NEW Laura Branigan - Branigan (CD)
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"All Night With Me" is a classic 80's piano-ballad that then gets volume at the chorus. It's akin to what Whitney would do with "Saving All My Love For You." Call it a pop power-ballad. And that potent powerhouse voice of hers is what saved some of her lesser albums.
Then comes her most famous song, intro'd by a blazing synthesizer, then those familiar infectious synth chords. "Gloria" is about a woman on the run whose frantic goals are gonna lead to a reckoning, a breakdown, or something else: "Gloria (Gloria), I think they got your number (Gloria)/I think they got the alias (Gloria) that you've been living under (Gloria)/But you really don't remember, was it something that they said?/Are the voices in your head calling, Gloria?"
"Lovin' You Baby" sets the standard for her heartbreak/being dumped songs that would permeate on her future albums. A rock guitar punctuates this pop power ballad, especially sung in the chorus: "Where would I be, how could I live?/Where would I go, and what would I give?/What can I say, how do I stand?/Where do I fall if there's no more lovin' you baby?"
"Livin A Lie" puts the pedal on the metal, with a quick-paced rock-beat accompanying this speeding down the highway number.Read more ›
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1982 was a good year for me especially on radio, (it would be another year before I would get my own record player and start buying records) I was still into tapes. Read morePublished on May 23 2012 by Peter Karsten
This, Laura Branigan's debut, showcases her ability to sing country flavored tunes "All Night With Me", passion ballads "Lovin' You Baby", "If You Loved... Read morePublished on Aug. 11 2003 by Trippy Taco
I own all of Laura Branigan's albums in original formats from
vinylo to cassettes :Branigan,Branigan2,Self control,Hold me,Touch,Laura Branigan,and Over my heart. Read more
The most well known song on this album is, without a doubt, "Gloria." But there is so much more to Branigan than this. Read morePublished on Sept. 18 2002
this is where to start exploring the booming voice of Laura Branigan....best include "living a lie", "down like a rock", "lovin' you baby",... Read morePublished on June 20 2000 by johntaylor
Laura Branigan's debut album is filled with classic treasures sung with her big, rich, vulnerable soprano voice. The ballads are heart-wrenching and leave you wanting more.Published on Jan. 20 2000 by tipper71