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Heatwave - Candles [Expanded Edition]
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Candles [Expanded Edition]
Released on 8/11/10. During their most commercially successful years, Heatwave were a band that crossed many borders, laying claim to such international hits as Boogie Nights, Too Hot To Handle, The Groove Line, Eyballin', and Always And Forever, all having a huge impact on both sides of the Atlantic. Heatwave's fourth album, Candles, saw Johnnie Wilder Jr take on the producers role alongside James Guthrie, best known for his work with Pink Floyd, returning to work with Heatwave since serving as an engineer on both Too Hot To Handle and Central Heating.
Fresh off his success of contributions to Michael Jackson's Off The Wall album, Rod Temperton remained the bands chief songwriter penning a total of five tracks including hit single, Gangsters Of The Groove which provided Heatwave with further R&B chart success reaching #21 and gaining a top 20 UK pop spot accompanied by an early foray into music video. Further hits include the touching, R&B, Doo Wop flavoured single, Where Did I Got Wrong and the Rod Temperton penned UK Top 40 single Jitterbuggin, both of which helped drive this album into the UK Pop and US R&B Top 30.
Gangsters Of The Groove / Jitterbuggin / Party Suite / Turn Around / Posin Till Closin / All I Am / Dreamin You / Goin Crazy / Where Did I Go Wrong
Bonus Tracks - Gangstersof The Groove (7 Version) / Jitterbuggin (7” Version) / Where Did I Go Wrong(US 7” Version) / Turn Around (US 7” Version) / Posin Till Closin (7” Version) / Posin Till Closin (12” Version) / Gangsters Of The Groove (12” Version) / Someone Like You (7” B-Side) / Wack That Axe (7 B-Side)