Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on 29 October Musik Industrie. British Phonographic Industry. Norwegian Charts Portal. Retrieved 4 August Olivia Newton-John. Albums Singles Videography Tours Awards and honours. Greatest Hits Greatest Hits Vol. Hotel Sessions. Book Category. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Newton-John released another video package, the Grammy-nominated Twist of Fate , featuring videos of her four songs on the Two of a Kind soundtrack and the two new singles from Olivia's Greatest Hits Vol.
Newton-John's music career cooled again with the release of her next studio album, the gold Soul Kiss No. The album's only charted single was the title track No.
Due to her pregnancy, Newton-John limited her publicity for the album. The video album for Soul Kiss featured only five of the album's ten tracks concept videos for the album's singles "Soul Kiss" and "Toughen Up" as well as performance videos of the tracks "Culture Shock", "Emotional Tangle" and "The Right Moment".
After a nearly three-year hiatus following the birth of her daughter Chloe in January , Newton-John resumed her recording career with the album, The Rumour. Both the single No. Ironically, this album was praised by critics as more mature with Newton-John addressing topics such as AIDS, the environment and single-parent households. In September , Newton-John released her self-described "self-indulgent" album, Warm and Tender , which reunited her with producer John Farrar, absent from her previous LP, and also marked a return to a more wholesome image of herself.
Inspired by her daughter, who appeared on the cover, the album featured lullabies and love songs for parents and their children. Newton-John was primed for another comeback in when she compiled her third hits collection, Back to Basics: The Essential Collection — , and planned her first tour since her Physical trek ten years earlier. Shortly after the album's release Newton-John was diagnosed with breast cancer, forcing her to cancel all publicity for the album, including the tour.
Newton-John received her diagnosis the same weekend her father died. She is a product spokesperson for the Liv-Kit, a breast self-examination product.
Newton-John's advocacy for health issues was presaged by her prior involvement with many humanitarian causes. Newton-John cancelled a concert tour of Japan to protest the slaughter of dolphins caught in tuna fishing nets.
The morning after I was in the pools, I woke up and the words and melody were in my head. I think it was a gift from them. During the concert, artists performed songs for which they donated their royalties, some in perpetuity, to benefit the cause.
On the cover of the Warm and Tender album, the singer is shown with two young girls: one is Newton-John's daughter Chloe and the other, whom Newton-John is kissing, is Colette Chuda.
Newton-John's cancer diagnosis also affected the type of music she recorded. In , she released Gaia: One Woman's Journey , which chronicled her ordeal. In , there was an American distribution by Hip-O Records , and a subsequent re-release in by Green Hill featured an alternate cover photo. This was her second exclusive album for Hallmark Cards after her successful first Christmas album ' Tis the Season with Vince Gill five years earlier.
Proceeds from the album's sales benefited breast cancer research. She re-recorded some tracks from Grace and Gratitude in and re-released the album as Grace and Gratitude Renewed on the Green Hill music label. The walk symbolised the steps cancer patients must take on their road to recovery. Newton-John continued to record and perform pop-oriented music as well. In , she returned to Nashville to record Back with a Heart No.
Country radio dismissed the song, though it did peak at No. In December , following a hiatus of about 16 years, Newton-John also resumed touring by herself and in released a solo CD, One Woman's Live Journey , her first live album since 's Love Performance , which was only available in Japan on vinyl pressings.
Newton-John's subsequent secular albums were released primarily in Australia. In addition, 2 offered a hidden 12th track, a samba version of " Physical ", which Newton-John later performed occasionally in concert instead of the rockier original. For 2 ' s Japanese release, the acoustic version of "Physical" was switched to "Let It Be Me", a duet with Cliff Richard, with whom she had previously been coupled on "Suddenly" and Songs from Heathcliff.
Newton-John dedicated the album to her mother, who had died the previous year. Newton-John also released several Christmas albums. The following year, she released The Christmas Collection , which compiled seasonal music previously recorded for her Hallmark Christmas album, her appearance on Kenny Loggins ' TNN Christmas special and her contributions to the Mother and Child and Spirit of Christmas multi-artist collections. Green Hill Records re-released this album with different artwork in Newton-John acted occasionally since Two of a Kind.
In , she appeared in a dramatically different role as Bitsy Mae Harling, a lesbian ex-con country singer, in Del Shores ' Sordid Lives.
The series featured five original songs written and composed by Newton-John specifically for the show. The film opened the Toronto International Film Festival. Newton-John guest-starred as herself in the sitcoms Ned and Stacey , Murphy Brown , and Bette , and made two appearances as herself on Glee. The groom is played by Xavier Samuel. Newton-John was actively touring and doing concerts from to and also performed a handful of shows in A residency at the Flamingo Las Vegas was postponed due to the May death of her elder sister, Rona aged 71 , from a brain tumour.
Newton-John resumed with 45 shows beginning in April The CD contains a cover of "Broken Wings" as well as the popular-with-fans original "Best of My Love", which had leaked on the internet many years prior. Her Vegas stay was eventually extended beyond August ,    and her Summer Nights residency did not complete until December The song was a re-imagining of her single "Magic", which she notes was to celebrate both the 35th anniversary of Xanadu and as a dedication to her daughter, stating "I met Chloe's dad on the set of Xanadu , so, without that film, Chloe wouldn't be here.
She was the real 'magic' that came out of that film! It flopped on the U. It featured this stirring duet with fellow cancer survivor Delta Goodrem. Included is this finely crafted remake of the Mr.
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