Helen St. John ‎– Helen St. John Plays The Piano - To Turn The Stone

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Hansa ‎– 205 241, Hansa International ‎– 205 241, Hansa ‎– 205 241-320, Hansa International ‎– 205 241-320
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A1 To Turn The Stone
Written-By – G. Moroder*, P. Bellotte*
3:28
A2 Fairfax Avenue
Written-By – S. Levay*
3:30
A3 I Wish
Written-By – G. Moroder*, K. Forsey*
3:06
A4 Petite Romance
Written-By – H. Faltermeier*
3:05
A5 Fingerprince
Written-By – G. Moroder*
2:52
B1 Power To The Boogie
Written-By – P. Bellotte*, S. Levay*
3:37
B2 Diane
Written-By – S. Levay*
3:31
B3 Images
Written-By – G. Moroder*
2:52
B4 Bad Boys
Written-By – G. Moroder*
3:31
B5 Nadia's Theme (The Young And Restless)
Written-By – B. de Vorzon*, P. Botkin jr.*
3:08

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Label reads Hansa 205 241
Sleeve reads Hansa International 205 241-320

Images is a reworked version of "Donna Summer - Melanie" with no vocals, just instrumental.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 0835
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): S 205 241 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): S 205 241 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): 205241 A-1/82S
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): 205241 B-1/82S

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
VIP 20304 Helen St. John Power To The Piano(LP, Album) VIP (2) VIP 20304 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
ZL 37619 Helen St. John Power To The Piano(LP, Album) Overcat ZL 37619 France 1982 Sell This Version

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Stormchaser

Stormchaser

July 13, 2016
edited over 2 years ago
This instrumental album should really be of interest for fans of Giorgio Moroder and his group of studio workers in the early 1980s. I am a big fan of the instrumental film and TV music of Moroder, Harold Faltermeyer, Sylvester Levay and Keith Forsey, and on this album there are songs by all four. All of them (minus Moroder) are also performers here, along with Helen St. John on the piano. She is of course most known for performing Moroder's Love Theme from Flashdance. This album starts with three rather cheesy tunes which goes well into Richard Clayderman and Burt Bacharach territory, but from track 4, Faltermeyer's uptempo Petite Romance, the songs are getting more interesting, and side two of the album features fine songs all the way through. Some sounds from the 1982 Moroder soundtrack Cat People can be heard in the soundscape, on an album which surely must be called a product of its time. Let's hope a CD version with liner notes appears in the future, it had been interesting to know how the album came about, and how the different musicians worked in the studio.