(Back to The) Heartbreak Kid

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"(Back to The) Heartbreak Kid"
Single by Restless Heart
from the album Restless Heart
B-side "She Danced Her Way (Into My Heart)"
Released October 26, 1985
Format 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:51
Label RCA Nashville
Writer(s) Van Stephenson, Tim DuBois
Producer(s) Tim DuBois, Scott Hendricks
Restless Heart singles chronology
"I Want Everyone to Cry"
"(Back to The) Heartbreak Kid"
"Til I Loved You"

"(Back to The) Heartbreak Kid" is a song written by Van Stephenson and Tim DuBois, and recorded by American country music group Restless Heart. It was released in October 1985 as the third single from the album Restless Heart. The song reached number 7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

The song previously appeared on Kathy Mattea's 1984 self-titled album, and was the B-side to her 1984 single "You've Got a Soft Place to Fall".[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985-1986) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 7
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 2


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 348. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, p. 259