Don't Disturb This Groove (album)

album by The System

Don't Disturb This Groove is the fourth studio album recorded by American R&B/electropop band The System. Released by Atlantic Records in 1987, the album became a highlight of The System's career, as it has been the most commercially successful album, surpassing their hugely successful debut, Sweat. It reached No. 62 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the R&B Albums chart.[1][2] The album was produced by its band members, David Frank and Mic Murphy.[3]

Don't Disturb This Groove
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 14, 1987
LabelAtlantic 81691-2
ProducerDavid Frank, Mic Murphy
The System chronology
Pleasure Seekers
Don't Disturb This Groove
Rhythm & Romance

Successful singles from this album include the band's first (and to date, only) top 10 hit on the pop charts with the contemporary R&B ballad title track, "Don't Disturb This Groove" and urban hit "Nighttime Lover".

Doug E. Fresh is featured on the track "House of Rhythm".

Track listing change

All songs written by David Frank & Mic Murphy, except "Come as You Are (Superstar)" written by Frank, Murphy, and Paul Pesco.

Side 1
No. Title Length
1. "Don't Disturb This Groove"   5:16
2. "Come As You Are (Superstar)"   5:11
3. "Save Me"   3:57
4. "Heart Beat Of The City"   4:48
5. ""Groove" (instrumental)"   5:16
6. "Nighttime Lover"   5:23
7. "House Of Rhythm"   4:52
8. "Didn't I Blow Your Mind"   4:22
9. "Soul Boy"   5:10
10. "Modern Girl"   4:09

Personnel change


Chart positions change

Chart (1987) Peak
US Billboard 200[1] 62
US R&B Albums[1] 13

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 ""Sweat" by The System (chart positions) on Allmusic". Billboard, Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-08-23.
  2. "Don't Disturb This Groove - The System - Billboard". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media. Retrieved 2011-08-24.
  3. "The System' "Don't Disturb This Groove" at Discogs". discogs. Retrieved 2011-08-23.
  4. The System- Don't Disturb this Groove vinyl LP liner notes. Accessed 9-25-2011.