Pucker Up

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Pucker Up
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Studio album by Lipps Inc.
Released 1980
Genre Disco
Label Casablanca NBLP 7242
Producer Steven Greenberg
Lipps Inc. chronology
Mouth to Mouth
(1979)
Pucker Up
(1980)
Designer Music
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars link

Pucker Up is the second album by American disco act Lipps, Inc with Cynthia Johnson on lead vocals. The album was released in 1980 on Casablanca Records.

The album contains the minor hit "How Long", a cover of the 1974 hit by Ace, reaching #4 on the U.S. dance chart and #29 on the U.S. soul singles chart. It was not as successful as the group's previous album.

Track listing[edit]

Side one

  1. "How Long" 5:50
  2. "Tight Pair" 8:33

Side two

  1. "Always Lookin'" 4:36
  2. "The Gossip Song" 3:50
  3. "There They Are" 3:25
  4. "Jazzy" 3:57

Charts[edit]

Album
Chart (1980) Position
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[1] 40
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[2] 46
Singles
Year Song Chart Position
1981 "How Long" U.S. Dance Chart 4[3]
1981 "How Long" U.S. Soul Singles Chart 29[4]

Sales and certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Hong Kong (IFPI Hong Kong)[5] Gold 10,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Lipps, Inc. – Pucker Up". Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Lipps, Inc. – Pucker Up". Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 156. 
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 354. 
  5. ^ "IFPIHK Gold Disc Award − 1981". IFPI Hong Kong.