Forever Yours (The Sylvers album)

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Forever Yours
Studio album by The Sylvers
Released August 31, 1978
Recorded 1978 at Capitol Records Studios, Hollywood, CA
Genre Soul Disco
Label Casablanca Records
Producer Leon Sylvers III
The Sylvers chronology
New Horizons
(1977)
Forever Yours
(1978)
Disco Fever
(1979)

Forever Yours is the seventh album by the Los Angeles, California-based R&B group The Sylvers.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Originally recorded when The Sylvers were still signed to Capitol Records, big brother Leon took over on production. Capitol did not like the new sound and rejected the album and dropped them. The Sylvers shopped the material elsewhere and by mid-1978 had signed with Casablanca Records. This would be their most critically acclaimed album, it would also be the last album Leon would be involved with for the family until 1981's album Concept as he would leave to become inhouse producer for Dick Griffey's SOLAR Records. Two singles were released. "Don't Stop, Get Off" charted in late 1978 at number 15 on the US R&B charts. "Forever Yours" was the second single released in 1979 and didn't chart at all due to management shake-ups at Casablanca, even though it was sent to both pop and R&B radio stations.


Track listing[edit]

  1. "Don't Stop, Get Off" (Edmund Sylvers, Foster Sylvers, James Sylvers, Leon Sylvers III, Joseph Sylvers) – 3:08
  2. "Love Changes" (Leon Sylvers III) – 2:43
  3. "Forever Yours" (Leon Sylvers III, Edmund Sylvers) – 3:48
  4. "Swept for You Baby" (Smokey Robinson) – 3:25
  5. "Play This One Last Record" (Leon Sylvers III, Edmund Sylvers, Patricia L. Sylvers) – 4:31
  6. "Come Dance With Me" (James Sylvers) – 3:12
  7. "Come On Down to My House" (James Sylvers, Leon Sylvers III) –
  8. "Diamonds Are Rare" (Leon Sylvers III) – 2:56
  9. "Love Wont Let Me Go" (Leon Sylvers III, Z. Perry) – 3:43
  10. "Just a Little Bit Longer" (Leon Sylvers III, Gene Dozier) – 3:02

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 132
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 40

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US
R&B
1977 "Don't Stop, Get Off" 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hogan, Ed. The Sylvers: Forever Yours > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b "The Sylvers US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-17. 
  3. ^ "The Sylvers US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-17. 

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