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Bette Midler - The Rose FLAC album

Performer: Bette Midler
Genre: Rock
Title: The Rose
Released: 1979
Style: Soft Rock
FLAC version ZIP size: 1833 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1762 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1897 mb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 957

The Rose is the soundtrack to the feature film of the same name starring Bette Midler which was released in 1979. Midler performs all the songs on the album, with the exception of the instrumental "Camellia". Apart from the title track, the soundtrack was entirely recorded live and also features concert monologues, with Midler portraying the character The Rose, loosely based on blues singer Janis Joplin.

Produced by Paul A. Rothchild. Album The Rose - The Original Soundtrack Recording. Some say love, it is a river That drowns the tender reed Some say love, it is a razor That leaves your soul to bleed Some say love, it is a hunger An endless aching need I say love, it is a flower And you its only seed.

Album: The Rose (1979). Charted: 3. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. So he mailed it to Bette Midler, the star of the movie. She liked it, lobbied in favor of it; and that's how it got into the film and changed my life forever. This won a Grammy award for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female. It was Midler's second Grammy - seven years earlier she won for Best New Artist. Roses show up a lot in titles of hit songs, often with very different meanings. To tie in with this song, Bette Midler appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone (issue dated December 13, 1979) lying on a literal bed of roses. The photo was taken by Annie Leibovitz; an assistant had to cut off all the thorns. The song appeared on the television show Family Guy in the episode "Baby Not on Board.

However the song was not written for the movie: Amanda McBroom recalls, "I wrote it in 1977 1978, and I sang it occasionally in clubs.

Album The Rose - The Original Soundtrack Recording (1979). Danny Weis, Steve Hunter. When the night has been too lonely And the road has been to long, And you think that love is only For the lucky and the strong, Just remember in the winter Far beneath the bitter snows Lies the seed that with the sun's love In the spring becomes the rose. Songwriters: GORDON MILLS.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A The Rose 3:36
AA When A Man Loves A Woman
Written-By – Andrew Wright , Calvin Lewis

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Fox Fanfare Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Pronto Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Quinvy Music Co. Inc.
  • Manufactured By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
  • Distributed By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.


  • Co-producer [Associate] – Bill Gazecki
  • Producer, Arranged By – Paul A. Rothchild

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
3656 Bette Midler The Rose ‎(7", Spe) Atlantic 3656 US 1980
45-1935 Bette Midler La Rosa ‎(7", Single) Atlantic 45-1935 Spain 1979
45 5411 Bette Midler The Rose ‎(7", Single) Atlantic 45 5411 Australia 1979
PRO95293 Bette Midler The Rose ‎(CD, Single, Promo, car) Carrere PRO95293 France 1993
ATL 11 459 Bette Midler The Rose ‎(7", Single) Atlantic ATL 11 459 Germany 1980