Released: July 1968

Recorded: 1967/68

Genre: Pop, folk

Length: 36:17

Label: Liberty/Imperial, BGO Records

Producer: Sonny Bono, Harold R. Battiste Jr. and Denis Pregnolato

Backstage is the fifth album by American singer-actess Cher, released on July 1968 by Imperial Records. This album was her first commercial failure, failed to chart. The album is by-and-large a covers album. Backstage was released in 1968, was produced once again by Sonny Bono with Denis Pregnolato and Harold R. Battiste Jr. and was Cher's last album on the Liberty Records subsidiary, Imperial Records.
The album was not a success and was her first with no hit singles. "The Click Song" and "Take Me For A Little While" were released as singles, but they did not chart.




Album History

In this year Cher recorded also others two songs: "Yours Until Tomorrow" and "The Thought Of Loving You". "Yours Until Tomorrow" was released as a single with "The Thought Of Loving You".
The album was re-issued on CD in 2007 along with the greatest hits release Golden Greats.

Cher - lead vocals
Sonny Bono - record producer
Harold R. Battiste, Jr. - record producer
Denis Pregnolato - record producer
Stan Ross - sound engineer
Sonny Bono - photography
Woody Woodward - art direction


Track listing

Side A

01. "Go Now" 3:56
02. "Carnival" 3:26
03. "It All Adds Up Now" 2:57
04. "Take Me for a Little While" 2:40
05. "Reason to Believe" 2:26
06. "Masters of War" 4:09

Side B

01. "Do You Believe in Magic" 2:36
02. "I Wasn't Ready" 2:59
03. "A House Is Not a Home" 2:14
04. "Click Song" 2:53
05. "The Impossible Dream" 2:26
06. "Song Called Children" 3:35


Singles from Backstage

"The Click Song"
Released: 1968
"Take Me for a Little While"
Released: 1968
"Do You Believe In Magic"
Released: 1968

Photoshoot from "Backstage"