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EASY TO LOVE AGAIN

from EASY TO LOVE AGAIN/WILD AGAIN (single)

written by Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager

In the first half of the eighties, the songwriting collaboration between legendary composer Burt Bacharach and his then-wife and supreme lyricist Carole Bayer Sager blossomed to brilliant levels. In previous decades, both enjoyed a great deal of success with their individual works. Mr. Bacharach had a golden partnership with the late Hal David (May 25, 1921 to September 1, 2012) that resulted in dozens of much-loved evergreens and chart toppers while Ms. Sager’s lyrics graced a multitude of top ten hits.

LOVE ALWAYS

From EL DEBARGE
Written by Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager & Bruce Roberts

El DeBarge was the lead singer and main songwriter of the successful R&B group DeBarge. During the first half of the eighties, DeBarge had great success with delicious songs like “All This Love,” Time Will Reveal” and “Rhythm of the Night.” One of their bigger hits, “Who’s Holding Donna Now,” was co-written by David Foster with Jay Graydon and Randy Goodrum. Produced by Graydon, this sweet ballad became a top hit on the Pop, R&B and Adult Contemporary charts.

HEARTLIGHT

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.”

GIRLS KNOW HOW

From NIGHT SHIFT
Written by David Foster, Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager

This song marks the marriage of Burt Bacharach’s classic songwriting style with the quality pop sounds of “Airplay”.

STRONGER THAN BEFORE

From SOMETIMES LATE AT NIGHT
Written by Carole Bayer Sager, Burt Bacharach & Bruce Roberts

Take a Burt Bacharach timeless melody and put it in David Foster’s capable hands and what you get is a work of art like “Stronger Than Before”.