Jul 142019

from ALL-4-ONE
Written by Gary St. Clair & Jamie Jones

All-4-One, the popular American R&B vocal quartet, released its self-titled debut cd in April of 1994. All-4-One, thanks to the David Foster-produced #1 smash ballad, “I Swear,” a previous Song of the Week on this website, went on to sell over four million copies in the US alone.

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Jul 092017


written by David Foster & Brian McKnight

Jordan Hill’s 1996 ballad, “Until The End Of Time,” is the only writing collaboration between David Foster and r&b star Brian McKnight to make it on record. These two gifted music-makers have crossed paths in concert and the recording studio. McKnight claims fame for big hits like “Back At One,” “Love Is” (with Vanessa Williams) and “One Last Cry.” McKnight has always mentioned Foster as a mentor and inspiration as well as being a fixture on the Hitman’s famous Foster & Friends touring franchise.

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Dec 272015


Written by Diane Warren

Celine Dion built her superstar status in the nineties and the peak of her worldwide success was towards the end of that decade. After an impressive string of four multi-platinum releases for the international market, the Quebecois songbird recorded a Christmas cd in 1998 called These Are  Special Times. Once again, David Foster helmed a good portion of the music. The album became another out-of-the-box success for Dion with sales over five million copies in the US and over twelve million worldwide.
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Dec 132015

Written by Sandy Knox & Billy Stritch

Patti Labelle is one of the true soul/R&B divas of our times. Her distinctive voice reaches the sky with amazing control and unique power. Her successful career has spanned over fifty years and Ms. Labelle’s soprano voice is still as consistent and impressive today as it was in the beginning. The legendary singer crossed paths with David Foster for her 1997 gold-certified release Flame. The Canadian super-producer crafted two ballads on that Grammy-nominated cd. “You Are My Solid Ground” was co-written by Foster with then-wife Linda Thompson.
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Oct 192014


written by Brian Wilson & Tony Asher

In 1985, David Foster and Bryan Adams first collaborated on the famous charity song, “Tears Are Not Enough.” These two Canadian treasures would later touch base when Adams sang on Foster’s 1991 ” River Of Love ” cd and when Adams and Barbra Streisand sang together on the 1996 “I Finally Found Someone,” a duet produced by Foster. Fast forward to a couple of years ago. Foster approached the legendary rocker with a project he thought would be perfect for his friend. The idea was to record a bunch of covers of hits from the sixties and the seventies, songs that Adams loved back in his teenage years.

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Aug 252013


written by David Foster & Linda Thompson

May 1991 saw the release of the movie “One Good Cop” starring Michael Keaton and Rene Russo. The music for that motion picture was written by David Foster with William Ross. It was one of Foster’s first collaborations with the gifted composer/arranger/orchestrator and Ross immediately became a fixture on several Foster’s productions. Ross could be found on projects for Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Josh Groban and many others.

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Aug 052012


written by Diane Warren

Brandy’s “Have You Ever” is a catchy pop/R&B ballad that was the third single released from young diva’s 1998, sophomore album, “Never Say Never.” Written by hit-maker, Diane Warren and produced by David Foster, “Have You Ever” reached the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 and #2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The single was also certified platinum and became one of the year’s best sellers.

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