Open Arms is the first single from Tina’s greatest hits compilation All The Best in Europe, which she promoted among others live at the German tv show Wetten Dass..? Because Tina didn’t produced a music video for this single, the performance from the „Parkinson Show“ in England on October 23, 2004 was released on the All The Best home video in 2005. The enhanced interview footage from the maxi is a promotion interview for the All The Best album in which Tina speaks about the album tracks.

Released in October 2004 from Parlophone / EMI Records in Europe and in February 2005 from Capitol Records as a promo in America on 5“ CD and digital, Open Arms reached #25 in England, #33 in Germany and #15 (Adult Contemporary) in America.

Billboard Magazine - January 29, 2005: For Tina Turner’s latest greatest-hits compilation, "All the Best" (due Feb. 1), the pop/R&B legend recorded three new songs including first single "Open Arms." No, it’s not a cover of the Journey hit, but it is a by-the-numbers midtempo track that aims to uplift with its "your friend is here, right by your side" message. It’s too bad the song is saddled with cliched lyrics like "Ask me no questions/I’ll tell you no lies" and "Then the tables turned/A lesson l’ve had to learn." Still, Turner’s voice is always a treat to hear. Though she remains in solid form, the song itself is just so-so. We’re far more interested in another new tune from "All the Best": the engrossing, haunting rock track "Complicated Disaster." In other words, when it comes to the second single, make it this one.

Tina Turner - Open Arms - Single
Tina Turner - Open Arms - Single

single (cd)

1. Open Arms 4:03

2. The Best (Edit) 4:09

Written by Holly Knight, Mike Chapman / Produced by Dan Hartman, Tina Turner, Chris Lord-Alge

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maxi (cd)

1. Open Arms 4:03

Written by Ben Barsen, Martin Brammer, Colette Van Sertima / Produced by Jimmy Hogarth

2. Great Spirits 3:57

Written by Phil Collins / Produced by Phil Collins, Mark Mancina, Chris Montan

3. Cose Della Vita (duet with Eros Ramazzotti) 4:52

Written by Piero Cassano / Produced by Eros Ramazzotti

4. All The Best - Interview (Video) 23:42

Authored by Abbey Road Interactive

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digital

1. Open Arms (Urban Remix) 4:24

Executive Producer: Roger Davies
Photography: Paul Cox
Art Direction & Design: Jeri Heiden for SMOG Design Inc. 

Tina Turner - Open Arms - Single
Tina Turner - Open Arms - Single
Tina Turner - Open Arms - Single
Tina Turner - Open Arms - Music Video

Open Arms (Live)
Parkinson Show (UK)
October 23, 2004
Home Video: All The Best
Time: 4:16

2000

Tina Turner - Don’t Leave Me This Way - Single

Don’t Leave Me This Way

2004

Tina Turner - Open Arms - Single

Open Arms

2005

Tina Turner - Complicated Disaster - Single

Complicated Disaster