Dreams (7 Version) - Gabrielle - Dreams (CD)

One night after she'd performed Luther Vandross covers at the club, a woman told her, "This is as good at it's going to get for you. Her boyfriend had paid for them to do it. Producer Tim Laws was impressed by her voice and asked if she could come back later on her own. The singer then performed the lyrics of "Dreams" over Laws' music which was a backing track, using a Korg M1 synthesiser for most of the parts — piano, bass, string line — with an Akai S firing off drum loops and hits.

The first Dreams (7 Version) - Gabrielle - Dreams (CD) became a hit in nightclubs, being played by underground DJs. After selling a few thousand copies, Gabrielle got signed to Go!

Beat label. This was the version that featured the " Fast Car " sample by Tracy Chapman. This version made it straight to number 2 on the UK Singles Chart as the highest charting debut single ever, before hitting number-one. Chiming synth strings and a Soul II Soul shuffle propel it along nicely, the uncluttered arrangement and production by Unit 3 allowing her fine vocals room to breathe. Like a funky Tracy Chapman, there's a beautiful soul vocal over a deceptively simple acoustic guitar and string arrangement.

In Europe, the Dreams (7 Version) - Gabrielle - Dreams (CD) reached number one in the United Kingdom on 20 June and stayed there for three weeks. Before, it had entered the chart at number 2. At that time, it was the highest chart entry a debut female solo act had scored in the UK. On the Eurochart Hot"Dreams" reached its best Dreams (7 Version) - Gabrielle - Dreams (CD) as number six on 14 August. InDreams had soldcopies in United Kingdom. The music video for "Dreams" was directed by British photographer, fine artist and singer Kate Garner.

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