19.03.2021
Peter Vale
Take Me Home Tonight
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Artwork: Klaus Voormann

ABOUT PETER VALE – THE ARTIST

 

 Peter Vale is one of England's most successful songwriters in the fields of Soul & R’n’B. Among the international artists for whom he – mostly with his co-writer Mick Leeson - has written songs are Paul Young, Jim Capaldi, Sheena Easton, Jermaine Jackson, Commodores, Ray Charles, Al Jarreau, Eddie Money, Mica Paris, Haywoode, Lemar etc. His leading co-written all-time greatest hits 'Would I Lie To You' for Charles & Eddie, recently covered by dance guru David Guetta, and - co-written with Paul Carrack and Jim Capaldi -  'Love Will Keep Us Alive' for the legendary, multi-platinum reunion album 'Hell Freezes Over' by the Eagles, are unforgotten and highly topical.

 

Peter Vale proves that he is also an excellent 'soulful’ singer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumentalist with his original remastered recordings on the 2021-album 'Deep River‘, which also includes four brand-new productions.

 

ABOUT THE SONG ’TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT’

 

Peter Vale’s American smash hit, ‘Take Me Home Tonight’, written for Eddie Money in 1985, was not only a number one hit in America, but also  took the international charts by storm and is still one of the most frequently played songs in America. In 2020, the writers received the BMI 8-Million- Plays Award for it.

 

For the new 2021 version, writer/artist/arranger/producer Peter Vale has succeeded in producing a contemporary pop/soul version of the 1985 rock-recording. Of course it has the famous feature line of the legendary Ronettes ‘Be My Little Baby‘. The song is now available as a Deep River album version and as a brilliant pop/soul remix version from JEO, leading the way as a double single from the forthcoming album ‘Deep River’.

 

ABOUT THE UPCOMING ALBUM ‘DEEP RIVER’

 

'Deep River' contains twelve 90’s songs, all of them big hits written by Peter Vale, mostly with his co-writer Mick Leeson, for famous international artists. An impressive series of musical gems, which have helped their original artists to great, often worldwide success. Besides 'Would I Lie To You' for Charles & Eddie, 'Love Will Keep Us Alive' for the legendary Eagles, and ’I’ll Be There’ for the master of soul Ray Charles, the album also contains an impressive 2021-Pop/Soul version of the worldwide 80’s rock hit 'Take me Home Tonight' by Eddie Money, as well as 3 other brand new songs, which impressively prove that Peter Vale is indeed one of the great UK-songwriters / singers, especially in the popular soul area, always on his way to the next big song. The album DEEP RIVER will be released in September 2021 (t.b.a.)

 

ABOUT THE COVER ARTWORK OF SINGLE & FORTHCOMING ALBUM

 

The legendary musician & multi-awarded artist Klaus Voormann, one of the outstanding personalities in pop history, into which he has been drawn as a close friend and companion of the Beatles, bassist of Manfred Mann, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Carly Simon, Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman, Lou Reed and B.B. King etc, but also as cover artist for the Bee Gees, Paul McCartney and especially for the Beatles, drew the covers for Peter Vale. For his sensational artwork of the Beatles’ 'Revolver' album, Klaus Voormann received the Grammy Award 'Best Album Cover / Graphic' in 1967, a Grammy Award 'Album of the Year' in 1973 for the live album 'The Concert For Bangla Desh', 2011 a Grammy nomination 'Best Box Of Special Edition Package' for his solo album 'A Sideman's Journey'.  In Germany, Klaus Voormann has also been a highly successful producer of Trio (Da Da Da), Marius Müller-Westernhagen, Heinz-Rudolf Kunze and Nena. In 2018, Voormann received the German 'ECHO Award' for his lifetime achievement.