Too Hot

Album: Ladies Night (1979)
Charted: 23 5
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  • At seventeen we fell in love
    High school sweethearts
    Love was so brand new
    We took the vows of man and wife
    Forever, for life
    I remember how we made our way
    A little patience, the time we pray

    Can't imagine that this love is through
    Feelin' the pain, girl when you lose
    Oh it's too hot, too hot, lady
    Gotta run for shelter
    Gotta run for shade

    It's too hot, too hot, lady
    We gotta cool this anger
    What a mess we made
    So long ago you were my love, oh my love

    Flyin' high we never took the time
    To stop and feel the need
    Funny how those years go by
    Changing you, changing me
    I remember love's fever
    In our hearts, girl and in our minds

    Can't imagine that this love is through
    Feelin' the pain, girl when you lose
    Oh it's too hot, too hot, lady
    Gotta run for shelter
    Gotta run for shade

    It's too hot, too hot, lady
    Gotta cool this anger
    What a mess that we've made
    So long ago you were my love
    Feeling the pain

    Oh, it's too hot, too hot, lady
    Gotta run for shelter
    Gotta run for shade
    It's too hot, too hot, lady
    Gotta cool this anger
    From this mess that we've made

    It's too hot, too hot, lady
    Gotta run for shelter
    Gotta run for shade

    It's too hot, so so hot, lady
    Gotta cool this anger
    Oh gotta cool this mess we've made
    It's so so hot, baby
    Yes it's so hot
    I just can't take it, I can't stand no more baby
    We were once lovers
    We took our vows
    Of man and wife, forever, woah
    Baby, please won't you listen
    It hurt me so bad, well I know I've got to leave
    It's too hot, gotta run for shelter babe, gotta run for shade
    It's too hot, it's so so hot baby
    Gotta cool this anger, gotta cool this mess we've made
    It's so warm, so warm, it's hot baby, yeah Writer/s: GEORGE BROWN
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Comments: 4

  • Bob from IndianaThis Ladies Night album was released in September of 1979 it wasn't released in 1978.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 22nd 1980, Kool and the Gang performed "Too Hot" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at #9 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; eight days later on March 30th, 1980 it would peak at #5 {for 2 weeks} and spent 18 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #3 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    And on the same 'Bandstand' show they also performed "Ladies Night"; the week before was its 24th and last week on the Top 100; two months earlier on January 6th, 1980 it had peaked at #8 {for 2 weeks}.
  • Steve from Bradford, United KingdomI love this song I met a girl at school verything I wanted in a girl we rifted apart thenwe were both working on the same ward ~ the spark was there ~ But somehow she was not the same girl ? I love all those years ago ~ this song says everyhing I felt when we eventualy divorced ~ were we imature? should we have had kiddies? should we have tried harder ? But it's alovely song & unless you've been there You cannot understand it's beauty ~ I also like the version where Lisa Stanfield took over the vocal s from JT~ Her motherly strained voice as if was her situation she's singing about & the Gang playing their funky soulful music behind her ~ It's one of the best collaberations EVER !
  • John from Nashville, TnOn the heels of Kool and the Gang's comeback hit "Ladies Night" came this pleasant surprise. The title "Too Hot" suggests how a lady looks on the dancefloor. However, the song is about the stormy breakup of a marriage. Brilliant title, great story.
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