I Can Love You Like That

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"I Can Love You Like That"
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Single by John Michael Montgomery
from the album John Michael Montgomery
ReleasedFebruary 27, 1995
FormatCD Single
GenreCountry
Length3:55
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)Steve Diamond
Maribeth Derry
Jennifer Kimball
Producer(s)Scott Hendricks
John Michael Montgomery singles chronology
"If You've Got Love"
(1994)
"I Can Love You Like That"
(1995)
"Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)"
(1995)

"I Can Love You Like That" is a song written by Steve Diamond, Jennifer Kimball and Maribeth Derry, and recorded by American country music singer John Michael Montgomery. It was released in February 1995 as the first single from his self-titled CD. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Marc Ball and premiered in early 1995. The video features a wedding, with John Michael Montgomery singing.

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number 59 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart dated March 4, 1995. It charted for twenty weeks and went to Number One on the chart dated April 22, 1995, and stayed there for one week before being replaced by Brooks & Dunn's "Little Miss Honky Tonk" the next week. However, it did go back to Number One on the chart dated May 6, 1995, where it stayed for two more weeks.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[1] 3
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 79
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 5

All-4-One version[edit]

"I Can Love You Like That"
All4One- Love You Like That single.jpeg
Single by All-4-One
from the album And the Music Speaks
ReleasedJune 17, 1995
FormatCD Single
Recorded1995
GenreR&B, pop
Length3:51
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)Steve Diamond, Maribeth Derry, Jennifer Kimball
Producer(s)David Foster
All-4-One singles chronology
"Yo Te Voy a Querer"
(1994)
"I Can Love You Like That"
(1995)
"Yo Te Voy a Querer"
(1995)

All-4-One released a version later in 1995, and it reached a peak of number 5 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It sold 600,000 copies domestically and was certified gold by the RIAA.[5][6] Despite a live performance on the BBC's long-running music programme Top of the Pops, it only peaked at number 33 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the band's last Top 40 entry to date.

Track listing[edit]

CD single – Europe (1995)
  1. "I Can Love You Like That" (Edit) – 3:51
  2. "All-4-1" (Non-LP Bonus Track) – 5:24
  3. "I Can Love You Like That" (LP Version) – 4:23

Charts (All-4-One)[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1995–1996) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[7] 12
Canada (RPM) 4
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 67
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[9] 33
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[10] 2
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 33
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 5
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[12] 2
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[13] 40

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[14] 47
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[15] 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9017." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 8, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  2. ^ "John Michael Montgomery Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1995". RPM. December 18, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  4. ^ "Best of 1995: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  5. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1995". Billboard. BPI Communications. 108 (3): 56. January 20, 1996. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 5, 2015.
  6. ^ "American certifications – All 4 One – I Can Love You Like That". Recording Industry Association of America.
  7. ^ "Australian-charts.com – All-4-One – I Can Love You Like That". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  8. ^ "Musicline.de – All-4-One Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – All-4-One – I Can Love You Like That" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  10. ^ "Charts.nz – All-4-One – I Can Love You Like That". Top 40 Singles.
  11. ^ "All-4-One Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  12. ^ "All-4-One Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  13. ^ "All-4-One Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  14. ^ "RPM 100 Hit Tracks of 1995". RPM. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  15. ^ "End of Year Charts 1995". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved December 3, 2017.

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