Songs written by Albert Hammond

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  1. One Moment In Time

    One Moment In Time (1988)

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    "One Moment in Time" is a worldwide hit Emmy Award winning song written by Albert Hammond and John Bettis, produced by Narada Michael Walden and recorded by American singer Whitney Houston for the 1988 Summer Olympics and the 1988 Summer Paralympics held in Seoul, South Korea. The song was Houston's third number one in the UK Singles Chart, and reached number five on the US Billboard Hot 100.


  2. I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love

    I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love (1988)

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    "I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love" is a Billboard Hot 100 #3 hit song which was written by Diane Warren and Albert Hammond for the group Chicago and recorded for their album Chicago 19 (1988), with Bill Champlin singing lead vocals. The first single released from that album, it reached number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. The B-side of the single was "I Stand Up" written by Robert Lamm and Gerard McMahon.


  3. When You Tell Me That You Love Me

    When You Tell Me That You Love Me (1991)

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    "When You Tell Me That You Love Me" is a 1991 song released as a single by American soul singer Diana Ross. The song was subsequently covered by various artists.


  4. I Need to Be in Love

    I Need to Be in Love (1976)

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    "I Need to Be in Love" is a song written by Richard Carpenter, Albert Hammond and John Bettis. It was released as a single on May 21, 1976. It was featured on the A Kind of Hush album, which was released on June 11 of the same year. The single featured a version without the piano lead-in and starts immediately with a flute introduction by David Shostac. Richard Carpenter recalled that it was Karen Carpenter's favorite Carpenters song.


  5. I Don't Wanna Lose You

    I Don't Wanna Lose You (1989)

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    "I Don't Wanna Lose You" is a song by recording artist Tina Turner. It was written by Albert Hammond and Graham Lyle and produced along with Roger Davies for Turner's 1989 album Foreign Affair. Released as the album's second single in Europe, it became a top ten hit in Belgium and the United Kingdom, while reaching the top thirty on the majority of all charts it appeared on.


  6. When I Need You

    When I Need You (1997)

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    "When I Need You" is a popular song written by Albert Hammond and Carole Bayer Sager. Its first appearance was as the title track of Hammond's 1976 album When I Need You. Leo Sayer's version, produced by Richard Perry, was a massive hit worldwide, reaching number 1 on the UK Singles Chart for three weeks in February 1977 after three of his earlier singles had stalled at number 2. It also reached number 1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 for a single week in May 1977; and the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks. Billboard ranked it as the No. 24 song of 1977. Sayer performed it on the second show of the third season of The Muppet Show.


  7. Be Tender with Me Baby

    Be Tender with Me Baby (1989)

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    "Be Tender with Me Baby" is a song by recording artist Tina Turner. Written by Albert Hammond and Holly Knight and produced by Dan Hartman, it was released as a single from Turner's 1989 Foreign Affair album in 1990. Released as a single in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Continental Europe only, it reached number 18 in Ireland, number 28 in the United Kingdom and number 35 in the Netherlands. The accompanying music video decpits Turner performing the track at a 1990 concert at Woburn Abbey during her Foreign Affair Tour as an encore, and the seven-minute live version was also included on the single.


  8. It Never Rains In Southern California

    It Never Rains In Southern California (1972)

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    "It Never Rains in Southern California", written by Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood, is a song first released by Hammond, a British born singer-songwriter, in 1972. The song is from his album, It Never Rains in Southern California. Hammond's version peaked at number five on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 that year.


  9. Tall Dark Handsome Stranger

    Tall Dark Handsome Stranger (1990)

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    Tall, Dark, Handsome Stranger is a song written by Holly Knight and Albert Hammond, performed by the rock band, Heart, for their 1990 album, Brigade. In the song's lyrics, a woman describes how she's so sick and tired of men trying to act cool and pretending to be everything a woman might want. The chorus is directed toward a man who is different from those in her past:


  10. Creep

    Creep (1992)

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    "Creep" is a song by the English alternative rock band Radiohead. Radiohead released "Creep" as their debut single in 1992, and it later appeared on their first album, Pablo Honey (1993). During its initial release, "Creep" was not a chart success. However, upon re-release in 1993, it became a worldwide hit. Attendees of Radiohead's early gigs often exhibited little interest in the band's other songs, causing the band to react against "Creep" and play it less often during the mid-to-late 1990s. In 1998, halfway through their OK Computer tour, the band dropped the song from set lists altogether. "Creep" was not played live again until 2001, but it has since reappeared several times on the band's live sets.


  11. When I'm Gone

    When I'm Gone (1981)

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    "When I'm Gone" is a 1981 single by English soft rock musician Albert Hammond, taken from his 1981 album, Your World and My World.


  12. 99 Miles From L.A.

    99 Miles From L.A. (1975)

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    "99 Miles From L.A." is a 1975 single written by Albert Hammond and Hal David and performed by Hammond. The song was Hammond's only number one on the Easy Listening chart as well as his most successful release on the chart. "99 Miles From L.A." spent one week at number one and peaked at number ninety-one on the Billboard Hot 100.


