Bitterblue

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Bitterblue
Studio album by Bonnie Tyler
Released 11 November 1991
Recorded 1991
Genre Pop rock
Length 58:40
Label Hansa Records
Producer Giorgio Moroder, Roy Bittan, Dieter Bohlen
Bonnie Tyler chronology
Hide Your Heart / Notes From America
(1988)
Bitterblue
(1991)
Angel Heart
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Bitterblue is the eighth studio album by Bonnie Tyler, released in 1991. Its title track was released as a single and peaked at #2 in Norway.

In April 2012, the album was released digitally under the "Rdeg" record label.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Bitterblue"   Dieter Bohlen 3:50
2. "Against The Wind"   Dieter Bohlen 3:59
3. "Careless Heart"   Albert Hammond 4:33
4. "Whenever You Need Me"   David Yorath/D. Madiran/B.Tyler 4:04
5. "Where Were You"   Albert Hammond 5:12
6. "Save Me"   Albert Hammond 4:09
7. "He's Got A Hold On Me"   Nik Kershaw 4:15
8. "Keep Your Love Alive"   Giorgio Moroder 4:24
9. "Tell Me The Truth"   Dieter Bohlen 3:48
10. "Heaven Is Here (with Giorgio Moroder)"   Giorgio Moroder 4:40
11. "Love Is In Love Again"   Giorgio Moroder 4:40
12. "Till The End Of Time (with Dan Hartman)"   Giorgio Moroder 4:03
13. "Too Hot"   Dieter Bohlen 3:27
14. "Why"   Dieter Bohlen 3:56
Total length:
58:40

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart Position Award
Norway 1[3] 4X Platinum
Austria 1[4] Platinum
Switzerland 21[5] Gold
Germany 22[6] Gold
Sweden 22[7] Gold
Year End Charts 1992 Position
Norway 15[8]
Austria 12[9]

Singles[edit]

With the release of "Where Were You", Tyler recorded "I Can't Leave Your Love Alone" as a B-Side.

Year Single Peak chart positions
GE AU NO
1991 "Bitterblue" 17[10] 5[11] 2[12]
"Against the Wind" 36[13] 13[14]
1992 "Where Were You" 43 [3]

Awards[edit]

  • RSH-Gold Awards, Germany 1992 [4]
  • Successful German-produced Interpreter Female
  • Catchy song of the year: "BitterBlue"

Personnel[edit]

  • Producer - Dieter Bohlen, Giorgio Moroder, Roy Bittan
  • Co-producer - Luis Rodriguez
  • Arranged By - Dieter Bohlen, Roy Bittan
  • Recorded By - Dieter Bohlen, Luis Rodriguez, Phil Kaffel
  • Engineer - Brian Reeves, Phil Kaffel
  • Mixed By - Brian Reeves, Dieter Bohlen, Giorgio Moroder, Luis Rodriguez, Phil Kaffel
  • Programmed By - Giorgio Moroder, Scott Greer
  • Acoustic Guitar - Tim Pierce
  • Backing Vocals - Debbie McGlendon Smith, Joe Pizzulo, Marietta Waters
  • Bass - Randy Jackson
  • Drums - Kenny Aronoff
  • Guitar - John Pierce, Teddy Castellucci, Waddy Wachtel
  • Keyboards - Roy Bittan
  • Saxophone - Gary Hergib
  • Photography - Jeffrey Weiss, Markus Amon

Notes: (P)1991 Hansa, (C)1991 BMG Ariola Media GmbH.

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