Love You Inside Out

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"Love You Inside Out"
Single by Bee Gees
from the album Spirits Having Flown
B-side "I'm Satisfied"
Released April 1979
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1978
Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida
Genre Disco, pop, funk
Length 4:12
3:48 (7" version)
Label RSO
Writer(s) Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb
Producer(s) Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Albhy Galuten, Karl Richardson
Certification Gold
Bee Gees singles chronology
"Tragedy"
(1979)
"Love You Inside Out"
(1979)
"Spirits (Having Flown)"
(1979)

"Inside And Out" redirects here. For the track on the Genesis EP, see Spot The Pigeon.

"Love You Inside Out" is a 1979 hit single for the Bee Gees, from their album Spirits Having Flown. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for one week in June 1979, interrupting Donna Summer's "Hot Stuff". It was the ninth and final number-one hit for the Bee Gees in the US.

In the UK, the single peaked at no.13 for two weeks.

Achievements[edit]

"Love You Inside Out" was a milestone single for the Bee Gees, helping them rewrite the history books in several ways when it reached number one on the US Billboard charts.[1]

  1. It was the group's ninth number one single in the U.S. (tenth if you include "Lonely Days", which reached number one on the Cashbox charts in 1971). That is the most number one singles of any artist during the 1970s.
  2. It was The Bee Gees sixth consecutive number one single. The only other group to achieve this was The Beatles.
  3. It was the third consecutive number one single from Spirits Having Flown, which followed three consecutive number one singles from their previous album Saturday Night Fever. No other artist has ever had three consecutive number one singles from two successive albums.
  4. At the time, it placed them fourth among all artists with number one singles (9) and fourth in total weeks (27) at number one.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Peak position
United States Billboard Hot 100 1
Canada 1
Chile 3
Ireland 6
United Kingdom 13
Italy 17
New Zealand 17
Germany 21
Belgium 22
Netherlands 35
France 39
Australia 77

Other versions[edit]

  • In 1996, the R&B group Total recorded the song on the album track "When Boy Meets Girl" from their self-titled debut in 1996.
  • In 2004, the song was covered by Leslie Feist (under the title "Inside and Out") on her 2004 album Let It Die. It was released as the third single from the album in 2005.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fred Bronson . Billboard Book of Number 1 Hits, 5th Edition Billboard Publications (ISBN 0-8230-7677-6)

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Hot Stuff" by Donna Summer
Billboard Hot 100 number-one single
June 9, 1979
Succeeded by
"Hot Stuff" by Donna Summer