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Warmer Communications is the sixth studio album released by Average White Band. The title is a play on Warner Communications, parent company of AWB's Atlantic Records label at the time of the album's release.[2]

Warmer Communications
Warmer Communications Album Cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1978
GenreFunk, Soul
ProducerArif Mardin
Average White Band chronology
Benny and Us
Warmer Communications
Feel No Fret
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

The album was rereleased in 1994 on the Atlantic & Atco, Rhino Entertainment Remasters Series as "Warmer Communications... and More," containing as Bonus Tracks, AWB's 2 Live Performances from The Atlantic Family Live at Montreux (Atlantic #2-3000 June 1, 1978).

Track listingEdit

  1. "Your Love Is a Miracle" (White, Gorrie) – 6:04
  2. "Same Feeling, Different Song" (Stuart, White, Gorrie, Ball) – 5:16
  3. "Daddy's All Gone" (James Taylor) – 4:38
  4. "Big City Lights" (Ferrone, Gorrie, Stuart) – 4:52
  5. "She's a Dream" (Stuart) – 5:36
  6. "Warmer Communications" (Gorrie, Ferrone, Ball, Stuart) – 4:07
  7. "The Price of the Dream" (Gorrie, White) – 3:59
  8. "Sweet & Sour" (Gorrie Stuart, Ball) – 4:50
  9. "One Look Over My Shoulder (Is This Really Goodbye?)" (Ball, Gorrie, Stuart) – 3:55

2002 Japan Reissue as "Warmer Communications... and More"

1-9 Original album tracks (as above)

  1. "McEwan's Export" (Live) (Alan Gorrie)
  2. "Pick Up the Pieces" (Live) (Roger Ball, Hamish Stuart, AWB)


Average White Band
  • Alan Gorrie – Bass, Guitar, Lead and Backing Vocals
  • Hamish Stuart – Bass, Guitar, Lead and Backing Vocals
  • Roger Ball – Keyboards, Also Saxophone, String Arrangements, Horn Arrangements
  • Malcolm Duncan – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
  • Onnie McIntyre – Guitar, Vocals
  • Steve Ferrone – Drums, Percussion



Chart (1978) Peak
Billboard Top LPs[3] 28
Billboard Soul LPs[3] 12


Year Single Chart positions[4]
1978 "Your Love Is a Miracle" 33


  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. Average White Band: Communications > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 29 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Average White Band: Warmer Communications". Dusty Groove. Retrieved 2014-12-21.
  3. ^ a b "Average White Band US albums chart history". Retrieved 2013-03-29.
  4. ^ "Average White Band US singles chart history". Retrieved 2013-03-29.

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