The 1995 Sessions

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The 1995 Sessions
Studio album by Dannii Minogue
Released 7 December 2009[1]
Recorded 1994-1995
Genre Dance, pop
Length 50:31
Label Palare (PALARE005)
Dannii Minogue chronology
The Early Years
(2008)
The 1995 Sessions
(2009)
This Is It: The Very Best Of
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Digital Spy 4/5 stars [2]
The Times 3/5 stars [3]

The 1995 Sessions is a 2009 compilation album consisting of previously unreleased demo tracks previously recorded by Australian singer Dannii Minogue fourteen years earlier. It has been be released by Palare on 7 December 2009. The album consists of rare and previously unheard songs recorded for what would have been Minogue's then third studio album.[4]

Album history[edit]

Minogue began writing and recording her third studio album in 1994. The completed album, however, was never released following a disagreement between Minogue and her label MCA Records over its distribution.[4]

In October 2009, Minogue announced that the previously unreleased recordings would be remastered and commercially released.[5] The album was originally scheduled to be released in the United Kingdom on 23 November 2009, but was pushed to a 7 December release.

A draft track list of the album was published by online retailers before the listing was finalized. This listing featured a song titled "I Got This Feeling" (written and produced by the UK based dance music team Love to Infinity), however, when the final track list appeared, this track was no longer included. In its place appeared two tracks; "Take My Time Loving You" and "Coconut (Original Version)".[6] It has since been stated by Minogue's website administrator that the newly completed remix of "I Got This Feeling" did not fit with the sound of the album.

Two previously released Japanese only singles recorded during these sessions with Japanese dance music act Eurogroove; Rescue Me and Boogie Woogie were not included on this album.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Free Your Love"   The Rapino Brothers (Graziano Mallozzi & Marco Sabiu), Terry Maxwell Ronald "Terry Ronald", Danielle Jane Minogue "Dannii Minogue" Rapino Brothers 3:40
2. "Skin Deep"   Oliver James Jacobs "Oliver Jacobs" or "Ollie J.", Phillip Jacobs, Mark Walcott, Danielle Jane Minogue "Dannii Minogue" Ollie J 3:13
3. "Love And Affection"   Peter Fallon, Michael Fallon, Barry James Michael & Peter Fallon 3:37
4. "Let Love Into Your Life"   Greg Parratto, William Steven Pace "Billy Pace" Tom Fredericks 4:07
5. "Everlasting Night" (Original Version) Michael David Percy "Mike Percy", Timothy Lever "Tim Lever", Danielle Jane Minogue "Dannii Minogue", Terry Maxwell Ronald "Terry Ronald" Timothy Lever "Tim Lever" & Michael David Percy "Mike Percy" (One World) 4:01
6. "Crazy (For Your Love)"   Biddu Appaiah "Biddu", Simon Stirling Timothy Lever "Tim Lever" & Michael David Percy "Mike Percy" (One World) 3:27
7. "Take My Time Loving You"   Michael David Percy "Mike Percy", Timothy Lever "Tim Lever", Danielle Jane Minogue "Dannii Minogue" Timothy Lever "Tim Lever" & Michael David Percy "Mike Percy" (One World) 3:31
8. "Love In Me"   The Rapino Brothers (Graziano Mallozzi & Marco Sabiu), Barry Ian Green "Barry Blue" Rapino Brothers 3:36
9. "Exclusively"   Oliver James Jacobs "Oliver Jacobs" or "Ollie J.", Phillip Jacobs, Mark Walcott, Glen G. Goldsmith, Danielle Jane Minogue "Dannii Minogue" Ollie J 2:27
10. "Love Will Find A Way"   Terry Maxwell Ronald "Terry Ronald", Charles Mole "Charlie Mole" Terry Maxwell Ronald "Terry Ronald" & Charles Mole "Charlie Mole" 4:21
11. "Don't Wanna Leave You Now"   Terry Maxwell Ronald "Terry Ronald", Charles Mole "Charlie Mole", Danielle Jane Minogue "Dannii Minogue" Terry Maxwell Ronald "Terry Ronald" & Charles Mole "Charlie Mole" 4:47
12. "Coconut" (Original Version) Harry Edward Nilsson III "Harry Nilsson" DNA 4:10
13. "Free Your Love" (Extended Mix) The Rapino Brothers (Graziano Mallozzi & Marco Sabiu), Terry Maxwell Ronald "Terry Ronald", Danielle Jane Minogue "Dannii Minogue" Rapino Brothers 5:34
Total length:
50:31

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format(s) Catalog
United Kingdom & Ireland 7 December 2009 Palare CD & Digital Download PALARE005CD[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CD: The 1995 Sessions - The Lost Album". DanniiMinogueOfficial.Blogspot.com. 11 November 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009.
  2. ^ Released on Monday, 7 December 2009 (7 December 2009). "Dannii Minogue: 'The 1995 Sessions' - Music Album Review". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011-08-16. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ a b Heritage, Stuart. "Finally … Dannii Minogue is to release her lost album". The Guardian. 27 October 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009.
  5. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel. "Dannii Minogue to release unheard album". Digital Spy. 26 October 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009.
  6. ^ Nissim, Mayer. "Dannii Minogue confirms 'lost' album". Digital Spy. 11 November 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009.
  7. ^ "The 1995 Sessions by Dannii Minogue". CargoRecord.co.uk. Retrieved 19 November 2009.

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