"Love of a Lifetime" is a 1986 single by Chaka Khan. The single was the first release from Chaka Khan's Destiny album. "Love of a Lifetime" was written by David Gamson and Green Gartside. Gartside performed backing vocals and also co-produced the single along with Arif Mardin. In the UK, "Love of a Lifetime" peaked at No. 52. In the US, the single reached No. 53 on the Hot 100 and No. 21 on the soul singles chart. "Love of A Lifetime" had its best showing on the US dance chart, where it peaked at #11. The music video was filmed on location at Long Island's Adventureland amusement park.