We're Almost There
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|"We're Almost There"|
|Single by Michael Jackson|
|from the album Forever, Michael|
"Take Me Back (original release)|
We've Got a Good Thing Going (1981 re-release)"
Edward Holland, Jr.
|Michael Jackson singles chronology|
As Jackson's voice matured, Motown found it difficult to find material to suit Jackson, who had sung in a higher voice for most of the duration of his Motown (1969-75) tenure. With the return of the Holland brothers Brian and Edward, Motown had the duo write a collection of songs to fit Jackson's age. The duo composed this song and the modest hit, "Just a Little Bit of You", which became a top forty hit after this single was released. Performing more modestly, the song eventually peaked at number 54 on the pop chart while hitting number 7 on the R&B chart. These two singles would end up being the last Jackson released as an active Motown artist though the label continued to release Jackson singles until 1984. The song was later sampled on the 2010 hip-hop release "Our Dreams" on the Wu-Massacre album.
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|UK Singles Chart||46|
|US Billboard Hot 100||54|
|US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||7|
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