- Released: February 1, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
- 1.I Wanted Your Love
- 2.Busy Body
- 3.I'll Let You Slide
- 4.Make Me A Believer
- 5.For The Sweetness Of Your Love
- 6.How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye
- 7.Superstar / Until Come Back To Me (Thats What I'm Gonna Do)
Also available in a 3-pack with NEVER TOO MUCH and FOREVER, FOR ALWAYS, FOR LOVE.
Personnel includes: Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick (vocals); Doc Powell (guitar); Nat Adderley, Jr. (keyboards); Marcus Miller (keyboards, synthesizers, bass); Yogi Horton (drums); Paulinho Da Costa (percussion); Cissy Houston, Darlene Love, Cheryl Lynn, Patti Austin (background vocals).
Luther Vandross has acquired a reputation for releasing solid, quality albums. Whereas some artists, whether intentional or unintentional, release albums with one or two good songs, Vandross makes every recording count regardless if every song is released. This project falls in line with one superb composition after another. From the alluring arrangements to the striking melodies, every song glitters with a delightful spirit. The New York native did a remarkable job on the medley "Superstar/Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)." Showing his appreciation for the Carpenters ("Supertar") and Aretha Franklin ("Until You Come Back to Me"), Vandross created a masterpiece with the combination of these two songs. It was a number five single on the Billboard R&B charts. "How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye," a duet with Dionne Warwick, is another work of art by the serenading tenor. It peaked at number seven. With a hurdling groove, "I'll Let You Slide" pranced its way to number five on the Billboard R&B charts. From a supernatural lyric to a suspenseful string arrangement, "Make Me Believer" summed up the four releases cresting at 48. Only three selections remain, and all three could have easily charted. This is a splendid album. ~ Craig Lytle