The Hostage was the lead single from Donna Summer's debut album "Lady of the Night."

The single was released on January 22, 1974 in Europe. It was written by Giorgio Moroder & Pete Bellotte (who also produced the song).

Chart PerformanceEdit

The song peaked at number 1 on the pop charts in Belgium, becoming Donna's first hit song in any country.

It also peaked at number 2 in the Netherlands.

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