“Now We’re Starting Over Again” is a romantic ballad composed by Michael Masser and lyricist Gerry Goffin first recorded by Dionne Warwick in 1981 as “Now We’re Starting Over Again”. The song was most successful as a 1989 single release by Natalie Cole.
“Now We’re Starting Over Again” was one of five studio recordings by Dionne Warwick to augment the concert tracks on her 1981 album Hot! Live and Otherwise: three of these studio tracks were produced and co-written by Michael Masser being – besides “Now We’re Starting Over Again” – “There’s a Long Road Ahead of Us” (also co-written with Gerry Goffin) and “Some Changes Are For Good” (co-written with Carole Bayer Sager), with the latter two tracks being chosen for single release in the U.S. Also, “Now We’re Starting Over Again” was afforded a single release in some countries though without becoming a major hit, with its only evident chart showing being in the UK where it peaked at #76.
Hot! Live and Otherwise is a combination live and in-studio album by American singer Dionne Warwick, released in 1981 on Arista Records. The live portion of the albums was recorded over several dates at Harrah’s Casino in Reno, Nevada in the spring of 1981. The original 2-LP release featured three sides of live recordings, plus a fourth side of […]