Released Album

Patti LaBelle

About Released

Released is the fourth studio solo album released by recording artist Patti LaBelle. LaBelle's final album released by Epic, she would later sign with Philadelphia International Records. The album featured the hits "I Don't Go Shopping", written by previous collaborator David Lasley and musician Peter Allen, and the title track, "Release (The Tension)", which was written by funk legend Allen Toussaint, who produced the entire album. The title track found some international success upon its release while "I Don't Go Shopping" was her first top 40 R&B charted single since 1977. Along with her frequent collaborator, James "Budd" Ellison, LaBelle lyrically co-wrote the last five songs on the album. 


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