|the PEEL ME sessions, 2003|
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|Released||22 May 2009|
|Recorded||2003 in Falcon Valley, Italy|
|Tina Arena chronology|
the PEEL ME sessions, 2003 is the fourth compilation album by Australian singer and songwriter Tina Arena which was released exclusively through her official website on 22 May 2009. The album contains nine songs recorded during the northern summer of 2003 in Falcon Valley, Italy.
The project was written and recorded but rejected by her label at the time, Sony Australia, and shelved indefinitely with two of the tracks recorded, "Italian Love Song" and "Take Me Apart", instead appearing on her final release with the label Greatest Hits 1994-2004 . Her cover of Diana Ross's "Love Hangover" appeared on her 2007 album Songs of Love & Loss .
"Transparency" was co-written by Arena and Andrew De Silva of Australian R&B group CDB and Paul Cecchinelli who is currently a member of singer Vanessa Amorosi's touring band. Arena penned "No Apology" with production team The Matrix.
Filippina Lydia "Tina" Arena is an Australian singer-songwriter, musician, musical theatre actress and record producer. She is one of Australia's highest-selling artists and has sold over 10 million records worldwide. Arena is an artist with the vocal range of a soprano and is multilingual: she sings live and records in English, Italian, French and Spanish.
Diana Ross is the seventh studio album by American singer Diana Ross, released on February 10, 1976 by Motown Records. It is her second self-titled record after Diana Ross (1970). It reached #5 in the USA and sold over 700,000 copies.
Vous êtes toujours là is the first live album by Australian singer Tina Arena released in 2003 primarily in French-speaking Europe. It includes the studio duet with Jay, "Je te retrouve un peu" which was the only single released from the album in France. The bonus track "Never " was released internationally and reached number one on the US Billboard Dance Airplay chart.
Greatest Hits Live is the second live album by Australian singer Tina Arena which was recorded during her 2004 Greatest hits Australian tour and released in late 2005. It was Arena's first live album to be released in her native Australia because Vous Êtes Toujours Là (2003) was only released in France. The album contains a CD and DVD featuring her concert recorded on 7 December 2004 at the Sydney State Theatre.
"Ti Voglio Qui" is the second single by Australian pop singer Tina Arena from her 1997 album In Deep and the Italian version of its hit lead single Burn. As an alternate language version of a hit single, this release lacked substantial mainstream appeal and therefore failed to make any significant commercial or chart impact unlike its highly successful English counterpart. Despite being released at the same time, the two songs are often credited as the first and second singles from the In Deep album. It is credited as a single released from this album due to its connection to "Burn" and the two songs' simultaneous releases, despite being a non-album track. This quickly made its limited CD Single a highly sought-after collector's item, as it was the only way to obtain this song until it was re-released on the limited edition 2CD version of the Greatest Hits 1994-2004 album. Although this version of the album is now out of print, the song can still be purchased from a number of Australian legal music download services. A Spanish version of "Burn" was also recorded and released as a bonus track on the versions of the In Deep album released in a number of South American countries.
"Italian Love Song" is a pop song written by Tina Arena, Francesco De Benedittis, Davide Esposito and Paul Manners, produced by Manners for Arena's sixth album Greatest Hits 1994-2004 (2004). The song was released as a single in Australia on 5 November 2004 but failed to make a major impact on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart peaking at number thirty-three and spending two weeks in the top fifty.
"Vivre" is a song written by Luc Plamondon and Riccardo Cocciante for the musical Notre-Dame de Paris. It was recorded in 1997 by Noa and included on the Notre-Dame de Paris album (1998). The song was also recorded by Hélène Ségara in 1998, who was selected to play Esméralda in the musical, following the withdrawal of Noa. Celine Dion recorded an English-language version titled "Live " with lyrics by Will Jennings and included it on her 1999 greatest hits compilation, All the Way... A Decade of Song. In 2000, Dion's version and another recording of "Live " by Tina Arena were included on the English-language version of Notre-Dame de Paris album.
"Strong as Steel" is the name of a 1987 hit single by British pop group Five Star, the second release from their third album, Between the Lines. The single peaked at No. 16 in the UK.
"Burn" is a song written by Tina Arena, Pam Reswick, and Steve Werfel for Arena's third album, In Deep (1997). The song was successful in her native Australia, reaching number two on the ARIA Singles Chart and earning a gold sales certification. At the time of its release, "Burn" was Australia's fastest-added single to radio. Arena also recorded the song in Spanish, and the Italian version, "Ti Voglio Qui", was released as a single in several countries in Europe.
