Three for Love

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Three for Love
Studio album by Shalamar
Released December 15, 1980
Recorded 1978-1980 at Studio Masters, Los Angeles, CA, Larrabee Sound, Los Angeles, CA and Aura Sound, Orlando, FL
Genre R&B
Length 40:41
Producer Leon Sylvers III
Shalamar chronology
Big Fun
Three for Love
Go for It
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau A- [2]

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 has been certified Gold in the United States for sales of over 500,000. 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.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
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
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
5. "Make That Move" Kevin Spencer, Williams Shelby, Ricky Smith 6:15
6. "This Is for the Lover in You" Howard Hewett, Dana Meyers 5:04
7. "Work It Out" Jody Watley, Nidra Beard 4:24
8. "Pop Along Kid" Jeffrey Daniel, Howard Hewett, Nidra Beard 4:48


  • 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



Year Chart Position
1981 U.S. Album Chart 40
1981 Top R&B/Black Albums 8


Year Single Chart Position
1981 "Full of Fire" Billboard Hot 100 55
1981 "Full of Fire" Hot Soul Singles 24
1981 "Make That Move" Billboard Hot 100 60
1981 "Make That Move" Hot Soul Singles 6
1981 "This Is for the Lover in You" Hot Soul Singles 17


  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Shalamar – Three for Love". AllMusic. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Shalamar - Three for Love". Robert Christgau. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 

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