Last year, she recorded a powerful ballad, "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," from Evita, the rock opera about Eva Peron, and performed it before a sell-out crowd of 4,000 at the grand old Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
One reporter came in and attacked her mentally, and that bothered her." magazine, I found Randy Newman, the pop songwriter, attacking Olivia mentally. For the life of me, I can't understand the vast appeal of a song like ' I Honestly Love You.' I mean, it's , even."In Las Vegas, I read the Randy Newman quote to Olivia, and she cringed at the unpleasantness of it.I felt from it that I wanted to try different things.I was open to everything new."In fact, despite albums of mixed results, Olivia has always been open.Now, with "You're the One that I Want" having hit Number One, Newton-John is no longer "so alien to the paper," as she put it.The record with Travolta is a sexy, rocky piece of pop.