Closer to Love
|"Closer to Love"|
|Single by Mat Kearney|
|from the album City of Black & White|
|Released||March 10, 2009|
|Writer(s)||Mat Kearney, Robert Marvin, Josiah Bell|
|Mat Kearney singles chronology|
"Closer to Love" is the first single from Mat Kearney's third album City of Black & White. It was released as a digital download on March 10, 2009. The song was featured in USA Today and chosen as the "Pick of the week."  The music video was released on March 27, 2009.
Kearney explained to Relevant Magazine that this song is, "about dealing with the difficulties of a tough world, or maybe about the tough world we see our friends living in, or maybe it's something about the growing we are all a part of—longing for something whole and perfect—like we are just passing though this place."
"Closer to Love" appears on the compilation album Now That's What I Call Faith.
|US Billboard Hot 100||91|
|US Billboard Adult Pop Songs||12|
|US Billboard Adult Contemporary||13|
|US Billboard Christian Songs||7|
|US Billboard Triple A||6|
- "Columbia Records :: Mat Kearney Readies New Album City of Black & White to be Released May 19". Prnewswire. 2009-06-09. Archived from the original on 2009-06-09. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
- Mansfield, Brian (2009-03-02). "USA Today's Pick of the week". Usatoday.com. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
- "Closer To Love Songfacts". Songfacts.com. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
- "Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks". Billboard.com. 2009-11-07. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
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