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Love affairs that don’t last forever but fan base that remains loyal. Cliff performed ‘Golden’ at his 50th anniversary concert in November 2008. It has been written for his fans thanking them all for their support during the 50 years of his career. In an interview with Paul O’Grady, Richard said:”It’s saying love affairs don’t last forever, but you and I, we’ve stood side by side through the storms together and all through the years, you have been golden”, Cliff also said:”Never mind the gold records, the public have been golden, and so it’s a very emotional song to sing.”

An emotional time for Richard when he celebrated his 50 years in the business by dedicating ‘Golden’ to thehis loyal fans all around the world.

Release date

Cliff Richard released ‘Golden’ in November 2008 in a concert, but the album  75 at 75 containing the studio recording of ‘Golden’ was released on September 18, 2015


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Parlophone Label Group

Chart Rankings

Golden hasn’t entered the chart, but received a great and emotional response from Richard’s loyal fans.

Artist’s age on release date

Cliff Richard was 68 years old when he first sang ‘Golden’.

Cover Versions

‘Golden’ has been re-recorded and re-released by Cliff Richard himself in his new album “75 at 75” on September 18, 2015

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Golden by Cliff Richard

    Ahmad rashide

    May 31, 2020 at 7:41 am

    Has this song ever been released on vinyl?


    December 8, 2020 at 12:27 pm

    I recently lost my husband after 54 yrs of marriage. Heartbroken I find this a bitter sweet song for us.

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