International (The Three Degrees album)
|Studio album by The Three Degrees|
|Recorded||1974-1975 at Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Label||Philadelphia International Records|
|Producer||Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
|The Three Degrees chronology|
International is a 1975 studio album released by the female girl group The Three Degrees.
The album includes the 1974 hit single, "TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)". In the United Kingdom, the album was released under the title Take Good Care of Yourself, where it charted at #6, in Europe the album was issued with the alternative title of With Love. The album was also issued in Japan with an alternative running order and several different tracks.
The album was re-issued in October 2010, for the first time in its entirety on CD by Big Break Records. This re-issue includes all foreign language songs only previously available in the Far East and a 1977 remix of TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) by Tom Moulton.
- "Another Heartache" (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) - 4:21
- "Take Good Care of Yourself" (Gamble, Huff) - 3:26
- "Get Your Love Back" (Gamble, Huff) - 3:25
- "Lonelier Are Fools" (Bruce Hawes, Charles Simmons, Joseph Jefferson) - 4:05
- "Distant Lover" (Gwen Gordy Fuqua, Marvin Gaye, Sandra Greene) - 4:04
- "Together" (Gamble, Huff) - 4:35
- "Long Lost Lover" (Gamble, Huff) - 2:58
- "Here I Am" (Gilbert, Huff) - 3:58
- "TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)" (Gamble, Huff) - 3:45
- "Loving Cup" (S. Andrews) - 3:04
- CD Bonus tracks
- "Midnight Train" (Haruomi Hosono, Takashi Matsumoto)
- "Nigai Namida" (Kyohei Tsutsumi, Kazumi Yasui)
- "La Chanson Populaire" (N. Skorsky, J.P. Bourtayra)
- "Somos Novios (It's Impossible)"(Spanish version) (A. Manzanero, S. Wayne)
- "When Will I See You Again" (Japanese version) (Japanese lyric: S. Shirai)
- "TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)" ('A Tom Moulton Mix') (Gamble, Huff)
The Three Degrees
- Sheila Ferguson - vocals
- Valerie Holiday - vocals
- Fayette Pinkney - vocals
- Bobby Eli, Norman Harris, Reginald Lucas, Roland Chambers, T. J. Tindall: Guitars
- Lenny Pakula, Leon Huff, Eddie Green, Harold Williams: Keyboards
- Anthony Jackson, Ronnie Baker: Bass
- Earl Young, Karl Chambers, Norman Farrington: Drums
- Larry Washington: Congas, Bongos
- Vince Montana: Vibraphone
|Billboard Pop Albums||99|
|Billboard Top Soul Albums||31|
|UK Albums Chart||6|
|Year||Single||Peak chart positions|
|1974||"TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)"||1||1||1||22|
|"Get Your Love Back"||—||—||—||34|
|1975||"Take Good Care of Yourself"||—||64||24||9|
|"Long Lost Lover"||—||—||—||40|
- Hanson, Amy. The Three Degrees: International > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 03 October 2011.
- Chartstats.com The Three DegreesTake Good Care Of Yourself Chart details
- Break Records releases page
- "The Three Degrees US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-03.
- "UK Charts > The Three Degrees". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2014-06-01.