Feb 232003
 

From WATCHING YOU WATCHING ME
Written by Bill Withers, David Foster and Larry Carlton

In 1985 veteran soul singer Bill Withers (“Ain’t No Sunshine”, “Use Me”, “Lovely Day”….) recorded an outstanding comeback album entitled “Watching You Watching Me” filled with great songs and big names like Marcus Miller, Robbie Buchanan, Ernie Watts and Phil Perry. Continue reading »

Feb 162003
 

From OUTSIDE INSIDE
Written by David Foster, Steve Lukather & Fee Waybill

Here’s another good answer to all those people who always talk about David Foster as a writer of “syrupy love songs”. He is, without any doubt, the master of pop ballads but his incredible talent has brought him often in other territories like jazz/fusion, r&b and pure rock. Continue reading »

Feb 092003
 

From WHEN LOVE COMES CALLING
Written by Deniece Williams, Carole Bayer Sager & David Foster

This ballad brings us back once again to David Foster’s finest r&b work. In 1979 he was probably asked by Maurice White to produce the majority of Deniece Williams’ new album (3 cuts were produced by former Raydio leader Ray Parker jr.) and, as usual, the results were outstanding. Continue reading »

Feb 022003
 

From SHINE
Written by Alan Gorrie

Let’s take another break from David Foster’s amazing string of ballads and take a listen to this energetic r&b/disco groove from Average White Band’s Shine album that he produced in 1980. Average White Band is the funkiest band ever to come out of Europe, six guys from Scotland that had tremendous success in the seventies with classics like “Pick Up The Pieces” and “Cut The Cake”. Continue reading »