edit) 4:10
Written by Holly Knight, Mike Chapman / Produced by Tina Turner, Roger Davies, Dan Hartman / From the 7" single
2. I Don’t Wanna Lose You 4:21
Written by Albert Hammond, Graham Lyle / Produced by Roger Davies, Graham Lyle and Albert Hammond / From the album "Foreign Affair"
3. Let’s Stay Together (Edit) 3:39
Written by AI Green, William Mitchell, AI Jackson / Produced & Arranged by Martyn Ware for BEF & Greg Walsh / From the 7" single
4. What’s Love Got To Do With It 3:48
Written by Terry Britten, Graham Lyle / Produced by Terry Britten / From the album "Private Dancer"
5. Missing You (Edit) 4:04
Written by Mark Leonard, John Waite, Charles Sanford / Produced by Trevor Horn / From the CD single
6. Private Dancer (Edit) 4:01
Written by Mark Knopfler / Produced by John Carter & Roger Davies / From the 7" single
7. Two People 4:12
Written by Terry Britten, Graham Lyle / Produced by Terry Britten / From the album "Break Every Rule"
8. Look Me In The Heart 3:43
Written by Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg / Produced by Dan Hartman & Roger Davies / From the album "Foreign Affair"
9. Way Of The World 4:24
Written by Albert Hammond, Graham Lyle / Produced by Albert Hammond, Chris Lord-Alge, Roger Davies and Graham Lyle / From the album "Simply The Best"
10. Why Must We Wait Until Tonight (7“ Mix) 4:31
Written by Bryan Adams, Robert John Lange / Produced by Bryan Adams & Robert John 'Mutt' Lange / From the 7" single
11. Falling 4:22
Written by Tim Fraser, Sol Connell / Produced by Terry Britten / From the album "Twenty Four Seven"
12. I Want You Near Me 3:52
Written by Terry Britten, Graham Lyle / Produced by Terry Britten / From the album "Simply The Best"
13. Be Tender With Me Baby 4:17
Written by Albert Hammond, Holly Knight / Produced by Dan Hartman / From the album "Foreign Affair"
14. Don’t Leave Me This Way 4:20
Written by Paul Barry, Brian Rawling, Mark Taylor / Produced by Mark Taylor, Brian Rawlings (Metro) / From the album "Twenty Four Seven"
15. I Don’t Wanna Fight (Edit) 4:28
Written by Steve Duberry, Lulu Frieda, Billy Lawrie / Produced by Chris Lord-Alge & Roger Davies / From the 7" single
16. Whatever You Need 4:49
Written by Harriet Roberts, Russell Courtenay / Produced by Johnny Douglas / From the album "Twenty Four Seven"
17. When The Heartache Is Over 3:44
Written by Graham Stack, John Reid / Produced by Mark Taylor, Brian Rawlings (Metro) / From the album "Twenty Four Seven"
18. River Deep, Mountain High 3:39
Written Jeff Barry, Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich / Produced by Phil Spector / From the album "River Deep, Mountain High"
Management: Roger Davies for RDWM Irene Taylor, Lisa Garrett, Shady Farshadtar
Photography: Peter Lindbergh
Art Direction and Design: Jeri Heiden and John Heiden at Smog Design, Inc.
Mastering: Geoff Pesche at Abbey Road Studios
TINA TURNER - LOVE SONGS
Parlophone Delivers An Early Valentine With Collection
Of The Finest Songs About Love From The Grammy - Award Winning Singer
Available On CD And Digital Download On 3 February
Throughout Tina Turner’s extraordinary career, the multi-Grammy winning artist often sings about love, exploring both it’s joys and heartaches with her powerful voice on such unforgettable songs as the international smash „What’s Love Got To Do With It.“ For the first time, Parlophone brings together a collection of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s greatest love songs.
The album spans more than three decades and includes 18 tracks selected mainly from Turner’s impressive string of gold and platinum solo records.
Much of LOVE SONGS retraces Turner’s emotional comeback, which began in 1983 with Private Dancer, an album that’s sold more than 20 million copies. This new collection includes three songs from that record, a cover of Al Greens „Let’s Stay Together,“ the Top 10 title track, and „What’s Love Got To Do With It,“ which stayed atop the charts for three weeks and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2012. Several selections from her other records released in the 1980’s are also included here with „Two People“ from Break Every Rule (1986) and „The Best“ from Foreign Affair (1989).
Turner continued to electrify audiences in the 1990’s with „Way Of The World,“ a new song featured on her greatest hits collection Simply the Best (1991) and „I Don’t Wanna Fight“ from the soundtrack to her 1993 biopic What's Love Got To Do With It. To close out the decade, she released two more solo records - Wildest Dreams (1996) and Twenty Four Seven (1999). Both albums are represented on this collection by fantastic songs like „When The Heartache Is Over” and her cover of John Waite’s „Missing You“.
Along with music from her solo career, LOVE SONGS also includes one collaboration: „River Deep, Mountain High.“ The magnificent track Turner recorded with Phil Spector in 1966. In 1999 the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.