Jul 252010
 

from WHEN YOU CAME INTO MY LIFE (single)

written by Klaus Meine, Rudolf Schenker, Titiek Puspa & James F. Sundah

After his  massive success in the nineties with The Bodyguard soundtrack and chart toppers he produced for the likes of Celine Dion, Toni Braxton, Madonna and Natalie Cole, David Foster became the most requested music-maker for big stars who were looking for a sure hit on the pop/adult contemporary charts.

Among the names Foster produced back in those days was a rock act that you wouldn’t normally associate with him – the German heavy metal band Scorpions. One of the most popular hard rock bands in the world, Scorpions released their 1996 album, “Pure Instinct,” co-produced by the famous Keith Olsen with sound engineer Erwin Musper. It was another original collection of powerful rock anthems mixed with a few rock ballads. All the material included was co-written by guitarist Rudolf Schenker and lead singer Klaus Meine. The album wasn’t a hit in the US though one of its rockers, “Wild Child,” reached the top 20 on the mainstream rock chart.

Scorpions asked for Foster’s collaboration to arrange and produce a new version of one of the best ballads on the album entitled “When You Came Into My Life.” Reinventing the song, Foster gave it an adult contemporary twist with piano and keyboards supporting Meine’s powerful tenor voice. Foster’s work was extremely catchy yet respectful of the band’s sonic impact. This remix became a single for the Japanese market backed by another guitar-driven rock ballad, “Kiss Of Borrowed Time.”


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Lead Vocals: Klaus Meine
Guitars: Rudolf Schenker
Drums: James Kottak
Guitars: Matthias Jabs
Bass: Ralph Rieckermann
Piano: David Foster

Produced by David Foster, Erwin Musper & Scorpions


Lyrics

You give me the feel I´ve been looking for
You give me your soul
Your innocent love
You are the one I´ve been waiting for
I´ve been waiting for

We´re lost in a kiss
A moment in time
Forever young
Just forever, just forever in love

When you came into my life
It took my breath away
Cause your love has found it´s way
To my heart

Ooh, ahh
Ooh, ahh

You make me dream
By the look in your eyes
You give me the feel, I´ve been longing for
I wanna give you my soul
All my life
Cause you are the one I´ve been waiting for
I´ve been waiting for so long

When you came into my life
It took my breath away
And the world stopped turnin´ round
For your love
When you came into my life
It took my breath away
Cause your love has found it´s way
To my heart
Into my heart

Just forever in love

When you came into my life
It took my breath away
And the world stopped turnin´ round
For your love
When you came into my life
It took my breath away
Cause your love has found it´s way
To my heart
When you came into my life

When you came into my life
It took my breath away
And the world stopped turnin´ round
For your love
When you came into my life
It took my breath away
Cause your love has found it´s way
To my heart