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The Rumour (album)

The Rumour
Studio album by Olivia Newton-John
Released 1988
Genre Pop
Label MCA
Producer Davitt Sigerson
Olivia Newton-John chronology
Soul Kiss
The Rumour
Warm and Tender
Singles from The Rumour
  1. "The Rumour"
    Released: April 1988
  2. "Can't We Talk It Over In Bed"
    Released: 1988
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The Rumour is an album released by Olivia Newton-John in 1988. The title track was written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin; and features backing vocals and piano by John. The album featured the singles 'The Rumour', 'Can't We Talk It Over In Bed' (later covered by Grayson Hugh) and the Australian-only promo-single 'It's Always Australia For Me', which was released for the Australian Bicentenary in 1988. This was also her first album not produced by longtime producer, John Farrar.


  • Track listing 1
  • Charts 2
  • Video 3
    • Product Description 3.1
    • Contents 3.2
  • References 4

Track listing

  1. "The Rumour" (with Elton John) (Elton John, Bernie Taupin)
  2. "Love And Let Live" (Alan O'Day)
  3. "Can't We Talk It Over In Bed" (Irwin Levine, Sandy Linzer)
  4. "Let's Talk About Tomorrow" (John Capek, Olivia Newton-John)
  5. "It's Not Heaven" (Randy Goodrum, Newton-John)
  6. "Get Out" (Goodrum, Newton-John)
  7. "Big and Strong" (Mark Heard)
  8. "Car Games" (Goodrum, Newton-John)
  9. "Walk Through Fire" (David Baerwald, David Ricketts)
  10. "Tutta La Vita" (Lucio Dalla; English lyrics: Davitt Sigerson)
  • The Australian version of the album contains the track "It's Always Australia For Me".
  • The single version of "The Rumour" was backed with "Winter Angel", not available on LP.


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