Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me (album)

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Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
Studio album by Gloria Estefan
Released October 1994 (1994-10)
(see Release history)
Recorded Crescent Moon Studios, Miami
Genre Dance, pop
Length 44:46 (U.S. Version)
47:36 (Worldwide Version)
Label Epic
Gloria Estefan chronology
Christmas Through Your Eyes
(1993)
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
(1994)
Abriendo Puertas
(1995)
Singles from Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
  1. "Turn The Beat Around"
    Released: September/October 1994
  2. "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me"
    Released: November 1994 (only Europe & Australia)
  3. "Everlasting Love"
    Released: February/March 1995
  4. "It's Too Late"
    Released: June 1995
  5. "Cherchez La Femme"
    Released: June 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly (B)[2]

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me is the fifth studio solo album released by American singer Gloria Estefan, but is the 17th overall, released in 1994 with sales of 5 million copies worldwide.

Album history[edit]

The album features cover versions of songs which had a special meaning to Estefan, including songs from classic artists such as Carole King, Elton John, Neil Sedaka, The Moments, Vicki Sue Robinson, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Classics IV, among others.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Written by Time
1. "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me" Harry Noble Jr. 3:21
2. "How Can I Be Sure" Felix Cavaliere, Edward Brigati Jr. 3:15
3. "Everlasting Love" Buzz Cason, Mac Gayden 4:01
4. "Traces" Buddy Buie, Emory Gordy, Jr., J. R. Cobb 3:22
5. "Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying" Fred Marsden, Gerard Marsden, Les Chadwick, Les Maguire 4:21
6. "You've Made Me So Very Happy" Berry Gordy Jr., Frank Wilson, Brenda Holloway, Patrice Holloway 4:44
7. "Turn The Beat Around" Peter Jackson, Gerald Jackson 3:52
8. "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" Neil Sedaka, Howard Greenfield 3:13
9. "Love On A Two Way Street" Sylvia Robinson, Burt Keys 4:12
10. "Cherchez La Femme" August Darnell, Stony Browder Jr. 4:58
11. "It's Too Late" Carole King, Toni Stern 3:57
12. "Goodnight My Love" Mack Gordon, Harry Revel 2:52

International Bonus Track[edit]

# Title Written by Time
13. "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" Elton John, Bernie Taupin 6:12

Australian Bonus Track[edit]

# Title Written by Time
14. "Everlasting Love (Alternate Mix)" Buzz Cason, Mac Gayden 3:47

Release history[edit]

Region Date
Europe October 19, 1994 (1994-10-19)
Canada October 18, 1994 (1994-10-18)
United States
Australia & New Zealand November 1, 1994 (1994-11-01)
Asia November 1, 1994 (1994-11-01)
Latin America November 1, 1994 (1994-11-01)
Japan November 3, 1994 (1994-11-03)

Charts and certifications[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Show Award
1995 Billboard Music Award Billboard Music Video of the Year for "Everlasting Love"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me (album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  3. ^ a b "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2012-02-21. 
  4. ^ "Gloria Estefan Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Gloria Estefan. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
  5. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Gloria Estefan – Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me". Music Canada. 
  6. ^ "British album certifications – Gloria Estefan – Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Go
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Estefan, Gloria – Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

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