Living Eyes (song)
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|Single by The Bee Gees|
|from the album Living Eyes|
|B-side||"I Still Love You"|
|Recorded||February — June 1981|
|Genre||Soft rock, art rock|
|Writer(s)||Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb|
|Producer(s)||Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Albhy Galuten, Karl Richardson|
|The Bee Gees singles chronology|
"Living Eyes" is a power ballad recorded by the Bee Gees released as the second single of the 1981 LP Living Eyes. It was written by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb. The sound of this single was closer musically to the rest of the album than its predecessor, "He's a Liar".
Jeff Porcaro of Toto plays drums on this song. On its promotional video, Barry, Robin and Maurice sings in front of the children with Barry and Maurice on the acoustic guitars while Robin is only singing. On the verses, Barry sings low and high harmony.
A top ten hit in Australia and Austria, the single "Living Eyes" peaked at #45 in the US in late 1981, which marked the end of the Gibbs' Top 40 singles streak which began in 1975 with "Jive Talkin'".
- Barry Gibb — lead and harmony vocal, acoustic guitar
- Robin Gibb — backing vocal
- Maurice Gibb — backing vocal, acoustic guitar
- Richard Tee — piano
- Albhy Galuten — synthesizers
- Chuck Kirkpatrick — guitar
- George Terry — guitar
- Jeff Porcaro — drums
- Ralph McDonald — percussion
|Australia Kent Music Report||7|
|Austria Singles Charts||7|
|German Media Control Charts||58|
|US Billboard Hot 100||45|
- Brennan, Joseph. "Gibb Songs: 1981". Retrieved 9 August 2013.