Chapter 8 (album)

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Chapter 8
Studio album by Chapter 8
Released 1979
Recorded 1979
Genre Soul
Label Ariola
Producer Derek Dirckson and Michael J. Powell
Chapter 8 chronology
Chapter 8
(1979)
This Love's for Real
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Chapter 8 is the 1979 debut album by the Detroit, Michigan-based group Chapter 8. It was their only album to include lead vocals from Anita Baker before she went on to solo stardom. The album for the company that was little noticed, except for the Baker-led single "Ready for Your Love".[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Don't You Like It" - (Michael J. Powell) 4:46
  2. "Ready For Your Love (Chapter 8 song)" - (David Washington) 4:34
  3. "Come On Dance With Me" - (Derek Dirckson) 3:43
  4. "We Need Love" - (Powell) 5:46
  5. "I Go Disco" - (Dirckson) 5:15
  6. "I Just Wanna Be Your Girl" - (Powell) 5:07
  7. "Come And Boogie" - (Powell, Washington) 3:54
  8. "Let's Get Together" - (Powell) 3:38

Charts[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
position
Billboard Top LPs & Tape[4] 132
Top Soul LPs (Billboard)[4] 40

Singles[edit]

Year Single US
R&B
[5]
1979 "I Just Wanna Be Your Girl" 81
"Ready for You Love" 38
1980 "Don't You Like It" 55

Samples[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chapter 8". Allmusic. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ The soulful divas David Nathan - 1999 Page 348 "Chapter 8 spent the next few years playing gigs in and around the Motor City, building a solid reputation for its heady ... hit the streets in the fall of 1979 and yielded two R&B chart singles, "Ready for Your Love" and "I Just Want to Be Your Girl." "
  3. ^ Stars of soul and rhythm & blues Lee Hildebrand - 1994 " In 1978, Baker joined a ten-piece club band called Chapter 8. ... album for the company that was little noticed, except for the Baker-led single "Ready for Your Love," which checked in at a modest number 38 on TOP ALBUMS Rapture (Elektra, ..."
  4. ^ a b "Chapter 8 US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 
  5. ^ "Chapter 8 US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 
  6. ^ "Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's 1st of Tha Month sample of Chapter 8's I Just Wanna Be Your Girl". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 

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