The Longer We Make Love

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"The Longer We Make Love"
Single by Barry White featuring Lisa Stansfield and Chaka Khan (B-side)
from the album Staying Power
Released July 19, 1999 (1999-07-19)
Format CD single
Recorded 1999
Genre
Length 6:27
Label Private Music
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Barry White
  • Jack Perry
Barry White singles chronology
"Staying Power"
(1999)
"The Longer We Make Love"
(1999)
"Let the Music Play" (Remix)
(2000)
Lisa Stansfield singles chronology
"I'm Leavin'"
(1998)
"The Longer We Make Love"
(1999)
"Let's Just Call It Love"
(2001)
Chaka Khan singles chronology
"Come On"
(1998)
"The Longer We Make Love"
(1999)
"All Good?"
(2000)

"The Longer We Make Love" is a song recorded by American singer Barry White for his 1999 album, Staying Power.[1] It was written by White, Aaron Schroeder and Marlon Saunders, and produced by White and Jack Perry.[1] The song was recorded in two versions: as a duet with Lisa Stansfield and as another duet with Chaka Khan.[1] Both versions are in the key of G minor and received positive reviews from music critics.[1] The CD single was released in selected European countries on July 19, 1999.[2] "The Longer We Make Love" was also issued as a promotional single in the United States.[3] The song failed to make any impact on the charts.

Track listings[edit]

European CD single

  1. "The Longer We Make Love" (Duet with Lisa Stansfield) (Radio Edit) – 3:57
  2. "The Longer We Make Love" (Duet with Lisa Stansfield) (Album Version) – 6:26
  3. "The Longer We Make Love" (Duet with Chaka Khan) (Radio Edit) – 3:59

US promotional CD single

  1. "The Longer We Make Love" (Duet with Lisa Stansfield) (Radio Edit) – 3:55
  2. "The Longer We Make Love" (Duet with Chaka Khan) (Radio Edit) – 3:48
  3. "The Longer We Make Love" (Duet with Lisa Stansfield) (Album Version) – 6:24
  4. "The Longer We Make Love" (Duet with Chaka Khan) (Album Version) – 5:46

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Barry White > Staying Power > Overview > Review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  2. ^ "The Longer We Make Love". Amazon Germany. Amazon Inc. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Barry White with Lisa Stansfield & Chaka Khan The Longer We Make Love". eil.com. Retrieved 2013-04-23.