When I Dream

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When I Dream
Studio album by Crystal Gayle
Released 1978
Genre Country
Length 35:18
Label United Artists
Producer Allen Reynolds
Crystal Gayle chronology
I've Cried The Blue Right Out Of My Eyes
When I Dream
We Should Be Together

When I Dream is the fifth studio album by American country music singer Crystal Gayle, released in 1978 at the height of her career. It was her second consecutive #2 country album on the Billboard charts. Two singles from the album reached #1 on the Country Singles chart: "Talking in Your Sleep" (also a Top 20 Pop hit) and "Why Have You Left the One You Left Me For". The title song, "When I Dream", is a re-recorded version of a song that appeared originally on her 1975 debut album Crystal Gayle, and reached #3. A fourth single, "Heart Mender", peaked at #58. "Hello I Love You" was featured in the 1982 movie, Six Pack, starring Kenny Rogers, Erin Gray and Diane Lane.

The album achieved a gold disc the year it was released but was certified platinum by the RIAA in 1982. It was also Gayle's second album to chart in the UK, where it reached #25, and was awarded a silver disc by the BPI.

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Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Why Have You Left the One You Left Me For" (Mark True) – 2:52
  2. "Heart Mender" (Richard Leigh, Milton Blackford) – 2:54
  3. "Hello I Love You" (Roger Cook, Charles Cochran) – 2:31
  4. "Talking in Your Sleep" (Cook, Bobby Wood) – 2:51
  5. "Paintin' This Old Town Blue" (W.T. Davidson) – 2:07
  6. "When I Dream" (Sandy Mason Theoret) – 3:21
  7. "Don't Treat Me Like a Stranger" (Dave Loggins) – 3:12
  8. "Too Good to Throw Away" (Bob McDill) – 2:50
  9. "Cry Me a River" (Arthur Hamilton) – 3:11
  10. "Wayward Wind" (Herbert Newman, Stanley Lebowsky) – 2:53
  11. "Someday Soon" (Ian Tyson) – 3:50
  12. "I Still Miss Someone" (Johnny Cash, Roy Cash, Jr.) – 2:45