1978 Samantha Sang – Emotion

Emotion is the debut album by Australian singer Samantha Sang released in 1978. It features her biggest hit “Emotion”.

Barry Gibb produced and sang background vocals on the title track “Emotion”, which he also co-wrote, as well as “When Love Is Gone”.

Sang covered Eric Carmen’s 1978 song “Change of Heart”. Sang re-recorded her 1970 single “The Love of a Woman”, a song written by Barry and Maurice Gibb. Sang also covered “Charade”, a song by the Bee Gees from 1974.


1  But If She Moves You (Arty Simon) 04:02
2  Change Of Heart (Eric Carmen) 03:04
3  Charade (Barry Gibb; Robin Gibb) 03:21
4  Emotion (Barry Gibb; Robin Gibb) 03:52
5  I Don’t Wanna Go (Bruce Roberts; Carole Bayer Sager) 03:25
6  La La La – I Love You (Thom Bell; William Hart) 03:55
7  Living Without Your Love (David Wolfert; Steve Nelson) 03:46
8  The Love Of A Woman (Barry Gibb; Robin Gibb) 03:49
9  When Love Is Gone (Bryan Wells; Francis Lai; Paul Evans) 03:44
10  You Keep Me Dancing (Denny Randell; Sandy Linzer) 02:46



SynthesizerJames Newton-Howard
VocalsSamantha Sang


*There is no specific information about the players on this album.

Other Musicians

3 Emotion

BassHarold Cowart
DrumsRon Ziegler
GuitarJoey Murcia
KeyboardsGeorge Bitzer
VocalsBarry Gibb

Liner Notes

Producer – Gary Klein (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5)
Producer – Albhy Galuten, Barry Gibb, Karl Richardson (Tracks 3, 8)
Producer – Nick DeCaro (Tracks 6, 7, 9, 10)
Arranged By – David Blumberg, James Newton Howard
Creative Director – Jim Massey
Engineer (Remix) – Al Schmitt

Art Direction, Design – Neil Terk
Photography By – Frank Laffitte

Produced For CAM Productions
Recorded At Sound Labs, Hollywood
Recorded At A&M Studios
Remixed At Capitol Studios
Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Recorded At Criteria Recording Studios
Remixed At Criteria Recording Studios
Mastered At Criteria Recording Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) Private Stock Records, Ltd.
Copyright (c) Private Stock Records, Ltd.