Now That We Found Love

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"Now That We've Found Love"
Single by Third World
from the album Journey to Addis
Released 1978
Format Vinyl
Genre Reggae, disco, reggae fusion
Length 8:13 (album version)
7:30 (single version)
3:58 (radio edit)
Label Island
Writer(s) Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
Third World singles chronology
"96º in the Shade"
(1977)
"Now That We Found Love"
(1978)
"Cool Meditation"
(1979)
"Now That We Found Love"
Single by Heavy D and the Boyz featuring Aaron Hall
from the album Peaceful Journey
Released 1991
Recorded 1990-1991
Genre Hip hop, dance, hip house, new jack swing
Length 4:19
Label Uptown Records
Writer(s) Dwight Myers, Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
Producer(s) Teddy Riley
Heavy D and the Boyz featuring Aaron Hall singles chronology
"Is It Good to You"
(1991)
"Now That We Found Love"
(1993)
"Don't Curse"
(1991)

"Now That We Found Love" (also known as "Now That We've Found Love") was written by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff and originally recorded by The O'Jays (1973) for their album Ship Ahoy. Cover versions have been an album track by Martha Reeves, a reggae-disco hit by the reggae band Third World and a breakthrough hit for Heavy D. The Third World version was released as a single in 1978 by Island Records and peaked at #47 on the Billboard Hot 100. It can also be heard during the end of the movie Hitch.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 6
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 8
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 5
Canada (RPM)[4] 83
France (SNEP)[5] 39
Germany (Media Control Charts)[6] 4
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 6
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[8] 2
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[9] 10
Norway (VG-lista)[10] 6
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 2
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 4
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[14] 11
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[15] 2
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[16] 5
US Hot Rap Singles (Billboard)[17] 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  2. ^ "Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love – Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  4. ^ "Top Singles – Volume 54, No. 18, October 05 1991". RPM. Walt Grealis. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  6. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  7. ^ "The Irish Charts – All there is to Know" (enter search parameter Heavy D into Search by Artist box, then select Go). Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 33, 1991" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40 Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  9. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  10. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love". VG-lista. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  11. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love". Singles Top 60. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  12. ^ "Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  13. ^ "Archive Chart: 1991-07-27" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  14. ^ "Heavy D Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Heavy D. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  15. ^ "Heavy D Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for Heavy D. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  16. ^ "Heavy D Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Heavy D. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  17. ^ "Heavy D Album & Song Chart History". Billboard Hot Rap Singles for Heavy D. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 

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