Lovers (Babyface album)

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Lovers
Babyface 1986 Original Album cover.jpg
Original 1986 Solar release
Studio album by Babyface
Released October 7, 1986
September 12, 1989 (re-issue)
Recorded 1986
Genre
Length 39:04
Label SOLAR (1986 release)
Epic (1989 re-issue)
Producer L.A. Reid & Babyface for Deelesongz Inc.
Babyface chronology
Lovers
(1986)
Tender Lover
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2/5 stars[2]

Lovers is the debut studio album from American R&B singer-songwriter and musician Babyface. It was originally released in October 1986 while he was taking a break from his band The Deele. Album charted number 28 on the Soul Album Charts. The album was reissued in 1989 under Epic Records with a different front cover[3] after the success of his second album Tender Lover.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "You Make Me Feel Brand New"   5:03
2. "Lovers"   5:56
3. "Chivalry"  
4:38
4. "I Love You Babe"   Edmonds 4:09
5. "Mary Mack"  
  • Bristol
  • Edmonds
  • Roberson
5:28
6. "Faithful"  
  • Edmonds
  • Johnson
5:08
7. "If We Try"  
  • Tony Coates
  • Edmonds
  • Lynelle Edmonds
4:05
8. "Take Your Time"  
4:37
9. "I Love You Babe" (Reprise) Edmonds 0:51

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position[4]
Billboard Top R&B Albums 28

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[5]
US
R&B
1987 "I Love You Babe" 8
"Lovers" 42
"Mary Mack" 29
1988 "If We Try" 65

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wynn, Ron. Babyface: Lovers > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-10-21.
  2. ^ Brackett, N.; Hoard, C.D. (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. p. 32. ISBN 9780743201698. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  3. ^ Group, Vibe Media. Vibe. Vibe Media Group. 
  4. ^ "Babyface US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  5. ^ "Babyface US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-21.