Commodores – Heroes (1980/2015) [Qobuz 24bit/192kHz]

Commodores – Heroes (1980/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz  | Time – 00:43:40 minutes | 1,68 GB | Genre: Soul, Funk, R&B
Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | © Motown Records
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at Motown Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA

From 1974 until the end of the ’70s, the Commodores enjoyed kicking out the hits. As the 1980s rolled in, the Commodores did not lose much steam as they scored their first Top Ten hit of the decade with the midtempo beauty “Old Fashion Love.” From the flattering lyric to the zestful groove, the splendid selection is complemented by Lionel Richie’s colorful delivery. It peaked at number eight on the Billboard R&B charts.”Heroes” extols everyday people for their feats and courage and checked in at 27 after 11 weeks on the charts. The former Tuskegee collegians were not known to do gospel, but the self-contained sextet scored big with “Jesus Is Love.” Richie’s prayerful message and pleading cries are solidified with a lyric and melody that complement one another. The song’s popularity is far greater than what the charts reflected (number 37). “Wake Up Children” and “Mighty Spirit” are two other inspirational selections. -Craig Lytle

1 Got To Be Together 5:45
2 Celebrate 5:06
3 Old Fashion Love 4:55
4 Heroes 5:26
5 All The Way Down 3:37
6 Sorry To Say 4:03
7 Wake Up Children 4:31
8 Mighty Spirit 4:04
9 Jesus Is Love 6:03

William King – Trumpet
Ronald LaPread – Bass (Electric)
Thomas McClary – Guitar (Electric), Vocals
Walter Orange – Drums, Vocals
Lionel Richie – Saxophone, Vocals
Milan Williams – Guitar (Electric), Keyboards



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