When She Cries

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"When She Cries"
Single by Restless Heart
from the album Big Iron Horses
Released August 31, 1992
Format Cassette single
Genre Country
Length 3:45
Label RCA Nashville
Writer(s) Sonny LeMaire
Marc Beeson
Producer(s) Josh Leo
Restless Heart
Restless Heart singles chronology
"Familiar Pain"
(1992)
"When She Cries"
(1992)
"Mending Fences"
(1993)

"When She Cries" is a song written by Sonny LeMaire and Marc Beeson, and recorded by American country music group Restless Heart. It was released in August 1992 as the first single from the album Big Iron Horses, the band's first album not to feature lead singer Larry Stewart. In his place, drummer John Dittrich sings lead.

The song reached number 9 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. It also reached number 11 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 making it their highest peaking crossover single.[1] Instead of a B-side, the cassette single features snippets of other songs on the album.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Wayne Miller and features the band performing in a warehouse.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[2] 6
Canada Adult Contemporary Tracks (RPM)[3] 29
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 9
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 11
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[6] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 9

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[8] 68
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 76

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 348. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 1825." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. January 30, 1993. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Top RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks: Issue 1874." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 28, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1823." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. January 16, 1993. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  5. ^ "Restless Heart Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Restless Heart.
  6. ^ "Restless Heart Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Restless Heart.
  7. ^ "Restless Heart Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Restless Heart.
  8. ^ "RPM Top 100 Hit Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1993". Retrieved 2013-08-15. 

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