Frantic Romantic

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Frantic Romantic
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Studio album by Jermaine Stewart
Released January 2, 1986
Recorded 1985
Genre R&B, soul, funk, dance
Length 41:13
Label Arista (USA), 10 Records (UK)
Producer John "Jellybean" Benitez, Narada Michael Walden
Jermaine Stewart chronology
The Word Is Out
(1984)The Word Is Out1984
Frantic Romantic
Say It Again
(1987)Say It Again1987
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Frantic Romantic is the second album by American R&B singer Jermaine Stewart, released in 1986. The album includes Stewart's biggest pop hit, "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off," as well as the minor follow-up hit, "Jody," for whom Stewart's former Soul Train dance-mate Jody Watley was the inspiration. The album was re-issued on CD on October 18, 2010 by Cherry Red in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" (Narada Michael Walden, Preston Glass; Gratitude Sky Music/Warner-Tamerlane Music/Warner-Chappell Music-BMI/ASCAP) – 4:54
  2. "Dance Floor" (Jermaine Stewart, Roy Carter) – 4:45
  3. "Jody" (Stewart, Walden, Jeffrey Cohen) – 5:35
  4. "Versatile" (Stewart, Jakko J.) – 4:01
  5. "Frantic Romantic" (Glass, Walden, Glass) – 4:33
  6. "Don't Ever Leave Me" (Walden, Cohen, Stewart) – 5:03
  7. "Out to Punish" (Walden, Glass, Stewart) – 4:54
  8. "Moonlight Carnival" (Stewart, Jakko J., Glass) – 3:47
  9. "Give Your Love to Me" (Stewart, Jakko J.) – 4:25


  • The single edits of "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" are 4:38 and 4:05.

European track listing[edit]

  1. "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" – 4:54[2]
  2. "Versatile" – 4:01
  3. "Moonlight Carnival" – 3:47
  4. "Don't Ever Leave Me" – 5:03
  5. "Dance Floor" – 4:45
  6. "Jody" – 5:35
  7. "Give Your Love to Me" – 4:25
  8. "Out to Punish" – 4:54
  9. "The Word Is Out" – 3:32
  10. "Frantic Romantic" – 4:33
  11. "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" (Special Extended Version) – 5:55
  12. "The Word Is Out" (West Mix – Extended Version) – 6:53


  1. "Wear Out the Grooves", released on the Perfect soundtrack.
  2. "Don't Wait for the Boys" (written by Jermaine Stewart; Copyright BFG Publishing), released on A Tribute to Jermaine Stewart, Attention.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
Canadian Albums Chart[3] 33
UK Albums Chart[4] 49
U.S. Billboard 200[5] 32
U.S. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart[6] 31


  • Produced By Narada Michael Walden & John "Jellybean" Benitez
  • Engineers: "Llama" Dave Frazer, Gordon Lyon, Stuart Hirotsu, Mary Ann Zahorsky, Michael Hutchison, Fernando Kral, Mark Roule, Nick, Don Peterkofsky
  • Note: Back cover of album says "Produced, Reduced & Arranged By Narada Michael Walden.