Michael Bolton - Soul Provider(#ad)
"How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" is a song by American singer/songwriter Michael Bolton. Michael initially performed hard rock and heavy metal genres from the mid-1970s to 1980s.
He later did a stylistic change in the late 1980s and started recording pop-rock ballads which made him better known in the music industry.
Bolton has several significant achievements which include selling more than 75 million records in his music career, winning multiple Grammy Awards and other American Music Awards and also recording two number one singles on the Billboards charts and eight top ten albums.
"How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" was written by Michael Bolton and James Doug in 1983 as a ballad.
It is one of the ballads that has been recorded by so many artists all over the world in several languages and with different instruments.
The song was initially supposed to be recorded by Air Supply an American duo, but Bolton refused to let Clive Davis change the lyrics of the chorus and Davis released it.
The song was recorded in 1988 and released in October 1989 and became a worldwide hit in early 1990.
The song was a spectacular hit and success for Bolton, as it reached number one on the Adult Contemporary chart and also the Billboard Hot 100 and also won Bolton a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.
This is the single that marked a turning point in his career as it got him recognition as a certified superstar and as a performer.
The music video for the song which has more than 69 million views on YouTube, shows Michael performing the selection while sitting in his living room.
Small bits of his story and that of his girlfriend’s is shown through fade outs too. He is about to leave the apartment when he thinks of all the good times they spent together and decides not to leave.
Track Listings -
1, Soul Provider
2, Georgia On My Mind
3, It's Only My Heart (Alternate Version)
4, How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
5, How Can We Be Lovers
6, You Wouldn't Know Love
7, When I'm Back On My Feet Again
8, From Now On
9, Love Cuts Deep
10, Stand Up For Love