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I’M ALIVE

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.

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.”

THIS TIME

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.

THE MAN YOU NEED

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.