Have You Ever Been in Love (album)

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Have You Ever Been in Love
Leo Sayer - Have You Ever Been in Love.jpg
Studio album by Leo Sayer
Released November 1983
Genre
Label
Producer
Leo Sayer chronology
World Radio
(1982)
Have You Ever Been in Love
(1983)
Cool Touch
(1990)

Have You Ever Been in Love is the tenth studio album by recording artist Leo Sayer. It was originally released in November 1983 by Chrysalis (UK), and Warner Bros. (US) as the follow-up to his ninth album World Radio (1982). It was co-produced by the Grammy Award-winning Arif Mardin, in association with Alan Tarney, and Christopher Neil producing the other tracks. Sayer is credited as co-writer on the tracks "Don't Wait Until Tomorrow", and "Orchard Road".

The album reached #15 on the UK Albums Chart.,[1] making it (including the greatest hits compilation album, The Very Best of Leo Sayer) his eleventh successive Top 50 chart entry in the UK Albums Chart, in a period of a little over nine years.[2] The album spawned three singles which all reached the top sixty on the UK Singles Chart, including "Orchard Road", which would become one of Sayer's most popular songs, this would also become the last Sayer single to make the Top 20.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Till You Come Back To Me"
4:05
2. "Sea of Heartbreak" 3:44
3. "More Than I Can Say" 3:41
4. "Darlin'" 4:58
5. "Don't Wait Until Tomorrow" 2:43
6. "How Beautiful You Are" 3:54
7. "Orchard Road"
  • Sayer
  • Tarney
4:27
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
8. "Aviation" Thurston Clarke 4:27
9. "Heart (Stop Beating in Time)" 4:35
10. "Your Love Still Brings Me to My Knees"
3:01
11. "Have You Ever Been in Love" 3:43
12. "Wounded Heart" 4:13
13. "Love Games" Tom McKay 3:47
14. "Never Had a Dream Come True"
4:51

Personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[3]

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Arif Mardin, Alan Tarney, Christopher Neil

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
Australia Albums Chart 20
UK Albums Chart 15

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
UK
[2]
AUS
[4]
1983 "Orchard Road" 16 17
"Till You Come Back to Me" 51 81
1984 "Sea of Heartbreak" - 81

Covers[edit]

Peter Cetera covers the title song "Have You Ever Been In Love" on his CD "World Falling Down". Westlife covered the title track in 2006 for their album The Love Album.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leo Sayer: Artist". Official Charts. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 483. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ The Fugitive liner notes. Charisma Records. 1983. 
  4. ^ Leo Sayer chart positions in Australia:

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