Friday, June 28, 2013

Record #0399: Groovy Kind of Love / Big Noise – PHIL COLLINS

Atlantic 7-89017 (original) USA, Aug. 1988
Words & Music bySide AToni Wine, Carole Bayer Bacharach; Side BLamont Dozier, Phil Collins
Musicians: Side A - Phil Collins (keyboards, vocals and drums) and an orchestra conducted by Anne Dudley; Side B - possibly same as side A, excluding vocals
Recording sessions: Produced by Phil Collins with Anne Dudley (side A) and Lamont Dozier (side B), UK (?), 1988
Highest chart positions:  US #1, UK #1, Canada #1, Ireland #1, Netherlands #1, Italy #1, Switzerland #1, Australia #2, Norway #2, Finland #4, Sweden #5

Both songs are from the soundtrack of "Buster", a 1988 film starring Phil Collins and Julie Walters. The single was a huge international hit.

Side A is a Dianne & Annita original from 1965 and before Collins' cover it was best known for The Mindbenders 1965 cover (US #2, UK #2).

List price:  Not listed in Goldmine's catalog.

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