TINA: Single

Be Tender With Me Baby (1990)

Tina Turner - Be Tender With Me Baby - Single

Be Tender With Me Baby is a slow ballad, taken from the album Foreign Affair as the last European single, but it was not released in America. Tina performed the song as the encore at her Foreign Affair Tour and once again in 2008 / '09 at her 50th Anniversary Tour. Beside the live version on this single, an additional version is available on the Do You Want Some Action! home video from 199o. As a special bonus, a cut to shape picture disc was released in addition to the regular single. 

Design: Glenn Sakamoto, Stan Evenson Design
Release: October 1990 / 2021 (Digital)
Label: Capitol / EMI
Format: 7“ Vinyl (Picture) / 12“ Vinyl / 5“ CD / Cassette / Digital
Charts: UK: #28
AlbumForeign Affair

  1. Be Tender With Me Baby (Album Version) 4:17
  2. Writer: Albert Hammond, Holly Knight / Producer: Dan Hartman / James Ralston: Rhytm Guitar / Gene Black: Power Guitar and Lead Guitar solo / Dan Harman: Acoustic Guitar / Pat Thrall: Additional Lead Guitar Fills / Phil Ashley: Organ, Synth and Strings / Phillipe Saisse: Additional Keyboards / T.M. Stevens: Bass / Art Wood: Drums / Tessa Niles: Backing Vocals / Recorded by Chris Lord-Alge
  3. Be Tender With Me Baby (Live Edit) 4:01
  4. From the 7" record
  5. Be Tender With Me Baby (Live) 6:50
  6. From the 5" disc & 12" record / Mixed by Dave Natale / Recorded by Dave Wilkerson / Assisted by Chris Myring / Recorded live in Europe on the 'Foreign Affair Tour' in 1990 / Ollie Marland: Keyboard, Vocals / Jack Bruno: Drums / Bob Feit: Guitar / Timmy Capello: Persussion, Keyboard, Saxophone, Vocals / James Ralston: Guitar, Vocals / Kenny Moore: Piano, Vocals / John Miles: Guitar, Vocals
    Additional track:
  1. You Know Who (Is Doing You Know What) 3:45
  2. Taken from the album 'Foreign Affair'
Tina Turner - Be Tender With Me Baby - Single

Eurocharts - November 03, 1990

Already 35 Gold albums & 14 Platinum across Europe & it’s just the beginning… "Be Tender With Me Baby,“ The New Single

The music video was recorded live at two concerts on July 28 + 29, 1990 at Woburn Abbey in England as part of Tina’s Foreign Affair Tour. It was first released in 2004 on the All The Best home video and is also available as a HD remastered version on the Foreign Affair (Deluxe Edition).

Director: Nick Frye
Producer: Roger Davies, M.B. Kleber
Release: All The Best / Foreign Affair (Deluxe Edition) / YouTube
Time: 4:32

Tina Turner - Be Tender With Me Baby - Music Video

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