from I FOUND LOVE/ARE YOU THINKING? (single)
Written by Deniece Williams & Raina Taylor
After the rousing, David Foster produced, “I’ve Got The Next Dance” topped the disco charts in 1979, “I Found Love” was picked as the second single from Deniece Williams’ When Love Comes Calling album. “I Found Love” was a catchy mid-tempo helmed by the great Ray Parker, Jr., session guitarist extraordinaire and the leader of the successful soul/r&b trio Raydio. The b-side of “I Found Love” was the ear-candy “Are You Thinking?,” co-written by Ms. Williams and another Foster production. Both songs sported smooth instrumental arrangements crafted by Sylvester Rivers, a revered session musician and arranger with a successful career backing funk and soul icons including Nancy Wilson, Peabo Bryson, Thelma Houston and Smokey Robinson. “I Found Love,” thanks to its radio-friendly potential, reached the Top 30 on the R&B charts.