“Cherish” is a song by the American R&B and funk band Kool & The Gang. It was released in May 1985 with the instrumental version on the B-side as a third single released from the band’s sixteenth studio album “Emergency.” The song is one of Kool & The Gang’s notable hits and is celebrated for its romantic and soulful sound.
“Cherish” is characterized by its mellow and heartfelt melody, featuring smooth harmonies and the lead vocals of James “J.T.” Taylor. The song’s production captures the spirit of the mid-1980s and is known for its romantic and easy-listening quality. The lyrics of “Cherish” convey themes of love and affection. The song expresses a deep and enduring love for someone special. The chorus, with its sweet and melodic refrain, adds to the song’s romantic and heartfelt quality.
“Cherish” was a commercial success, reaching high positions on music charts. It became one of Kool & The Gang’s biggest hits and a staple of their live performances. The song’s romantic and soulful sound contributed to its enduring popularity, making it a beloved track in the band’s discography.