Three for Love is the fourth album by American R&B group Shalamar, released in 1980 on the SOLAR label. It was produced by Leon Sylvers III and features the 'classic' Shalamar line-up (Jeffrey Daniel, Howard Hewett and Jody Watley). Three for Love is considered by many to be Shalamar's greatest achievement.
Three for Love has been certified Gold in the United States for sales of over 500,000. The album eventually went Platinum. It peaked at #8 on the R&B chart and #40 on the Billboard chart.
In 2002, Three for Love was re-released by Sanctuary Records in the United Kingdom in a two-for-one CD format with Shalamar's previous album Big Fun.
Allmusic rated the album four and a half out of five stars. Music critic Robert Christgau graded it "A-". Writer Colin Larkin rated it three out of five.
The album sold over 875,000+ as of July 1982. Its single "Make That Move" sold 535,000+ units.
|1.||"Full of Fire"||Jody Watley, Joey Gallo, Richard Randolph||6:20|
|2.||"Attention to My Baby"||William Shelby, Kevin Spencer, Wardell Potts||4:32|
|3.||"Somewhere There's a Love"||Otis Stokes, William Shelby, Ernest "Pepper" Reed||4:23|
|4.||"Some Things Never Change"||William Shelby, Dana Meyers||4:55|
- Shalamar - lead & backing vocals
- Leon Sylvers III - bass, percussion
- Foster Sylvers - bass
- Wardell Potts, Jr. - drums
- Stephen Shockley - guitar
- Richard Randolph - guitar
- Ernest "Pepper" Reed - guitar
- Ricky Sylvers - guitar
- Fred Alexander, Jr. - percussion
- Kevin Spencer - keyboards
- Joey Gallo - keyboards
- James Sylvers - keyboards
- Michael Nash - keyboards
- Ricky Smith - keyboards