Bodyguard (Bee Gees song)

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"Bodyguard"
Single by the Bee Gees
from the album One
B-side"Will You Ever Let Me"
ReleasedJanuary 1990
FormatCassette single
RecordedNovember to December 1988, Mayfair Studios, London
GenreR&B
Length5:20 (album)
4:20 (promo single edit)
LabelWarner Bros. Records, Warner Music
Songwriter(s)Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb
Producer(s)Bee Gees, Brian Tench
The Bee Gees singles chronology
"One"
(1989)
"Bodyguard"
(1990)
"Secret Love"
(1991)

"Bodyguard" was the second American single from the Bee Gees' One album. In Europe and Asia, the A-side was "Tokyo Nights" instead of "Bodyguard". In Brazil, it was "Wish You Were Here".

Lead vocals are provided by Robin Gibb.

Music video[edit]

The original video was deemed too sexual and was subsequently toned down. The controversy of the video hurt airplay of the single, though it charted well in the Adult Contemporary market reaching number 9 on Billboard and number 5 on Radio & Records.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bee Gees – Awards: AllMusic". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 4 September 2014.