TINA: Single

Paradise Is Here (1987)

Tina Turner - Paradise Is Here - Single

Paradise Is Here is a wonderful ballad and the last single from the album Break Every Rule in Europe. Tina used the song as the encore on her Break Every Rule Tour, available on the album Live In Europe from 1988 and the Rio '88 home video. The b-side track „In The Midnight Hour“ was previously unreleased, taken from the Break Every Rule home video. As a special tour souvenir, the single contains a poster sleeve and the maxi a gatefold cover with pictures from the tour. The UK promo single contains on the a-side an unreleased radio edit and on the b-side the song „In The Midnight Hour“ with an previously unreleased intro from Tina.

PhotographerPaul Cox / Guido Harari, Alfred (Sipa Press) / JAT (live)
Design: Stylorouge
Release: September 1987
Label: Capitol / EMI
Format: 7“ Vinyl (Poster) / 12“ Vinyl (Gatefold)
Charts: Germany: #31
AlbumBreak Every Rule

  1. Paradise Is Here (Album Version) 5:36
  2. Writer: Paul Brady / Producer: Mark Knopfler, Neil Dorfsman / Mark Knopfler: Guitars / Guy Fletcher: Keyboards / Branford Marsalis: Soprano Saxophone / Micky Feat: Bass Guitar / Jamie Lane: Drums / Frank Ricotti: Percussion / Albert Borkholt: Programming / Samantha Brown, Margot Buchanan, Jimmy Chambers, George Chandler: Backing Vocals / Engineered by Neil Dorfsman / Assistant Engineer: Richard Moakes
  3. Paradise Is Here (Radio Edit) 4:05
  4. From the 7" promotional record
  5. Paradise Is Here (Live) 7:35
  6. From the 12" record / Recorded live in Dortmund, Germany / Produced by John Hudson / Deric Dyer: Saxophone, Keyboard / Don Snow: Keyboard, Saxophone, Vocals / James Ralston: Guitar, Vocals / Steve Scales: Percussion / Bob Feit: Guitar, Vocals / John Miles: Keyboard, Guitar, Vocals / Jack Bruno: Drums / Laurie Wisefield: Guitar/ Ollie Marland: Keyboard, Vocals
    Additional tracks:
  1. In The Midnight Hour (Live) 3:32
  2. Previously Unreleased / Written by Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper / Produced by John Hudson
  3. In The Midnight Hour (Live with Intro) 3:29
  4. From the 7" promotional record
Tina Turner - Paradise Is Here - Single

The music video was recorded live during the Break Every Rule Tour in Dortmund, Germany. The video version is slightly shorter than the mix released on the 12“ maxi single. The clip was first released officially in 2004 on the All The Best home video. In 2022, a remastered version was also included into the Break Every Rule (Deluxe Edition).

Director: Andy Morahan
Release: All The Best / Break Every Rule (Deluxe Edition)
Time: 7:06

Tina Turner - Paradise Is Here - Music Video

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