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Are You Ready for Love

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"Are You Ready for Love"
Single by Elton John
from the album The Thom Bell Sessions
B-side"Are You Ready for Love Part 2"
Released31 May 1979
Length
  • 5:05 (Part 1)
  • 3:26 (Part 2)
LabelThe Rocket Record Company
Songwriter(s)Thom Bell, LeRoy Bell, Casey James
Producer(s)Thom Bell
Elton John singles chronology
"Return to Paradise"
(1979)
"Are You Ready for Love"
(1979)
"Mama Can't Buy You Love"
(1979)
Music video
"Are You Ready for Love" (1979 promo video version) at YouTube

"Are You Ready for Love" is a 1977 song by Elton John and was taken from his EP The Thom Bell Sessions from 1979. It was produced by Thom Bell who had already produced songs for The Spinners, The Delfonics and The Stylists.

2003 version

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"Are You Ready for Love"
Single by Elton John
B-side"Three Way Love Affair"
Released25 August 2003 (2003-08-25)
LabelSouthern Fried, Mercury, Ultra
Songwriter(s)Thom Bell, LeRoy Bell, Casey James
Producer(s)Thom Bell
Elton John singles chronology
"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
(2002)
"Are You Ready for Love"
(2003)
"The Heart of Every Girl"
(2003)
Music video
"Are You Ready for Love" (2003 music video version) at YouTube

In 2003, Are You Ready for Love was remixed by Ashley Beedle and went to number 1 in the United Kingdom and Scotland and number 4 in Ireland.

Track listings

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UK, US, and Australian CD single[1][2][3]

  1. "Are You Ready for Love" ('79 radio edit)
  2. "Are You Ready for Love" (full length 1979 version)
  3. "Three Way Love Affair"
  4. "Are You Ready for Love" (CD-ROM video)

UK 12-inch single 1[4]

A. "Are You Ready for Love" (full length '79 version)
B. "Are You Ready for Love" (Freeform Reform remix)

UK 12-inch single 2[5]

A. "Are You Ready for Love" ('79 original)
B. "Are You Ready for Love" (Ashley Beedle Love and Protection mono edit)

UK cassette single[6]

  1. "Are You Ready for Love" ('79 radio edit)
  2. "Are You Ready for Love" (full length 1979 version)
  3. "Three Way Love Affair"

European CD single[7]

  1. "Are You Ready for Love" ('79 radio edit)
  2. "Are You Ready for Love" (full length 1979 version)

US 12-inch single[8]

A1. "Are You Ready for Love" (Linus Loves Strobelight mix)
A2. "Are You Ready for Love" (79 full length)
B1. "Are You Ready for Love" (Mylo's Road Map to Peace remix)
B2. "Are You Ready for Love" (Ashley Beedle Love and Protection mono re-edit)

References

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  1. Are You Ready for Love (UK CD single liner notes). Elton John. Southern Fried Records. 2003. ECB50CDS.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  2. Are You Ready for Love (Australian CD single liner notes). Elton John. Mercury Records. 2003. 9811671.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  3. Are You Ready for Love (US CD single liner notes). Elton John. Ultra Records. 2003. UL 1177-2.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  4. Are You Ready for Love (UK 12-inch single sleeve). Elton John. Southern Fried Records. 2003. ECB50.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  5. Are You Ready for Love (UK 12-inch single sleeve). Elton John. Southern Fried Records. 2003. ECB50LOVE.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  6. Are You Ready for Love (UK cassette single sleeve). Elton John. Southern Fried Records. 2003. ECB50MCS.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  7. Are You Ready for Love (European CD single liner notes). Elton John. Mercury Records. 2003. 9811670.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  8. Are You Ready for Love (US 12-inch single sleeve). Elton John. Ultra Records. 2003. UL 1177-6.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)