Three for Love

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Three for Love
Studio album by Shalamar
Released December 15, 1980
Recorded 1978-1980 at Studio Masters, Los Angeles, CA, Larrabee Sound, Los Angeles, CA and Aura Sound, Orlando, FL
Genre R&B
Length 40:41
Label SOLAR
Producer Leon Sylvers III
Shalamar chronology
Big Fun
(1979)
Three for Love
(1980)
Go for It
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Three for Love is the fourth album by American R&B group Shalamar, released in 1980 on the SOLAR label. It was produced by Leon Sylvers III and features the 'classic' Shalamar line-up (Jeffrey Daniel, Howard Hewett and Jody Watley).

Three for Love has been certified Gold in the United States for sales of over 500,000. It peaked at #8 on the R&B chart and #40 on the Billboard chart.

In 2002, Three for Love was re-released by Sanctuary Records in the United Kingdom in a two-for-one CD format with Shalamar's previous album Big Fun.

Track listing[edit]

Side One

  1. "Full of Fire" (Gallo/Randolph/Watley) 6:20
  2. "Attention to My Baby" (Potts/Shelby/Spencer) 4:32
  3. "Somewhere There's a Love" (Reed/Shelby/Stokes) 4:23
  4. "Some Things Never Change" (Meyers/Shelby) 4:55

Side Two

  1. "Make That Move" (Shelby/Smith/Spencer) 6:15
  2. "This Is for the Lover in You" (Hewett/Meyers) 5:04
  3. "Work It Out" (Beard/Watley) 4:24
  4. "Pop Along Kid" (Beard/Daniel/Hewett) 4:48

Personnel[edit]

  • Shalamar - Vocals, Backing Vocals
  • Leon Sylvers III - Bass,Percussion
  • Foster Sylvers - Bass
  • Wardell Potts, Jr. - Drums
  • Stephen Shockley - Guitar
  • Richard Randolph - Guitar
  • Ernest "Pepper" Reed - Guitar
  • Ricky Sylvers - Guitar
  • Fred Alexander, Jr. - Percussion
  • Kevin Spencer - Keyboards
  • Joey Gallo - Keyboards
  • James Sylvers - Keyboards
  • Michael Nash - Keyboards
  • Ricky Smith - Keyboards

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position
1981 U.S. Album Chart 40
1981 Top R&B/Black Albums 8

Single[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1981 "Full of Fire" Billboard Hot 100 55
1981 "Full of Fire" Hot Soul Singles 24
1981 "Make That Move" Billboard Hot 100 60
1981 "Make That Move" Hot Soul Singles 6
1981 "This Is for the Lover in You" Hot Soul Singles 17