The Concept

The Concept is the third album by the American funk band Slave, released in 1978. The album reached number eleven on Billboard's Top Soul Albums chart. This was the band's first album to feature Steve Arrington and Starleana Young on vocals.

The Concept
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 1978
Recorded1978 Atlantic Studios, New York City, New York
GenreSoul funk
Length43:52
LabelCotillion Records
ProducerJeff Dixon
Slave chronology
The Hardness of the World
(1977)
The Concept
(1978)
Just a Touch of Love
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]
Christgau's Record GuideB[2]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Stellar Fungk" (8:43)
  2. "The Way You Love Is Heaven" (4:33)
  3. "Thank You Lord" (1:31)
  4. "Drac Is Back" (3:59)
  5. "We've Got Your Party" (4:49)
  6. "Just Freak" (7:56)
  7. "Coming Soon" (6:20)

ChartsEdit

Chart (1978) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[3] 78
Billboard Top Soul Albums[3] 11

SinglesEdit

Year Single Chart positions[4]
US
R&B
1978 "Stellar Fungk" 14

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hamilton, Andrew. Slave: The Concept > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 30 August 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: S". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 12, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  3. ^ a b "Slave US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-30.
  4. ^ "Slave US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-30.