Save Your Love (Renée and Renato song)

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For the Tracie Spencer song, see Save Your Love (Tracie Spencer song).
"Save Your Love"
Single by Renée and Renato
Released 1982
Genre Pop
Length 3:06
Writer(s) Johnny Edward, Sue Edward
Renée and Renato singles chronology
Save Your Love Just One More Kiss

"Save Your Love" is a song which, when performed by duo Renée and Renato, was a UK Number one hit in December 1982. It remained at the top of the chart for four weeks before being knocked off by Phil Collins' "You Can't Hurry Love".[1] The song was written by Johnny Edward (creator and voice of fictional robot TV character Metal Mickey) and his wife Sue.

"Save Your Love" entered the UK charts on 13 November 1982 at number 38. However, it began to pick up sales during the Christmas period, and six weeks after its debut was at the top of the charts, resulting in it being played on Top of the Pops and many radio stations.[citation needed] Renée (whose real name was Hilary Lester), did not appear in the video for "Save Your Love"; instead, she was replaced by a model.[citation needed]

Cover versions[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Country Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 1[1]
The Netherlands 1[6]
Germany 10
Austria 17
Switzerland 4
Sweden 3
Norway 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 416–7. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Save your love kramgoa låtar 11 | Svensk mediedatabas". SMDB. Retrieved 2014-03-29. 
  3. ^ "Nu är det advent | Svensk mediedatabas". SMDB. Retrieved 2014-03-29. 
  4. ^ "Vilken härlig dag | Svensk mediedatabas". SMDB. Retrieved 2014-03-29. 
  5. ^ http://www.whosampled.com/cover/46634/Willy-Alberti-Willeke-Alberti-Niemand-Laat-Zijn-Eigen-Kind-Alleen-Ren%C3%A9e-%26-Renato-Save-Your-Love/
  6. ^ "De Nederlandse Top 40, week 3, 1983". Radio538.nl. Retrieved 21 February 2008. 

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Preceded by
"Beat Surrender" by The Jam
UK number one single
12 December 1982 - 2 January 1983
Succeeded by
"You Can't Hurry Love" by Phil Collins