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Add to this her unprecedented success in France – she’s sold 5 million albums there alone.
Tina’s journey is, of course, the stuff of Oz music folklore, dating right back to mid-’70s when all of Australia knew her simply as “Tiny Tina”, arguably the most popular singer in the country … Tina’s debut studio recording, 1977’s Tiny Tina & Little John (co-starring John Bowles, her 12-year-old cohort from the legendary variety TV show Young Talent Time) had Tiny Tina belting out pitch-perfect covers of chart hits of the time such as ABBA’s “Ring Ring” and “When I Kissed The Teacher”.
The album cover had a picture of Tiny Tina holding Little John’s hand and cuddling a teddy bear.
Needless to say, generations of Australians have grown up with Tina Arena and her music ever since then.
“The whole premise of this record for me was about the other artists,” explains Tina.
TINA ARENA “Greatest Hits and Interpretations” “Greatest Hits and Interpretations” is a 2CD / 31 track set, celebrating the great Tina Arena’s 40th anniversary as a recording artist.
First and foremost, the “Retrospective” half of this new collection is simply the most comprehensive anthology ever released of Tina Arena’s English-language songs.
“How the other artists perceived this body of work.
It was about them having the freedom to be able to do it the way they want to do it.” The results are absolutely stunning, some of Tina’s most famous songs given an entirely new life and mood. Firstly alongside Jess Mauboy and the Veronicas, reprising the powerhouse performance of “Chains” from Tina’s epic ARIA Hall of Fame induction in late 2015 (who can ever forget the performance or Tina’s acceptance speech!
It brings together all the much-loved greatest hits spanning her entire music career including, for the first time ever, Tina’s earliest solo breakthrough singles, 1990’s “I Need Your Body” and “The Machine’s Breaking Down”, right through to more recent classics, including 2013’s “Only Lonely” and “You Set Fire To My Life”.