I Am What I Am – Gloria Gaynor Lyrics
4 Apr 2012
Album: I Am Gloria Gaynor
Lyrics by: Jerry Herman
Release Date: 1983
When people think about Gloria Gaynor the first thing they bring into their mind is the emblematic song I Will Survive, the super hit released in 1979 which is considered one of the most important songs of all times, besides of the symbol of female strength and gay anthem.
But this wonderful singer has got other hits into her long career. Other of these singles is I Am What I Am and Disco song which was released in 1983 from her album I Am Gloria Gaynor. The song was written by an openly gay man, Jerry Herman, the famous composer winner of a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.
After this hit, which reached the peak position at #3 on U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Chart, the career of this artist declined, however, she has gotten to be active until this time. In fact, it is said, Gaynor is workingoin a new Contemporary Christian Album where she is going to release some new dance singles. This record is expected to be released late in 2012.
No Rain – Blind Melon Lyrics
27 Mar 2012
Album: Blind Melon
Lyrics by: Blind Melon, Shannon Hoon
Copyright: (C) 1992 Capitol Records, Inc
Release Date: September 14, 1992
Blind Melon has not released new records but the band is still active. Precisely, the rock group was in a series of concerts along U.S. Blind Melon is best known for the single No Rain, which became in its signature song worldwide.
No Rain was included in the debut album of the band with the same title label Capitol Record in September, 1992. The rock song was on the top of charts like U.S. Billboard Hot Modern Rock and Mainstrem Rock Tracks.
The strong influence of rock made that they were following for many fans who considered them a cult band through the years.
Three years later of the international success, the lead singer, Richard Shannon Hoon death for cocaine overdose. Three months before, they had released the second album, Soup, an album very dark that talks different topics like drugs, killers and things like that.
The last album is Fomr My Friends released in April, 2008. The record was featured for the introduction of a new lead voice from the last guitar, Travis Warren.
Where The Streets Have No Name – U2 Lyrics
8 Mar 2012
Album: The Joshua Tree
Lyrics by: U2
Copyright: (C) Universal Island Records Ltd.
Release Date:August, 1987
Where the Streets Have No Name was the third single of the fifth studio album by U2. The single is one of U2 hits of all times.
Where the Streets Have No Name was released in August, 1987 and its lyrics talks about how someone can identify the religion of a person by considering the place where this person lives. The song won a Grammy Award for Best Music Video Performance.
The rock single has also been considered as one of the most inspirational songs ever thanks to its final end that is, for a lot people, a calling for hope.
The album, The Joshua Tree had other hits like: With or Without You, Waht I’m Looking For and I Still Haven’t Found. Precisely, it was during 80s when the band got international recognition.
I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston Lyrics
11 Feb 2012
Album: The Bodyguard Soundtrack
Genre: Soul, Pop
Released: October, 1992
The original version of this song was performed by Dolly Parton into her album Jolene in 1974. But it was Whitney Houston who became this single so popular around the world when the one was used as a soundtrack cover for the film The Bodyguard starring by Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. I Will Always Love You won Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at Grammy Awards, Favorite Pop Female Single and Favorite R&B/Soul Female Single at American Music Awards, Top Selling Single Of the Year, Top Hot 100 Single of the Year, Top R&B Selling Single of the Year and Top R&B Single on Billboard Music Awards, World’s #1 Single of 1993 at World Musics Awards, Best Song at MTV Movie Awards, Favorite Female Music Video on People’s Choice Awards and Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single Female at Soul Train Music Awards. The Bodyguard soundtrack also received 17x certified Platinum and sold more than 17 million copies only in United States. Besides that, received certified platinum in UK, United Kingdom and Canada, and certified diamond in Brazil, Germany, France and Japan.
