The More You Live, the More You Love

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"The More You Live, the More You Love"
Single by A Flock of Seagulls
from the album The Story of a Young Heart
B-side "Lost Control (Totally)"
Released 1984
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1984
Genre New wave, post punk
Length 4:10
Label Jive
Writer(s) Mike Score, Ali Score, Paul Reynolds, Frank Maudsley
Producer(s) A Flock of Seagulls
A Flock of Seagulls singles chronology
"(It's Not Me) Talking"
(re-issue)
(1983)
"The More You Live, the More You Love"
(1984)
"Never Again (The Dancer)"
(1984)

"The More You Live, the More You Love" is the name of a 1984 single by A Flock of Seagulls. It is taken from their third album, The Story of a Young Heart. The single was the first out of three singles taken from this LP.

This single is the band's last international hit to date. It entered the Top 40 in the U.K.[1] and in several other countries,[2] reaching also n°56 and n°23 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and Mainstream Rock Tracks respectively. The Story of a Young Heart was the most successful in the Netherlands where it reached the Top 20 for three weeks[3] and in Belgium (Flandres), reaching the Top 10.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The More You Live, the More You Love" (Full Moon Mix) - 6:10
  2. "Lost Control (Totally)" - 6:40
  3. "The More You Live, the More You Love" - 4:08

Chart positions[edit]

Charts Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 26
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 56
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 23
Germany Singles Chart 37
Netherlands Singles Charts 16
New Zealand Singles Charts 32

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