Twenty Four Seven (Tina Turner album)

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Twenty Four Seven
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Studio album by Tina Turner
Released October 28, 1999
(see release history)
Genre Pop, pop rock, soul, dance
Length 47:09
Label Parlophone
Producer Tina Turner (exec.), Roger Davies (exec.), Absolute, Terry Britten, Johnny Douglas, Brian Rawling, Mark Taylor
Tina Turner chronology
Wildest Dreams
(1996)
Twenty Four Seven
(1999)
All the Best
(2004)
Alternative cover
Limited edition cover art
Singles from Twenty Four Seven
  1. "When the Heartache Is Over"
    Released: September 6, 1999
  2. "Whatever You Need"
    Released: February 5, 2000
  3. "Don't Leave Me This Way"
    Released: February 14, 2000
  4. "Talk to My Heart"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
PopMatters 7/10 stars [2]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars [3]

Twenty Four Seven is the tenth solo album by Tina Turner, released on Parlophone/Virgin in 1999. It is Turner's last studio album to date.

Composition[edit]

The album was produced by Mark Taylor and Brian Rawling, the team behind Cher's Believe, Johnny Douglas (Kylie Minogue, George Michael, All Saints etc.), Terry Britten and Absolute, best known for their work with British pop acts like Lisa Stansfield, Will Young, Atomic Kitten, Gareth Gates, and S Club 7. Bryan Adams guests on both the title track and "Without You".

In 2000 the album was released as a limited edition special pack with a bonus disc including live recordings from Turner's 60th birthday celebration in London in November 1999 as well as the promo videos for "When the Heartache Is Over" and "Whatever You Need".

Twenty Four Seven is Turner's last full-length studio album to date.

Commercial success[edit]

The album was released in Europe in November 1999 and has sold more than 2 million copies on the continent. It reached #9 in the UK Albums Chart. The album was released in February 2000 in the US and Canada and reached #21 on the Billboard 200, selling 60,000 copies in its first week. It was certified platinum in the UK, Germany, Europe chart, and France.

Single releases[edit]

Singles released from the album include "When the Heartache Is Over" (US #3 Dance Charts), (UK #10), "Whatever You Need" (UK #23), "Talk To My Heart" and "Don't Leave Me This Way".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Whatever You Need"   Harriet Roberts, Russell Courtenay Johnny Douglas 4:49
2. "All the Woman"   Paul Wilson, Andy Watkins, Tracy Ackerman Absolute, Douglas[a] 4:03
3. "When the Heartache Is Over"   Graham Stack, John Reid Brian Rawling, Mark Taylor 3:44
4. "Absolutely Nothing's Changed"   Terry Britten, John O'Kane Britten 3:43
5. "Talk to My Heart"   Douglas, Graham Lyle Douglas 5:08
6. "Don't Leave Me This Way"   Paul Barry, Taylor, Rawling Rawling, Taylor 4:19
7. "Go Ahead"   James House, Anthony Little Douglas 4:20
8. "Without You"   Wilson, Watkins, Shernette May Absolute 4:06
9. "Falling"   Tim Fraser, Sol Connell Britten 4:21
10. "I Will Be There"   Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb Absolute, Douglas[b] 4:37
11. "Twenty Four Seven"   Britten, Charlie Dore Britten 3:47
Notes
  • ^[a] signifies an additional producer
  • ^[b] signifies a co-producer

Personnel[edit]

Credits are taken from the album's liner notes.[4]

Performance credits
Instruments
Technical and production
  • Record producers – Absolute, Terry Britten, Johnny Douglas, Brian Rawling, Mark Taylor
  • Engineering – Marc Lane, Ren Swan, Paul Wright - sound engineer
  • Mastering Engineer - Doug Sax

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
Austrian Albums Chart[5] 5
Belgium (Flanders) Albums Chart[5] 9
Belgium (Wallonia) Albums Chart[5] 16
Canadian Albums Chart 9
Dutch Albums Chart[5] 24
Finnish Albums Chart[5] 6
French Albums Chart[5] 23
German Albums Chart 3
Norwegian Albums Chart[5] 5
Swedish Albums Chart[5] 6
Swiss Albums Chart[5] 1
UK Albums Chart 9
US Billboard 200[6] 21
US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[6] 29

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalogue
Germany October 28, 1999 Parlophone CD
United Kingdom November 1, 1999 724352318025
United States February 1, 2000 Virgin Records
United Kingdom July 10, 2000 Parlophone 2CD 724352721306

References[edit]

  1. ^ Twenty Four Seven (Tina Turner album) at AllMusic Almusic review
  2. ^ "Tina Turner". PopMatters. 
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review
  4. ^ Twenty Four Seven (CD liner). Tina Turner. Parlophone Records. 1999. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Tina Turner - Twenty Four Seven - austriancharts.at". Ö3 Austria Top 40 (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-05-20. 
  6. ^ a b "Twenty Four Seven - Tina Turner". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-05-20.