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One Wish (For Christmas) – Whitney Houston Lyrics
11 Feb 2012
Album: One Wish: The Holiday Album
Released: November, 2003
One Wish (For Christmas) reached the peak position twenty into Billboard Adult Contemporary Single Chart in 2004. This holiday Houston’s album was released on November 18th, 2003. She included other popular christmas songs like: Silent Night, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, O Come O Come Emanuel, The Christmas Song, I’ll Be Home for Christmas and Joy to the World. This material was produced by Whitney, Gordon Chambers, Troy Taylor, Barry Eastmond and Merryn Warren. Next year, she is going to released her seventh album possibly titled Undefeated.
The Greatest Love Of All – Whitney Houston Lyrics
11 Feb 2012
Album: Whitney Houston
Genre: Soul, R&B
Writers: Linda Creed, Michael Masser
Released: April, 1986
The original version of this wonderful and love song was recorded by George Benson in 1977. After many artists have used it: Aretha Frankin, Kevin Rowlnad and Shirley Bassey, it was Whitney Houston who gave it a special sense thanks to her powerful and colorful voice. The song was included into the debut material of Whitney Houston which curiously have represented her best selling album with more than 25 million copies sold around the world. For this song she won a 1987 American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Video. She will be preparing her new album for this year.
How Will I Know – Whitney Houston Lyrics
11 Feb 2012
Album: Whitney House
Genre: Dance pop
Lyrics by: Shannon Rubicam, George Merrill
Released: November, 1985
How Will I Know was selected as the fifth single of her self-titled album. The single was released in November 1985, and it was a top ten hit in Canada, Norway and the United States. The music video was selected at #12 on Listo fo Greatest Song of the 1980s. The entire album won more than 15 awards for Favorite Soul Album, Favorite Female Artist, Best Female Video for How Will I Know, Top Black Album and Best Album of the Year. Recently, Whitney Houston has received an Echo nominaton for Best International Artist. The evento will take place next March 4th, 2009. Currently she is on her Noting But Love Tour in Australia.
Saving All My Love For You – Whitney Houston Lyrics
11 Feb 2012
Album: Whitney Houston
Lyrics by: Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser
Released: August, 1995
Due to the 25th anniversary of the debut album by the great singer Whitney Houston, the one was re-released at the beginning of this year. This record won many Awards among them: Favorite female artist, best female video, Oustading video performance and new black artist. This successful album has sold more than 15,000 million copies sold. The record had hit singles like: You Give Love, How Will I Know, Greatest Love of All, All at Once and Saving All My Love for You that won as Best Favorite R&B song. This single received certifed gold both in UK and U.S. Houston has announced a series of concerts throught Paris, Manchester and Glasgow but she was hospitalized due to a respiratory infection. Yesterday, She arrived London in good healthy, and she is preparing all the details for her next week concerts.
Under the Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers Lyrics
30 Dec 2011
Album: Blood Suger Sex Magik
Lyrics by: Flea, Kiedis, Smith, Frusciante
Label: Warner Bros.
Copyright: 2006 Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Release Date: March 10, 1992
Under the Bridge is considered the biggest success by the alternative rock band, Red Hot Chili Peppers. The song was included on the album Blood Sugar Sex Magik and won a MTV Video Music Award as Best Music Video which was directed by Gus Van Sant, one of the well-recognized American film directors.
As it’s common for different succesful singles of all times, Under the Bridge wasn’t thought to be included on this album because the tempo of the song is quite differento from the rest of their single. The one is more a power ballad than a alternative rock single precisely.
The single has been re-released twice together to other popular singles of this band like Suck My Kiss, I Could Have Lied and Give It Away.
Blood Suar Sex Magik was ranked by the Rolling Stones as one of the best 500 albums of all time by placing on the position #310.
Red Hot Chili Peppers released I’m With You, their tenth studio album this year. This is the first album with the new guitarist, Josh Klinghoffer, who filled in John Fusciante shoes.
The band will continue their We’re with You Tour in 2012 by beginning in Sunrise, Florida next January 20th.