Dec 302007
 

From GOTTA LOVE THE HOLIDAYS
Written by Bruce Roberts & Rivers Rutherford

“Gotta Love the Holidays” is an all-star collection released for Christmas 2003 to benefit the Larry King Cardiac Foundation. King’s wife Shawn, a talented singer and actress, and her good friend, singer/songwriter Bruce Roberts, were the engines behind this project. David Foster was immediately involved for the special occasion and he pulled out all the stops by providing classic Christmas recordings he has produced for Celine Dion and Michael Bublé, plus a new version of “Blue Christmas” by Renee Olstead. Continue reading »

Dec 232007
 

From ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS
Written by Dolly Parton

Through the years David Foster has put his golden print on many classic Christmas albums including Céliné Dion’s “These Are Special Times,” Josh Groban’s recent triumph “Noel” and his own 1993 “The Christmas Album.” His first Christmas hit was the 1984 Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton double platinum release “Once Upon A Christmas.” Continue reading »

Dec 162007
 

From RENOVATION
Written by David Foster & Mike Reno

Mike Reno was the lead singer of the popular Canadian rock band, Loverboy. Their melodic rock brought them great success in the eighties with hits like “Lovin’ Every Minute Of It,” “This Could Be The Night” and “Heaven In Your Eyes.” Reno also had a tremendous solo hit with “Almost Paradise,” a duet with Ann Wilson of Heart from the “Footloose” soundtrack. Continue reading »

Dec 092007
 

From POKEMON 2000 THE POWER OF ONE
Written by Mervyn Warren & Mark Chait

Donna Summer and David Foster first crossed paths in 1982 when Quincy Jones enlisted the Canadian musician to work on the singer’s self-titled album. For that project, Foster co-wrote and arranged two songs, “Livin’ in America” and “Love Is Just a Breath Away.” Continue reading »

Dec 022007
 

From THREE MEN AND A BABY
Written by David Foster, Marvin Hamlisch, Carole Bayer Sager & John Parr

“Three Men and a Baby” was the biggest box office success of 1987. Directed by Leonard Nimoy and starring Tom Selleck, Ted Danson and Steve Guttenberg, this romantic comedy grossed almost $168 million in the U.S. alone. Although the orchestral score was composed by the legendary Marvin Hamlisch, the soundtrack included several pop songs of the era. Continue reading »

Nov 252007
 

From BEST KEPT SECRET
Written by Cindy Richardson & Jennifer Kimball

After a few years of success with soft ballads like “For Your Eyes Only” and the David Foster-produced “We’ve Got Tonight,” Sheena Easton decided to update her sound to the modern radio trends of the early 80s. Her 1983 album, “Best Kept Secret,” moved the singer towards an up-tempo, synthesized pop in the same vein as other famous songbirds like Donna Summer, Olivia Newton-John and Laura Branigan. Continue reading »

Nov 182007
 

From CLOSER
Written by David Foster, Paul Schwartz, Frank Musker & Kaballa

Josh Groban’s 2001 self-titled debut cd was one of the most important albums of David Foster’s career. Like “Chicago 16,” “Unforgettable” or “The Bodyguard,” the four-time platinum release brought the Canadian super-producer back in the spotlight and started another amazing series of successes for him. Continue reading »