Love Makes No Sense (song)

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"Love Makes No Sense"
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Single by Alexander O'Neal
from the album Love Makes No Sense
Released1993 (1993)
Format7" single, 12" single, CD Single, Cassette Single
Recorded1992
GenreR&B, new jack swing
Length6:58 (album version)
LabelTabu, A&M
Songwriter(s)Tony Tolbert, Lance Alexander
Producer(s)Lance Alexander, prof. t
Alexander O'Neal singles chronology
"Sentimental"
(1992)
"Love Makes No Sense"
(1993)
"In the Middle"
(1993)

"Love Makes No Sense" is a song written by Tony Tolbert and Lance Alexander and recorded by American recording artist Alexander O'Neal. It is the first single from the singer's fifth solo album, Love Makes No Sense (1993).

The single was recorded by Lance Alexander and prof. t at Flyte Tyme Studios, Edina, MN, with additional recording by Anthony "AJ" Jeffries, Steve Van Arden, and Jay Lean at Summa Music Group, Los Angeles, CA, and Westlake Audio, Hollywood, CA.[1]

Release[edit]

Alexander O'Neal's 23rd hit single and it reached #26 in the UK Singles Chart. In the United States, the single reached #13 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks.

Track listing[edit]

  • 12" Single (31458 7707 1)
  1. "Love Makes No Sense (LP Version)" - 6:59
  2. "Love Makes No Sense (Bonus Beat Mix)" - 6:57
  • 7" Single (AM 7708, 587 708-7)
  1. "Love Makes No Sense (7" Radio Mix)" - 4:00
  2. "Love Makes No Sense (Brothers In Rhythm Remix Edit)" - 7:38
  • CD Single (587 709-2)
  1. "Love Makes No Sense (7" Radio Mix)" - 4:03
  2. "Love Makes No Sense (Album Version)" - 7:00
  3. "Love Makes No Sense (Brothers In Rhythm Remix)" - 7:37
  4. "Love Makes No Sense (Brothers In Rhythm Dub)" - 6:20
  5. "Love Makes No Sense (Bonus Beat Mix)" - 6:58
  6. "Love Makes No Sense (Instrumental)" - 6:57
  • Cassette Single (31458 7706 4)
  1. "Love Makes No Sense (Radio Edit)" - 4:24
  2. "Love Makes No Sense (LP Version)" - 6:59

Personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[1]

  • Alexander O'Neal - lead vocals
  • Lance Alexander - keyboards, piano, synthesizer, drum programming, percussion, rhythm arrangement
  • Kevin Pierce - guitar
  • Franklin Wharton - flute
  • prof. t - vocal arrangement, additional vocals, backing vocals
  • Joey Elias - backing vocals
  • Carrie Harrington - backing vocals

Sales chart performance[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 108
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[2] 13
US Hot Dance Club Songs[2] 45
UK Singles Chart[3] 26

8 On the Billboard Bubbling under Hot 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Love Makes No Sense liner notes. Tabu Records. 1993.
  2. ^ a b c "US Singles Charts > Alexander O'Neal". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-05-26.
  3. ^ "UK Charts > Alexander O'Neal". Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2012-05-26.

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