7/8. As the pop single struggles to secure its niche in the digital era, Radio 2 singles out eight 45rpm records for their lasting value and influence, continuing with Donna Summer 's pulsating, techno tour de force / Feel Love. Co-produced by Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte in Munich, the robotic and erotic single spent four weeks at number one in the summer of 77. Summer ad-libbed for the recording and initially did not like the finished product, but she succumbed to its hypnotic, futuristic sound, as did successive stars of the electronic age, including the Human League. New Order, Pet Shop Boys, DJ Hell and many others. I Feel Love has charted in three decades.
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