Electric Youth is the second album by American singer-songwriter Debbie Gibson, released January 24, 1989 on Atlantic Records. It is the highest-charting album of Gibson's career, staying at the top of the US Billboard 200 albums chart for five weeks, and reaching number 8 on the UK Albums Chart. As with her debut album, Out of the Blue, all tracks were written by Gibson, and she single-handedly produced six of the tracks.
Electric Youth" (Atlantic 88919; Atlantic UK A8919; Atlantic Japan 09P3-6130) is the seventh single from American tress Debbie Gibson, and the second from her second album Electric Youth (LP 81932). Produced by Fred Zarr and engineered by Phil Castellano for BiZarr Music, In. it became one of her most famous songs, peaking at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100 and fourteen on the UK Singles Chart. Douglas Breitbart was executive producer.
Backing Vocals – Carrie Johnson, Libby JohnsonElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Ira SiegelKeyboards, Drum Programming – Fred ZarrLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Deborah Gibson Percussion – Bashiri Johnson. Acoustic Guitar – Ira SiegelBacking Vocals – Carrie Johnson, Sandra St. Victor, Tim LawlessCello – Bob OsmanHihat – Leslie MingKeyboards, Drum Programming, Piano – Fred ZarrLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Deborah Gibson Percussion – Bashiri JohnsonSaxophone – Jeff SmithTenor Saxophone – Ed PalermoTrombone – Matt FindersTrumpet – Bud Burridge. Electric Youth (LP, Album, Club).
But the "Electric Youth" album solidified Debbie Gibson's status as not just a teen idol, but a pop force. HOT IN HERE: Nelly, TLC and Flo Rida set Woodlands date. And it came out 30 years ago. Feel old yet? "Electric Youth" was released in 1989 as Gibson's follow-up to "Out of the Blue," which put her near the top of late '80s pop. The second album topped the Billboard 200 for five weeks and sold 2 million copies in the .
Deborah Ann Gibson (born August 31, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Gibson released her debut album Out of the Blue in 1987, which spawned several international hits, later being certified triple Platinum by the RIAA. One of those singles, "Foolish Beat", made Gibson the youngest female artist to write, produce and perform a Billboard Hot 100 number-one single. Her double-platinum second album Electric Youth (1989), gave Gibson another .
Following up her enormously popular debut, Out of the Blue, Debbie Gibson sought to grow from the teen fan base she had established, while not alienating those who made her a household name. The result is slickly produced teen pop, like her debut, but it's not as squeaky clean or as compulsively likable. That is not to say it's a bad album. Lost in Your Eyes" is a pretty ballad that showcases her songwriting skills, her clear voice, and her talent on the piano
Lyrics to "Electric Youth" song by Debbie Gibson: Ho-woah. Don't underestimate the power of a lifetime ahead. We've got the most time to make the world go round Oh, can you spare a dime?
|1||Electric Youth (House Version)|
|2||We Could Be Together (Campfire Mix)|
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- Barcode (Printed): 075678642449
|7 86427-2, 86427-2||Debbie Gibson||Electric Youth (CD, Single)||Atlantic, Atlantic||7 86427-2, 86427-2||US||1989|
|A 8919 TX||Debbie Gibson||Electric Youth (12")||Atlantic||A 8919 TX||UK||1989|
|7-88919||Debbie Gibson||Electric Youth (7", Single, Promo)||Atlantic||7-88919||US||1989|
|786 424-9, A 8919 CDP||Debbie Gibson||Electric Youth (CD, Maxi, S/Edition)||Atlantic, Atlantic||786 424-9, A 8919 CDP||UK & Europe||1989|
|A 8919T, 786 424-0, A 8919 (T)||Debbie Gibson||Electric Youth (12")||Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic||A 8919T, 786 424-0, A 8919 (T)||Europe||1989|