High Adventure

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High Adventure
Kenny Loggins High Adventure.jpg
Studio album by Kenny Loggins
Released September 1982
Recorded

1981 at Ocean Way Recording (Los Angeles, CA)

Sunset Sound Recorders (Hollywood, CA)

20th Century Fox Music Stage 1 (Los Angeles, CA)

Fantasy Studios (Berkeley, CA)

Padaro Studios (Santa Barbara, CA)
Genre Soft rock
Length 41:18
Label Columbia
Producer Bruce Botnick, Kenny Loggins
Kenny Loggins chronology
Kenny Loggins Alive
(1980)Kenny Loggins Alive1980
High Adventure
(1982)
Vox Humana
(1985)Vox Humana1985

High Adventure is the fourth solo album by soft rock singer, Kenny Loggins. Released in September 1982, it is perhaps best known for its top 40 pop singles "Heart to Heart", "Heartlight" and "Don't Fight It", which was co-written by Journey frontman Steve Perry, who also performs on the track. Neil Giraldo, Pat Benatar's husband and guitarist is featured. "Don't Fight It" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Don't Fight It" (Featuring Steve Perry) (Kenny Loggins, Steve Perry, Dean Pitchford) – 3:37
  2. "Heartlight" (K. Loggins) – 3:56
  3. "I Gotta Try" (K. Loggins, Michael McDonald) – 3:51
  4. "Swear Your Love" (K. Loggins, Eva Ein Loggins) – 5:07
  5. "The More We Try" (K. Loggins, E. Loggins) – 3:59
  6. "Heart to Heart" (David Foster, K. Loggins, McDonald) – 5:20
  7. "If It's Not What You're Looking For" (K. Loggins, Foster, E. Loggins) – 4:39
  8. "It Must Be Imagination" (K. Loggins, Tom Snow, Max Groenenthal) – 5:38
  9. "Only a Miracle" (K. Loggins, McDonald) – 5:11

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers – Bruce Botnick and Kenny Loggins
  • Recording Engineers – Bruce Botnick (Tracks 1, 3 & 6); Mark Ettel (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8); Andy Johns (Track 2); Armin Steiner (Tracks 5 & 9).
  • Mixdown Engineers – Bruce Botnick, Mark Ettel and Rik Pekkonen.
  • Digital Mixdown and Editing by Jim Pace at Digital Magnetics (Hollywood, CA).
  • Mastered by Bernie Grundman at A&M Studios (Hollywood, CA).
  • Technicians – Nigel Branwell, Torin Knorr and Jerry Smith.
  • Album Cover and Title Concept – Kenny Loggins and Paul Mederios
  • Illustration – Jim Heimann
  • Photography – Greg Gorman
  • Management – Larry Larson & Associates (Beverly Hills, CA).

Singles[edit]

Year Title U.S.
1982 "Don't Fight It" (with Steve Perry) 17
1983 "Heart to Heart" 15
"Welcome to Heartlight" 24