Heart of Stone (Taylor Dayne song)

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"Heart of Stone"
Taylor Dayne - Heart of Stone.jpg
CD Single Cover
Single by Taylor Dayne
from the album Can't Fight Fate
B-side "Wait for Me"
Released July 23, 1990
Format Cassette single
CD single
Recorded 1989
Genre Pop
Length 4:12
Label Arista
Songwriter(s) Elliot Wolff, Gregg Tripp
Producer(s) Ric Wake
Taylor Dayne singles chronology
"I'll Be Your Shelter"
"Heart of Stone"
"Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Baby"
"I'll Be Your Shelter"
"Heart of Stone"
"Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Baby"

"Heart of Stone" is a song performed by Taylor Dayne, released as the fourth and final single from Dayne's second album, Can't Fight Fate. The single performed better in the U.S. Adult Contemporary charts than it did in the pop charts. Dayne delivers her vocals in a soft engaging manner. The song is co-written by Elliot Wolff, responsible for Paula Abdul's number-one single "Straight Up".

The music video was included in Dayne's music video collection Twist of Fate.

This single broke Dayne's streak of seven consecutive U.S. Top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching number 12.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
Australian Singles Chart[1] 42
French Singles Chart[citation needed] 6
Japanese Singles Chart (Tokyo)[citation needed] 86
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[2] 12
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart[2] 8


  1. ^ Steffen Hung. "Taylor Dayne - Heart Of Stone". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2012-05-26. 
  2. ^ a b "Taylor Dayne". AllMusic. 1962-03-07. Retrieved 2012-05-26. 

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