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(What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me

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Released  1988 (1988)
Recorded  1986
Length  4:25 (album version)
Format  7"
Genre  R&B
Label  Tabu

"(What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me" is a song written by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and recorded by American recording artist Alexander O'Neal. It is the fifth single from the singer's second solo album, Hearsay (1987). The song's distinctive backing vocals were performed by Lisa Keith. Following the successful chart performances of the Hearsay singles "Fake", "Criticize", "Never Knew Love Like This", and "The Lovers", "(What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me" was released as the album's fifth single.

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Release

The song O'Neal's eleventh top 40 single which reached #27 in the UK Singles Chart in July 1988, and #68 on the R&B chart in O'Neal's native United States.

Track listing

  • 12" Single
    1. "(What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me"
    2. "A Broken Heart Can Mend"
    3. " You Were Meant To Be My Lady (Not My Girl) "
  • 7" Single (Tabu 652852 7)
    1. "(What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me (Edit)"
    2. "A Broken Heart Can Mend"

    Personnel

    Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.

  • Alexander O'Neal - lead vocals
  • Jimmy Jam - drum and keyboard programming, keyboards, percussion
  • Terry Lewis - percussion, backing vocals
  • Lisa Keith - backing vocals
  • References

    (What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me Wikipedia


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