Current (album)

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Current
Current heatwave album.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 28, 1982
Recorded1982
LabelEpic
ProducerBarry Blue
Heatwave chronology
Candles
(1981)
Current
(1982)
Heatwave's Greatest Hits
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Current is the fifth album by funk-disco band Heatwave, released in 1982 on the Epic label. It was produced by Barry Blue.

The album was remastered and reissued with bonus tracks in 2010 by Big Break Records.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Rod Temperton, except where noted.

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Lettin' It Loose" 4:20
2."State to State" 4:57
3."Look After Love" 5:33
4."Naturally"Barry Blue, Robin Smith4:34
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
5."The Big Guns" 5:12
6."Find It in Your Heart"Barry Blue, Robin Smith4:38
7."Hold On to the One" 5:58
8."Mind What You Find"Derek Bramble6:12
2010 remastered reissue bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
9."Lettin' It Loose" (12" version)6:15
10."Look After Love" (Single Version)4:22
11."Mind What You Find" (12" Version)6:50

Personnel[edit]

  • Johnnie Wilder, Jr. – vocals
  • Keith Wilder – vocals
  • William L. Jones – guitars, vocals
  • Keith Harrison – keyboards, vocals, synthesizers
  • Calvin Duke – keyboards, vocals, synthesizers
  • Derek Bramble – bass
  • Ernest (Bilbo) Berger – drums

Mel Gaynor additional drums

Charts[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
positions
Billboard Top LPs[2] 156
Billboard Top Black LPs[2] 21

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak
position
US
R&B

[2]
1982 "Lettin' It Loose" 54

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanson, Amy. Current > review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-09-19.
  2. ^ a b c "US Charts > Heatwave". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-09-19.

External links[edit]