Light Up the Night

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For the song by The Black Eyed Peas, see Light Up the Night (song). For the song by The Protomen, see The Protomen.
Light Up the Night
Studio album by Brothers Johnson
Released 1980
Recorded 1978-1980 at Allen Zentz Recording, Hollywood, California
A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, California
Genre Soul, funk, disco
Label A&M Records
Producer Quincy Jones
Brothers Johnson chronology
Light Up the Night
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Smash Hits 5/10[2]

Light Up the Night is the fourth album by the Los Angeles, California-based duo Brothers Johnson, released in 1980. The album topped the U.S. R&B albums chart and reached number five on the pop albums chart. The single, "Stomp!", became a dance hit, reaching number one on both the R&B singles and disco charts and top ten on the pop singles chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stomp!" (Rod Temperton, Louis Johnson, George Johnson, Valerie Johnson) 6:20
  2. "Light Up the Night" (Rod Temperton, Louis Johnson, George Johnson) 3:45
  3. "You Make Me Wanna Wiggle" (Rod Temperton, Louis Johnson, George Johnson, Valerie Johnson)3:38
  4. "Treasure" (Rod Temperton) 4:11
  5. "This Had to Be" (Michael Jackson, Louis Johnson, George Johnson) 5:08
  6. "All About the Heaven" - (Rod Temperton) 3:59
  7. "Smilin' on Ya" (George Johnson, Greg Phillinganes, Louis Johnson, Jerry Hey) 3:42
  8. "Closer to the One That You Love" (Rod Temperton, Louis Johnson, George Johnson) 3:11
  9. "Celebrations" (Rod Temperton, Louis Johnson, George Johnson) 4:26



Chart (1980) Peak
Billboard Pop Albums[3] 5
Billboard Top Soul Albums[3] 1


Year Single Chart positions[4]
1980 "Light Up the Night" 16
"Stomp!" 7 1 1
"Treasure" 73 36

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. Brothers Johnson: Light Up the Night > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
  2. ^ Starr, Red. "Brothers Johnson, Light Up the Night". Smash Hits (March 20 – April 2): 31. 
  3. ^ a b "The Brothers Johnson US albums chart history". Retrieved 2011-08-27. 
  4. ^ "The Brothers Johnson US singles chart history". Retrieved 2011-08-27.