Private Dancer “30th Anniversary”

After the announcement of the Japanese release of Tina Turner’s Private Dancer album, the Queen milestone album is also being re-released by Warner UK to celebrate its 30th anniversary. A special edition of the legendary singer’s album will be put out on June 29, 31 years after its release on June 1984. The re-issue includes … Continue reading Private Dancer “30th Anniversary”

Private Dancer “30th Anniversary” Track list

Tina Turner’s classic album Private Dancer was a huge global success on its release in June 1984 and became Tina Turner’s breakthrough solo album, thanks in part to an 18-month single release schedule that saw no fewer than seven songs from the ten-track album released in various territories, including ‘What’s Love Got to Do With … Continue reading Private Dancer “30th Anniversary” Track list

Iconic photos: Private Dancer Live

In our series about iconic Tina Turner photos we selected this time a famous concert photo from the 1985 tour. It pretty much summarizes everything about the mid-80s rock style and fashion, namely jeans and leather. Furthermore, it adds certain key Tina Turner elements and distills everything to one of the most famous live shots … Continue reading Iconic photos: Private Dancer Live

Private Dancer – Video Clips

The 1980s saw the rise of the music video clip – and Tina Turner followed the rule: every single release needed a video. So, no wonder that we can enjoy “three plus one and another one” video clips from the “Private Dancer” album. So, five clips in total but why the strange bookkeeping? Follow us … Continue reading Private Dancer – Video Clips

Private Dancer – The Milestone Album

In a career of 50+ years you will find many ups and downs and probably more highlights than anywhere else but there still might be the one and only super-nova which outshines everything else. Tina Turner´s “Private Dancer” album is one of these bright spots. Despite all her other successes and her triumphant tours around … Continue reading Private Dancer – The Milestone Album

Free Your Inner Private Dancer

Tina Turner´s mega hit “Private Dancer” creates a vast collection of images in the  mind of the listener: the private dancer (or – a little bit spiced up – the exotic dancer), the complicated and not-so-desirable man/woman situation, and the scenery of purchasable affection. All themes that ring a bell and sound familiar but luckily … Continue reading Free Your Inner Private Dancer

The Big “Private Dancer” – Parade

Maybe you have heard about the releasometer, the latest invention of the old-world brick-and-mortar music industry where record companies actually sold records and not playlists. And in that outdated world, you used to be bombarded with various releases of albums incl. different covers (that is the house in which the record used to live because … Continue reading The Big “Private Dancer” – Parade

Tina Turner – Private Dancer Tour Book

A new tour, a new program. Tour book always existed in some sort of way but back in the 80’s and the development of merchandising, artists and management put efforts in creating more sophisticated programs that are now cherished items among fans. We already did a few articles about Tina Turner’s Tour book, including a … Continue reading Tina Turner – Private Dancer Tour Book