Yours Forever

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Yours Forever
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 11, 1983
RecordedSigma Sound Studios
Media Sound
New York City, New York
Minot Sound Studios
White Plains, New York
Hitsville Recording Studios
Ocean Way Recording
Hollywood, California
GenreR&B, post-disco
Length40:35
LabelA&M
ProducerJames Anthony Carmichael
Atlantic Starr chronology
Brilliance
(1982)
Yours Forever
(1983)
As The Band Turns
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars [1]
Washington Post(favourable)[2]

Yours Forever is the fifth studio album by American band Atlantic Starr. This album features the hit single "Touch a Four Leaf Clover." Yours Forever was the last album to feature Sharon Bryant as a lead vocalist before she departed the group to pursue a solo career. This was also the last album to be produced by James Anthony Carmichael, who was responsible for the group's two previous albums.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Yours Forever" (David Lewis) - 5:04
  2. "Touch A Four Leaf Clover" (David Lewis, Wayne Lewis) - 4:38
  3. "More, More, More" (Sam Dees) - 4:42
  4. "I Want Your Love" (Jonathan Lewis, Wayne Lewis) - 4:52
  5. "Second To None" (Sharon Bryant, Joseph Phillips) - 4:38
  6. "Island Dream" (David Lewis, Wayne Lewis) - 4:49
  7. "Who Could Love You Better?" (Clifford Archer, Wayne Lewis) - 4:30
  8. "More Time For Me" (Maxi Anderson, Nicki Johnson) - 3:42
  9. "Tryin'" (Deborah Thomas, David Cochrane) - 3:28

Personnel[edit]

Atlantic Starr
Additional musicians
Arrangements
  • James Anthony Carmichael (1-9)
  • Wayne Lewis (1, 2, 4, 6, 7)
  • David Lewis (1, 2, 4, 6, 7)
  • Atlantic Starr (3, 5, 8, 9)

Production[edit]

  • James Anthony Carmichael – producer
  • Calvin Harris – engineer, mixing
  • Fred Law – additional engineer
  • Bruce Robbins – assistant engineer
  • Ralph Sutton – assistant engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering at A&M Studios (Hollywood, CA).
  • Leslie Jean Bart – back cover photography
  • Diem Jones – inner sleeve photography
  • Richard Fuggetta – front cover design
  • Roderick Taylor – art direction, logo design

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Atlantic Starr: Yours Forever". allmusic.com. Allmusic.
  2. ^ Himes, Geoffrey (November 4, 1983). "Soft Soul From Warm Easy Voices". Washington Post.
  3. ^ "Atlantic Starr Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  4. ^ "Atlantic Starr Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved January 13, 2021.
  5. ^ "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums – Year-End 1984". Billboard. Retrieved January 13, 2021.