Songs of Love & Loss is the seventh studio album, and first cover album, by Australian singer and songwriter Tina Arena, released on 1 December 2007. The album was Arena's first full length English language recording in six years and her first album with EMI since her debut Strong as Steel in 1990. It peaked at No. 3 on the ARIA Top Albums Chart and was certified platinum a week after its release. "Until" was the only original song on the album. A French-language version of "Until" was featured on her next album, 7 vies. "Woman" is featured in a remixed version here. The original is from her 2001 Just Me album.
"Symphony of Life" is a song written by Tina Arena and Peter-John Vettese, produced by Vettese for Arena's fourth album, Just Me (2001). It was released as the album's third single in Australia on 16 September 2002. The song became Arena's fifth top-10 single in Australia and her sixth top-50 single in France, where the song was recorded in French until the title "Symphonie de l'âme". Arena stated that the song challenged her and that she is proud of the song.
The Sweetest Illusion is the third solo studio album by Polish-born singer-songwriter Basia, released in May 1994 by Epic Records. The record spawned the hit "Drunk on Love".
Collection is the title of the first compilation album released by the American country music artist Wynonna Judd. The standard version of the album reprised 11 tracks from her first three studio albums: her 1992 self-titled debut, 1993's Tell Me Why, and 1996's Revelations. The standard edition of the album contained no new tracks, but a number of the songs were presented in remixed versions.
Songs of Love & Loss 2 is the ninth studio album by Australian singer-songwriter Tina Arena, released on 15 November 2008 by EMI in Australia. Her second cover album, it follows on from Songs of Love & Loss, released in 2007, and includes covers of songs by Blondie, Lulu, Alice Cooper and Split Enz among others. The first single, "Oh Me Oh My", was released to Australian radio on 22 October 2008 and made available for download on 8 November. The album was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association for sales in excess of thirty-five thousand just three days after its release and debuted at No. 12 on the ARIA Albums Chart. A limited edition was released featuring a bonus DVD with a 10-minute documentary on the making of the album. The documentary was also available as a video download with pre-orders of the album from the iTunes Store. The digital release also contained a bonus track, a cover of Petula Clark's 1964 hit "Downtown".
"Closing Time" is a song by American alternative rock band Hole, written by vocalist/rhythm guitarist Courtney Love, drummer Patty Schemel and Love's husband, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
"Chains" is a song by Australian singer Tina Arena from her third studio album, Don't Ask (1994). It was composed by Arena, Pam Reswick and Steve Werfel and produced by David Tyson. "Chains" peaked at number four on Australia's ARIA Singles Chart, reached number six in the United Kingdom, and charted well throughout Europe, earning her numerous awards in the process. The power ballad was also a hit in North America, peaking at number 38 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 20 on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart. The track was re-released featuring Jessica Mauboy and the Veronicas following a rendition of the track at the 2015 ARIA Awards where Arena was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.
Live: The Onstage Collection is the third live album released by the Australian singer and songwriter Tina Arena on 15 January 2010. The album was recorded at the Melbourne Arts Centre during her 2009 Love & Loss Tour and features two duets with her fellow Australian singer Kane Alexander.
"If I Didn't Love You" is a song written by Tina Arena, Pam Reswick and Steve Werfel. It was the second single taken from Arena's highly successful third studio album In Deep (1997). The song was a minor success in her native Australia, reaching #41 on the ARIA Singles Chart.
Eleven is the eleventh studio album (9 in English, 2 in French) released by Australian singer and songwriter Tina Arena. The album was released in Australia on 30 October 2015. The first single and only single, "I Want to Love You" was released on 4 September 2015. Arena described Eleven as a "personal album" that was "joyous to make". Arena hinted at a tour, saying "I'm looking forward to playing the songs for you live soon". This was further confirmed in a radio interview on 3AW on 1 September when Arena stated she would be on the road February–March 2016. The album was certified gold in Australia in 2016.}}
Greatest Hits & Interpretations is the fifth compilation album by Australian singer Tina Arena, released by EMI Music Australia on 7 April 2017. The album is a 2-CD set—the first contains 17 of Arena's hits; the second is an album of interpretations. The interpretations disc includes a duet with Dannii Minogue, singing with Arena for the first time since Young Talent Time. The album was certified gold in Australia in 2019.