Believer (Chic album)

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Chic - Believer.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 14, 1983
StudioThe Power Station (Manhattan, New York City)
GenrePost-disco, new wave
ProducerNile Rodgers
Bernard Edwards
Chic chronology
Tongue in Chic
Singles from Believer
  1. "Give Me the Lovin'"
    Released: 1983
  2. "You Are Beautiful"
    Released: 1984
  3. "Party Everybody"
    Released: 1984
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars [1]
Robert ChristgauB+ [2]

Believer is the seventh studio album by American band Chic, their last for the Atlantic Records label, and the last featuring the classic line-up of Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards, Alfa Anderson, Luci Martin, and Tony Thompson. The album includes the singles "Give Me the Lovin'" (#57 US R&B), "You Are Beautiful" (issued only in France, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia), and "Party Everybody" (issued only in Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands); the album failed to make much of an impact and shortly after its release the group disbanded.

1983 had seen Nile Rodgers releasing his first solo album, Adventures in the Land of the Good Groove - also largely overlooked, at least on a strictly commercial level. The following production assignment for David Bowie's Let's Dance (1983) album was to change the future for both Rodgers and his colleague Bernard Edwards completely.

Believer was transferred to compact disc and re-released by Atlantic Records/Warner Music in 1991; the album was digitally remastered and re-issued by Wounded Bird Records in 2006.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.

Side A
  1. "Believer" – 5:06
  2. "You Are Beautiful" – 4:34
  3. "Take a Closer Look" – 4:38
  4. "Give Me the Lovin'" – 4:52 About this soundListen 
Side B
  1. "Show Me Your Light" – 3:57
  2. "You Got Some Love for Me" – 4:52
  3. "In Love with Music" – 3:52
  4. "Party Everybody" – 4:51



US Singles[edit]

"Give Me the Lovin'"[edit]

Atlantic 7" 89725, 1983
  • A. "Give Me the Lovin'" (7" Edit) – 3:38
  • B. "You Got Some Love" – 4:52
Atlantic promo 12" DMD 693, 1983
  • A. "Give Me the Lovin" – 4:52
  • B. "Give Me the Lovin'" (7" Edit) – 3:38


  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Believer – Chic | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Robert Christgau - Consumer Guide Reviews: Chic". Retrieved 1 June 2015.