When the Money's Gone

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"When the Money's Gone" is a song was written by Bruce Roberts and Donna Weiss and first released by Bruce Roberts on his 1995 album Intimacy.

In 2003 the song was released as the last North American single by American singer-actress Cher from her twenty-fifth studio album, Living Proof. It was released in 2003 by Warner Bros, and WEA.

Bruce Roberts version[edit]

Roberts released his version as a track on his 1995 album Intimacy. Elton John provided backing vocals. An uptempo dance remix featuring Kristine W was also issued. The track peaked at number thirty-two on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play chart.

Cher version[edit]

"When the Money's Gone"
Single by Cher
from the album Living Proof
B-side "Love One Another"
Released February 4, 2003
Recorded 2001
Genre Dance-pop, tech house
Length 4:40
Label Warner Bros/Wea
Writer(s) Bruce Roberts, Donna Weiss
Producer(s) Bruce Roberts, Warren Rigg
Cher singles chronology
"A Different Kind of Love Song"/"The Music's No Good Without You"
(2002)
"When the Money's Gone"/"Love One Another"
(2003)
"Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"
(2003)
Cher North American singles chronology
"A Different Kind of Love Song"/
"The Music's No Good Without You"
(2002)
"When the Money's Gone"/"Love One Another"
(2003)
"Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"
(2003)

In 2001, Cher released a cover of the song on her album, Living Proof. In 2003, "When the Money's Gone" with the song "Love One Another" as its B-side was released as Cher's third and final American single. "Love One Another" earned Cher a Grammy nomination for Best Dance Recording; however, she lost the award to Kylie Minogue's song, "Come into My World". Cher performed "Love One Another" on The Farewell Tour and was sung as part of the Love Medley on the fifth leg of the tour only in Europe.

Critical reception[edit]

Allmusic editor Kerry L. Smith wrote that fans and club kids would appreciate the "rapid-fire drum beats on th[is] airy track".[1] Slant Magazine called this song one of the worst moments on the album but still praised it for "maintain[ing] the high-energy, club-ready pace [of the album]".[2]

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of all single releases of "When the Money's Gone" by Cher.

US 2 x 12" vinyl (9362 42496-0)[3][4]

  • A1. "When the Money's Gone" (Brother Brown H&H Vocal Mix)
  • A2. "When the Money's Gone" (Thick Dick Vs Cher Bootleg Mix)
  • B. "When the Money's Gone" (The Passengerz Hypnotic Club Mix)
  • C. "Love One Another" (Eddie Baez Club Mix)
  • D. "Love One Another" (J Star Club Mix)

US CD maxi single (9 42496-2)[5][6]

  1. "When the Money's Gone" (Brother Brown H&H Vocal Mix)
  2. "When the Money's Gone" (The Passengerz Club Mix)
  3. "When the Money's Gone" (Thick Dick vs. Cher Bootleg Mix)
  4. "When the Money's Gone" (Manny Lehman Vocal Mix)
  5. "When the Money's Gone" (Brother Brown Dynamo Mix)
  6. "Love One Another" (Eddie Baez Club Mix)
  7. "Love One Another" (J Star Club Mix)
  8. "Love One Another" (Friscia & Lamboy Club Mix)

US 12" promo (PRO-A-101045)[7][8]

  1. "When the Money's Gone" (Brother Brown H&H Vocal Mix)
  2. "When the Money's Gone" (Thick Dick Vs Cher Bootleg Mix)
  3. "When the Money's Gone" (The Passengerz Club Mix)
  4. "When the Money's Gone" (Thick Dick 4Ever Dub)
  5. "When the Money's Gone" (Brother Brown Dub)
  6. "When the Money's Gone" (The Passengerz Hypnotic Club Mixshow)
Cher's uptempo dance cover of the song.

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Official versions[edit]

  • Brother Brown H&H Vocal Mix
  • Brother Brown Dub
  • Brother Brown Dynamo Mix
  • Manny Lehman Vocal Mix
  • The Passengerz Club Mix
  • The Passengerz Hypnotic Club Mixshow
  • Thick Dick Vs Cher Bootleg Mix
  • Thick Dick 4Ever Dub

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Romania (Romanian Top 100) 72
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard) 12
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard) 1

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