Higher Love (Remix) - Steve Winwood


Higher Love (Remix) (1986) (7'43) - Steve Winwood.
Written by Steve Winwood and Will Jennings.
Produced by Russ Titleman and Steve Winwood.
Engineered by Tom Lord-Alge and Jason Corsaro.
Remixed by Tom Lord-Alge.
Additional Editing by Malcolm Pollack.
(P) 1986 Island Records.

"Think about it, there must be higher love, down in the heart or hidden in the stars above"...

Higher Love was the lead single from Steve Winwood's 4th studio album, Back In The High Life, and featured the vocal talents of Chaka Khan who also appeared in the promotional video for the song. The synthesizer horns and synth horn arrangement were provided by David Frank from The System, and the rhythm guitar was provided by Nile Rodgers.

The song was a huge success topping the US Billboard Hot 100 chart for 1 week and the US Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart for 4 weeks. The song also garnered 2 Grammy Awards for Beat Male Pop Vocal Performance and Record of The Year.

Higher Love (Remix) appears on Side A of the U.K. 12" vinyl pressing of Higher Love, Cat. No. 12 IS 288.

Track listing for the U.K. 12" vinyl pressing of Higher Love released in 1986 on Island Records. Cat. No. 12 IS 288:

Side A

1. Higher Love (Remix) / 7'45

Written by Steve Winwood and Will Jennings.
Produced by Russ Titleman and Steve Winwood.
Engineered by Tom Lord-Alge and Jason Corsaro.
Remixed by Tom Lord-Alge.
Additional Editing by Malcolm Pollack.
(P) 1986 Island Records.

Side B

1. Higher Love (Instrumental) / 6'05

Written by Steve Winwood and Will Jennings.
Produced by Russ Titleman and Steve Winwood.
Engineered by Tom Lord-Alge and Jason Corsaro.
Remixed by Tom Lord-Alge.
(P) 1986 Island Records.

2. And I Go / 4'12

Written by Steve Winwood and Will Jennings.
Produced by Steve Winwood for F.S. Music Ltd.
(P) 1986 Island Records.

The album version of Higher Love appears on Back In The High Life, an album first released in 1986.

Track listing for the US vinyl pressing of Back In The High Life released in 1986 on Island Records. Cat. No. 1-25448:

Side 1

1. Higher Love / 5'45
2. Take It As It Comes / 5'20
3. Freedom Overspill / 5'33
4. Back In The High Life Again 5'33
Side 2

1. The Finer Things / 5'47
2. Wake Me Up On Judgement Day / 5'48
3. Split Decision / 5'58
4. My Love's Leavin' / 5'19

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Front of record sleeve for UK 12" vinyl pressing
of "Higher Love (Remix)". Island Records. Cat.
No. 12 IS 288. Image courtesy of Discogs.com

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