We're Almost There

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"We're Almost There"
We're Almost There single.jpg
Single by Michael Jackson
from the album Forever, Michael
Format 7" single
Length 3:42
Label Motown
Writer(s) Brian Holland
Edward Holland, Jr.
Producer(s) Brian Holland
Michael Jackson singles chronology
"Music and Me"
"We're Almost There"
"Just a Little Bit of You"

"We're Almost There" is a 1975 song released as a single by singer Michael Jackson, the first release from his final Motown album, Forever, Michael.

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.


Chart (1975) Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 4
UK Singles Chart 46
Turkey Top 20 Chart 2
US Billboard Hot 100 54
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 7


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