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
Released February 27, 1995
Format CD Single
Genre Country
Length 3:55
Label Atlantic
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)
"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
Preceded by
"The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" by Reba McEntire
"Little Miss Honky Tonk" by Brooks & Dunn
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks number-one single
April 22, 1995
May 6 – May 13, 1995
Succeeded by
"Little Miss Honky Tonk" by Brooks & Dunn
"Gonna Get a Life" by Mark Chesnutt

All-4-One version[edit]

"I Can Love You Like That"
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Single by All-4-One
from the album And the Music Speaks
Released June 17, 1995
Format CD Single
Recorded 1995
Genre R&B, pop
Length 3:51
Label Atlantic
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)
"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
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 5
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 2
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 40

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[11] 47
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[12] 25

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