Get Closer (song)

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"Get Closer"
Get Closer - Seals and Crofts.jpg
Single by Seals and Crofts featuring Carolyn Willis
from the album Get Closer
B-side"Don't Fail"
ReleasedApril 1976
GenreSoft rock
Length3:57
LabelWarner Bros. Records
Songwriter(s)Jim Seals, Dash Crofts
Producer(s)Louie Shelton
Seals and Crofts featuring Carolyn Willis singles chronology
"Baby I'll Give It to You"
(1976)
"Get Closer"
(1976)
"Goodbye Old Buddies"
(1977)

"Get Closer" is a song by American soft rock duo Seals and Crofts, released as a single in 1976. The song is the title track of their eighth studio album, Get Closer. It reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100[1] and No. 2 on the Adult Contemporary chart. Billboard ranked it as the No. 16 song of 1976.[2]

In Canada, the song reached No. 19 on the pop singles chart. On the Adult Contemporary chart it was a major hit, reaching number one.[3]

The song features vocals by former Honey Cone member Carolyn Willis.

Jim Seals' brother England Dan had a top 10 song at the same time with "Nights Are Forever Without You".[4][5]

Chart performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Seals & Crofts - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
  2. ^ "Top 100 Songs of 1976 - Billboard Year End Charts". Bob Borst's Home of Pop Culture.
  3. ^ a b "Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-11.
  4. ^ Craddock, Van (August 31, 1990). "Happy with Music". Longview News-Journal. pp. 1C, 7C – via nespapers.com.
  5. ^ "Singer Dan Seals schedules concert in Artisia school". Carlsbad Current-Argus. October 18, 1990. p. A-12 – via newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 267. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  7. ^ "Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-11.
  8. ^ "Top Singles – Volume 26, No. 14 & 15, January 08 1977". RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Archived from the original on June 10, 2016. Retrieved March 13, 2016.
  9. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1976/Top 100 Songs of 1976". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2016-10-11.
  10. ^ Top 50 Adult Contemporary Hits of 1976

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