Full Sail (Loggins and Messina album)

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Full Sail
LogginsMessina-FullSailAlbumCover.jpg
Studio album by Loggins and Messina
Released October 1973
Recorded Wally Heider Studios, Los Angeles
Genre rock, pop
Length 42:37
Label Columbia, Direct Disc Labs (Audiophile LP), Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (Gold Disc CD), Audio Fidelity (Multi-channel SACD)
Producer Jim Messina
Loggins and Messina chronology
Loggins and Messina
(1972)
Full Sail
(1973)
On Stage
(1974)

Full Sail is the third album by singer/songwriter duo Loggins and Messina, released in 1973. It showed the versatility of the duo, with everything from 1950s retro to island-style to soft ballads. The single "My Music" charted at #16, and the follow-up, "Watching the River Run", made it to #71. The album as a whole did better, reaching #10 on the Pop Charts.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Lahaina" (Jim Messina) – 2:32 (lead singer: Jim Messina)
  2. "Travelin' Blues" (Messina) – 3:44 (lead singer: Jim Messina)
  3. "My Music" (Kenny Loggins, Messina) – 3:04 (lead singer: Jim Messina)
  4. "A Love Song" (Loggins, Dona Lyn George) – 3:11 (lead singer: Kenny Loggins)
  5. "You Need a Man/Coming to You" (Messina) – 5:22/3:48 (No track split) (lead singers: Kenny Loggins [You Need a Man]/Jim Messina [Coming to You])

Side two[edit]

  1. "Watching the River Run" (Messina, Loggins) – 3:27 (lead singers: Kenny Loggins, Jim Messina)
  2. "Pathway to Glory" (Messina) – 8:37 (lead singer: Jim Messina)
  3. "Didn't I Know You When" (Loggins, Michael Omartian) – 2:40 (lead singer: Kenny Loggins)
  4. "Sailin' the Wind" (Loggins, Dann Lottermoser) – 6:09 (lead singer: Kenny Loggins)

Personnel[edit]

Loggins & Messina band[edit]

Sidemen[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1974 Pop Albums 10

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1973 "My Music" Hot 100 16 (#28 Canada (RPM Magazine))
1974 "Watching the River Run" Hot 100 71
1974 "Love Song" Hot 100 12, Country #5, AC #1 performed by Anne Murray