The Manhattans (album)

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The Manhattans
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Studio album by
Released1976
StudioSigma Sound Studios
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Columbia Recording Studios
(New York City, New York)
GenreSoul, R&B
Length34:24
LabelColumbia
ProducerManhattans Productions, Inc., Bobby Martin, Bert deCoteaux
The Manhattans chronology
That's How Much I Love You
(1974)
The Manhattans
(1976)
It Feels So Good
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

The Manhattans is the seventh studio album by American vocal group, The Manhattans, released in 1976 through Columbia Records. This album has been Certified Gold by the R.I.A.A.

Reception[edit]

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.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Searching for Love"Mikki Farrow, Bruce Gray, Allan Felder4:38
2."We'll Have Forever to Love"Edward Bivins3:09
3."Take It or Leave It"Ben Weisman, Evie Sands, Richard Germinaro3:17
4."Reasons"Maurice White, Charles Stepney, Philip Bailey3:29
5."How Can Anything So Good Be So Bad for You?"Winfred Lovett3:10
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."Hurt"Al Jacobs, Jimmie Crane3:03
7."Wonderful World of Love"Robert Riley, Sr.2:47
8."If You're Ever Gonna Love Me"Frank Johnson3:08
9."La La La Wish Upon a Star"Teddy Randazzo, Victoria Pike, Roger Joyce3:27
10."Kiss and Say Goodbye"Winfred Lovett4:28

Charts[edit]

Album

Chart (1976) Peaks
[2]
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 16
U.S. Billboard Top Soul LPs 6

Singles

Year Single Peaks
US
[2]
US
R&B

[2]
US
A/C

[2]
1975 "Hurt" 97 10
1976 "Kiss and Say Goodbye" 1 1 12

References[edit]

  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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