Midnight Blue (Melissa Manchester song)
|Single by Melissa Manchester|
|from the album Melissa|
"Midnight Blue" is a song by Melissa Manchester. Taken from the album Melissa, it was written by Manchester with lyricist Carole Bayer Sager in 1973. It reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the summer of 1975 and topped the Billboard Easy Listening chart for two weeks.
The song is heard on the radio in the 1978 film Ice Castles.
The song has also been recorded by Shirley Bassey, Cristy Lane, Johnny Mathis, Vanessa Williams and Viola Wills. An Italian rendering: "E L'Amore Che Muore", was recorded by Wess & Dori Ghezzi for their 1977 album Insieme.
- Sarasota Journal 10 March 1976 p.99
- Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 153.