Let's Talk About Love (Modern Talking album)

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Let's Talk About Love
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Studio album by Modern Talking
Released 14 October 1985 (1985-10-14)
Recorded 1985
Genre Synth-pop
Length 37:59
Label Hansa
Producer Dieter Bohlen
Modern Talking chronology
The 1st Album
(1985)
Let's Talk About Love
(1985)
Ready for Romance
(1986)
Singles from Let's Talk About Love
  1. "Cheri, Cheri Lady"
    Released: 2 September 1985

Let's Talk About Love is the second studio album by German duo Modern Talking. It was released on 14 October 1985 by Hansa Records. The album peaked at number two in Germany, spending four weeks at that position.[1] After spending 11 weeks within the top 10 and 44 weeks altogether on the German chart,[2] it eventually earned a platinum certification from the Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI) for shipments in excess of 500,000 copies in Germany.[3]

The album's only single, "Cheri, Cheri Lady", spent four weeks atop the German Singles Chart,[4] while also peaking at number one in Austria, Norway and Switzerland.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dieter Bohlen.

  1. "Cheri, Cheri Lady" – 3:45
  2. "With a Little Love" – 3:33
  3. "Wild Wild Water" – 4:17
  4. "You're the Lady of My Heart" – 3:18
  5. "Just Like an Angel" – 3:13
  6. "Heaven Will Know" – 4:01
  7. "Love Don't Live Here Anymore" – 4:20
  8. "Why Did You Do It Just Tonight" – 4:21
  9. "Don't Give Up" – 3:18
  10. "Let's Talk About Love" – 3:53

Personnel[edit]

  • Thomas Anders – lead vocals
  • Dieter Bohlen – arrangements, production
  • Andreas Grassl – artists photos
  • M. Vormstein – art direction, photo design
  • Gerd Tratz – artists photos

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Germany (BVMI)[3] Platinum 500,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[18] Gold 50,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Offiziellecharts.de – Modern Talking – Let's Talk About Love" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Album Let's Talk About Love von Modern Talking". Chartsurfer.de (in German). Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Modern Talking; 'Let's Talk About Love')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  4. ^ "Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady". Offizielle Deutsche Charts (in German). Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady". swisscharts.com. Retrieved 21 November 2009.
  6. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Modern Talking – Let's Talk About Love" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Modern Talking – Let's Talk About Love" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  8. ^ "European Hot 100 Albums" (PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 2 no. 51/52. 23 December 1985. p. 31. OCLC 29800226. Retrieved 2 August 2018 – via American Radio History.
  9. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin – levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava. ISBN 978-951-1-21053-5.
  10. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Modern Talking – Let's Talk About Love". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  11. ^ Salaverrie, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (in Spanish) (1st ed.). Madrid: Fundación Autor/SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2.
  12. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Modern Talking – Let's Talk About Love". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  13. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Modern Talking – Let's Talk About Love". Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 November 2009.
  14. ^ "Jahreshitparade Alben 1986". austriancharts.at (in German). Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  15. ^ "European Hot 100 Albums: Hot 100 of the Year 1986" (PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 3 no. 51/52. 27 December 1986. p. 35. OCLC 29800226. Retrieved 2 August 2018 – via American Radio History.
  16. ^ "Top 100 Album-Jahrescharts – 1986". Offizielle Deutsche Charts (in German). Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  17. ^ "Swiss Year-End Charts 1986". swisscharts.com. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  18. ^ Salaverrie, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (PDF) (in Spanish) (1st ed.). Madrid: Fundación Autor/SGAE. p. 921. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. Retrieved 2 August 2018.

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