Love Behind the Melody is the second studio album by American recording artist Raheem DeVaughn, released on January 15, 2008 by Jive Records. The album was preceded by three singles, "Woman", "Customer" and "Text Messages". The album debuted at number five on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling about 45,000 copies in its first week.Love Behind the Melody proved to be one of the most critically praised albums of 2008, as it received universal acclaim from several major music publications.
Upon its release, Love Behind the Melody received rare reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 83, which indicates "universal acclaim", based on 9 reviews.