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COVER vs ORIGINAL: ‘No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)’

The song, “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)”, was originally recorded by Donna Summer and Barbra Streisand in 1979

Paul Jabara (1948-1992) and Bruce Roberts (b.1952) wrote the song “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)” for Donna Summer and Barbra Streisand. It was produced by Giorgio Moroder and Gary Klein and featured on Summer’s album “On The Radio” and Streisand’s album “Wet”. It was released as a single in October 1979 and peaked at No.1 in America and No.3 in the UK and was a top ten hit across much of the globe.

The song was revived in the 1990’s by Kym Mazelle and Jocelyn Brown, who recorded their version in 1994. Their version was produced by Mike Stock and Matt Aitken, formerly of Stock Aitken Waterman, and was released in June peaking at No.13 in the UK and No.3 in The Netherlands as well as making the top 50 in Australia, although the song was not a hit in The States.

But which version is the best? DONNA and BARBRA’s original or KYM and JOCELYN’s cover?

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