New Directions is the eleventh album by Americansoul/R&B group Tavares, released in 1982. It is the group's first album for RCA following their departure from Capitol. Lead single "A Penny for Your Thoughts" peaked at #16 on the R&B chart and #33 on the Billboard Hot 100, the group's highest placing on that chart since 1977, and which would turn out to be their last single to register there. The track was nominated for a Grammy award in 1982. New Directions reached #30 on the R&B albums chart.