The Night I Fell in Love (album)

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The Night I Fell in Love
Studio album by Luther Vandross
Released March 8, 1985
Recorded 1984–1985 at
AIR Studios Montserrat
(Montserrat)
Media Sound Studios
(New York City, New York)
Minot Sound
(White Plains, New York)
The Power Station
(New York City, New York)
Westlake Recording Studios
(West Hollywood, California)
Genre R&B, soul
Length 41:29
Label Epic
Producer Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller
Luther Vandross chronology
Busy Body
(1983)
The Night I Fell in Love
(1985)
Give Me the Reason
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Chicago Tribune 3.5/4 stars link
Q 4/5 stars link
Robert Christgau B+ link
Rolling Stone (mixed) link

The Night I Fell in Love is the fourth studio album by American R&B/soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 1985. In 1986, it was nominated for one Grammy Award, "Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male", and two American Music Awards, "Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist" and "Favorite Soul/R&B Album". The first single "'Til My Baby Comes Home" is notable for featuring Billy Preston on organ.

Reaching Number 19 on the US music charts, it was ranked #93 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 best albums of the 1980s.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "'Til My Baby Comes Home"   Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller 5:31
2. "The Night I Fell in Love"   Vandross, Miller 6:06
3. "If Only for One Night"   Brenda Russell 4:15
4. "Creepin'"   Stevie Wonder 4:04
5. "It's Over Now"   Vandross, Miller 6:09
6. "Wait for Love"   Vandross, Nat Adderley, Jr. 5:16
7. "My Sensitivity (Gets in the Way)"   Vandross 4:10
8. "Other Side of the World"   Vandross, Adderley 5:58

Personnel[2][edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart 19
U.S. Billboard 200 19
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Editors (1989-11-16). "The 100 Best Albums of the 1980's". Rolling Stone (565). 
  2. ^ Personnel at allmusic