Your Love Is King

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"Your Love Is King"
Single by Sade
from the album Diamond Life
Released 25 February 1984 (UK)
22 June 1985 (U.S.)
Format 7" single, 12" maxi single
Recorded 1984
Genre
Length 3:41
Label Epic, Portrait
Writer(s) Sade Adu and Stuart Matthewman
Producer(s) Robin Millar
Sade singles chronology
"Your Love Is King"
(1984)
"When Am I Going to Make a Living"
(1984)
Sade
(US singles) chronology
"Smooth Operator"
(1985)
"Your Love Is King"
(1985)
"The Sweetest Taboo"
(1985)

"Your Love Is King" is a song by English band Sade from their debut album, Diamond Life (1984). It was released in 1984 as the album's lead single and in 1985 as the album's third and final US single. The song became the group's highest-charting hit to date, peaking at number six on the UK Singles Chart.

English pop singer Will Young covered the song in 2004 for the soundtrack to Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.

Track listings[edit]

  • UK, US, and Dutch 7" single
A. "Your Love Is King" – 3:39
B. "Love Affair with Life" (recorded live) – 4:35
  • UK and Dutch 12" maxi single
A1. "Your Love Is King" – 3:58
B1. "Smooth Operator"/"Snake Bite" – 7:28
B2. "Love Affair with Life" (recorded live) – 4:35

Charts[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
position
Irish Singles Chart[1] 7
UK Singles Chart[2] 6
Chart (1985) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 54
US Billboard Hot Black Singles[3] 35
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[3] 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Irish Charts". IRMA. Retrieved 2009-01-08. 
  2. ^ "Chart Stats – Sade – Your Love Is King". Chart Stats. Retrieved 2009-01-08. 
  3. ^ a b c "Sade > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-01-08. 

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