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For Lovers Only
Temptations
For Lovers Only
Genres: Pop, R&B
 
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When this CD was released, group member Otis Williams was quoted as saying that it was a belated follow-up to the Temptations' 1967 In a Mellow Mood set. Much like that LP, this 12-track album contains some time-honored st...  more »

      
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All Artists: Temptations
Title: For Lovers Only
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Motown
Original Release Date: 9/26/1995
Release Date: 9/26/1995
Genres: Pop, R&B
Styles: Oldies, Classic R&B, Motown, Soul
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 731453056824, 0731453056824

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When this CD was released, group member Otis Williams was quoted as saying that it was a belated follow-up to the Temptations' 1967 In a Mellow Mood set. Much like that LP, this 12-track album contains some time-honored standards like Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Some Enchanted Evening" and Cole Porter's "Night and Day." Of course, there are some major differences between For Lovers Only and that recording: only Williams remains from the original lineup and the arrangements are totally in sync with '90s technology. "At Last" (best known by Etta James's early-'60s version) is one of the standouts here, along with a surprisingly refreshing reading of "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" and a slowed-down, soul-infused version of Dinah Washington's classic "What a Difference a Day Makes." A 1961 hit by the Classics, "Life Is But a Dream," is given a wonderful doo-wop workout and includes a great Stevie Wonder harmonica solo; a medley of Ed Townsend's "For Your Love" and Sam Cooke's "You Send Me" works very well. Props to veteran producer Richard Perry for providing appropriate musical settings for this excellent project. --David Nathan
 

CD Reviews

Simply Wonderful!
princess-of-shoes | 06/04/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I purchased this CD after watching "What Women Want." The Temptations' version of "Night and Day" is the best ever! But what a great purchase -- every single on here is absolutely great!"
FOR ROMANTICS ONLY
princess-of-shoes | 08/01/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"ON A RECENT VACATION TO ST BARTH'S, WHERE MY HUSBAND AND I PACKED OUR OWN FAVORITE SELECTION OF CD'S TO LOUNGE POOLSIDE WITH, WE DISCOVERED FOR LOVER'S ONLY IN THE VILLA COLLECTION. NEEDLESS TO SAY WE LISTENED TO IT MANY TIMES EACH DAY OF OUR 2 WEEKS. WE FOUND IT GREAT TO LISTEN TO OVER A FRESHLY BAKED CROISSANT AND COFFEE. WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES WAS OUR BREAKFAST FAVORITE. IT SET THE TONE FOR THE DAY SO THAT WE COULD DECIDE WHICH POOLSIDE LOUNGE WE WOULD OCCUPY. AT LUNCH WE WOULD LISTEN TO THE ENTIRE CD TWICE OVER WHILE WE GOURGED ON FRENCH CHEESES, BREADS AND OF COURSE A BOTTLE OF ROSE. THIS CD ALSO IS THE PREFECT BACKROUND MUSIC TO LULL YOURSELF AND YOUR LOVER INTO AN AFTERNOON NAP AFTER THE LUNCH FEAST. COCKTAIL HOUR WAS MADE MORE ROMANTIC WITH THE TEMPS AS WE DANCED POOLSIDE TO NIGHT AND DAY AND I'M GLAD THERE IS YOU. OFF TO DINNER(UNFORTUNATELY NO CD PLAYER IN THE RENTAL CAR) BUT WE ALWAYS CAME HOME TO SOME ENCHANTED EVENING. THANK YOU TEMPTATIONS FOR PUTTING SO MUCH MORE ROMANCE INTO AN ALREADY SPECTACULAR HOLIDAY!"
Want to feel good...listen to this!!! Need love? Play this!
princess-of-shoes | 08/20/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Awesome doesn't describe it, each song is a hit sang with graceful finesse. Love ooses from each song. This is Temptations in style!!!"