Everybody Knows (Sonia album)

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Everybody Knows
Studio album by Sonia
Released May 5, 1990 [1]
Recorded 1989 - 1990
Genre Pop, MOR
Length 33:16
Label Chrysalis Records
Producer Stock Aitken Waterman
Phil Harding
Ian Curnow
Sonia chronology
- Everybody Knows
(1990)
Sonia
(1991)
Singles from Everybody Knows
  1. "You'll Never Stop Me Loving You"
    Released: 24 June 1989
  2. "Can't Forget You"
    Released: 17 October 1989
  3. "Listen to Your Heart"
    Released: 9 December 1989
  4. "Counting Every Minute"
    Released: 7 April 1990
  5. "End of the World"
    Released: 25 August 1990

Everybody Knows is the debut album by UK singer Sonia.

Released in May 1990, the album was predominantly written and produced by the Stock Aitken Waterman team. Included on the album is the number one hit "You'll Never Stop Me Loving You" as well as the Top 20 hits; "Can't Forget You", "Listen to Your Heart", "Counting Every Minute" and "End of the World".[2] At the time of release, Sonia became the first female UK artist to achieve five Top 20 hit singles from one album.[3]

Everybody Knows was a success, reaching #7 in the UK Albums Chart.[4][5] Despite this, the record company Chrysalis later dropped Sonia. She went on to score another Top 20 hit soon after when she teamed up with Big Fun for the single "You've Got a Friend".[6]

Everybody Knows was re-issued by Cherry Red Records in 2010 with bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Stock, Aitken and Waterman, except where noted.

  1. "You'll Never Stop Me Loving You" - 3:22
  2. "Everybody Knows" - 3:27
  3. "Listen to Your Heart" - 3:25
  4. "Someone Like You" - 3:52 (Ian Curnow, Phil Harding, Bill Clift)
  5. "Counting Every Minute" - 3:33
  6. "Can't Forget You" - 3:25
  7. "Now I'm Without You" - 3:29 (Ian Curnow, Phil Harding, Bill Clift)
  8. "Can't Help the Way That I Feel" - 3:30
  9. "Climb to the Top of a Mountain" - 3:37 (Ian Curnow, Phil Harding, Bill Clift)
  10. "End of the World" - 3:36 (Arthur Kent, Sylvia Dee)

CD version of the album also included "You'll Never Stop Me Loving You" (Sonia's Kiss Mix). [7]

2010 re-issue[edit]

Bonus tracks
  1. "Better Than Ever"
  2. "You'll Never Stop Me Loving You" (Extended Version)
  3. "Can't Forget You" (Extended Version)
  4. "Listen to Your Heart" (Extended Version)
  5. "Counting Every Minute" (The King's Counting House Mix)
  6. "You'll Never Stop Me Loving You" (XXX Kiss Mix)
  7. "Let's Have a Party"
  8. "You'll Never Stop Me Loving You" (Demo Version)

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