  13. WAY OF THE WORLD

    WAY OF THE WORLD (1991)

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    "Way of the World" is a song by recording artist Tina Turner from her 1991 compilation album Simply The Best. One of four new songs recorded for the album, it became a top 20 hit in most European countries, including number 12 in both Austria and Ireland, and number 13 in the United Kingdom.


  14. Just Walk Away

    Just Walk Away (1995)

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    "Just Walk Away" is the seventh single from Céline Dion's album The Colour of My Love. It was released as a radio single in Spain on October 23, 1995.


  15. Oklahoma Sunday Morning

    Oklahoma Sunday Morning (1985)

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    "Oklahoma Sunday Morning" is a song written by Tony Macaulay, Albert Hammond and Lee Hazlewood. It was recorded by American country music artist Glen Campbell and released in December 1971 as a single. The song peaked at number 15 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and number 9 the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.


  16. To All The Girls I've Loved Before

    To All The Girls I've Loved Before (1984)

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    "To All the Girls I've Loved Before" is a song written by Hal David (words) and Albert Hammond (music). It was originally recorded in 1975 by Albert Hammond on his album 99 Miles From L.A., but is more famous for a 1984 recording by Julio Iglesias and Willie Nelson, which appeared on Iglesias's album 1100 Bel Air Place. A breakthrough for Iglesias in the English language market, the song peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Canadian RPM Top Singles. "To All the Girls I've Loved Before" went to number one on the country chart, and was one of two entries on the country chart for Julio Iglesias and Willie Nelson as duo (the second was "Spanish Eyes", which peaked at #8 in late 1988).


  17. LOVE THING

    LOVE THING (1991)

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    "Love Thing"is a song by recording artist Tina Turner from her 1991 album Simply the Best. The single, which brought Turner back to her rock roots, also included the non-album track "I'm a Lady", written and produced by Terry Britten and Graham Lyle.


  18. Where Were You

    Where Were You (1991)

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    "Where Were You" is a song recorded by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler for her eighth studio album Bitterblue (1991). It was released in 1992 by Hansa Records. As the third single from the album, it followed the success of "Bitterblue" and "Against the Wind". The song was written by Albert Hammond and Holly Knight, and produced by Roy Bittan. The lyrics depict Tyler asking her lover where they were when she needed support.


  19. Don't Turn Around

    Don't Turn Around (1993)

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    "Don't Turn Around" is a popular song written by Diane Warren and Albert Hammond. It was originally recorded by Tina Turner as the B-side to the single "Typical Male" in 1986. Warren is said to have been disappointed that Turner's record company treated the song as a B-side and never included it on one of her albums. However it has since been included on the rarities disc of the 1994 compilation The Collected Recordings – Sixties to Nineties.


  20. The Air That I Breathe

    The Air That I Breathe (1973)

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    "The Air That I Breathe" is a ballad written by Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood, initially recorded by Albert Hammond on his 1972 album It Never Rains in Southern California.


  21. It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be

    It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be (1998)

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    "It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be" is a duet recorded between Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston, and appeared on Franklin's 1989 album Through the Storm.


  22. Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now

    Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now

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    "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" is a #1 hit song co-written by Albert Hammond and Diane Warren, recorded by Starship. Featured as the theme to the romantic comedy film Mannequin, it hit #1 in the Billboard Hot 100 on April 4, 1987 and reached #1 on the UK Singles Chart for four weeks the following month and became the UK's 2nd biggest selling single of 1987. At the time, it made Grace Slick the oldest female artist to have a number one single in the United States, though the record was later broken by Cher's "Believe" in 1999. The song also received an Oscar nomination for "Best Original Song" at the 60th Academy Awards. In addition to appearing on the Mannequin soundtrack, the song was also released on Starship's album No Protection in 1987.


  23. Sensualite

    Sensualite (1993)

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    "Sensualité" is a 1993 song recorded by the Belgian singer Axelle Red. It was actually the third single from her debut album, Sans plus attendre, and was released on 10 October 1993, but the first single in France. In 1994, the song was very successful in this country and is generally considered as Axelle Red's signature song. It was also the first single of the singer released under her pseudonym Axelle Red.


  24. Y Tú También Llorarás

    Y Tú También Llorarás

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    "Y Tú También Llorarás" ("And You Will Cry Too") is a ballad written and produced by Albert Hammond, co-written by Anahí van Zandweghe, and performed by Venezuelan singer José Luis Rodríguez "El Puma". It was released as the first single from his studio album Señor Corazón in 1987. This song became his first number one hit in the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart, and was later covered by Raulín Rosendo.


  25. Room in Your Heart

    Room in Your Heart

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    "Room in Your Heart" is the third single from the British group's Living in a Box 1989 album, Gatecrashing.


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