“Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)” (also simply titled “Against All Odds“) is a song by British singer Phil Collins recorded for soundtrack tothe 1984 film of the same name. It is a ballad in which its protagonist implores an ex-lover to “take a look at me now”, knowing that reconciliation is “against all odds” while considering it worth trying. The single, while it reached number two in the United Kingdom, peaked at number one on the USBillboard Hot 100, becoming the first of Collins.
The song has been covered by several singers, some of which versions have been successful in both the US and UK markets. One of the most notable versions was the pairing of Mariah Carey and boyband Westlife, whose single peaked at number one in the United Kingdom in September 2000.
“Angels” is a song written by Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers, originally performed by Williams and covered by Jessica Simpson and Beverley Knight, in Spanish (as Ángel) by Mexican singers Yuridia and Marco Moré, in Italian (as Un Angelo) by Patrizio Buanne, All Angels, singer Declan Galbraith as well as Verena Von Strenge’s latest group, Moon Dust, and American Idol season 7 runner-up David Archuleta. The original recording by Williams proved to be his greatest commercial success, being certified Double Platinum in the United Kingdom and selling 2 million copies worldwide.Williams is proud of the song, but irritated that many people assume it was written by his former co-writer Guy Chambers, from whom he split after a row about money. He said recently: “It pees me off because everyone thinks Guy penned ‘Let Me Entertain You’ and ‘Angels’, but they’re my songs.”“Angels” was the fourth single from Williams’ debut album, Life Thru a Lens. It has been credited with saving the singer’s solo career, and is used to conclude almost all of his concerts. The song was the 38th best selling of 1997 in the UK, and the 26th of 1998. It was the 34th best selling single of the decade. It is Williams’ biggest selling UK single and according to Official UK Charts Company figures passed the million sales mark in June 2009, with a combination of both physical and download sales. It was released in 1999 in the U.S., after his debut of “Millennium.” The U.S. released video has Williams atop a roof, watching the city below. “Angels” re entered the ARIA Top 100 at 91, on May 5, 2008. According to a poll conducted by the Performing Right Society, Angels was voted to be the most popular karaoke song, and was included on Singstar Pop Edition. During the 2010/11 Ashes series, the England Cricket Team used it to celebrate their victory.
“Listen” is a 2006 R&B, soul song recorded by American singer Beyoncé. The song was written by Henry Krieger, Scott Cutler, Anne Preven, and Knowles, and produced by The Underdogs Matt Sullivan and Randy Spendlove for the soundtrack to the 2006 musical film Dreamgirls. “Listen” is one of four compositions written specifically for the Dreamgirls film. In the film, Knowles’ character Deena Jones sings the song to assert independence over her controlling husband. The track was released as the lead single from film’s soundtrack album on December 5, 2006 in the United States through Columbia Records. It also appeared as a hidden track on international editions, and on the deluxe edition of Knowles’ second solo studio album, B’Day. The Spanish version of the song “Oye” was released on the EP Irreemplazable and on the second disc of the Spanish Deluxe Edition release of B’Day. (source: Wikipedia)
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