Chart Position: 2

  • #19 bestseller for 1982
  • #80 on Billboard’s Hot 100 of all time
  • Written by Lou Gramm and Mick Jones
  • Lead vocals: Lou Gramm
  • Keyboards: Thomas Dolby, Mick Jones, Bob Mayo
  • Backing vocals: Mick Jones, Rick Wills, Dennis Elliott, Robert ‘Mutt’ Lange, Ian Lloyd
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • Produced by Robert ‘Mutt’ Lange and Mick Jones
  • This song spent a record-breaking 10 weeks in the #2 chart position, but was kept out of #1 by Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Physical’ (1981) and Daryl Hall & John Oates’ ‘I Can’t Go for That’ (1981)
  • Later recorded by Joe Lynn Turner (1999, Rick Springfield (2005), Julio Iglesias (2006),  Jordan Knight (2006), Paul Anka (2007), Cliff Richard (2007), Tigeroar (2009), Heat Waves (2014) and many others


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