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