Time, Love & Tenderness is the seventh studio album by American recording artist Michael Bolton. The album topped the Billboard 200 chart and produced four Top 40 singles: a cover of Percy Sledge's "When a Man Loves a Woman" reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, "Love Is a Wonderful Thing" reached No. 4, "Time, Love and Tenderness" reached No. 7, and "Missing You Now" reached No. 12. This is the only album from Bolton's "hit period" that is out of print, due to legal issues surrounding the song "Love Is a Wonderful Thing." Worldwide, the album has sold approximately 16 million copies and is his best-selling album to date.
Glyndebournes Saul stole the summer and had critics raving. The Guardian (****) applauded virtuoso stagecraft from director Barrie Kosky in his debut production there, calling the show a theatrical and musical feast of energetic choruses, surreal choreography and gorgeous singing. For The Independent, which ranked it amongst five top classical and opera performances of 2015, there was no praise too high for the cast. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under Ivor Bolton sparkles from the pit with period panache, and designer Katrin Lea Tags exuberant costumes (The Times ****) set the Old Testament story in Handels time, with a witty twinge of the contemporary.
Handel’s oratorio Theodora, in its first-ever staging at the Salzburg Festival ,was among the highlights of the Handel year in 2009. Great cast that features Christine Schäfer and Bejun Mehta, conducted by Ivor Bolton. Acclaimed stage director Christof Loy presented Theodora as the profoundly moving tale of a woman who prefers death to denying her own faith.
The Hunger is the fifth studio album by American recording artist Michael Bolton. It was released in 1987 by Columbia Records. This was his breakthrough album, with the hits "That's What Love Is All About" and the Otis Redding cover "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay".
"All That Matters" is an album by Michael Bolton, released in 1997, and was his first studio album since 1993’s “The One Thing”. Bolton was aided in production by Babyface and Tony Rich, and among the song writers are Bolton, Diane Warren, Babyface, Lamont Dozier, Gary Burr, and Tony Rich. The track “Go the Distance”, penned by Alan Menken and David Zippel, was the theme song for the Disney animated movie Hercules. The song was nominated for a Grammy in 1998 and was performed by Bolton at that awards show.
"The One Thing" is an album by Michael Bolton, released on November 16, 1993. Although this album contained the hit "Said I Loved You…But I Lied", which reached #6 in the U.S., it did not match the sales of his previous two albums and was an early sign of his faltering chart success after 1993. Nevertheless, the album was a respectable hit on its own going 3xPlatinum in the US only and selling approximately 6 million copies worldwide.