Crazy in Love (Kim Carnes song)

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"Crazy in Love"
Single by Kim Carnes
from the album View from the House
B-side "Blood from the Bandit"
Released 1988
Recorded 1988
Sound Stage Studios
(Nashville, Tennessee)
Genre Adult contemporary
Length 3:52
Label MCA
Writer(s) Randy McCormick
Even Stevens
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen
Kim Carnes
Kim Carnes singles chronology
"Speed of the Sound of Loneliness"
(1988)
"Crazy in Love"
(1988)
"Just to Spend Tonight with You"
(1988)
"Crazy in Love"
Single by Conway Twitty
from the album Crazy in Love
B-side "Heart's Breakin' All Over Town"
Released August 1990
Genre Country
Length 3:47
Label MCA
Writer(s) Randy McCormick
Even Stevens
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen
Don Henry
Conway Twitty
Conway Twitty singles chronology
"Fit to Be Tied Down"
(1990)
"Crazy in Love"
(1990)
"I Couldn't See You Leavin'"
(1990)

"Crazy in Love" is a song by songwriters Even Stevens and Randy McCormick; it was first recorded by Joe Cocker on his 1984 album Civilized Man. The best-known version may be the 1988 single by American pop music artist Kim Carnes. The second single from her album View from the House, it peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart and number 68 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

The song was covered by American country music artist Conway Twitty on his 1990 album Crazy in Love. It was released in August 1990 as the first single from the album. Twitty's version reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in November 1990[2] and number 1 on the Cashbox country charts, making it the last song of Twitty's to hit number one on a national chart.

Kenny Rogers also covered the song in 1990 on his album Love Is Strange. Released as the album's second single, Rogers' version peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart.[3]

Julio Iglesias covered this song in 1998 on his album My Life: The Greatest Hits [#1].[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Kim Carnes[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[5] 13
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 68

Conway Twitty[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[7] 4
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[8] 2

Kenny Rogers[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[9] 9
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 9
Canadian RPM Top Singles 77

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