|True at Heart|
|Studio album by|
|Released||4 August 1991|
|Studio||Digital Recorders, Nashville, Tennessee, USA|
|Singles from True at Heart|
|Metal Hammer (GER)|
True at Heart is the third solo album of the German female hard rock singer Doro Pesch. It was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee and released in August 1991.
The third studio album of the former Warlock singer Doro Pesch is another exploration in new musical territory. Barry Beckett, a famous and seasoned mainstream music producer, was chosen to produce the albumand a large number of authors and musicians living and working in Nashville, the recording haven of country music, participated in the recording sessions. The result is an album with many ballads, few uptempo songs and a pronounced blues influence.
The working of this album marks the beginning of the collaboration between Doro Pesch and Nashville guitarist Gary Scruggs.
|1.||"Cool Love"||Doro Pesch, Todd Cerney, Bob DiPiero||3:45|
|2.||"You Gonna Break My Heart"||Pesch, Dennis Morgan||3:42|
|3.||"Even Angels Cry"||Pesch, Gary Scruggs||4:47|
|4.||"The Fortuneteller"||Pesch, Scruggs||5:15|
|5.||"Live It"||Pesch, Morgan||4:12|
|6.||"Fall for Me Again"||Pesch, Scruggs||4:12|
|7.||"Heartshaped Tattoo"||Pesch, Cerney, DiPiero||3:44|
|8.||"With the Wave of Your Hand"||Pesch, Cerney, DiPiero||4:52|
|9.||"Hear Me"||Pesch, Morgan||3:44|
|10.||"I'll Make It on My Own"||Pesch, Vince Melamed||4:07|
|11.||"Gettin' Nowhere Without You"||Pesch, Scruggs||4:20|
|12.||"I Know You by Heart"||Pesch, Morgan||5:03|
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