The Night You Murdered Love

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"The Night You Murdered Love"
Single by ABC
from the album Alphabet City
B-side "Minneapolis"
Released 1987
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1987
Genre Sophisti-pop
Length 4:53
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Martin Fry, Mark White
Producer(s) Martin Fry, Mark White
ABC singles chronology
"When Smokey Sings"
(1987)
"The Night You Murdered Love"
(1987)
"King Without a Crown"
(1988)

"The Night You Murdered Love" is a song by ABC released as the second single from their album Alphabet City.

The music video shows a homicidal fashion model carrying a slingshot and a skateboard stalking the band across the city of Paris.

Track listing[edit]

7" single[edit]

  1. "The Night You Murdered Love" – 4:53
  2. "Minneapolis" – 2:57

US 12" single[edit]

  • A1 "The Night You Murdered Love" (Sheer Chic Mix) – 6:31
Mixed by - The Funky Sisters, Pete Hammond
  • A2 "Minneapolis" – 2:57
  • B1 "The Night You Murdered Love" (The Whole Story) – 8:14
Rap [Featuring] - Contessa Lady V
  • B2 "The Night You Murdered Love" (The Reply) – 4:50
Rap [Featuring] - Contessa Lady V
  • B3 "The Night You Murdered Love" (Bonus Beats) – 4:53[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
Belgian Singles Chart[citation needed] 18
Dutch Singles Chart[2] 9
French Singles Chart[citation needed] 1
German Singles Chart[3] 20
Irish Singles Chart[4] 14
New Zealand Singles Chart[5] 20
UK Singles Chart[6] 31
U.S. Billboard Dance/Club Play Songs Chart[7] 3
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales Chart[7] 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs.com single info
  2. ^ Steffen Hung. "ABC - The Night You Murdered Love". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  3. ^ "charts.de". charts.de. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  4. ^ Jaclyn Ward - Fireball Media Group - http://www.fireballmedia.ie. "The Irish Charts - All there is to know". Irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  5. ^ Steffen Hung. "ABC - The Night You Murdered Love". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  6. ^ "The Official Charts Company - The Night You Murdered Love by ABC Search". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013. 
  7. ^ a b ABC. "ABC - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 

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