Mar 012015
 

 from THE CLOSEST THING TO HEAVEN (single)

Written by Diane Warren

When you find a song written by the hit-making pen of Diane Warren, crafted by super-producer David Foster and delivered by the legendary voice of Lionel Richie, good chances are that you are thrown into an elegant adult contemporary heaven. This was the case with “The Closest Thing To Heaven,” a sweet ballad included on the former Commodores singer’s 1998 cd “Time.” “The Closest Thing To Heaven” was a love song that reaffirmed Warren ’s uncommon ability to pair a gorgeous, catchy melody with an irresistible hook that was stuck in your mind the moment you hear it for the first time.

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Aug 152010
 

from I LOOK TO YOU

written by Diane Warren

In the nineties, pairing Whitney Houston’s immense vocal talent with the musical genius of David Foster created some of the most successful pop songs of all times like “I Will Always Love You” and “I Have Nothing.” Those songs sold millions and gave both Houston and Foster awards and accolades.
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Jan 102010
 

From ENTER THE DRU

Written by Diane Warren

Dru Hill was one of the most popular R&B vocal groups at the end of the Nineties. The Baltimore founded quartet had very good success on the charts with a string of hits including “In My Bed,” “Never Make A Promise” and “How Deep Is Your Love.”
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Apr 122009
 

From MY LOVE IS YOUR LOVE
Written by Diane Warren

In 1998, Whitney Houston released a new album entitled “My Love Is Your Love.” It was a state of the art affair that involved the cream of the nu soul/hip-hop music makers like Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean of The Fugees, Missy Elliot, Rodney Jerkins plus legendary mainstream powerhouses including Babyface and David Foster. Continue reading »

May 252008
 

From THE DAY I STOP LOVING YOU (single)
Written by Diane Warren

Oleta Adams is a talented black singer and piano player who started as a gospel singer. She was discovered in the second half of the eighties by Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal, the famous UK duo Tears For Fears. She joined their band and appeared on their 1989 hit album “The Seeds of Love,”singing the chart topping duet “Woman in Chains.” Continue reading »

Jul 012007
 

From BEVERLY HILLS 90210: THE SOUNDTRACK
Written by Diane Warren

In the early nineties, “Beverly Hills 90210” was the #1 television series. It quickly became a huge marketing triumph and worldwide phenomenon. In 1992, during its third season, the series’ producers decided to release a soundtrack album that included music from the show. Continue reading »

Dec 172006
 

From NEVER TOO FAR/HERO (single)
Written by David Foster, Diane Warren & Mariah Carey

Written by David Foster, hit-maker Diane Warren and superstar Mariah Carey, “There For Me” is a sweet ballad recorded in 1999 during the sessions for Carey’s album, “Rainbow.” Another collaboration between Foster, Warren and the singer entitled “After Tonight” became one of the stronger tunes included on “Rainbow” while “There For Me” didn’t make the final cut. Continue reading »