Affair of the Heart

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"Affair of the Heart"
Single by Rick Springfield
from the album Living in Oz
Released October 10, 1983
Format 7" single
Genre Hard rock
Length 4:33
3:36 (7")
Label RCA - RCA 13497
Writer(s) Rick Springfield, Danny Tate, Blaise Tosti
Producer(s) Bill Drescher
Rick Springfield singles chronology
"I Get Excited"
(1982)
"Affair of the Heart"
(1983)
"Human Touch"
(1983)

"Affair of the Heart" is a hit song performed by rock musician Rick Springfield. It was released as the lead single from his Platinum-certified Living in Oz album.

The song peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at #10 on the Cash Box Top 100 during the summer of 1983.[1] It was the fourth of Springfield's five Top 10 hits to date.[1]

"Affair of the Heart" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance in 1984, but lost to "Beat It" by Michael Jackson.[2]

In popular culture[edit]

  • ABC Television used an instrumental bit from this song as the background music for its 1984 logo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits (8th Edition). Billboard Books. p. 593. ISBN 0-8230-7499-4. 
  2. ^ "Grammy Awards: Best Rock Vocal Performance – Male". Rock on the Net. Archived from the original on 6 October 2010. Retrieved September 12, 2010. 

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