Foreign Affair

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All Music Guide - Bil Carpenter
Turner's last studio album for Capitol was produced by the late Dan Hartman of "Instant Replay" disco fame; however, this was not a retro '70s-style album. This set was comprised of 12 mature, middle-range, adult rock and pop songs. Turner tackled rock on "Steamy Windows" and "The Best," the latter a universal hit. She created fine club tracks such as "Falling Like Rain," "I Don't Wanna Lose You," and "Look Me in the Heart." Still, she cooled down long enough for a couple of gutbucket ballads in "Be Tender With Me Baby" and "Ask Me How I Feel." The most interesting cut was the scorching return to Turner's Delta roots on the flawless "Undercover Agent for the Blues," one ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bil Carpenter
Turner's last studio album for Capitol was produced by the late Dan Hartman of "Instant Replay" disco fame; however, this was not a retro '70s-style album. This set was comprised of 12 mature, middle-range, adult rock and pop songs. Turner tackled rock on "Steamy Windows" and "The Best," the latter a universal hit. She created fine club tracks such as "Falling Like Rain," "I Don't Wanna Lose You," and "Look Me in the Heart." Still, she cooled down long enough for a couple of gutbucket ballads in "Be Tender With Me Baby" and "Ask Me How I Feel." The most interesting cut was the scorching return to Turner's Delta roots on the flawless "Undercover Agent for the Blues," one of the finest pop-blues performances since B.B. King's "The Thrill Is Gone." Despite the slight musical style variations, the whole project was wrapped in an enticing pop style that gave it buoyancy and synthesis.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/18/1989
  • Label: Emi Europe Generic
  • UPC: 077779187324
  • Catalog Number: 7918732
  • Sales rank: 107,762

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tina Turner Primary Artist, Background Vocals
Dan Hartman Organ, Synthesizer, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Electric Piano, Background Vocals, Moog Synthesizer
Greg Mathieson Synthesizer Bass
Lance Ellington Background Vocals
Albert Hammond Background Vocals, Shaker
Rupert Hine Bass, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Holly Knight Background Vocals
Sandy Stewart Background Vocals
Tony Joe White Guitar, Harmonica, Rhythm Guitar, Synthesizer Bass
Phillip Ashley Organ, Synthesizer, Flute, Piano, Strings, Keyboards
Gary Barnacle Saxophone
Gene Black Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Jeff Bova Organ, Strings, Horn, Synthesizer Bass
Tim Cappello Saxophone
Danny Cummings Conga, Shaker
Geoff Dugmore Drums
Edgar Winter Saxophone
Nick Glennie-Smith Strings, Keyboards, Synthesizer Bass, Bell-tree
Mark Knopfler Guitar
Elliot Lewis Flute, Strings, Keyboards
J.T. Lewis Drums
Graham Lyle Background Vocals
Eddie Martinez Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
David Munday Background Vocals
Tessa Niles Background Vocals
Phil Palmer Guitar
James Ralston Rhythm Guitar
Carmine Rojas Bass, Bass Guitar
Philippe Saisse Flute, Chimes, Keyboards, Slap Bass
T.M. Stevens Bass, Bass Guitar
Pat Thrall Guitar, Slide Guitar
Art Wood Drums
Casey Young Keyboards
Neil Taylor Guitar, Slide Guitar
Technical Credits
Dan Hartman Composer, Producer, drum programming
Tina Turner Arranger, Producer
Rupert Hine Producer, drum programming
Essra Mohawk Songwriter
Tony Joe White Producer
Chris Lord-Alge Engineer
Phillip Ashley Contributor, Bass Programming
Danny Cummings Contributor
Roger Davies Arranger, Producer
Melvin Davis Composer
Nick Froome Engineer
Nick Glennie-Smith drum programming
Elliot Lewis Contributor
Graham Lyle Producer
Dave O'Donnell Engineer
Philippe Saisse Contributor
Andrew Scarth Engineer
Pat Thrall Contributor
Tommy Vicari Engineer
Mike Ging Engineer
Neil Taylor Contributor
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