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BROKEN WOW (ACOUSTIC)

from CLOSER (20TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION)

Written by Lara Fabian & Walter Afanasieff

 

Josh Groban is a international superstar singer, songwriter, musician and producer.

Groban’s sophomore cd, Closer, was originally released in November 2003. Produced mostly by Groban’s mentor, David Foster, Closer was a #1 smash hit and eventually sold over 6 millions copies in the US alone. The inspirational hymn, “You Raise Me Up,” was the first single off this album. It became a huge adult contemporary hit and was a trademark song for Groban with hundreds of subsequent covers.

WHO’S HOLDING DONNA NOW

from RECHORDINGS

Written by David Foster, Jay Graydon & Randy Goodrum

 

“Who’s Holding Donna Now” was a 1985 hit single by r&b group, DeBarge. Co-written by David Foster with friends Jay Graydon and Randy Goodrum, Graydon went on to produce it for DeBarge’s Rhythm Of The Night album. “Who’s Holding Donna Now,” with its melodic strength, soulful atmosphere and catchy arrangement provided by Foster and Graydon, became a multi-format hit. The song hit #6 on Billboard’s Hot 100, #2 R&B and #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. DeBarge’s original version was reviewed on these pages and can be found in the archives.

REMEMBER THE FEELING

from CHICAGO 17

Written by Peter Cetera & Bill Champlin

 

”Remember The Feeling” was a beautiful ballad recorded by the American supergroup, Chicago. In 1984, Chicago included “Remember The Feeling” on their multi-platinum bestseller, Chicago 17.

YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL

from SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL

Written by Billy Preston & Bruce Fischer

 

Co-written by the late Billy Preston (1946-2006) with songwriter/producer, Bruce Fischer, “You Are So Beautiful” was a beautiful ballad that became an evergreen. Preston was acknowledged as the “Fifth Beatle” for his fabulous organ playing on “Get Back” found on The Beatles’ Let It Be album. 

OLD FOLKS

from VOL. 1

Written by Willard Robinson & Dedette Lee Hill

 

Trumpet superstar, Chris Botti, will release his first cd on the legendary Blue Note Records label this October 20. Title is Vol. 1, a haunting collection that focuses on intimate ballads and jazz standards. They bring the renowned musician into a sophisticated, acoustic jazz scenario. Vol. 1 is produced by David Foster who comes out of retirement to provide his dear friend with his unique ear, taste and studio experience.