I Don't Want to Live Without You

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For the song by Gregg Tripp, see I Don't Want to Live Without You (Gregg Tripp song).
"I Don't Want to Live Without You"
Foreigner - I Don't Want To Live Without You b-w Face To Face (1988).JPG
Single by Foreigner
from the album Inside Information
B-side "Face To Face"
Released March 1988
Recorded 1987
Genre Soft rock[1]
Length 4:52
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Mick Jones
Producer(s) Frank Filipetti, Mick Jones
Foreigner singles chronology
"Say You Will"
"I Don't Want to Live Without You"
"Heart Turns to Stone"

"I Don't Want to Live Without You" is a song from the rock-pop band Foreigner. It was included on their 1987 platinum album, Inside Information.

Released as the follow-up single to the song "Say You Will", "I Don't Want to Live Without You" peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in May 1988.[2] It was the band's sixteenth (and, to date, final) entry on the Billboard pop Top 40. On the Billboard adult contemporary chart, the song became Foreigner's only #1 hit, spending one week atop the tally the week of May 14, 1988.[3] The band had previously reached the Top 5 on the AC chart twice, with the songs "Waiting for a Girl Like You" (#5 in 1981) and "I Want to Know What Love Is" (#3 in 1985).


  1. ^ Sawdey, Evan (26 November 2014). "Foreigner: The Complete Atlantic Studio Albums 1977-1991". PopMatters. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications)
  3. ^ Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications)
Preceded by
"Anything for You" by Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
Billboard Adult Contemporary number-one single
May 14, 1988
Succeeded by
"Shattered Dreams" by Johnny Hates Jazz