Loading player…

Donna Summer

State of Independence (4:25)

Donna Summer covered Jon & Vangelis' State of Independence on her 1982 album Donna Summer as produced by Quincy Jones, and released it as the follow-up to her hit single "Love Is In Control (Finger on the Trigger)". Summer's version of the song features an all-star choir including among others Michael Jackson, Brenda Russell, James Ingram, Dionne Warwick, Kenny Loggins, Lionel Richie and Stevie Wonder. It reached…

read more

Similar Tracks


State of life, may I live, may I love
Coming out the sky, I name me a name
Coming out silver word for what it is
It is very nature of the sound, the game

Read more at Metrolyrics


Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

  • great track
  • (L)
  • Good bye Donna, we will certainly miss you.
  • We've lost another beautiful voice.
  • Long-time favourite.
  • R I P Donna, we will miss you!
  • For me this song showcases her amazing vocal range more than any other, it is like a symphony and sends shivers every time I listen, marvellous Donna and thank you, goodbye
  • Never mind just We Are The World, I sometimes wonder whether it was this song that sparked that whole run of 'anthem' songs on MJ's albums, like Man In The Mirror, Earth Song etc... that idea of having a 'showpiece' on each album. Add Tomorrow from Quincy's Back On The Block to that list, and you can see that such songs became MJ/Q trademarks.
  • Brilliant....love it!!!
  • That's is because it was composed by Jon Anderson & Vangelis.(Evangelos Odysseas)

API Calls