Jun 242012
 

from PULSE

written by Steve Mac & Wayne Hector

“Pulse,” released in the spring of 2010, was Toni Braxton’s comeback album.
The R&B diva signed a new contract with Atlantic Records and worked for almost two years to carefully pick and record material for this new release. Among the producers and songwriters enlisted were Harvey Mason Jr., Simon Franglen, Chuck Harmony, Troy Taylor and David Foster. Foster and Braxton collaborated on some of her previous projects and especially on the smash “Un-Break My Heart” in 1996 that owned the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 for eleven weeks.

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Jun 172012
 

from JAY GRAYDON WORKS

written by Peter Allen, David Foster & Carole Bayer Sager

In 2010 Sony Entertainment Japan released a compilation entitled “Jay Graydon Works.” As the title suggests, this collection is a tribute to the artistry of the legendary producer/songwriter/guitar player. It presents all the most important songs of Graydon’s career like EWF’s “After The Love Is Gone,” Al Jarreau’s “Mornin’” and George Benson’s “Turn Your Love Around.” David Foster co-wrote many of Graydon’s gems and their timeless collaborations are the bulk of “Jay Graydon Works.”

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Jun 102012
 

from THE MONKEY TIME/SPORTS FANS (single)

written by Curtis Mayfield

The two albums that David Foster did with The Tubes in the early eighties are some of the most challenging works he ever did. Foster applied his smooth, polished pop style to the raw, rock sounds of the San Francisco band and the results were perfectly on target with a well balanced and clever pop/rock that showcased The Tubes’ high potential with important chart results.

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Jun 032012
 

from SEX AND THE CITY: MUSIC FROM THE HBO SERIES

written by Bruce Roberts

Trisha Yearwood is one of the most important female singers in country music. Throughout the nineties up to the new millennium, the country/pop superstar, has released a string of gold and platinum-certified albums and a long series of hit singles. Among her most famous songs are the Academy Award-nominated, “How Do I Live,” and #1 country hits like “Believe Me Baby (I Lied),” “Perfect Love” and “She’s In Love With The Boy.”

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