True Love (Crystal Gayle album)

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True Love
Studio album by Crystal Gayle
Released 1982
Genre Country
Length 33:04
Label Elektra
Producer Jimmy Bowen, Allen Reynolds
Crystal Gayle chronology
Hollywood, Tennessee
True Love
Cage the Songbird

True Love is an album by American country music singer Crystal Gayle. Released in 1982, it peaked at #14 on the Billboard Country Albums charts.

Three of the album's tracks reached #1 on the Country Singles chart; "Til I Gain Control Again", "Our Love Is on the Faultline" and "Baby What About You".

The oft-covered track "Everything I Own" was released as a single in the UK where it peaked at #93 on the UK Singles Chart in early 1983. The song was originally recorded by the band Bread in 1972, but was a UK #1 hit for Ken Boothe in 1974. In 1987, four years after Gayle's version, the song was recorded by Boy George (his first solo recording) who also had a UK #1 hit with it.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Our Love Is on the Faultline" (Reece Kirk) - 3:54
  2. "Deeper in the Fire" (Don Singleton) - 3:26
  3. "'Til I Gain Control Again" (Rodney Crowell) - 3:56
  4. "Baby, What About You" (Josh Leo, Wendy Waldman) - 2:42
  5. "You Bring Out the Lover in Me" (Charlie Black, Layng Martine, Jr.) - 2:48
  6. "Take Me to the Dance" (Sharon Ferrara)
  7. "True Love" (Craig Morley, Kelly Harland) - 2:50
  8. "Everything I Own" (David Gates) - 3:01
  9. "Let Your Feelings Show" (Roger Cook) - 3:24
  10. "Easier Said Than Done" (Barbara Wyrick, Suzy Storm) - 3:54
  11. "He Is Beautiful to Me" (Bobby Wood, Clive Westlake) - 3:09

NB: Track 6 is on UK issue 960222-1 (UK) E0222 [1] but does not appear on any track listing for the various issues in Discogs.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 14
U.S. Billboard 200 120