Love Thing was taken from the greatest hits sampler Simply The Best as the fist single in America and the third one in Europe. It’s a very powerful rock song, which remained unreleased from the Foreign Affair recording session. As a special bonus, the UK single was released with an additional poster cover.
Writer: Holly Knight, Albert Hammond
Producer: Chris Lord-Alge, Tina Turner and Roger Davies
Release: October 1991 (USA) / February 1992 (Europe)
Label: Capitol / EMI
Format: 7“ Vinyl, 12“ Vinyl, 5“ CD, Cassette
Charts: UK: #29 / Germany: #67, Europe: #10, #18 (Airplay) / Australia: #62
Album: Simply The Best
The music video shows Tina and two female models (one of them Tyra Banks) on a catwalk, posing for a photoshot. At the end, Tina drives away on a motorcycle together with the photographer. The version from the music video is slightly different, because the intro is a little bit longer. The clip was released on the Simply The Best video collection and is also available on Tina’s official YouTube channel.
Director: Michael Bay
Producer: Mike Bodnarczuk
Home Video: Simply The Best
Billboard - October 12, 1991
New song featured on upcoming greatest-hits collection, „Simply The Best,“ is a swaggering rocker, replete with crunchy guitars and a muscular rhythm section. Tune and arrangement are a perfect match for Turner’s signature growl. A must for top 40 and album rock formats.