Greatest Hits [Jive]

Greatest Hits [Jive]

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by Samantha Fox
     
 

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British pinup turned pop star Samantha Fox collected a healthy number of dance-pop hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and they are all collected on her 1992 Greatest Hits set. Her early hits, including the steamy Top Ten "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)," which kick-started her career, and its follow-up, the almost-rocker "Do Ya Do Ya (Wanna Please Me)," areSee more details below

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British pinup turned pop star Samantha Fox collected a healthy number of dance-pop hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and they are all collected on her 1992 Greatest Hits set. Her early hits, including the steamy Top Ten "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)," which kick-started her career, and its follow-up, the almost-rocker "Do Ya Do Ya (Wanna Please Me)," are prime examples of classic 1980s pop, with just a hint of hair-band rock (especially evident on "Spirit of America"). From there the album moves into the straight pop of "Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now," which was produced by hit-making machine Stock, Aiken and Waterman, as was her bubblegum (but highly satisfying) version of Dusty Springfield's "I Only Wanna Be With You." Her other big U.S. Top Five hit, "Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)," is also present, but in a terribly edited version. In the early 1990s, Fox's music took a more straight-forward house/dance turn, evident on great singles like the Top Ten "I Wanna Have Some Fun" and the steamy, red-hot "Love House." Other highlights include the catchy dance track "I Promise You," the terrific single "Another Woman (Too Many People)" (arguably one of the album's best songs), and the bonus, non-listed "U.K. Megamix." Also included are several rarities, including "Hot Lovin'," the guitar-heavy "Giving Me a Hard Time," and "Even in the Darkest Hours." A surprisingly diverse collection from a singer many regarded as little more than a commercial gimmick.

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Product Details

Release Date:
08/04/2009
Label:
Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC:
0886974904328
catalogNumber:
749043
Rank:
28900

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Tracks

  1. Touch Me (I Want Your Body)  - Samantha Fox
  2. Do Ya Do Ya (Wanna Please Me)  - Samantha Fox
  3. Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now  - Samantha Fox
  4. I Only Want to Be With You  - Samantha Fox
  5. I Surrender (To the Spirit of the Night)  - Samantha Fox
  6. I Wanna Have Some Fun  - Samantha Fox
  7. Hold on Tight  - Samantha Fox
  8. Just One Night  - Samantha Fox
  9. Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)  - Samantha Fox
  10. I Promise You (Get Ready)  - Samantha Fox
  11. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction  - Samantha Fox
  12. Love House  - Samantha Fox
  13. Another Woman (Too Many People)  - Samantha Fox
  14. Spirit of America  - Samantha Fox
  15. Hot Lovin'  - Samantha Fox
  16. Giving Me a Hard Time  - Samantha Fox
  17. Even in the Darkest Hours  - Samantha Fox
  18. UK Megamix  - Samantha Fox

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Samantha Fox   Primary Artist,Vocals

Technical Credits

Samantha Fox   Contributor
Full Force   Arranger,Producer
Steve Power   Producer
John Williams   Producer
Timmy Allen   Producer
Jon Astrop   Producer
Adam Fuest   Producer
Nigel Green   Producer
Steve Lovell   Producer
Stock, Aitken & Waterman   Producer
Ben Wilson   Cover Design
Ferdi Bolland   Producer
Rob Bolland   Producer
John Durno   Producer
Ralf-Rene Maue   Arranger,Producer
Pete Harris   Producer
E. Smith   Composer

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