Only the Fool Survives

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"Only the Fool Survives"
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Single by Donna Summer with Mickey Thomas
from the album All Systems Go
B-side "Love Shock"
Released November 1987
Format 7" single
Recorded Oasis Studio
Genre Pop, Soul, R&B
Length 4:00
Label Geffen
Songwriter(s) Donna Summer, Bruce Sudano, Michael Omartian, Virgil Weber, John Bettis, Harold Faltermeyer
Producer(s) Harold Faltermeyer
Donna Summer singles chronology
"Dinner with Gershwin"
(1987)
"Only the Fool Survives"
(1987)
"Fascination"
(1987)

"Only the Fool Survives" is the second single from the Donna Summer album All Systems Go and is a duet with Mickey Thomas, lead singer of the band Starship (formerly Jefferson Starship). The ballad was released as a single in North America and Japan.

Track listing[edit]

7" - Geffen Records 9 28165-7
  1. "Only the Fool Survives" – 4:00
  2. "Love Shock" – 4:16

Personnel[edit]

  • Donna Summer – Vocals
  • Mickey Thomas – Vocals
  • Harold Faltermeyer – Keyboards, Programming, Mixing
  • Dann Huff – Guitar
  • Brian Reeves – Engineering
  • Dave Concors – Engineering
  • Uli Rudolf – Mixing

Chart Positions[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Singles Chart 43
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary 14

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