It Hurts to Be in Love and Eleven More Hit Songs

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It Hurts to Be in Love and Eleven More Hits Songs
Studio album by Gene Pitney
Released 1964
Genre Pop
Label Musicor (United States)
Stateside (United Kingdom)
Gene Pitney chronology
Gene Italiano
(1964)
It Hurts to Be in Love and Eleven More Hit Songs
(1964)
Gene Pitney's Big Sixteen, Volume Two
(1965)

It Hurts to Be in Love and Eleven More Hits Songs is American singer Gene Pitney's ninth album, released on the Musicor label in the United States in 1964. The album was released as I'm Gonna Be Strong on the Stateside label in the United Kingdom.

The album marked a turning point in Pitney's career with his popularity waning in his home country while rising in Britain. The title track, "It Hurts to Be in Love", and "I'm Gonna Be Strong" were Pitney's last top 10 hits in the United States. The latter single as well as "That Girl Belongs to Yesterday", an early Jagger/Richards composition, were also top 10 hits in the United Kingdom.

The album reached #41 on the US album charts, making it Pitney's highest charting pop album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'm Gonna Be Strong" - 2:12
  2. "Walk" - 2:21
  3. "I Love You More Today" - 2:18
  4. "Who Needs It" - 2:08
  5. "Follow the Sun" - 2:28
  6. "Lips Are Redder On You" - 2:20
  7. "It Hurts to Be in Love" - 2:34
  8. "The Last Two People On Earth" - 2:52
  9. "That Girl Belong to Yesterday" - 2:51
  10. "E Se Domani" - 2:48
  11. "Hawaii" - 2:08
  12. "I'm Gonna Find Myself a Girl" - 2:39