Brand New Love Affair (song)

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"Brand New Love Affair"
Brand New Love Affair cover.jpg
Single by Chicago
from the album Chicago VIII
Released 1975
Format 7"
Genre Rock
Length 4:35
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) James Pankow
Chicago singles chronology
"Old Days"
(1975)
"Brand New Love Affair"
(1975)
"Another Rainy Day in New York City"
(1976)
"Old Days"
(1975)
"Brand New Love Affair"
(1975)
"Another Rainy Day in New York City"
(1976)

"Brand New Love Affair," sometimes alternatively listed as "Brand New Love Affair (Parts I and II)", is a song written by James Pankow for the group Chicago and recorded for their album Chicago VIII. The song peaked at #61 on the charts.[1] Guitarist Terry Kath sings the first half while bassist Peter Cetera sings the second half. Keyboardist Robert Lamm played the distinctive Fender Rhodes electric piano on the song—the intro particularly showcases its lush vibrato bell-like sound.

Personnel[edit]

Part One

Part Two

Patrick Williams provided the orchestration on both parts of the song

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