Jun 122016
 

from THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES
Written by David Foster & Neil Diamond

The Song of the Week is “Take Care Of Me,” co-written by David Foster with the legendary Neil Diamond. This energetic rock tune is part of Diamond’s 1988 album, The Best Years Of Our Lives.” Produced by Foster, The Best Years Of Our Lives is a solid adult pop/rock collection that features the many sides of Diamond’s music spectrum plus the bonus of the Hitman’s inventive, ear candy arrangements and musical direction.

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Feb 132011
 

from I DREAMED A DREAM (single)

music by Claude-Michel Schomberg – lyrics by Alain Boublil & Herbert Kretzmer

“I Dreamed A Dream” is a classic tune from the smash hit musical, “Les Miserables.” In 1987, after being a huge hit all over Europe, “Les Miserable” was premiered on Broadway again with big success. That same year American superstar, Neil Diamond released it on his “Hot August Night 2” live album as well as on a studio recorded single that at the end of the year reached #13 on the Adult Contemporary chart.
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Aug 232009
 

From I’M ALIVE/LOST AMONG THE STARS (single)

Written by David Foster & Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond’s stellar career brought the American superstar forty gold, platinum or multi-platinum certificated albums and an outstanding seventy hit singles on various Billboard charts. A few of those successful albums and singles were collaborations with David Foster. Continue reading »

Apr 232006
 

From HEARTLIGHT
Written by Neil Diamond, Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager

In 1986, Billboard magazine honored David Foster with a special tribute. Among those who praised his work and talent were Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager who wrote him this dedication: “Dear David, “That’s What Friends Are For” could have been written for you and about you. You’re the greatest, love.” Continue reading »

Jun 192005
 

From THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES
Written by David Foster, Neil Diamond & Jeremy Lubbock

Neil Diamond’s “The Best Years Of Our Lives” was released in 1988, two years after “Headed For The Future.” It was probably his best work of the decade. Together with David Foster, the singer created an organic, flowing record that was true to his best tradition of pop ballads and upbeat songs. Continue reading »

May 092004
 

From HEADED FOR THE FUTURE
Written by David Foster & Neil Diamond

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“Headed For The Future” was released in 1986 and marked the legendary singer’s first attempt on a multiproduced record, choosing to collaborate with big guns like Burt Bacharach, Maurice White, Stevie Wonder and David Foster. Continue reading »