I WILL SURVIVE

Latest update on 17/11/2014

Artist: Gloria Gaynor
Author: Dino Fekaris/Freddie Perren
Label: Polydor
Year: 1978

N°1 US & UK. First released as a B-side (of Substitute). Gospel version as He Gave Me Life. Both authors also cowrote Reunited and Shake Your Groove Thing (Peaches & Herb) and Makin' It (David Naughton).

Covers:

1979:

Billie Jo Spears

1979:

Regine [as Je Survivrai]

1979:

Sabrina Lory [as Plus rien ne va]

1979:

Michèle Richard [idem]

1980:

Johnny Mathis

1981:

Gladys Knight & The Pips [slow version]

1987:

André Hazes [as 't Is Voorbij]

1992:

Hermes House Band [student band from Rotterdam; la-la-la-refrain became an open-air sing-along; n°1 NL, later a big hit Fr]

1995:

Diana Ross

1995:

Melanie

1996:

Chantay Savage

1997:

Cake

1998:

Larusso [as Je Survivrai]

1999:

Tony Clifton [in film Man On The Moon]

2000:

Robbie Williams [substantial sample in the middle of Supreme floating on a string part of the french soundtrack Dernier Domicile Connu by François de Roubaix]

2006:

Crazy Frog

2006:

Puppini Sisters

2010:

André Van Duin [as Ik Hou Van Jou]

2014:

Aretha Franklin

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