The Very Best of Leo Sayer

~ Release by Leo Sayer (see all versions of this release, 5 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1When I Need You
recording engineer:
Howard Steele
assistant engineer:
Dana Latham
producer:
Richard Perry (producer)
bass:
Willie Weeks (US bass player)
drums (drum set):
Jeff Porcaro
electric piano:
Michael Omartian
guitar:
Dean Parks (American session guitarist)
saxophone:
George Palisky, Jr.
synthesizer:
James Newton Howard (American score composer)
vocals:
Leo Sayer
synthesizer arranger:
James Newton Howard (American score composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Silverbird Ltd. (in 1977) and Warner Music H.K. Ltd. (in 1997)
cover recording of:
When I Need You
writer:
Carole Bayer Sager and Albert Hammond
publisher:
Albert Hammond Enterprises, Inc., April Music (publisher), Begonia Melodies Inc., Chappell Music (UK), Empire Music Ltd., Leonard Cohen Stranger Music Inc., MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated), P and P Songs Limited, R & M Music Inc., Sis ’n Bro Music Company, Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd., Sony/ATV Songs LLC, Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, Spoiled Rotten Kiddies Publishing, Unichappell Music, Inc., Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!), Warner/Chappell North America, Windswept Music (London) Ltd., シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント, ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部, ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部 and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
recording of:
When I Need You
writer:
Carole Bayer Sager and Albert Hammond
publisher:
Albert Hammond Enterprises, Inc., April Music (publisher), Begonia Melodies Inc., Chappell Music (UK), Empire Music Ltd., Leonard Cohen Stranger Music Inc., MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated), P and P Songs Limited, R & M Music Inc., Sis ’n Bro Music Company, Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd., Sony/ATV Songs LLC, Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, Spoiled Rotten Kiddies Publishing, Unichappell Music, Inc., Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!), Warner/Chappell North America, Windswept Music (London) Ltd., シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント, ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部, ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部 and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
34:14
2You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
recording engineer:
Bill Schnee
assistant engineer:
Dana Latham
producer:
Richard Perry (producer)
bass:
Chuck Rainey (American bassist)
clavinet:
John Barns
drums (drum set):
Steve Gadd (drummer)
guitar:
Larry Carlton and Ray Parker Jr.
background vocals:
Clydie King, Becky Louis and Sherlie Matthews (US vocalist)
vocals:
Leo Sayer
conductor:
Gene Page
strings arranger:
Gene Page
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Chrysalis (in 1976)
recording of:
You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
lyricist:
Leo Sayer
composer:
Vini Poncia
53:42
3Raining in My Heart3:16
4How Much Love
recording engineer:
Bill Schnee
assistant engineer:
Dana Latham
producer:
Richard Perry (producer)
bass:
Chuck Rainey (American bassist)
drums (drum set):
Steve Gadd (drummer)
guitar:
Larry Carlton and Ray Parker Jr.
percussion:
Bobbye Hall
piano:
Richard Tee
vocals:
Leo Sayer
conductor:
Gene Page
strings arranger:
Gene Page
recording of:
How Much Love
lyricist:
Leo Sayer
composer:
Barry Mann
3:34
5Dancing the Night Away
producer:
Richard Perry (producer)
cover recording of:
Dancing the Night Away (1976 song)
writer:
James Hooker and Russell Smith (US country songwriter)
4:22
6Thunder in My Heart
producer:
Richard Perry (producer)
recording of:
Thunder in My Heart
lyricist:
Leo Sayer
composer:
Tom Snow (US keyboardist/songwriter)
3:39
7I Can’t Stop Loving You (Though I Try)
producer:
Richard Perry (producer)
recording of:
I Can’t Stop Loving You (Though I Try)
lyricist and composer:
Billy Nicholls (English singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, and musical director)
3:35
8One Man Band
producer:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer) and Adam Faith
guitar:
James Litherland
membranophone:
Theodore Thunder
piano:
Dave Rose (American dance producer)
vocals:
Leo Sayer
performer:
Bill Smith (Bass Player)
recording of:
One Man Band
lyricist:
Leo Sayer
composer:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer)
publisher:
Rondor Music (London) Ltd., Silverbird Songs Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
33:35
9Giving It All Away
producer:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer) and Adam Faith
piano:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer)
vocals:
Leo Sayer
recording of:
Giving It All Away
lyricist:
Leo Sayer
composer:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer)
publisher:
Rondor Music (London) Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
3:55
10Train
producer:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer) and Adam Faith
recording of:
Train
lyricist:
Leo Sayer
composer:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer)
3:51
11Let It Be
producer:
Russ Ballard and Adam Faith
cover recording of:
Let It Be
writer:
John Lennon (The Beatles) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!), Maclen Music Ltd. (U.S. based publisher for Lennon-McCartney), Music Corporation of America, Inc. (BMI-affiliated music publisher of MCA Records, Inc.?), Northern Songs, Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Germany) GmbH (1998-2002), Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020) and Sony/ATV Tunes LLC
3:41
12Long Tall Glasses
producer:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer) and Adam Faith
recording of:
Long Tall Glasses
lyricist:
Leo Sayer
composer:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer)
3:07
13Moonlighting
producer:
Russ Ballard and Adam Faith
recording of:
Moonlighting
lyricist:
Leo Sayer
composer:
Frank Farrell (UK rock bassist, vocalist and songwriter)
4:13
14The Show Must Go On
producer:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer) and Adam Faith
recording of:
The Show Must Go On
lyricist:
Leo Sayer
composer:
David Courtney (songwriter, singer and producer)
2:53