Donna Summer was one of a clique of itinerant musicians and performers who’d washed up in Munich at a time when the recording industry there was at its most vibrant.
Originally a cast member of the hippie musical Hair in Germany, she swiftly established herself as an in-demand session singer. “We became good friends,” says Moroder, “She was an incredibly talented singer, who could improvise but was also very disciplined.
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I had a constant horror of the children bursting in on us, so even on the rare occasions we managed to spend a night in our bed alone together, we still didn’t go anywhere near each other, our ears constantly alert for the creak of the door.
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Deep in the bowels of the Arabella High-Rise Building in Munich’s Bogenhausen district, this pan-European collective of players had been a responsible for a string of hits that had turned disco on its head.
Led by co-producers Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, this team had made a major breakthrough with the Donna Summer’s breathy hit ‘Love To Love You Baby’, which crossed over into the pop charts – but not before being banned by Radio 1 for being too sexy.