Priority (album)

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Priority
Studio album by Pointer Sisters
Released September 1979
Recorded Studio 55
(Los Angeles, California)
Genre R&B, rock, soul
Label Planet
Producer Richard Perry
Pointer Sisters chronology
Energy
(1978)
Priority
(1979)
Special Things
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Smash Hits mixed[2]

Priority is the sixth studio album by the Pointer Sisters, released in 1979 on the Planet label.

History[edit]

Their second venture with producer Richard Perry, it was also their second venture into rock. The album peaked at number 72 on the Billboard 200 and reached number 44 on the R&B albums chart. Two singles were released, "Blind Faith" and "Who Do You Love". Both songs failed to reach the Billboard Hot 100. The album was remastered and issued on CD with a bonus track, "Nothin' But a Heartache", in 2009 by Wounded Bird Records.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Who Do You Love"   Ian Hunter 4:29
2. "All Your Love"   Bob Seger 4:09
3. "Dreaming as One"   David Palmer, William D. Smith 4:20
4. "Turned Up Too Late"   Graham Parker 3:37
5. "Happy"   Mick Jagger, Keith Richards 2:59
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "Blind Faith"   Gerry Rafferty, Joe Egan 3:51
7. "Don't Let a Thief Steal into Your Heart"   Richard Thompson 4:17
8. "(She Got) The Fever"   Bruce Springsteen 6:15
9. "The Shape I'm In"   Robbie Robertson 3:22

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Richard Perry – producer, mix-down engineer
  • Dennis Kirk – engineer

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 72
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 44

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanson, Amy. Priority review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-11-12.
  2. ^ Hepworth, David. "Albums". Smash Hits (October 4–17 1979): 29. 

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