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Fire It Up

Rick James

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Billboard 200 - #34, 1979

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1
Fire It Up
Rick James
4:00
2
Love Gun
Rick James
5:45
3
Lovin' You Is A Pleasure
Rick James
4:28
4
Love In The Night
Rick James
6:23
5
Come Into My Life
Rick James
7:09
6
Stormy Love
Rick James
2:08
7
When Love Is Gone
Rick James
7:33
8
Love Gun (12" Extended Mix)
Rick James
10:04
Total Playing Time    47:30
"Almost effortlessly, Rick James was on a roll ... he also continued to avoid the strong social commentary funk was known for earlier in the decade and showed no interest in creating a sci-fi alter-ego like George Clinton and his adventurous space cadets band, Parliament. Instead, he composed his funk tunes as a marching band for freaks, one of his most commonly used adjectives."
- PopMatters.com

Long out of print, this 1979 release from Rick James broke into the Billboard top 40 and was certified gold in the US. The eagerly-awaited reissue Includes a bonus extended mix of the single Love Gun, a top 15 R&B success and top 40 dance hit. The album also contains Come Into My Life, another top 40 R&B song for James.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Motown Records Studio Masters

This album is a high-resolution digital transfer of material originating from an analogue recording. It may be limited in bandwidth and dynamic range by the technology available at the time of its original creation and is offered as a documentation of a historical release.

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