Now That We Found Love

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"Now That We've Found Love"
Now That We've Found Love.jpg
Single by Third World
from the album Journey to Addis
Released1978
FormatVinyl
GenreReggae fusion
Length8:13 (album version)
7:30 (single version)
3:58 (radio edit)
LabelIsland
Songwriter(s)Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
Third World singles chronology
"96º in the Shade"
(1977)
"Now That We've Found Love"
(1978)
"Cool Meditation"
(1979)

"Now That We Found Love" (also known as "Now That We've Found Love") is a song written by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff and originally recorded by The O'Jays for their album Ship Ahoy (1973). Cover versions have been an album track by Martha Reeves (1976), a reggae-disco hit by the reggae band Third World (1978) and a breakthrough hit for Heavy D & the Boyz (1991). The Third World version was released as a single in 1978 by Island Records and peaked at number 10 in the UK and #47 on the Billboard Hot 100. Heavy D's version of the song can be heard during the end of the movie Hitch, as well as at the end of the episode "Black Cadillac" (Season 1, Episode 4) from the TV series Ray Donovan.

"Now That We Found Love"
Now That We Found Love (Heavy D and the Boyz song).jpg
Single by Heavy D and the Boyz featuring Aaron Hall
from the album Peaceful Journey
ReleasedJune 1991[1]
FormatCD single
Recorded1990-1991
Genre
Length4:18
LabelUptown Records
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Teddy Riley
Heavy D and the Boyz featuring Aaron Hall singles chronology
"Is It Good to You"
(1991)
"Now That We Found Love"
(1991)
"Don't Curse"
(1991)
Music video
"Now That We Found Love" on YouTube

Music video[edit]

Heavy D & the Boyz version[edit]

The music video for "Now That We Found Love" was directed by Drew Carolan.[2]

Charts[edit]

Heavy D & the Boyz version[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 6
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 8
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[5] 5
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[6] 83
Denmark (IFPI)[7] 3
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[8] 4
France (SNEP)[9] 39
Germany (Official German Charts)[10] 4
Greece (IFPI)[11] 5
Ireland (IRMA)[12] 6
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[13] 2
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[14] 2
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[15] 10
Norway (VG-lista)[16] 6
Spain (AFYVE)[17] 5
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[18] 2
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[19] 4
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[20] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[21] 11
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[22] 2
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[23] 5
US Hot Rap Singles (Billboard)[24] 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://singleschronology.com/1991-2/
  2. ^ "Now That We Found Love (1991) by Heavy D. & The Boyz". IMVDb.com. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  6. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 1642." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved September 23, 2018.
  7. ^ "Top 10 Denmark" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 2018-03-22.
  8. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  10. ^ "Musicline.de – Heavy D. & The Boyz Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  11. ^ "Top 10 Greece" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  12. ^ "The Irish Charts – All there is to Know" (enter search parameter Heavy D into Search by Artist box, then select Go). Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved July 18, 2012.
  13. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 33, 1991" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40 Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  14. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Heavy D and the Boyz – Now That We Found Love" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  15. ^ "Charts.nz – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  16. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love". VG-lista. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  17. ^ "Top 10 Spain" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 2018-03-22.
  18. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love". Singles Top 100. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  19. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Heavy D & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
  20. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  21. ^ "Heavy D Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  22. ^ "Heavy D Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  23. ^ "Heavy D Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  24. ^ "Heavy D Album & Song Chart History". Billboard Hot Rap Singles for Heavy D. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved March 3, 2013. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |work= (help)

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