Apr 222018
 

from FLY AWAY: THE SONGS OF DAVID FOSTER
Written by David Foster, Jay Graydon & Al Jarreau

“After All” was one of those timeless ballads that David Foster and Jay Graydon composed between the late seventies and the early eighties. Both former Airplay wizards were in their prime, so their work on “After All” was pure gold. That song showcased Foster’s and Graydon’s unique gift to fuel a powerful melody with irresistible, jazz-influenced harmonies and rhythm changes.

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Apr 152018
 

from IT’S TIME
Written by Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse

 

Want to hear some great news this year for David Foster fans? The celebrated Hitman just ended his two years hiatus from production to go back into the recording studio! Foster is partnering with his old pal Michael Bublè to work on the singing superstar’s next cd. To celebrate this welcome news, this week the spotlight is again on Bublè’s 2005 It’s Time cd.

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Apr 082018
 

from SKYLARK
Written by David Foster & Renee Olstead

Whenever there was a chance to give Renee Olstead’s beautiful voice a listen, it was apparent that her impressive chops and talent should have made her a big star in the jazz and pop fields. Ms. Olstead’s two records, both produced by David Foster, were pristine examples of good music with superior vocal and instrumental performances. Her 2009 album titled Skylark presented the usual batch of inventive covers carefully crafted by Foster in the traditional pop vein. One of Skylark’s pluses was the welcome addition of a few original tunes composed by the Canadian music-maker with lyrics written by the young singer/actress. One such tune has already been reviewed, the modern torch song “Hold Me Now.” This week, the focus is on another beautiful ballad titled “Nothing But The Blame.”

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Apr 012018
 

from CIRCLE OF LOVE
Written by Lorna Wright

Singer/songwriter Lorna Wright was the sister of Gary Wright who was formerly of UK group Spooky Tooth and was a successful solo artist with his 1976 mega hit, “Dream Weaver.” Lorna Wright sang back-ups on many of her brother’s projects and was eventually signed by Sir Elton John’s Rocket Records. In 1978, Ms. Wright released her debut album titled Circle Of Love.

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Mar 252018
 

from STILL WATERS
Written by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb

Released in the spring of 1997, Still Waters was the twenty-first studio album recorded by the legendary Bee Gees. Still Waters became a solid hit for Bee Gees. The album sold over two million copies in the US and reached the top 10 in several European countries with cumulative sales of over one million copies. Dominating the Pop and Adult Contemporary charts of those years, David Foster was approached by the Gibb brothers to work on Still Waters.

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Mar 112018
 

from X-STATIC
Written by John Oates

 

Daryl Hall and John Oates were the most commercially successful duo in the history of pop music as officially declared by the Recording Industry Association of America back in 1984. Their blend of pop, rock and soul won the hearts of millions of music lovers worldwide with their amazing string of hit singles and albums. In 2014, Hall & Oates were rightly inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

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