Level 42, Imagination, and Light Of The World, chosen by Paul

13 07 2011

Level 42 ~ Hot Water ~ Polydor ~ 1984

written by Mark King & Mike Lindup Phil Gould and Wally Badarou from the True Colours album. 18 on the UK Top 40 and 87 on the Hot 100.

Imagination ~ Burnin’Up ~ R&B Records ~ 1981

From their debut “Body Talk” album which, as well as the hit title track, also included “So Good, So Right” “In And Out Of Love”, and Flashback”. “Burnin’ Up” being cited as influential and ahead of their time (the latter has been acknowledged by Frankie Knuckles referenced Burnin’ Up as a key track in the development of house music. 68 US R&B

Light Of The World ~ Keep The Dream Alive ~ Cooltempo ~ 1991

Written by band member Kenny Wellington and Soul II Soul’s keyboard player Simon “The Funky Ginger” Law

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