Jeffrey Osborne – The Borderlines (1985)

Jeffrey Linton Osborne (born March 9, 1948) is an American funk and R&B musician, songwriter, lyricist, and former lead singer of the band, L.T.D

In 1982, Osborne released his self-titled debut album, which featured two hit singles, “On the Wings of Love” and “I Really Don’t Need No Light”, peaking at #29 & #39 on the pop chart respectively. This was followed up the next year by Stay with Me Tonight, his first gold album (later reaching platinum album status), which spawned two more hits, “Don’t You Get So Mad” (#25) and the title track (#30). “Stay with Me Tonight” (April 1984, #18) and “On the Wings of Love” (June 1984, #11) reach the UK Singles Chart.

In 1984, Jeffrey released his third solo album for A&M Records “Don’t Stop”, the first single would be the title track which went to #44 on the US Pop Charts and #6 on the US R&B Charts.

The follow up single was “The Borderlines” which was mixed by Larry Levan and Judy Weinstein and would reach #38 on the US Pop Charts and #7 on the US R&B Charts.

The Borderlines (Specially Re-Mixed Version)    6:52

The Borderlines (Dub Version)                          7:57

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