Something's Goin' On

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Something's Goin' On
Something's Goin' On.jpg
Studio album by
Released25 October 2004 (2004-10-25) (UK)
Recorded2004
GenrePop, rock, Easy listening
Length56:06
LabelDecca
ProducerBarry Gibb, Trey Bruce, Dann Huff, Monroe Jones, Steve Mandile, Michael Omartian, Tommy Sims
Cliff Richard chronology
Cliff at Christmas
(2003)
Something's Goin' On
(2004)
The Platinum Collection
(2005)
Singles from Something's Goin' On
  1. "Somethin' Is Goin' On"
    Released: 11 October 2004
  2. "I Cannot Give You My Love"
    Released: 13 December 2004
  3. "What Car"
    Released: 9 May 2005
Alternative cover
German release on Edel Records label.
German release on Edel Records label.
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
The Sun4/5 stars[1]
hitl-reviews.de6/8 stars[2]
The Big Issue5/5 stars[2]
The Guardian3/5 stars[3]

'Something's Goin' On' is the 32nd studio album by British singer Cliff Richard, released by Decca on 25 October 2004 in the UK. The album reached #7 in the UK Albums Chart and was certified "Gold" by the BPI.[4][5]

This album was Richard's first with Decca and was recorded in Nashville, Franklin and Miami in the United States. Reviews of the album were positive, with The Sun saying he had "produced [his] best work in yonks".[2] Music Week rated this as "Album of the Week as it contained a well-rounded package." [2] Three singles were released from this album, the first being the title song Somethin' Is Goin' On which reached #9 in the UK Singles Chart and stayed for 3 weeks. The second single release was a song written by Barry Gibb from the Bee Gees called I Cannot Give You My Love which reached #13 in the UK Singles Chart and stayed for 4 weeks. Barry Gibb also appears as a guest on the album as a guitarist and sings backing vocals in the track, his brother Maurice Gibb also featured as keyboardist on the album. The final single release was What Car which reached #12 in the UK Singles Chart and stayed for 3 weeks. The album has sold over 150,000 copies worldwide.[citation needed]

International release[edit]

The album was released as "For Life" on the Edel Records label in 2005 for the European market. It had a revised track-listing including four of the five additional tracks released as B-sides on the singles. These four tracks were recorded during the same series of recording sessions for the rest of the album.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Time
1. "Thousand Miles to Go"
Writers: S. Mandile, D. Matkovsky, B. White
Producers: D. Huff, S. Mandile
4:25
2. "Somethin' is Goin' On"
Writers: M. Hummon, D. Mullen, S. Mandile
Producer: T. Sims
4:24
3. "I Will Not Be a Mistake"
Writers: G. Burr, H. Darling, W. Robinson
Producers: D. Huff, S. Mandile
3:57
4. "Simplicity"
Writers: B. Farrell, C. Wiseman, D. Matkovsky
Producer: T. Sims
4:13
5. "Sometimes Love"
Writers: D. Poythress, B. White
Producer: T. Bruce
3:07
6. "I Cannot Give You My Love"
Writers; B. Gibb, A. Gibb
Producer: B. Gibb
5:03
7. "The Day That I Stop Loving You"
Writers: B. Huff, D. Brown, J. Kimball
Producer: M. Omartian
4:06
8. "What Car?"
Writers: T. Bruce, D. Mullen, G. Burr
Producer: T. Bruce
3:31
9. "How Did She Get Here?"
Writers: S. Mandile, G. Burr, D. Brown
Producer: T. Bruce
4:13
10. "Field of Love"
Writers: W. Robinson, J. Kimball, T. Sims
Producer: T. Sims
5:06
11. "For Life"
Writers: C. Eaton, B. Huff
guitar Duane Eddy.Producer: M. Jones
5:00
12. "I Don't Wanna Lose You"
Writers: C. Eaton, J. Hartley
Producer: T. Bruce
4:43
13. "Faithful One"
Writers: C. Eaton, B. White
Producer: T. Sims, M. Omartian
4:18

B-Sides[edit]

# Title Time
1. "How Many Sleeps"
Writers: Barry Gibb, David English
Producers: B. Gibb
4:06
2. "She's All Mine"
Writers: C. Eaton, Ralph Van Mannenn
Producer: Trey Bruce
3:55
3. "Slow Down"
Writers: C. Eaton, Gary Burr, Darrell Brown
Producers: Michael Omartian
4:12
4. "Diamonds On A Chain"
Writers: Don Poythress, Brian White
Producers: Monroe Jones
3:13
5. "Sentimental Journey" (from Listen to Cliff!, 1961)
Writers: Les Brown, Bud Green, Ben Homer
Producers: Norrie Paramor
2:07

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Provider Peak position
UK Albums Chart [6] BPI/The Official UK Charts Company 7
Danish Album Chart [7] 23
Dutch Albums Chart [8] 67

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Sun, 22 October 2004
  2. ^ a b c d Official site for Something's Goin' On album
  3. ^ [1] The Guardian, 22 October 2004
  4. ^ "Cliff Richard UK Chart History". www.OfficialCharts.com.
  5. ^ Chart information for Something's Goin' On
  6. ^ UK Chart information for Something's Goin' On
  7. ^ Denmark peak chart position
  8. ^ Dutch peak chart position