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Destination: Sun


Download links and information about Destination: Sun by The Sun. This album was released in 1979 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock, Disco, Funk genres. It contains 8 tracks with total duration of 39:01 minutes.

Artist: The Sun
Release date: 1979
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock, Disco, Funk
Tracks: 8
Duration: 39:01
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No. Title Length
1. Radiation Level 5:56
2. Pure Fire 5:20
3. I Want to Be With You (Forever) 4:43
4. Everybody Disco Down 3:37
5. Light of the Universe 5:03
6. Deep Rooted Feeling (Stand Up) 5:05
7. Baby I Confess 4:01
8. Hallelujah Spirit 5:16



Sun had high hopes for its fourth album, Destination: Sun, which came out in 1979. The Dayton funksters had enjoyed two hits — "Wanna Make Love" in 1976 and "Sun Is Here" in 1978 — but they had yet to come out with a blockbuster album that would go double or triple platinum and give them supergroup status. Unfortunately for Sun, Destination: Sun wasn't that album. The infectious funk single "Radiation Level" wasn't the hit it should have been, and the LP didn't receive very much attention. But while Destination: Sun isn't a masterpiece (except for "Radiation Level"), it's a generally enjoyable record. Catchy funk items like "Deep Rooted Feeling (Stand Up)" and "Pure Fire" didn't make Sun as big as the Commodores or the Bar-Kays; nor did the soul ballad "Baby, I Confess" or the perky, Earth, Wind & Fire-ish "Hallelujah Spirit" (which is somewhat similar to EWF's "Sing a Song"). But they're still decent. The weakest tune on the LP is "I Want to Be With You (Forever)," a pop/R&B ballad that tries to emulate the Commodores' "Three Times the Lady" and ends up being much too mushy for its own good. Nonetheless, Destination: Sun has more plusses than minuses, and it's a shame that the record didn't enjoy more attention.