Sweat (Kool & the Gang album)

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Sweat
Sweat (Kool and the Gang album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by
Released1989
GenreSynth-pop, dance-pop, R&B
Length52:37
LabelMercury
ProducerKool and the Gang, Royal Bayyan, Nick Martinelli, Curtis Williams, Chuckii Booker, George Brown, Charles Smith
Kool & the Gang chronology
Forever
(1986)
Sweat
(1989)
Unite
(1993)

Sweat is the eighteenth studio album by the band Kool & the Gang, released in 1989 following a three-year gap between albums. James "J.T." Taylor and Khalis Bayyan had departed, and this album showed a refocused band.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic1/5 stars[2]

Ron Wynn of Allmusic called the album "a completely faceless, aimless record…probably the worst album of their career,".[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."I Sweat"Bayyan4:22
2."This Is What a Love Can Do"Bokowski, Varner4:13
3."Never Give Up"Bellochio, Habeeb4:42
4."You Got My Heart on Fire"Haynes, Williams6:29
5."Someday"Bayyan, Martin4:58
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Raindrops"Booker3:50
2."In Your Company"Booker5:53
3."I'll Follow You Anywhere"Gazeley, Scher5:37
4."All She Wants to Do Is Dance"Booker3:55
5."How Can I Get Close to You"Brown, Thomas4:22
6."You Are the Meaning of Friend"Block, Smith5:06

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