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Single by Teena Marie
from the album Starchild
Released October 1984 (U.S.)
Length 4:54
Label Epic
Writer(s) Teena Marie
Producer(s) Teena Marie
Teena Marie singles chronology
"Dear Lover"

"Lovergirl" is the first single from Teena Marie's 1984 album, Starchild. The song became Marie's biggest hit, peaking at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100. She wrote and produced the song.

Cover versions[edit]

In 2010, Sy Smith performed the song as tribute to the late singer during her Sy Smith & Mark de Clive-Lowe Tour. She later recorded her own interpretation of the song titled "Teena (Lovergirl Syberized)", which appears on her fourth album "Fast and Curious".


Chart positions[edit]

Charts (1985) Peak
UK Singles Chart[1] 76
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 4
US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[3] 9
US Billboard Dance/Club Play Songs[4] 6


  1. ^ "Teena Marie UK chart history". Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  2. ^ Teena Marie Album & Song Chart History.Billboard Hot 100
  3. ^ Teena Marie Album & Song Chart History Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
  4. ^ Teena Marie Album & Song Chart History Billboard Dance/Club Play Songs

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