Gold (Donna Summer album)

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Gold
Greatest hits album by Donna Summer
Released January 11, 2005 (2005-01-11)
Recorded 1975—2003
Genre Dance, disco, pop, R&B, rock, soul
Label Hip-O / Universal
Producer Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte, John Barry, Gary Klein, Michael Omartian, Richard Perry, Mike Stock, Matt Aitken, Pete Waterman
Donna Summer chronology
The Journey: The Very Best of Donna Summer
(2003)
Gold
(2005)
Crayons
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Gold is one of Donna Summer's greatest hits compilations. Donna Summer's entry in Universal Music's two-disc compilation series Gold is more or less a re-release of 1993's The Donna Summer Anthology, with the most noticeable differences being the cover art and that Gold includes four of her 90's Club and R&B hits, which came out after the Anthology. Also, other 80's European hits, such as "Dinner With Gershwin", and "Love's About to Change My Heart", that were not included on the Anthology, are present here. However, the two tracks from 1981's shelved Geffen Records album I'm a Rainbow on disc two are left out, as are "Once Upon A Time" and "Rumour Has It", both from the 1977 album Once Upon a Time, the hit single "Cold Love" from 1980 album The Wanderer, and the album track "Friends Unknown" from Mistaken Identity.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Donna Summer, Pete Bellotte and Giorgio Moroder, except where noted.

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Love to Love You Baby" [Single Version] - 4:58
  2. "Could It Be Magic" [Single Version] (Adrienne Anderson, Barry Manilow) - 3:56
  3. "Try Me, I Know We Can Make It" [Single Version] - 4:47
  4. "Spring Affair" [Single Version] - 4:02
  5. "Love's Unkind" - 4:26
  6. "I Feel Love" - 5:52
  7. "I Love You" - 4:42
  8. "Last Dance" (Paul Jabara) - 4:58
  9. "MacArthur Park" [Promotional Single Version] (Jimmy Webb) - 6:28
  10. "Heaven Knows" [Single Version] (Bellotte, Moroder, Summer) - 3:39
  11. "Hot Stuff" [12" Single Version] (Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer, Keith Forsey) - 6:46
  12. "Bad Girls" (Joe "Bean" Esposito, Eddie Hokenson, Bruce Sudano, Summer) - 4:57
  13. "Dim All the Lights" (Summer) - 4:36
  14. "Sunset People" (Bellotte, Faltermeyer, Forsey) - 6:29
  15. "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" duet with Barbra Streisand (Jabara, Bruce Roberts) - 4:48
  16. "On the Radio" (Moroder, Summer) - 4:05

Disc two[edit]

  1. "The Wanderer" (Moroder, Summer) - 3:47
  2. "Love Is in Control (Finger on the Trigger)" (Quincy Jones, Merria Ross, Rod Temperton) - 4:20
  3. "State of Independence" (Jon Anderson, Vangelis) - 5:50
  4. "She Works Hard for the Money" (Michael Omartian, Summer) - 5:21
  5. "Unconditional Love" (Omartian, Summer) - 4:43
  6. "There Goes My Baby" (Jerry Leiber, Ben Nelson, Lover Patterson, Mike Stoller, George Treadwell) - 4:07
  7. "Supernatural Love" (Omartian, Sudano, Summer) - 3:35
  8. "Dinner with Gershwin" (Brenda Russell) - 4:39
  9. "All Systems Go" (Faltermeyer, Summer) - 4:13
  10. "This Time I Know It's For Real" (Matt Aitken, Mike Stock, Summer, Pete Waterman) - 3:37
  11. "I Don't Wanna Get Hurt" (Aitken, Stock, Waterman) - 3:27
  12. "Love's About to Change My Heart" [7" Mix] (Aitken, Stock, Waterman) - 3:47
  13. "When Love Cries" [7" Mix] (Keith Diamond, Larry Henley, Eve Nelson, Anthony Smith, Summer) - 4:31
  14. "Carry On" featuring Giorgio Moroder (Moroder, Marietta Waters) - 3:41
  15. "Melody of Love (Wanna Be Loved)" (Joe Carrano, Robert Clivillés, David Cole, Summer) - 4:15
  16. "I Will Go with You (Con te partirò)" (Lucio Quarantotto, Francesco Sartori) - 4:09
  17. "Dream-A-Lot's Theme (I Will Live For Love)" (DiGesare, Summer) - 4:52
  18. "You're So Beautiful" (Tony Moran Edit) (DiGesare, Tony Moran, Summer) - 4:05

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Gold > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 29 August 2011.