Frantic Romantic

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Frantic Romantic
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 21, 1986
Genre R&B, soul, funk, dance
Label Arista (USA), 10 Records (UK)
Producer John "Jellybean" Benitez, Narada Michael Walden
Jermaine Stewart chronology
The Word Is Out
Frantic Romantic
Say It Again
Singles from Frantic Romantic
  1. "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off"
    Released: May 27, 1986
  2. "Jody"
    Released: 1986
  3. "Don't Ever Leave Me"
    Released: December 1986
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Frantic Romantic is the second album by American R&B singer Jermaine Stewart, released in 1986. The album includes Stewart's biggest pop hit, "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off", as well as the minor follow-up hit, "Jody", for whom Stewart's former Soul Train dance-mate Jody Watley was the inspiration. The album was re-issued on CD on October 18, 2010 by Cherry Red in the UK.


Track listing

  1. "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" (Narada Michael Walden, Preston Glass; Gratitude Sky Music/Warner-Tamerlane Music/Warner-Chappell Music-BMI/ASCAP ) – 4:54
  2. "Dance Floor" (Jermaine Stewart, Roy Carter) – 4:45
  3. "Jody" (Stewart, Walden, Jeffrey Cohen) – 5:35
  4. "Versatile" (Stewart, Jakko J.) – 4:01
  5. "Frantic Romantic" (Glass, Walden, Glass) – 4:33
  6. "Don't Ever Leave Me" (Walden, Cohen, Stewart) – 5:03
  7. "Out to Punish" (Walden, Glass, Stewart) – 4:54
  8. "Moonlight Carnival" (Stewart, Jakko J., Glass) – 3:47
  9. "Give Your Love to Me" (Stewart, Jakko J.) – 4:25


European track listing

  1. "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" – 4:54 [3]
  2. "Versatile" – 4:01
  3. "Moonlight Carnival" – 3:47
  4. "Don't Ever Leave Me" – 5:03
  5. "Dance Floor" – 4:45
  6. "Jody" – 5:35
  7. "Give Your Love to Me" – 4:25
  8. "Out to Punish" – 4:54
  9. "The Word Is Out" – 3:32
  10. "Frantic Romantic" – 4:33
  11. "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off" (Special Extended Version) – 5:55
  12. "The Word Is Out" (West Mix – Extended Version) – 6:53


  1. "Wear Out the Grooves", released on the Perfect soundtrack.
  2. "Don't Wait for the Boys" (written by Jermaine Stewart; Copyright BFG Publishing), released on A Tribute to Jermaine Stewart, Attention.

Chart performance

Chart (1986)Peak
Canadian Albums Chart [4] 33
UK Albums Chart [5] 49
U.S. Billboard 200 [6] 32
U.S. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart [7] 31



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