Your tenderness

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Your tenderness is the title of a song that the Soviet artist Sofia Rotaru released as a single in the Federal Republic of Germany in 1978 .


The song Deine Zärtlichkeit was composed by Harald Steinhauer for the band ORS in the mid-1970s , the lyrics of Your Tenderness were originally written in English by Stevie B .; In 1978 Michael Kunze provided it with a German text for Sofia Rotaru.

For the B-side, "At night, when the fog pull" the songwriter and producer Monn and Kunze left of Vangelis ' romantic piece La Petite Fille de la Mer inspiration that the Greek for Frédéric Rossifs film L'Apocalypse des Animaux written would have.

In the Soviet homeland of Rotarus there was no official information until the mid-1980s, the beginning of perestroika , that Rotaru had released a German-language single in the West. After the song was released, Rotaru went on successful concert tours through several European countries: the GDR , Yugoslavia , Romania and west of the Iron Curtain in the FRG and West Berlin (20 concerts in autumn 1979 in Munich and other cities). The Ariola wanted on the other material of Sofia Rotaru Western European publishing market, but the Soviet concert authorities told her to leave for five years.

Track list

# title running time
1. Your tenderness
Producers: Anthony Monn and Michael Kunze
Music: Harald Steinhauer
Original text: Stevie B
German text: Michael Kunze
4m: 18s
2. At night when the fog is moving
Music: Anthony Monn
Text: Michael Kunze
3m: 23s

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