Heatwave is an international disco and funk band. The group was formed around 1975. Its most popular lineup was Americans Johnnie Wilder, Jr and Keith Wilder for vocals, Englishman Rod Temperton for the keyboards, Jamaican Eric Johns and Briton Roy Carter for guitar.
|Years active||1975–1984, 1988-present|
|Labels||GTO Records, Epic Records|
|Members||Keith Wilder, Napoleon Eugene Phillips, Elliot Levine, Elwarren Witherspoon, Keith Busey, Anthony Contee, Geno Myers, Ignatius Mason, Byron Byrd, Donovan Blackwood, Nathan Watson|
|Past members||Johnnie Wilder, Jr. (deceased) |
The group had hit singles, like "Boogie Nights" and "Always and Forever".
In 2002 the group released an extended remix of "Boogie Nights".