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
  • 1986
  • March 31, 1987 (reissue)
Recorded1985
Length5:48
LabelRCA Records
Songwriter(s)Bruce Hornsby
Producer(s)
Bruce Hornsby and the Range singles chronology
"Every Little Kiss"
(1986)
"The Way It Is"
(1986)
Music video
"Every Little Kiss" on YouTube

"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 Billboard Hot 100, at number 18 on Mainstream Rock Tracks, and at number 37 on the Adult Contemporary chart.[1] It was re-released in 1987 after the success of The Way It Is and peaked at number 14 on the Hot 100 in July of that year. The introductory passage of the song quotes Charles Ives's work "The Alcotts".

Charts[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[2] 32
Billboard Hot 100 72
Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 18
Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart 37
Chart (1987) Peak
position
RPM Top Singles (Canada) 36
RPM Adult Contemporary 9
Billboard Hot 100[3] 14
Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart 3

Cover versions[edit]

American country music singer Sara Evans covered the song on her 2000 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.
  2. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Bruce Hornsby and the Range" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  3. ^ "Bruce Hornsby Chart History – Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. July 11, 1987. Retrieved January 8, 2019.

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