Full Sail (Loggins and Messina album)

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Full Sail
Studio album by Loggins and Messina
Released October 1973
Recorded Wally Heider Studios, Los Angeles
Genre Yacht rock
Length 42:37
Label Columbia, Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (Audiophile version)
Producer Jim Messina
Loggins and Messina chronology
Loggins and Messina
(1972)
Full Sail
(1973)
On Stage
(1974)

Full Sail is the third album by singer/songwriter duo Loggins and Messina, released in 1973. It showed the versatility of the duo, with everything from 1950's retro to island-style to sappy ballads. The single "My Music" charted at #16, and the follow-up, "Watching the River Run", made it to #71. The album as a whole did better, reaching #10 on the Pop Charts.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Lahaina" (Jim Messina) – 2:32 (lead singer: Jim Messina)
  2. "Travelin' Blues" (Messina) – 3:44 (lead singer: Jim Messina)
  3. "My Music" (Kenny Loggins, Messina) – 3:04 (lead singer: Jim Messina)
  4. "A Love Song" (Loggins, Donna Lyn George) – 3:11 (lead singer: Kenny Loggins)
  5. "You Need a Man/Coming to You" (Messina) – 5:22/3:48 (No track split) (lead singers: Kenny Loggins [You Need a Man]/Jim Messina [Coming to You])

Side two[edit]

  1. "Watching the River Run" (Messina, Loggins) – 3:27 (lead singers: Kenny Loggins, Jim Messina)
  2. "Pathway to Glory" (Messina) – 8:37 (lead singer: Jim Messina)
  3. "Didn't I Know You When" (Loggins, Michael Omartian) – 2:40 (lead singer: Kenny Loggins)
  4. "Sailin' the Wind" (Loggins, Dann Lottermoser) – 6:09 (lead singer: Kenny Loggins)

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1974 Pop Albums 10

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1973 "My Music" Hot 100 16 (#28 Canada (RPM Magazine))
1974 "Watching the River Run" Hot 100 71
1974 "Love Song" Hot 100 12, Country #5, AC #1 performed by Anne Murray