It was released as a single in on his fourteenth studio album of the same name on the Tamla label. The song introduced a change in musical styles for Gaye, who before then had been recording songs with a funk edge. Songs such as this gave him a disco audience thanks to Ware, who produced the song alongside Gaye. The song also stood to be one of Marvin's most popular singles during his later Motown period followed by his sabbatical following the release of 's Let's Get It On.
I Want You
I WANT YOU Chords - Marvin Gaye | E-Chords
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I Want You (Intro Jam)
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It was released on March 16, , by the Motown Records -subsidiary label Tamla. The album has often been noted by critics for producer Leon Ware 's cinematic, downtempo sound, the erotic themes in his and Gaye's songwriting, and the singer's prominent use of the synthesizer. The album's cover artwork adapts neo-mannerist artist Ernie Barnes 's famous painting The Sugar Shack I Want You consisted of Gaye's first recorded studio material since his highly successful and well-received album Let's Get It On While it marked a change in musical direction for Gaye, departing from his trademark Motown and doo-wop -influenced sound for funky, light- disco soul, the album maintained and expanded on his previous work's sexual themes.