The Manhattans (album)

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The Manhattans
Studio album by The Manhattans
Released 1976
Studio Sigma Sound Studios
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Columbia Recording Studios
(New York City, New York)
Genre Soul, R&B
Length 34:24
Label Columbia
Producer Manhattans Productions, Inc., Bobby Martin, Bert deCoteaux
The Manhattans chronology
That's How Much I Love You
(1974)That's How Much I Love You1974
The Manhattans
It Feels So Good
(1977)It Feels So Good1977
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Manhattans is the seventh studio album by American vocal group, The Manhattans, released in 1976 through Columbia Records.


The album peaked at No. 6 on the R&B albums chart. It also reached No. 16 on the Billboard 200. The album features the singles "Kiss and Say Goodbye", which peaked at No. 1 on the Hot Soul Singles chart and the Billboard Hot 100, and "Hurt", which reached No. 10 on the Hot Soul Singles chart and No. 97 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Searching for Love" Mikki Farrow, Bruce Gray, Allan Felder 4:38
2. "We'll Have Forever to Love" Edward Bivins 3:09
3. "Take It or Leave It" Ben Weisman, Evie Sands, Richard Germinaro 3:17
4. "Reasons" Maurice White, Charles Stepney, Philip Bailey 3:29
5. "How Can Anything So Good Be So Bad for You?" Winfred Lovett 3:10
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "Hurt" Al Jacobs, Jimmie Crane 3:03
7. "Wonderful World of Love" Robert Riley, Sr. 2:47
8. "If You're Ever Gonna Love Me" Frank Johnson 3:08
9. "La La La Wish Upon a Star" Teddy Randazzo, Victoria Pike, Roger Joyce 3:27
10. "Kiss and Say Goodbye" Winfred Lovett 4:28



Chart (1976) Peaks
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 16
U.S. Billboard Top Soul LPs 6


Year Single Peaks


1975 "Hurt" 97 10
1976 "Kiss and Say Goodbye" 1 1 12


  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay. The Manhattans review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-05-08.
  2. ^ a b c d "US Charts > The Manhattans". Billboard. Retrieved 8 May 2017. 

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