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It is the follow-up to his successful debut album Whenever You Need Somebody. The release of the album was delayed a few months due to a fire at PWL Studios which destroyed some of Astley's recorded material. This would be Astley's last album with Stock Aitken Waterman, due to Astley wanting to leave behind the dance-pop sound of the producers and wanting to shed his boy next door image. Astley wanted to focus on his original compositions for future albums, reappearing in with the soul album Free.
A remastered version of Hold Me in Your Armscontaining some remixeswas released in The album spawned five singles. Unlike his Not Everything, Not Yet - Glories - Put The Beast Out Of Mind (File, Album) album, where all the singles were Stock Aitken Waterman compositions and productions, Astley's compositions were also released as singles.
The lead single, " She Wants to Dance with Me ", was Astley's first single which he wrote himself, and became a worldwide top 10 hit. Hold Me In Your Arms - Various - Xque - The History it did not achieve the same level of sales as his debut album, it sold well all around the world, achieving Platinum and Gold certifications worldwide. All tracks written by Rick Astleyunless otherwise noted. Adapted from AllMusic. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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