Twenty Four Seven (Tina Turner album)

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Twenty Four Seven
TinaTurnerTwentyFourSeven.jpg
Studio album by Tina Turner
Released October 28, 1999
Genre
Length 47:09
Label Parlophone
Producer
Tina Turner chronology
Wildest Dreams
(1996)Wildest Dreams1996
Twenty Four Seven
(1999)
All the Best
(2004)All the Best2004
Alternative cover
Limited edition cover art
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
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars [1]
PopMatters7/10 stars [2]
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars [3]

Twenty Four Seven is the tenth solo studio album by Tina Turner, released on Parlophone/Virgin in 1999. It is Turner's last studio album before her retirement from recording.

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 before her retirement from recording.

Commercial success[edit]

The album was released in Europe in November 1999 and has sold more than 1 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 various countries, including the United Kingdom.

Single releases[edit]

Singles released from the album include "When the Heartache Is Over" (US #3 Dance Charts), (UK #10), "Whatever You Need" (UK #27), and "Don't Leave Me This Way".

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Whatever You Need"Harriet Roberts, Russell CourtenayJohnny Douglas4:49
2."All the Woman"Paul Wilson, Andy Watkins, Tracy AckermanAbsolute, Douglas[a]4:03
3."When the Heartache Is Over"Graham Stack, John ReidBrian Rawling, Mark Taylor3:44
4."Absolutely Nothing's Changed"Terry Britten, John O'KaneBritten3:43
5."Talk to My Heart"Douglas, Graham LyleDouglas5:08
6."Don't Leave Me This Way"Paul Barry, Taylor, RawlingRawling, Taylor4:19
7."Go Ahead"James House, Anthony LittleDouglas4:20
8."Without You"Wilson, Watkins, Shernette MayAbsolute4:06
9."Falling"Tim Fraser, Sol ConnellBritten4:21
10."I Will Be There"Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice GibbAbsolute, Douglas[b]4:37
11."Twenty Four Seven"Britten, Charlie DoreBritten3:47
Notes
  • ^[a] signifies an additional producer
  • ^[b] signifies a co-producer

Personnel[edit]

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

  • Tina Turner – lead vocals
  • Background vocals – Tracy Ackerman, Bryan Adams, Terry Britten
  • Acoustic guitar – Pete Lincoln
  • Bass guitar – Pino Palladino
  • Guitar – Terry Britten, Phil Hudson, Milton McDonald, Phil Palmer, Adam Phililps, Alan Ross
  • Harmonica – Peter Hope-Evans
  • Horns – Duncan Mackay, Mike Stevens, Nichol Thompson
  • Other instrumentation – Absolute, Marcus Brown, Dave Clews, Johnny Douglas, Graham Stack, Mark Taylor
  • Keyboards – Mark Taylor
  • Programming – Bruno Bridges
  • Strings – The London Musicians Orchestra
  • Trumpet – Steve Sidwell

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]

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Austria (IFPI Austria)[34] Gold 25,000*
Belgium (BEA)[35] Gold 25,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[36] Gold 50,000^
Finland (Musiikkituottajat)[37] 12,047[31]
France (SNEP)[38] Gold 100,000*
Germany (BVMI)[39] 3× Gold 450,000^
Norway (IFPI Norway)[40] Platinum 50,000*
Sweden (GLF)[41] Platinum 80,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[42] Platinum 50,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[43] Platinum 300,000^
United States (RIAA)[44] Gold 517,000[45]
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[46] Platinum 1,000,000*
Worldwide 3,000,000[47]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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

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