“I Want Your Love” is a song by American band Chic from their second studio album C’est Chic (1978). Featuring a solo lead vocal by Alfa Anderson, the song became a very successful follow-up to their hit single “Le Freak”.
According to Kathy Sledge, the song was originally slated to be recorded by Sister Sledge; their background vocals were kept on the final track. Sister Sledge ended up recording “He’s the Greatest Dancer”, which was supposed to be recorded by Chic.
In the United States, “I Want Your Love” reached number one on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart in November 1978 and number five on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in June 1979. It also peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 in May 1979 and remained on the chart for 19 weeks. In the United Kingdom, it reached number four on the UK Singles chart (the highest position of any Chic singles) and spent 11 weeks on the chart.
C’est Chic is the second studio album by American R&B band Chic, released on Atlantic Records in 1978. C’est Chic includes the band’s signature hit “Le Freak”, which topped the US Hot 100 chart, US R&B, and US Club Play in October 1978, selling six million copies in the US. The album also contains the […]
Muscians (album credits)
|Electric Piano||Rob Sabino|
|Fender Rhodes||Raymond Jones|
|Tubular Bells||Jose Rossy|