21 years ago today, Tina released her first ‘solo’ greatest hits album: Simply The Best. The album includes many of Tina’s biggest hits, including three new songs: Love Thing, Way Of The World and I Want You Near Me. It was Tina’s first sign of activity after her 1990 Foreign Affair tour, at that time billed as her ‘farewell’ tour. History learns that, luckily, two more farewell tours would follow. But maybe the biggest surprise of this 1991 comeback was Tina’s new hair style. Gone were the huge lion manes – the new look was short and classy. With this album, Tina proved to be ready for the 90′s! Continue reading for the press release that went out for the album. Thanks to Lars and Alan for the scans!
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I’m A Lady – a b-side to Tina Turner’s 1991 single Love Thing. It was written by the same men responsible for her number 1 hit single What’s Love Got To Do With It: Terry Britten and Graham Lyle. They worked with Tina many times, and contributed songs for all of her studio albums, including such hits as What You Get Is What You See, We Don’t Need Another Hero and Something Beautiful Remains. I’m A Lady was only included on the UK and European versions of the Love Thing single (both vinyl and CD), including the UK picture-CD. Continue reading for scans of the Love Thing single, and to listen to the song while reading the lyrics.
Somewhere around 1991, UK magazine Music Stars published an article on Tina Turner. The article includes a short biography, and photos of Tina throughout her career. While the article doesn’t include much new information – it is short and clear for those of you who need to catch up on Tina’s bio, and it includes many nice full color pictures. Continue reading for browsing through the magazine!
Tina Turner performing Way Of The World and an interview from 1991 on the French tv show Sacrée Soirée. Tina was on the show to promote her newly released greatest hits album Simply The Best. Enjoy!