Love Plus One

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"Love Plus One"
Single by Haircut One Hundred
from the album Pelican West
B-side "Marine Boy"
Released January 1982
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1981
Genre New wave
Label Arista
Writer(s) Nick Heyward
Producer(s) Bob Sargeant
Certification Gold (UK)
Haircut One Hundred singles chronology
"Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)"
(1981)
"Love Plus One"
(1982)
"Fantastic Day"
(1982)

"Love Plus One" is a 1982 single by the British new wave band Haircut One Hundred from their debut album Pelican West. It was the band's biggest hit in their native UK, where it reached #3[1] and was certified Gold by the BPI for sales in excess of 400,000 copies.[2]

The single was the band's only hit in the United States, where it peaked at #37 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.[3] The song ranked #90 on VH1's 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80s.

In other media[edit]

The song was featured in a restaurant scene in the 1995 thriller film Se7en, in the 2007 comedy movie Knocked Up, and in the Glee 2013 episode "I Do" as characters Kurt and Tina are arguing on the dance floor.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 3
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 37
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 8[4]
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 18
Canada RPM (magazine) 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ HAIRCUT 100 | Artist | Official Charts
  2. ^ BPI database
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications)
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 115.