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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
Recorded1978
GenreFunk, Soul
Length74:43
LabelAtlantic
ProducerArif Mardin
Average White Band chronology
Benny and Us
(1977)
Warmer Communications
(1978)
Feel No Fret
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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).

Contents

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)

PersonnelEdit

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

with:

ChartsEdit

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

SinglesEdit

Year Single Chart positions[4]
US
R&B
1978 "Your Love Is a Miracle" 33

ReferencesEdit

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

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