I Just Wanna Stop

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"I Just Wanna Stop"
I Just Wanna Stop - Gino Vannelli.jpg
Single by Gino Vannelli
from the album Brother to Brother
B-side"The Surest Things Can Change"
ReleasedSeptember 1978
Format7"
GenreSoft rock, blue-eyed soul
Length3:34
LabelA&M
Songwriter(s)Ross Vannelli
Producer(s)Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, Ross Vannelli
Gino Vannelli singles chronology
"Love of My Life"
(1976)
"I Just Wanna Stop"
(1978)
"Wheels of Life"
(1979)

"I Just Wanna Stop" is a song by Canadian singer/songwriter Gino Vannelli. Released as a single in 1978, the song is his biggest hit single to date, reaching number one in his native Canada[1] and number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.[2] It appears on his sixth album, Brother to Brother. The song was produced by the three brothers Gino, Joe and Ross Vannelli, and written by Ross.

Track listing[edit]

UK 7" single
A. "I Just Wanna Stop" - 3:34
B. "The Surest Things Can Change" - 4:35

Cover versions[edit]

  • R&B/jazz singer Angela Bofill covered the song for her 1988 Capitol release, Intuition. This version peaked at #11 on the soul chart.[3]
  • In 2013, Brazilian singer Maurício Manieri's version of the song featured on the Rede Record TV series Pecado Mortal.

Chart performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Item: 114 - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-13.
  2. ^ "Gino Vannelli - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 69.
  4. ^ "Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-13.
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ "Item: 110 - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-13.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-29. Retrieved 2014-10-29.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)