Supercharged (album)

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Studio album by Tavares
Released February 1980
Genre R&B, soul
Length 37:28
Label Capitol
Producer David Foster, Benjamin Wright, Bobby Colomby
Tavares chronology
Madam Butterfly
Love Uprising
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Supercharged is the eighth album by American soul/R&B group Tavares, produced by David Foster, Benjamin Wright and Bobby Colomby (former drummer of the rock group Blood, Sweat & Tears), and released in 1980 on the Capitol label. Supercharged is similar in style to the group's previous album Madam Butterfly, and although not as highly regarded at its predecessor, critical reaction is generally positive. Lead single "Bad Times" reached the R&B top 10 and #47 on the pop chart, the group's first showing on that chart since "More Than a Woman" in 1977. Supercharged made #20 on the R&B chart and #75 on the pop chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bad Times" (Gerard McMahon) – 7:15
  2. "We Both Tried" (David Foster, Bill Champlin) – 4:15
  3. "Can't Get Enough" (Benjamin Wright, Kathy Wakefield, Tony Coleman) – 3:49
  4. "Why Can't We Fall In Love" (Carole Bayer Sager, David Foster, Deniece Williams) – 4:09
  5. "I Just Can't Go On Living Without You" (Wright) – 5:13
  6. "I Don't Want You Any More" (Foster, Champlin) – 4:03
  7. "Paradise" (Teddy Randazzo) – 4:58
  8. "Got to Have Your Love" (Angelo Richards, Patrick Henderson) – 3:46


  • "Bad Times" (US Pop #47, US R&B #10)
  • "I Just Can't Go On Living Without You" (US R&B #42)