Heaven and Earth and the Stars

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Heaven and Earth and the Stars
Studio album by Lulu
Released 1976
Recorded 1973-1976
Genre Pop, Soul
Label Chelsea Records
Producer Wes Farrell, John Barry
David Bowie and Mick Ronson on "The Man Who Sold the World" & "Watch That Man"
Lulu chronology
Lulu
(1973)
Heaven and Earth and the Stars
(1976)
Don't Take Love for Granted
(1978)

Heaven and Earth and the Stars is a 1976 album by Lulu. It was the second and last of her albums to be released on the Chelsea record label, which ceased production this year.[1] Like the previous album, it was produced by Wes Farrell, apart from two tracks "The Man Who Sold the World" and "Watch That Man" which were produced by David Bowie and Mick Ronson.[2] The former had been a big hit for Lulu, reaching No.3 in the UK, although had been released more than two years before this album's release.[3] Also from 1974 was Lulu's theme song for the James Bond film, The Man with the Golden Gun, produced by John Barry. Another hit single featured on this album was "Take Your Mama for a Ride", which had been a No.37 hit in 1975.[4] Despite these inclusions, the album failed to chart, being too late to cash in on the hits. Further singles released from the album were "Boy Meets Girl" and the title track, bring the total single releases to five - half the album.[5]

Tracks from the album were released on Compact disc in 1999 on a compilation with her previous album.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Side one

  1. "Heaven and Earth and the Stars" (3:08)
  2. "Boy Meets Girl" (2:57)
  3. "Mama's Little Corner of the World" (3:13)
  4. "The Man with the Golden Gun" (2:32)
  5. "Baby I Don't Care" (4:00)
  6. "Take Your Mama for a Ride, Part 1" (5:26)

Side two

  1. "Honey You Can't Take it Back" (3:14)
  2. "The Man Who Sold the World" (3:50)
  3. "Watch That Man" (4:58)
  4. "Old Fashion Girl" (3:14)
  5. "Take Your Mama for a Ride, Part 2" (3:49)

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