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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on the blue links to hear the answers.
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?
All the Best is…
There are 3 new tracks on the CD. How do you go about choosing that
know, sometimes it doesn’t…
The first single is Open Arms.Tell us about your collaboration on that
track with Jimmy Hogarth.
(Laughter) That was another…
new track is Something Special.
Let’s talk about the track Complicated Disaster.
Disaster is wonderful because…
Of course, All the Best also goes right back into the Ike and Tina Turner
archive. River Deep, Mountain High, for example.
07: And the great old classic, Nutbush City Limits.
We’ve also got Proud Mary, a classic written by Creedence Clearwater
Revivals’s John Fogerty.
Please tell us about meeting Lulu,and her writing I don’t wanna
I met her…
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.
17, that was…
Next up. Private Dancer, written for you by guitar wizard Mark Knopfler.
well, when I met…
One of your biggest hits is What’s Love Got to do With it? Written
by Terry Britten.
are all good stories…
Now, movie, success, singing and acting in the Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
cinema smash, which spawned the classic We Don’t Need Another
don’t need another here…
How did you get to meet David Bowie, and tell us about Tonight.
The Break Every Rule album produced hits like Typical Male
Every Rule was…
from that album came the much more sensitive (Paul Brady song) Paradise
Tell us about Steamy Windows, on which you worked with Tony Joe White.
Tony and I…
Another Terry Britten song is I Don’t Wanna Lose You.
Don’t Wanna Lose you…
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
But you have a softer, slower side as well, well showcased on Silent
21: And you’ve recorded with Italian hearthrob Eroz Ramazotti.
Tell us about Cose Della Vita.
was in Germany…
And there’s another collaboration next. Your work for Disney with
Phil Collins on Great Spirits from Brother Bear.
And finally, we can’t leave All the Best double CD without talking
about the monster track Simply the Best.