Though flutist Sherry Winston has many interesting solo ideas and a gorgeous tone, sub-standard arrangements and a generally weak backing mar the effect of For Lovers Only. The lineup certainly looks OK, including Eric Gale on guitar and bassist Marcus Miller for several tracks, plus one song with Patrice Rushen on piano. Gale's soloing is solid, too, but the rest of the players can manage only stale re-treads of light fusion. The last track, Winston's version of Stevie Wonder's "All Is Fair in Love," is a solid exception.
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AllMusic Review by John Bush