“Fight For It” (1984)

THE DIANA ROSS PROJECT

“I’ll let you on a secret of mine…you’re what I’m looking for…”

Swept Away — Diana Ross’s fourth studio album for RCA Records — was a return to form for the singer; after the lackluster response to 1983’s Ross (and, really, 1982’s Silk Electric, despite it’s Grammy-nominated first single, “Muscles”), the album took Diana Ross back to the top of several charts.  The first single “All Of You,” a duet with Julio Iglesias, hit #2 on the Adult Contemporary charts, followed by the #1 dance title track and the #1 R&B hit “Missing You.”  All three songs hit the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100, making Swept Away the first Diana Ross solo album ever to contain three top 20 pop hits.  This was a major achievement for Diana, who’d signed with RCA Records at the beginning of the decade looking for more creative control of her career; a…

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