|Goodbye to the Island|
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|Bonnie Tyler chronology|
|Singles from Goodbye to the Island|
Goodbye to the Island is the fourth studio album by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler. It became her final work with RCA Records after it was released in January 1981. Ronnie Scott and Steve Wolfe wrote the majority of songs for the album, and co-produced the record with Hugh Murphy.
Music critics described the album as "more upbeat" than her previous album Diamond Cut (1979). Goodbye to the Island had the weakest sales of all albums Tyler released through RCA, only charting in Norway at number 38.
The album's lead single, "I Believe in Your Sweet Love" was released in November 1979. It reached number 138 on the US Record World chart in December 1979,and 27 on the Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary chart in February 1980.
Tyler won the World Popular Song Festival with "Sitting on the Edge of the Ocean" when she represented the United Kingdom. It was then released as a single in November 1979.
The final two singles, "I'm Just a Woman" and "Goodbye to the Island", failed to chart worldwide.
All tracks produced by Hugh Murphy, Ronnie Scott and Steve Wolfe, except "I'm Just a Woman" and "We Danced on the Ceiling" produced by Hugh Murphy.
|1.||"I'm Just a Woman"||5:08|
|2.||"We Danced on the Ceiling"||4:58|
|3.||"Wild Love"||Iain Sutherland||3:51|
|4.||"The Closer You Get"||Chris Rea||3:51|
|5.||"Sometimes When We Touch"||4:19|
|6.||"Goodbye to the Island"||3:13|
|7.||"Wild Side of Life"||3:46|
|8.||"A Whiter Shade of Pale"||4:29|
|9.||"Sitting on the Edge of the Ocean"||3:19|
|10.||"I Believe in Your Sweet Love"||4:22|
|11.||"Come On, Give Me Lovin'"||3:21|
|12.||"Get Out of My Head"||4:16|
|13.||"I Believe in Your Sweet Love" (Single Version)||3:42|
|Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)||38|
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