All Fly Home (1978) This Time (1980)
Artist Al Jarreau
Producer Jay Graydon
Genres Jazz, Rhythm and blues
This Time (1980) Breakin' Away (1981)
Release date 1980
Label Warner Bros. Records
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Al jarreau this time 1980 wmv
This Time is the fourth studio album by Jazz vocalist Al Jarreau, released in 1980 on Warner Bros. Records. The release marked a change in Jarreau's sound to a more R&B-oriented flavor. As a result, the album achieved more success on the mainstream charts than his previous works, while also topping the Jazz Charts. It also reached #6 on the R&B charts and #27 on the Billboard 200."
- Al jarreau this time 1980 wmv
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- Track listing
- Charts & Awards
This Time marked Jarreau's first foray into the top 40 on the Hot 200 or top ten on the R&B charts, as well as his first #1 on the Jazz charts. His next album would prove even more successful, topping both the Jazz and R&B charts.
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- "Never Givin' Up" (Tom Canning, Jarreau) – 3:56
- "Gimme What You Got" (Tom Canning, Jarreau) – 3:43
- "Love Is Real" (Tom Canning, Jarreau, Tom Kellock) – 4:23
- "Alonzo" (Jarreau) – 5:25
- "(If I Could Only) Change Your Mind" (Tom Canning, Allee Willis) – 4:16
- "Spain (I Can Recall)" (Chick Corea, Jarreau, Artie Maren) – 6:31
- "Distracted" (Jarreau) – 5:51
- "Your Sweet Love" (Tom Canning, Jarreau, Tom Kellock) – 4:13
- "(A Rhyme) This Time" (Jarreau, Earl Klugh) – 3:42
Charts & Awards
"Never Givin' Up" peaked at #26 R&B, while "Distracted" and Gimme What You Got" peaked at #61 and #63 on the R&B charts.
"Never Givin' Up" received a Grammy Award nomination for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male in 1981, Jarreau's first nomination in the R&B field. It lost to Jarreau's Warner Bros. labelmate George Benson for the Give Me the Night album, who had recently undergone a similar change in sound.
1Never Givin' Up3:59
2Gimme What You Got3:45
3Love Is Real4:26