Cliff Richard - Stronger Thru The Years (Parlophone)
Graham Clark, Features Writer
Sir Cliff has concentrated on releasing albums recently of cover versions of old rock n roll songs, so it comes as a surprise to see him release this collection of love and reflection songs from his career.
The album starts off with probably the best pop song he has recorded in years - Stronger Than That. Spread over two CD's a lot of these tracks he still sings live.
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CD2 has his big comeback hit from 1976, Devil Woman and then his career took off again in 1980 with Carrie. Suddenly, the duo he performed with Oliva Newton-John on the soundtrack to the film Xanadu is also included here.
Best of all though is his 1979 summer hit, We Don't Talk Anymore which was a deserved Number 1.
A good collection that will satisfy any Cliff fan.
I give the album 4 out of 5
Cliff Richard - Stronger Thru The Years (Parlophone), 28th December 2017, 20:07 PM