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Tina Interview 2004

ALL THE BEST
CD Interview - Promotional



23 cuts(total duration 29.20 min.) comes from an interview with Tina Turner conducted by Alan Jackson, in Zurich Zwitzerland, in September 2004. Many of the tracks from the double CD are discussed.

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01: So, this is the first whole career retrospective for Tina Turner. I guess you must be mighty proud of your body of work. Do they all sound good to you?
(sigh)Well, All the Best is…

02: There are 3 new tracks on the CD. How do you go about choosing that new material?
You know, sometimes it doesn’t…

03: The first single is Open Arms.Tell us about your collaboration on that track with Jimmy Hogarth.
(Laughter) That was another…

04:Another new track is Something Special.
Something Special…

05: Let’s talk about the track Complicated Disaster.
Complicated Disaster is wonderful because…

06: Of course, All the Best also goes right back into the Ike and Tina Turner archive. River Deep, Mountain High, for example.
River Deep came…

07: And the great old classic, Nutbush City Limits.
That’s one that…

08: We’ve also got Proud Mary, a classic written by Creedence Clearwater Revivals’s John Fogerty.
Oh Mary…

09: Please tell us about meeting Lulu,and her writing I don’t wanna Fight?
Before I met her…

10: Looking back to the start of your solo success, you hooked up with the English electronistas Heaven 17. And with them you recorded the Al Green classic Let’s stay Together.
Heaven 17, that was…

11: Next up. Private Dancer, written for you by guitar wizard Mark Knopfler.
Ah well, when I met…

12: One of your biggest hits is What’s Love Got to do With it? Written by Terry Britten.
These are all good stories…

13: Now, movie, success, singing and acting in the Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome cinema smash, which spawned the classic We Don’t Need Another Hero.
We don’t need another here…

14: How did you get to meet David Bowie, and tell us about Tonight.
My meeting with…

15: The Break Every Rule album produced hits like Typical Male
Break Every Rule was…

16:Also from that album came the much more sensitive (Paul Brady song) Paradise is Here.
The most serious…

17: Tell us about Steamy Windows, on which you worked with Tony Joe White.
Well, Tony and I…

18: Another Terry Britten song is I Don’t Wanna Lose You.
I Don’t Wanna Lose you…

19: Now, I know it was a great thrill for you to be involved with the James Bond films. And your hit Goldeneye was written by Bono and the Edge of U2.
I was thrilled…

20: But you have a softer, slower side as well, well showcased on Silent Wings.
Silent Wings…

21: And you’ve recorded with Italian hearthrob Eroz Ramazotti. Tell us about Cose Della Vita.
I was in Germany…

22: And there’s another collaboration next. Your work for Disney with Phil Collins on Great Spirits from Brother Bear.
In Brother Bear…

23: And finally, we can’t leave All the Best double CD without talking about the monster track Simply the Best.
All the Best…

 


 
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