In a Real Love

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"In a Real Love"
Single by Phil Vassar
from the album Shaken Not Stirred
Released May 4, 2004
Format Music download
Genre Country music
Length 3:34
Label Arista Nashville
Writer(s) Phil Vassar, Craig Wiseman
Producer(s) Frank Rogers, Phil Vassar
Phil Vassar singles chronology
"Ultimate Love"
(2003)
"In a Real Love"
(2004)
"I'll Take That as a Yes (The Hot Tub Song)"
(2005)

"In a Real Love" is the title of a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Phil Vassar. It was released on May 4, 2004 as the first single from the album Shaken Not Stirred. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart on November 6. It was written by Vassar and Craig Wiseman.

Background[edit]

Vassar discussed the song's inspiration on his website in 2004:

Here's another one that Craig and I wrote. It came about because of this picture I had of me in high school with a leather jacket. I had this Bruce Jenner/Wings haircut. I thought I ruled the school. In other words … what a dork [laughs]. But it also was inspired by Julie, my wife, showing me this EPT and saying, "Guess what?" That's how I found out about Presley.[1]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 38

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 21
Preceded by
"I Hate Everything"
by George Strait
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

November 6-November 13, 2004
Succeeded by
"Mr. Mom"
by Lonestar

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