Do It for Love

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For the Hall & Oates song, see Do It for Love (song). For the Marty Balin song, see Do It for Love (Marty Balin song). For the 2015 album by Alesha Dixon, see Do It for Love (Alesha Dixon album).


Do It for Love
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Studio album by Hall & Oates
Released February 11, 2003
Genre Pop
Length 56:16
Label U-Watch, Sanctuary
Producer Daryl Hall, Brian Rawling, Sheppard Goodman, Kenny Gioia, Mark Taylor
Hall & Oates chronology
VH1 Behind the Music: The Daryl Hall and John Oates Collection
(2002)
Do It for Love
(2003)
Ultimate Daryl Hall + John Oates
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Do It for Love is the sixteenth studio album by pop duo Hall & Oates, released in 2003. The title track peaked at #1 on Adult Contemporary charts making it the 8th #1 hit of their career, and "Forever For You", "Man on a Mission", and "Getaway Car" all charted as well. It was their first album of all-new material in six years.

"Getaway Car" was also recorded by country acts Susan Ashton, 4 Runner, and The Jenkins, as well as R&B group Dakota Moon. The Jenkins' version was a number 38 Hot Country Songs hit in 2004.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Man on a Mission" - 3:44 (Hall, Oates, Paul Barry, Steve Torch)
  2. "Do It for Love" - 3:58 (Hall, Oates, Billy Mann, Paul Pesco)
  3. "Someday We'll Know" (Gregg Alexander, Danielle Brisebois, Debra Holland) - 4:28
  4. "Forever for You" - 4:37 (Oates, Barry, Torch, Mark Taylor)
  5. "Life's Too Short" - 3:30 (Hall, Oates, Mann)
  6. "Getaway Car" (Gary Haase, Billy Mann) - 3:49
  7. "Make You Stay" - 3:41 (Hall, Oates, Mann, Pesco)
  8. "Miss DJ" - 3:49 (Hall, Mann, Greg Fitzgerald, Tom Nichols)
  9. "(She) Got Me Bad" - 3:16 (Fitzgerald, Nichols)
  10. "Breath of Your Life" - 3:55 (Hall, Fitzgerald, Nichols)
  11. "Intuition" - 4:10 (Barry, Mann, Taylor)
  12. "Heartbreak Time" - 4:06 (Oates, Barry, Taylor, Torch)
  13. "Something About You" - 4:02 (Hall, Sara Allen, David Bellochio)
  14. "Love in a Dangerous Time" - 4:56 (Oates, Arthur Baker, Tom Farragher)
Bonus tracks
  1. "Private Eyes" (live) (Japanese edition)
  2. "It Must Be" (US Borders stores only)
  3. "Everytime You Go Away" (live) (US Sony special edition)

Personnel[edit]

  • Daryl Hall: lead vocals (1-13), backing vocals (1-10, 12, 13, 14), keyboards (1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 14), electric guitar (8), string arrangement (12)
  • John Oates: backing vocals (1-4, 7-10, 12, 14) lead vocals (3, 14), electric guitar (14)
  • Jeff Catania: electric guitar (1, 2, 5, 6, 8), acoustic guitar (3, 7), electric guitar solo (7)
  • Todd Rundgren: electric guitar (3), lead and backing vocals (3)
  • Greg Fitzgerald: acoustic guitar (8, 10), programming and sequencing (8, 9, 10), backing vocals (8, 9, 10), electric guitar (9), keyboards (9)
  • Billy Mann: acoustic guitar (5, 6, 11)
  • Paul Pesco: acoustic guitar (4), electric guitar (12)
  • Mike Shimshack: electric guitar (7)
  • Sheppard Goodman: programming and sequencing (1, 2, 4, 6-11, 13), keyboards (2), strings (2, 7), acoustic guitar (2, 9), electric guitar (9), bass guitar (9)
  • David Sancious: keyboards (1, 3-6, 12, 14)
  • Greg Bieck: programming and sequencing (1, 4, 5, 11, 14), bass guitar (4)
  • Peter Moshay: programming and sequencing (6)
  • Mark Taylor: programming and sequencing (7), string arrangement (12)
  • Tom "T-Bone" Wolk: bass guitar (1, 3-8, 10-14), acoustic guitar (1, 3-7, 9, 14), electric guitar (5, 12, 13), organ (13)
  • Jack Daly: bass guitar (13)
  • Kenny Gioia: programming and sequencing (1, 2, 4, 6-11, 13), keyboards (2), strings (2, 7), drums (2, 3, 6-9), percussion (3, 6-9, 13)
  • Mickey Curry: drums (1, 4, 5, 11, 12)
  • Steve Wolf: drums (13)
  • Steve Torch: string arrangement (12)
  • Audrey Martells: backing vocals (14)

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Daryl Hall (Tracks #1, 3-14); John Oates (Track #1); Tom "T-Bone" Wolk (Tracks #1, 3-14); Brian Rawling (Tracks #1, 4, 7, 11 & 12); Mark Taylor (Tracks #1, 4, 7, 11 & 12); Kenny Gioia and Sheppard Goodman (Tracks #2, 7 & 9); Greg Fitzgerald (Tracks #8, 9 & 10); David Bellochio (Track #13).
  • Engineers: Peter Moshay (Tracks #1, 3-14); Kenny Gioia and Sheppard Goodman (Track #2).
  • Assistant Engineer: Koz Koda
  • Mixing: Kenny Gioia and Sheppard Goodman (Tracks #1-4, 6-14); Peter Moshay (Track #5).
  • Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering (Portland, ME).
  • Guitar Technician: Chris Davis
  • Keyboard Technician: Chris Martirano
  • Concept, Design and Digital Imaging: Arthur Burrows
  • Photography: Arthur Burrows and Dorothy Low

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak

Position

US Independent Albums[2] 2

Notes[edit]