Every Little Kiss

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"Every Little Kiss"
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Single by Bruce Hornsby and the Range
from the album The Way It Is
B-side "The Red Plains"
Released May 27, 1986
Length 5:48
Label RCA Records
Writer(s) Bruce Hornsby
Producer(s) Bruce Hornsby
Elliot Scheiner
Bruce Hornsby and the Range singles chronology
"Every Little Kiss"
(1986)
"The Way It Is"
(1986)

Every Little Kiss is a song recorded by Bruce Hornsby and the Range. It was released in May 1986 as the lead single from the band's 1986 album The Way It Is.

Background[edit]

The song was originally released as their debut single in early 1986. It peaked at number 72 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and at number 18 and number 37 on the U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks and Adult Contemporary chart, respectively.[1] The track was then re-released in 1987 after the success of The Way It Is and peaked at number 14 on the Hot 100. The introductory passage of the song quotes Charles Ives' work "The Alcotts."

Charts[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 72
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 18
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart 37
Chart (1987) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Top Singles 36
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Singles 9
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 14
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart 3

Covers[edit]

In 2000, country singer Sara Evans covered the song on her 2x platinum album "Born to Fly".

In 2004, indie singer-songwriter Skott Freedman released a piano version of the song on his album "Judge a Book".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 118. 

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