New Directions (Tavares album)

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New Directions
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Studio album by Tavares
Released November 1982
Genre R&B, soul
Length 36:39
Label RCA
Producer Benjamin F. Wright, Jr. (tracks: 8), Jay Senter (tracks: 1 - 4, 7, 10, 11), Kenny Nolan (tracks: 1 - 4, 7, 10, 11), Ric Wyatt, Jr. (tracks: 5, 6, 9, 12)
Tavares chronology
Loveline
(1981)Loveline1981
New Directions
(1982)
Words and Music
(1983)Words and Music1983

New Directions is the eleventh album by American soul/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.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Penny for Your Thoughts" - 4:29
  2. "I Hope You'll Be Very Unhappy Without Me" - 3:59
  3. "Mystery Lady" - 3:51
  4. "Abra-Ca-Dabra Love You Too" - 4:18
  5. "Got to Find My Way Back to You" - 5:16
  6. "Maybe We'll Fall In Love Again" - 5:06
  7. "The Skin You're In" - 5:07
  8. "Wanna Be Close to You" - 4:33

Singles[edit]