Where'd she learn that?
Everyone came for the show But I want her to be My private dancer Yeah, yeah, yeah I wanna dance with Yeah, yeah, yeah Girl, you made it rain What's your name? Where did you go? My private dancer Yeah, yeah, yeah Yeah, yeah, yeah She had gone before the morn' Forgot her Saint Laurent on the floor No goodbyes, you left no trace Don't even got your number Don't even know your name Hm, how'd she go so low, low, low?
My private dancer Yeah, yeah, yeah My private dancer, oh Yeah, yeah, yeah Wanna dance with Yeah, yeah, yeah Girl, you made it rain What's you name? Initially, she eked out a living by doing a cleaning job to pay her rent.
She had recorded albums under her own name before — as side projects while with Ike — but now she elected to begin her solo career proper with cabaret-style shows in Las Vegas. She released her third solo album, the disco-inflected Rough , in , followed by the similarly styled Love Explosion , a year later, but they were both flops, indicating, perhaps, that Tina Turner had reached her sell-by date.
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The early 80s, however, witnessed the beginning of her resurgence. Opting for a grittier rock and blues approach, Turner impressed Rod Stewart , who hired her to open his US tour in , and then gained support slots with The Rolling Stones.
The record also took off in the US, reaching No. Production-wise, as was the norm in the 80s, it had many different contributors, including Brits Rupert Hine and Terry Britten all of the album was recorded in the UK.
In terms of its songs, too, it was very Anglo-centric. Private Dancer spent a phenomenal weeks on the UK album charts, but just stopped short of achieving pole position, plateauing at No.
Tina Turner would continue to rack up hit singles and best-selling albums until , but none, perhaps, were as significant as Private Dancer.