Classics: Donna Summer – This Time I Know It’s For Real (Atlantic)
“This time I know it’s for real”, she sung. And God knows how it happened to be so. Even though it wouldn’t last that long at the end…
Comin’ up as the first single from her 1989 ‘Another Place In Time’ album, ‘This Time I Know It’s For Real’ marked a winning return in the career of Disco Queen Donna Summer. Meanwhile not only becoming her biggest hit in the UK since the end of the 70’s. But also her first transatlantic success since then. And eventually also her last Top 40 hit. With the instantly identifiable production work courtesy of UK famous Stock, Aitken & Waterman. This in addition to Pete Hammond in charge of the mixing work. As many people responsible for countless classics by the end of the 80’s. From Rick Astley‘s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ to Mel & Kim‘s ‘Showing Out’ among others.
All in all, a friendly piece of (Dance) Music.