Change of Heart (Change album)

Change of Heart (Change album)
Change of Heart
Studio album by Change
Released April 23,1984
Recorded Umbi Recording Studio, Italy
Creation Audio, Minneapolis, US
Media Sound, New York City, US
Atlantic Studio, New York City, US
Genre Contemporary R&B
Length 40:06
Label Atlantic
Producer Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Timmy Allen, Jacques Fred Petrus
Change chronology
This Is Your Time
Change of Heart
Turn on Your Radio
Singles from Change of Heart
  1. "Change of Heart" b/w "True Love"
  2. "It Burns Me Up"
  3. "You Are My Melody" b/w "The Glow Of Love"
    Released: August 1984
  4. "Say You Love Me Again" b/w "The Change Medley"
    Released: January 1985

Change of Heart is the fifth studio album by the Italian/U.S. ensemble Change. It was released in 1984 and reached number one hundred and two on the US Billboard Album Chart[1], fifteen on the US Billboard Black Albums chart[1], and number thirty-four on the UK Albums Chart[2]. Change of Heart includes the singles "Change of Heart", "It Burns Me Up", "You Are My Melody" and "Say You Love Me Again".

The band recorded and mixed the songs for album at Umbi Recording Studios, Italy, Creation Audio, Minneapolis and Media Sound, New York City. The sessions were then taken to Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City to be mastered. Receiving mixed to positive reviews the album was originally released as an LP in 1984. The artwork was designed by Greg Porto.



Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]

Change of Heart received mixed to positive reviews by the majority of critics.


Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Say You Love Me Again"   Terry Lewis & James Harris III 4:26
2. "Change of Heart"   Terry Lewis & James Harris III 7:02
3. "Warm"   Terry Lewis & James Harris III 5:00
4. "True Love"   Timmy Allen 3:46
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
5. "You Are My Melody"   Terry Lewis & James Harris III 6:22
6. "Lovely Lady"   Timmy Allen 3:53
7. "Got My Eyes on You"   Timmy Allen 4:34
8. "It Burns Me Up"   Timmy Allen 5:03


  • Timmy Allen - Bass, Keyboards, Background Vocals, Lead Vocals (on track 7)
  • Rick Brennen - Lead Vocals, Background Vocals
  • Deborah Cooper - Lead Vocals, Background Vocals
  • Vince Henry - Guitar, Saxophone
  • Michael Campbell - Guitar
  • Jeff Bova - Synthesizer, Keyboards
  • Toby Johnson - Drums
Additional Musicians
  • Jimmy Jam - Keyboards, Synthesizer
  • Bernard Davis - Drums
  • O. Nicholas Rath - Guitar
  • Bobby Douglas, Terry Lewis, Lucia Newell, Gwendolyn Traylor - Additional Background Vocals

Recording Studios: Umbi Recording Studio, Italy, Creation Audio, Mlps. & Media Sound, N.Y. Mixing Studio: Media Sound, N.Y. Mastering Studio: Atlantic Studio, N.Y

  • Craig Bishop and Steve Weise - Recording Engineer
  • Michael Brauer - Mixing Engineer (for MHB Productions Inc.)
  • Dennis King - Mastering Engineer
  • Gwendolyn Traylor - Production Assistant
  • Steve Bogen - Album Coordination
  • Greg Porto - Design


Chart (1984) Peak
Dutch Mega Top 50 Albums Chart[4] 24
UK Albums Chart[2] 34
U.S. Billboard Pop Albums[1] 102
U.S. Billboard Black Albums 15


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