Commodores – Heroes


Artist: Commodores
Label: PTG Records
Sort: Artist CD
Product #: PTG34189
Barcode: 8717438197890

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Commodores – Heroes

Heroes by the Commodores was their 10th album and their first in the 80’s and what later seemed to be the last album with Lionel Richie. It is a very solid album though not as hard hitting as the prior album but still an album with 3 hit singles on it. By the time it was released rumors went around that Lionel Richie was going to leave the group for a solo career, which did not happen until two years later.

As the 1980s rolled in, the Commodores did not lose much steam as they scored their first Top Ten hit of the decade with the midtempo beauty “Old Fashion Love.” From the flattering lyric to the zestful groove, the splendid selection is complemented by Lionel Richie’s colorful delivery. It peaked at number 8 on the Billboard R&B charts. The second single “Heroes” extols everyday people for their feats and courage and checked in at 27 after 11 weeks on the charts. Other strong tracks on the album are “Got To Be Together”, “Celebrate” and “Sorry To Say”.

But the most memorable track from this album is “Jesus Is Love” Richie’s prayerful message and pleading cries are solidified with a lyric and melody that complement one another. The song’s popularity is far greater than what the charts reflected (number 37). “Wake Up Children” and “Mighty Spirit” are two other inspirational selections. When Lionel Richie left for a solo career, Heatwave’s J.D. Nicholas replaced him.


Commodores – Heroes

01. Got To Be Together 5:45
02. Celebrate 5:06
03. Old Fashion Love 4:55
04. Heroes 5:23
05. All The Way Down 3:37
06. Sorry To Say 4:03
07. Wake Up Children 4:31
08. Mighty Spirit 4:04
09. Jesus Is Love 6:03

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Weight 0,120 kg